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 www.beascout.org.

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
jflannery@mtcbsa.org
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
Auburn School October 11 @ 6:30 PM Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Barfield Elementary August 23 @ 6:30 PM David Baker
615-482-6026
Black Fox Elementary
Flyer - Click here
September 27 @ 6:00 PM Jason Flannery
615-294-0865
Blackman Elementary School August 16 @ 6:00 PM Jeffrey McFerrin
(615) 585-3530
Bradley Academy
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September 14 @ 5:30 PM David Jones
615-594-0588
Buchanan Elementary August 17 @ 6:00 PM Jason Flannery
Cason Lane Academy
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September 20 @ 6:00 PM Brian Lewis
931-538-9043
Cedar Grove Elementary September 27 @ 6:00 PM Tim LaFlamme
(770) 313-5897
Christiana Elementary August 18 @ 6:00 PM Linda Taylor
615-415-6742
David Youree Elementary August 16 @ 6:30 PM Matt Mangraum
615-335-3688
Discovery School
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September 7 @ 6:00 PM Jason Harper
615-390-9446
Eastside Elementary October 11 @ 6:30 PM Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Erma Siegel Elementary
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August 31 @ 5:00 PM Michael Fuller
615-693-9046
Hobgood Elementary
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September 8 @ 6:30 PM David Jones
615-594-0588
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
John Pittard School
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September 20 @ 5:00 PM Fred Daniel
(615) 225-8092
Kittrell Elementary September 29 @ 6:00 PM Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Lascassas Elementary August 30 @ 6:00 PM Jennifer Schmidt
(615) 481-0857
LaVergne Lake August 23 @ 6:30 PM Darin Pendergrast
615-243-9304
LaVergne Prim September 8 @ 6:30 PM Darin Pendergrast
615-243-9304
McFadden School Of Excellence August 25 @ 6:00 P.M Johnathan Bartsch
615-636-4491
Mitchell Neilson Primary
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September 22 @ 5:30 PM Michael Fuller
615-693-9046
Northfield Elementary
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September 28 @ 6:00 PM Fred Brewer
615-904-9981
Overall Creek Elementary September 28 @ 6:30 PM Don Bartch
Reeves-Rogers Elementary
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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
615-491-9684
Roy L Waldron Elementary September 8 @ 6:30 PM Darin Pendergrast
615-243-9304
Scales Elementary
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September 22 @ 6:00 PM Brian Lewis
615-406-9296.
Short Mountain October 11 @ 6:00 PM Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Smyrna Elementary September 21 @ 6:00 PM Chris Peach
(615) 506-6448
Smyrna Primary September 22 @ 6:00 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
615-995-6374
Stewartsboro Elementary September 1 @ 6:30 PM Addy Fajardo
615-626-2386
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
West Side Elementary October 11 @ 6:00 PM Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Wilson Elementary August 30 @ 6:30 PM Damon Sharpe
615-542-4949
Woodbury Grammar October 6 @ 6:00 PM Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Woodland Elementary October 11 @ 6:00 PM Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Training
August 26-28 and September 23-15 Wood Badge
September 24, 2016 BALOO
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September 24, 2016 Leader Specific Training
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September 24, 2016 Youth Protection Training
November 11-13, 2016 OLS Training
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November 3, 2016 Den Chief Training - Linda Veach
Chartered Org Training - Joyce Wheaton
Internet Advancement Training - Mike Warren
Online Recharter Training - Joyce Wheaton
Service Hour Report Training - Joyce Wheaton
Merit Badge Counselor Training - Joyce Wheaton
Flag Etiquette Training - Mike Wheaton
November 11-13, 2016 OLS Training
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November 12, 2016 Cogioba MBU
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November 19, 2016 University of Scouting
Youth Protection Training
Contact Joyce Wheaton at scouterjoyce63@gmail.com or at 352-317-2011
Boy Scout Training
Contact Fred Brewer at fbrewer@comcast.net or at 615-904-9981
Venturing Training
Contact Tony Love at tkallove@comcast.net 615-210-7607
All other Trainings
Contact The Training Chairman Debra Johnson at Debra Johnson : 615-943-8332
September 24, 2016 Bobcat Day/Scout Expo
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Click here to download flyer
October 6, 2016 VIP Planning
October 7-9, 2016 Cub and Family Weekend
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October 28-30, 2016 Fall Camporee (Smyrna)
Scott Nodine
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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 kphillipsbsa@gmail.com 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 jerrod.ervin@barrett.net or Jason Flannery at jflannery@mtcbsa.org
  • 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 kphillipsbsa@gmail.com
For more information Check out Facebook page Trail of Tears Volunteers - Middle Tennessee Council https://www.facebook.com/groups/totscouting/

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