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Advancement and Recognition


District Advancement Chair: Dave Adams
District Advancement Vice-Chair for Eagle Issues: Rufus Woody III
District Advancement Vice-Chair for Scouts BSA Advancement: Eric Shipp
District Advancement Vice-Chair for Cub Scout Advancement: Kathy Whitgrove

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2018 Eagles of Five Trails District

Five Trails District takes the opportunity to salute the 57 outstanding young men in our district who achieved the rank of Eagle in 2018. 

Although it is the goal of every scout, fewer than 4% of the boys who enter Scouting attain the rank of Eagle. The Eagle award is not for the asking -- the requirements are high, and as with all awards, the badge itself is just a symbol.  Behind the badge are the priceless lessons learned on the way up.  Its wearer, by his achievements, has uncovered the real meaning of Scouting. It follows him for the rest of his life.

Five Trails Webelos Crossover to Boy Scouts

Five Trails Webelos Crossover to Boy Scouts

What: Five Trails District Webelos Cross-over to Scouts BSA
           (Note; Park and enter at the rear.)
Dress: Full "class A" uniform, including neckerchief
When: 5:30 pm (Webelos line-up); 6:00 pm (ceremony starts PROMPTLY at 6:00 pm)
Where: Valley Ranch Baptist Church,1501 E. Bellt Line Rd., Coppell, TX 75019

This ceremony usually takes ~1 hour and newly-crossed-over Scouts will meet with their new Troops afterwards. 

Five Trails Spring MB College

Five Trails Spring MB College

What: Five Trails District Spring Merit Badge (MB) College
When: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday, March 2
Check-in: At 8:45 am (full day MBs) or at 12:30 pm (half-day MB)
Where: Plymouth Park United Methodist Church (PPUMC), 1615 West Airport Freeway, Irving, TX 75062 
Who: Registered members of Scouts BSA

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