Oxcart Trails District Roundtable

 

Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner Jessica Gibble (218) 402-0348
Boy Scout Roundtable Commissioner Mike Guck (218) 849-2124
District Executive Lindsay Aune (701) 799-6753

 

Welcome!

This page will be updated monthly with information that was discussed at the last Roundtable.

 

Roundtable is held the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm, except for June and July. The Roundtable is held at Augustana Lutheran Church, 308 E Douglas Ave in Fergus Falls, MN. 

 


April Roundtable - Program Planning April 4, 2019 Augustana Church

April Roundtable will be all about getting ready for the Scouting year for 2019-2020! Here are some resources to get you started: 

Pack Budget Form: Utilizing this form for your pack can help make sure that everyone in your pack can have an ideal year of Scouting, which includes Summer Camp, Day Camp and the National Summertime Pack Award. 

National Summertime Pack Award: Bryan on Scouting has an excellent blog post on how to earn the National Pack award, and provides some excellent resources on how to do so. Here is another great resource on the fun things your Scouts in your pack can do to earn this fun award!

Troop Budget Form: Troops can budget as well, and the Scouts should be involved in this process. Learn more about this process at the Roundtable in April. 


March Roundtable - March 7, 2019 Augustana Church 7:00 pm

Jessica Gibble and Mike Guck will be ready to go with some great information in March! Stay tuned for more information! 


February Roundtable - District Recognition Banquet at Grace United Methodist Church, 6 pm

The banquet scheduled for Thursday, February 7 has been rescheduled for Tuesday,  February 12 at  Grace United Methodist Church, Fergus Falls beginning at 6:00 pm.

We are delighted to have Mark DeMartelaere planning an amazing banquet at Grace United Methodist Church on February 12, 2019. It's sure to be an amazing evening, as the past two years with Mark at the helm have proven to be spectacular. Dave Iverson will serve a meal of smoked Pork. Please be sure to get your nomination forms from Mark DeMartelaere, or here and returned to him no later than January 15, 2019. Please do not be afraid to share your nomination with the person you are nominating! We want them to be present to receive their award, as it is a great honor to be recognized for their years of service to Scouting, and to the District. Registration is required for this event. To register, please click here


January Roundtable

January Roundtable will feature information on Blue &  Gold Banquet and why we celebrate them in February. Stay tuned for more information! 


December Roundtable

December Roundtable was focused on Derby's! Everyone is familiar with the traditional Pinewood Derby, where Cub Scouts get to craft a race car from a kit that looks like this: 

and turn it into an awesome race car like these! 

We have other kinds of Derby's as well! 

  • Space Derby
  • Raingutter (Derby) Regatta

Jessica Gibble, Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner, talked with our Cub Scout leaders, Den Leaders and parents about how to host these events, and make them fun for the Scouts! Here is some of the information that was handed out about Pinewood Derby's that can be helpful to your pack! 

Steps to a Successful Pinewood Derby

What is a Pinewood Derby

We also discussed Charter Renewal for those who had questions, needed help or wanted to get the whole thing completed at once! For more information on charter renewal or for the online process, click here


November Roundtable

November Roundtable was about transitions. Whether it be Webelos to Scout Transition or Life to Eagle, we focused on transitioning from one stage in Scouting to the next. Jessica Gibble and Mark Sundberg were on hand to discuss the Cub Scout side of the Webelos to Scout Transition. The information that was distributed regarding Webelos to Scout transition can be found here!

Doug Hansen, District Training Chair, taught a course to our Star to Life Scouts in the District on Life to Eagle. From earning all the required Merit Badges, the selection and approval of the Eagle Scout project, and everything in between. You can always find the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook here.  

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