Trail of Tears

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Hi everyone! This is the Trail of Tears District. Thank You for Looking at our page. The Trail of Tears District serves the Rutherford and Cannon County areas.

The Trail of Tears District consists of 30 Cub Scout Packs, 22 Boy Scouts Troops, 5 Venturing Crews, 1 Sea Scout unit and 6 Exploring Post. The Trail of Tears District serves over 1,500 youth and has over 800 Adult Volunteers. To find a unit close to you, please go to

Trail of Tears District is the Heart of the Middle TN Council and is constantly growing the Scouting Program. Come check us out and find a unit that fits your needs. Trail of Tears Adult Leaders and Scouts have a great time with activities year around with lots of Fun and Exciting Outdoor Experience that teaches life skills. Come, Join, and Start your adventures with the Trail of Tears today.

Feel free to contact us so we can help serve you a great program.

This is Scouting. Click here to check out this awesome video of Summer Camp at Boxwell Scout Reservation, shown through the eyes of the boys.



District Chairman:
Jerrod Ervin
Phone: 615-473-1635

District Commissioner:
Kevin Phillips
Phone: 615-478-3489

District Executive:
Jason Flannery
Phone: 615-294-0865

School Nights
School Date and Time Contact Information
If you don't see your school in the list below, please check back as this is updated daily
Barfield Elementary August 23 @ 6:30 PM David Baker
Black Fox Elementary September 27 @ 6:00 PM David Jones
Blackman Elementary School August 16 @ 6:00 PM Jeffrey McFerrin
(615) 585-3530
Bradley Academy September 14 @ 5:30 PM David Jones
Buchanan Elementary August 17 @ 6:00 PM Jason Flannery
Cason Lane Academy September 20 @ 6:00 PM Brian Lewis
Christiana Elementary August 18 @ 6:00 PM Linda Taylor
David Youree Elementary August 16 @ 6:30 PM Matt Mangraum
Discovery School September 7 @ 6:00 PM Jason Harper
Erma Siegel Elementary August 31 @ 5:00 PM Michael Fuller
Hobgood Elementary September 8 @ 6:30 PM David Jones
Homer Pittard Campus School August 25 @ 6:00 PM Fred Daniel
(615) 225-8092
John Colemon Elementary September 1 @ 6:30 PM Tim LaFlamme
(770) 313-5897
Lascassas Elementary August 30 @ 6:00 PM Jennifer Schmidt
(615) 481-0857
LaVergne Lake August 23 @ 6:30 PM Darin Pendergrast
LaVergne Prim September 8 @ 6:30 PM Darin Pendergrast
McFadden School Of Excellence August 25 @ 6:00 P.M Johnathan Bartsch
Mitchell Neilson Primary September 22 @ 5:30 PM Jason Flannery
Northfield Elementary September 28 @ 6:00 PM Fred Brewer
Reeves-Rogers Elementary September 13 @ 5:30 PM Fred Daniel
(615) 225-8092
Rock Springs Elementary September 13 @ 6:30 PM Ryan Smith
(615) 287-1130
Rockvale Elementary August 24 @ 6:30 PM David Brengartner
Roy L Waldron Elementary September 8 @ 6:30 PM Darin Pendergrast
Scales Elementary September 22 @ 6:00 PM Brian Lewis
Smyrna Primary September 22 @ 6:30 PM Chris Peach
(615) 506-6448
St Rose Of Lima Catholic School August 16 @ 6:00 PM Tony Farone
(615) 653-6537
Stewarts Creek Elementary September 7 @ 6:00 PM Jason Bradford
Stewartsboro Elementary September 1 @ 6:30 PM Addy Fajardo
Thurman Francis Elementary September 15 @ 6:00 PM Chris Peach
(615) 506-6448
Walter Hill Elementary August 31 @ 6:00 PM Jennifer Schmidt
(615) 481-0857
Wilson Elementary August 30 @ 6:30 PM Damon Sharpe
Woodbury Grammar October 6 @ 6:00 PM Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
August 26-28 and September 23-15 Wood Badge
September 24, 2016 Scouting Expo/BALOO/Leader Specific Training
Youth Protection Training
Contact Joyce Wheaton at or at 352-317-2011
Boy Scout Training
Contact Fred Brewer at or at 615-904-9981
Venturing Training
Contact Tony Love at 615-210-7607
All other Trainings
Contact The Training Chairman Debra Johnson at Debra Johnson : 615-943-8332
Camp Stahlman- Boxwell Scout Reservation.
Cost: $15.00 per family (includes a patch for the Scout and registered sibling Scouts) $5.00 per additional patch for adults, non-registered Cub Scouts, family members and other participates. PLEASE FILL OUT AND RETURN YOUR REGISTRATION BY APRIL 11, 2016. For more Info please contact Linda Veach, cell 615-848-4848or email:
April 16 2016 Trail of Tears Annual District Pinewood Derby
Boxwell Scout Reservation, Camp Stahlman Dining Hall.
8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. check in and weigh-in 10:00 a.m. the Racing begins (no late entrees) All Race Cars and supplies have to be approved BSA official products.
For more Info please contact Linda Veach, cell 615-848-4848or email:
May 28 Memorial Day Flag Placement
Stones River/Healing Fields
June 6 - 10 Murfreesboro Day Camp
Barfield Park
June 13-17 Smyrna Day Camp
National Guard Base

Round Table is one of the most important place to be for Information. Scouting volunteers from Trail of Tears District meet once a month at their monthly Roundtable Meeting. This is the best opportunity to share information about upcoming Scouting events, trainings and activities that you can share with your Pack, Troop or Crew.

  • Round table meets every 1st Thursday of the month at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (315 E Main St. Murfreesboro) at 7pm. Everyone is invited; more the better. You will want to have someone form every unit there. For more information please contact Kevin Phillips at the meeting usually last until 8:30pm.
  • District Committee meeting meets every 4th Thursday of the month at the American Red Cross Building (501 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro) at 7pm this meeting is for the District Committee Chairs to meet and discuss the actions of the district. Finance, Membership, Advancements, Training, Camping, Activities, OA, Venturing, and PR. If you interested in being on the committee please contact Jerrod Ervin at or Jason Flannery at
  • District Commissioners meeting meets the same time as the District Committee but in a different room in the American Red Cross Building. This meeting is the 4th Thursday of the month at the American Red Cross Building (501 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro) at 7pm to discuss the Units. Commissioners of the district are Adult leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. For more information please contact Kevin Phillips at
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