Gathering of Eagles

On March 9, 2019, the National Eagle Scout Association Chapter of the Trapper Trails Council hosted the annual Gathering of Eagles Banquet at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center.  The committee also awarded 14 National Outstanding Eagle Awards to Eagle Scouts that have made distinguishing contributions throughout the community. Lloyd Addison Thomas Bartlett Delose Conner Michael … Continue reading Gathering of Eagles

Building relationships, and strengthening connections

Trapper Trails Scouting Alumni and Friends (SAF) mission is to engage, inform and assist alumni affiliates to make Scouting stronger within our communities thereby helping more youth join the Scouting Adventure.  Whether you are a member of Order of the Arrow, Eagle Scout member of NESA, Silver Beaver, National Jamboree participant, Wood Badger, attended one … Continue reading Building relationships, and strengthening connections

Follow Me, Boys and Girls!

Dear Scouters; A few days ago I revisited that classic favorite Disney movie, Follow Me, Boys!  It lifted my spirits and reminded me why it is a favorite of many, not just of Scouts and Scouters.  Lots has changed in Scouting since Lem Siddons started that first troop in Hickory, like two-deep leadership and Scouting’s … Continue reading Follow Me, Boys and Girls!

New Districts…

Dear Scouters: The time is finally arriving to change our council from the previous existing fifteen districts down to the new five districts.  This is both exciting and challenging all at once.  In coming weeks you will hear of the specific details through new district Key 3s and their newly formed district committees.  You can … Continue reading New Districts…

Opportunities to help…

Dear Scouters, As part of the many adjustments being made this year in preparation for a new and different size council next year we have to re-organize our districts.  This means both change and opportunity.  If we take advantage of the opportunity more than we lament the change we can be successful.  I believe that … Continue reading Opportunities to help…