100th year Coffee Table Book

The Deadline to pre-order the Coffee Table Book at the early bird price is approaching (May 31, 2021).Save some money and pre-order NOW to get the special price of $50.  Click here to view another sneak peak of the 100th Anniversary Coffee Table Book! 

Click HERE to pre-order book

Excitement Begins for 100th Anniversary Council Jamboree

The 100th Anniversary Council Jamboree is scheduled for September 24-26, 2021 at Boxwell Scout Reservation. You don’t want to miss this once in a lifetime experience. Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA and Venturers are invited to come join in the fun activities and the midway featuring displays and booths from the military, community groups and others. Camping will be located throughout the property with most of the events taking place around Camp Stahlman. You will not want to miss the museum that will showcase historical documents, patches, videos, Scouting memorabilia, news articles and photographs that capture Scouting in the Middle Tennessee from 1920 -2021.

Participants will enjoy separate (one for Cub Scouts and one for Scouts BSA/Venturers) exciting fun packed arena shows on Saturday evening at the amphitheater.

In addition, reunion gatherings are being planned for alumni of OA, Wood Badge, Camp Staff, Eagle Scouts and Silver Beavers. More information to follow.

Registration for the event will be available at the end of May.

Click HERE for more information

Middle Tennessee Council annual Eagle Scout and Volunteer Recognition Celebration update!

On April 25, 2021, we recognized our 2019-2020 Silver Beavers virtually on Facebook. If you missed the live event. Please click here to watch the special recognition video.

Unfortunately, we will not be holding an Eagle Scout recognition event this year. Please have someone come by the Jet Potter Scout Office and pick up the recognition item (neckerchief and woggle) for the Eagle Scout. For questions, please contact our Eagle Registrar, Katie Kessler, at kkessler@mtcbsa.org or by calling the Scout Service Center at 615-383-9724.

Beaver Day

Calling all Scout Units Beaver Day is May 15th at Boxwell Reservation from 8am to 3pm. Come out and help us get ready for camp and earn some community service hours! Lunch and a Patch provided. Sign up below and let us know your attending https://forms.gle/bFd1exm6JUnJDB7X9

Round Up Preview Meeting

Mark your calendars! Middle Tennessee Council is having a round up preview meeting to share the 2021 Fall recruitment plan with all volunteers on Wednesday, May 19th.  Join us at the Scout Office or on facebook live at 6:30 PM.

2021 Memorial Day Flag Placement

May 29, 2021

The Memorial Day Flag Placement is scheduled to take place at local National Cemeteries across the mid-state on May 29th. This is truly one of the most moving experiences in which a Scout can participate, along with their family, so please make plans to take part. Our U.S. soldiers that have given their lives so that we may enjoy our freedoms must be remembered, and the Middle Tennessee Council is proud to help make that happen each year. We will place a U.S. flag on the grave of every marker across the cemeteries, and recognize the sacrifice each of these men and women made for our country. For more information please click here.

Leave No Trace Program

The Leave No Trace educational program has become the ethical baseline for modern outdoor Scouting.  The next Leave No Trace Trainers Course is coming up in June.  For more information, please contact Richard Cole at:  tnoutdoorethics@gmail.com


Family Scouting at Cubworld 

TODAY is the last day for early bird registration,  so please take advantage of the $40 plus in savings by signing up now. Family Scouting at Cubworld offers a unique camping experience for your Scouting Family. You will make unforgettable memories at Cubworld with your Scout. All you need to bring is your gear; the council will provide the program, food, tent, cot, mat, and an exciting experience. This year’s theme is Cubbie-Mon “Got to Catch em All”. Cubwold offers a Castle, Fort, Native American Village, 2 Pirate Ships, Gaga Ball, BB Guns, Archery, Canoes, Kayaks, Fishing, and an amazing Campfire that you do not want to miss out on. For more information and to sign up go to https://www.mtcbsa.org/familyscouting.

Sign Up Now!

Day Camp 2021

TODAY is the last day for early bird registration,  so please take advantage of the $20 plus in savings by signing up now. Scout Parents the Council and volunteers are gearing up for the outdoors this summer with the return of Day Camp! Flying into our community, are Superheroes themed Day Camps that will provide tons of fun-filled memories. Scouts who will be entering first through fifth grade will have the opportunity to participate in numerous FUN activities at Day Camp including BB guns, sling shots and archery, playing games, field sports, participating in arts and crafts, nature, and other activities unique to Cub Scouting!

Register HERE

Scouts BSA Summer Camp!

It is time to get back to Camp!!!! Registration for Scouts BSA is now Open as well for the Merit Badge classes!  

If your troop has not registered to go to camp this year, contact the camping Department at camping@mtcbsa.org and reserve your spot for this epic year as we celebrate Boxwell’s Centennial year. The leader's guide can be viewed at  https://www.mtcbsa.org/scoutsbsasummecamp. Moreover, if your Scout signs up for summer camp they will receive a once in a lifetime Boxwell anniversary patch.

Boxwell Summer Camp Staff for 2021

We are still in need of Summer Camp Staff for 2021.  We still need STEM instructors, Rifle and Archery instructors, Green Bar instructors, kitchen help, Health Lodge Medical Staff, Lifeguards, Instructors and more. Contracts will be going out before the end of the month, please sign up at  https://www.mtcbsa.org/campstaffopportunity and join the Summer Camp team for Boxwell Reservation

MTC Holds Second Short-Term Camp Administrators Certification

To meet the needs of Short-Term Camp Administrators in our Council we are conducting our second certification course on Saturday, May 22, 2021. This certification will be held at the Jet Potter Scout Service Center beginning at 8:00 AM.  However, if the Protocols of COVID 19 restrict us from in person we will conduct via ZOOM. 

The cost for the course is $60.00 which includes lunch.  

Register HERE

June Induction Weekend

Hey everyone, We are super excited for June induction weekend on June 4-6.There are so many awesome opportunities to serve at this event, like being on the service crew, ceremony team, kitchen staff, you could even be an Elangomat. We need your help to make this an amazing event, we couldn’t do what we do without you. Early bird registration is open until may 18, and its only $10 for Elangomats and $23 for regular staff. After early bird closes the event will cost $5 more. Your last day to register is on may 25. I look forward to seeing all of you at JIW.

Register HERE

National Youth Leadership Training

Don’t let your Scouts miss out on this excellent youth leadership training.  National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experiences that they can in their home unit and in other situations demanding quality leadership.  This training integrates the best of modern leadership theory with Scouting through activities, presentations, challenges, while engaged in a unified approach to leadership.  Using a wide range of activities, events, games and adventure, participants put into action the leadership skills they are learning.

Our course scheduled for May 30 through June 4 is FULL, however we still have openings for Course #2: July 25 - July 30.  Again, this is a great training opportunity for your Scouts.  If you have any questions, please contact Ron Turpin at rturpin@mtcbsa.org.

Register HERE

Calling all MTC Scout units!


The 2021 Middle Tennessee Popcorn Sale will be kicking off soon!  We will hold 2 popcorn kickoff/orientations on Saturday, July 10 and Saturday, July 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon.  You have a choice in attending the kickoff in person or by Zoom!


Click on the button below to reserve your spot at one or both of these kickoffs!  Come have some fun with us and earn popcorn samples and door prizes!!

Reserve your Spot

Wood Badge 2021

Wood Badge is THE premier advanced Leadership Training opportunity in the Boy Scouts of America, and YOU have the opportunity to attend this year.  The course covers one weekend in both August and September and when you attend, you WILL have the time of your life!  Wood Badge is the mountaintop experience you keep hearing about, so why put it off until next year?  Just sign up now!  Slots ARE filling up quickly at this point, so you want to act fast. To register, please Click the button below. 

Register HERE

2021 Sporting Clays Fun Shoot - Youth Team Notice

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, the Middle Tennessee Council will hold its 19th Annual Middle Tennessee Council Sporting Clays Fun Shoot at the Nashville Gun Club, 1100 County Hospital Road.  This event offers a 50 target competitive round of sporting clays with shells, meals and prizes awarded.  We hope you can be a part of the fun!

The Middle Tennessee Council will secure sponsorships for a limited number of youth teams on a “first come first served basis” as sponsored commitments are secured.

Reserve you spot by contacting Sherry Rakes at srakes@mtcbsa.org

Scout Card Sale reminder:

During the in person selling please keep in mind to still practice social interaction safely.

Sale Ends on May 28, 2021

Money Due by June 4, 2021

We have heard some great stories about how easy the Scout Cards are to sell, and that customers are pleased with the vendors on the card this year while enjoying the savings of over $100. 

Stay Safe and we look forward to seeing you at Camp!

Please Join the MTCBSA Social Media Network

Did you know we have a really amazing Social Media Network at MTC?  You can keep up with the many exciting events and activities going on across the Council, as well as share Scouting stories and news with others easily.  Take a minute to join us and show your support for MTC Scouting! 

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