Northern Ridge District

March 2018

Expert Series: Spring Recruiting

Camping Opportunities with Steve Tipton


The Boy Scouts of America supports a monthly Roundtable all over America. These meetings are reminiscent of the legendary King Arthur’s Round Table in which knights assembled to discuss the betterment of the people (Scouts) they were serving and watching over.

Change is on the way...

We are changing the format of the Roundtable next program year. We think you will like it and will be bring more compelling training and information your way. To find out more, come to Roundtable this month!!!!!

Don't forget to fill out the survey

Where is Roundtable???

Northern Ridge District Roundtable

Thursday, March 15th, 7-9pm

Alpharetta First United Methodist Church, 59 North Main Street, Alpharetta, GA, United States

In the youth building where Troop 69 meets

RSVPs are enabled for this event.


7:00-7:30: Gathering

7:30: Opening

7:30-7:40: Announcements

7:40-8:30: Breakouts/Main Session

  • Den Leaders - Planning for Day/Resident Camp & summer program
  • Cubmaster/Pack Committee - Parent involvement, Moving up
  • Boy Scout - What do you have planned for the summer?

  • Venturing/Sea Scout - Combined with Boy Scout

  • Big Rock - Spring Recruiting/Camping Opportunities


All of these are meant to be a starting point for conversations. Do you have a topic that needs to be addressed? Do you have an issue in your pack that you would like some help with? Attend and ask, we are here to help!!

Patch Trading

Have some patches you want to trade? Mark Kopel has some..... Quite a few from what I understand. Want to buy one from him, $1...

What's happening Next Month?

  • No Breakouts

Big Rock -

  • Expert Series: Youth Protection and Liability. Stump the chump...

What is Roundtable anyway?

  • A program forum for leaders to exchange ideas, solve problems and share successes.
  • A program to help you and your leaders be better leaders and mentors.
  • A program that leads to new discoveries and adventures for your Scouts to enjoy.
  • A program to provide you with resources, recognition and opportunities for networking.
  • A program that helps share new, creative and innovative Ideas for your unit.
  • A program led with information, fun, inspiration, demonstrations, displays, action, training, beneficial information, learning and enthusiasm.
  • A program that will help you and your unit achieve success in all that you do.

Who should attend?

>>All Program Leaders<<

Cubmasters &Assistant Cubmasters

Den leaders & Assistant Den Leaders

Pack Committee Members

Scoutmasters & Assistant Scoutmasters

Troop Committee Members

Venturing Advisers & Assistant Advisers

Unit Commissioners

District Committee Members

Supplemental Training Instructors

All interested Scout Parents

Why should I attend Roundtable?

To be better informed

Learn about upcoming opportunities and activities in your scouting community.

To have a more rewarding Scouting program

Gain new insight and ideas that will help you as you plan your programs.

To network with other unit leaders

Meet other unit leaders from your district and gain new insight and skills from them.

To be more productive and prepared

Roundtable breakout sessions will teach you new ways and ideas to help you plan your meetings.

To learn and practice new skills

Practice your new concepts and skills before presenting them to your scouts.

To feel more confident

Roundtable will improve your confidence as you keep up-to-date with current Scouting issues and and improvements to the Scouting program.

Who doesn't like a new patch?

All first time attendees get a Northern Ridge District Patch. Looks great hanging from your pocket.

Northern Ridge Round Table Staff


We need your help, alone we get by but together we can make round table great. Volunteers are needed to help with our round table, any help greatly appreciated....

  • Come teach a skill for a particular group
  • Lead a session
  • ideas welcome

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Religious Awards

Why, How, and Where..... Getting your Scouts engaged with Scouting's Youth Religious Awards. Did you know this is knot just for Youth?

CPR Training School

American Heart Association

(One of two recognized by BSA) Guide to Safe Scouting

BLS/CPR for the Heath Care Provider

CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer

First Aid Certification

Cost: $39 per participant (BSA Price)

College Football Hall of Fame

The College Football Hall of Fame is a hall of fame and museum devoted to college football. In August 2014, the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience opened in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.



Session 1: May 15th

Session 2: June 3rd

Session 3: June 10th


  • 2018 Course #1: 3/16-18 & 4/13-15: Bert Adams
  • 2018 Course #2: 8/24-26 & 9/14-16: Woodruff
  • 2018 Course #3: 9/28-30 & 10/19-21: Woodruff

Course Cost:

A $50 deposit reserves your spot on the course you select. Full payment is due 30 days prior to the start of the course. The first 48 fully paid participants in each course are guaranteed their spots.

The estimated fee for the weekend courses is $230. Meals during the first weekend will be prepared and served by volunteers. Food for the second weekend will be brought, prepared and served by you and your team.

Each course offers additional Wood Badge memorabilia that can be ordered during the course.

Woodbadge Gear Available online

Troop/Crew Open Houses

Does your unit have an open house. Let us know and we will post the information here.
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Tiger Resources

Resources for Tiger

November 2016 Program Changes for Tiger

Wolf Resources

Resources for Wolf

November 2016 Program Changes for Wolf

Bear Resource

Resources for Bear

November 2016 Program Changes for Bear

Webelos Resources

Resources for Webelos

November 2016 Program Changes for Webelos:



Arrow of Light Resources

Resources for Arrow of Light

November 2016 Program Changes for Arrow of Light:

Meet our district executives

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