West Park District

Circle 10 Council


2015 West Park Camporee - April 10 - 12, 2015 — Camp Wisdom

West Park's annual Camporee, called "West Park on the West Side", is an event for all levels of scouting. Activities include Cub Level, Webelo level, Boy Scout level, and content for advancement.


Leader's Guide

Camporee Planning Roundtable

Plan to attend the April 2, 2015 round-table, to participate in the final plans, distribution of activity documentation, and for leader training and preparation. This is an informal, but essential event for the Camporee.


7PM at John Shipes' studio 2032 Farrington, 75207

West Park A.L.T.

Position Specific Training

This course will be held at the Highland Park Presbyterian Church, and will run from 8am-12:30pm.


Breakfast and refreshments will be provided. The purpose of Scoutmaster Position-Specific training is to provide an active, fun, and positive learning experience for new and experienced Scoutmasters to learn and apply proven techniques for running an effective Boy Scout troop. You will learn how to meet the aims of Scouting by applying the eight methods of the Boy Scouting program during the four main sessions of the course:

  • Patrol Method
  • Support
  • Team Advancement
  • Annual Planning

Please remember that you will still need to take the OLS portion to be a fully trained leader.


Click here for more information.


Click here to register for this training.

Order of the arrow

The Order of the Arrow (OA) is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). It uses American Indian-styled traditions and ceremonies to bestow recognition on scouts selected by their peers as best exemplifying the ideals of Scouting.


Chapter Advisor: Steven Brown

Chapter Chief: Tamoshion Rucker


Lodge Website - for event registration and other information



BeAScout.org:  This is a great tool for all units to use to get their unit information to all those who visit BeAScout.org and might be looking for a new unit to join.

It’s a recruiting campaign that allows parents to find units in their neighborhoods using a Google map tool. Unit leaders can manage their Google pin information and also manage their leads from BeAScout.


To update a unit's information, the leader from that unit should go to myscouting.org, log into his/her account and follow the link "BeAScout" under "unit tools" to update the unit  pin information.


Be A Scout PowerPoint Presentation: How to Set Up A Unit Pin for Volunteers.

The Eagle Scout Handbook: From Life to Eagle

Michael S. Malone (Author)

Exclusive Free Download

Available in the Scout Shop

four Percent: The Story of Uncommon Youth in a Century of American Life

Michael S. Malone (Author)

2013 WINNER in the International Book Awards category of Best U.S. History

2013 WINNER in the National Indie Excellence Awards category of Best Historical Biography

2013 FINALIST in the National Indie Excellence Awards category of History

2012 WINNER of USA Book News' Best Non-Fiction eBook


''[Malone] wrote how the image of Eagle Scouts has risen over the decades...I could not agree more.''

                               —Robert J. Mazzuca, Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America (Retired)


Four Percent is one of the most complete histories of the Boy Scouts of America ever written and the first to focus on the remarkable story of Eagle Scouts. Award-winning author Michael S. Malone, himself an Eagle, brings the eye of a veteran journalist to a story that for too long has been wrapped in myth and prejudice and uncovers one of the most important, but least celebrated, movements in modern American history.


Purchase the book on Amazon, or in your local Scout Shop.


"The Eagle's service project is the single greatest youth-service initiative in history, and one that has touched every

community in America in an important way."

                                                                                                    —Michael S. Malone


West Park District is incredibly privileged to have the very first release of The Eagle Scout Handbook: From Life to Eagle,

written by Michael S. Malone, award-winning author and two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee. Himself an Eagle, Malone

brings the eye of a veteran journalist to clarify the Life to Eagle process with his unique view.


This is a MUST download for Scoutmasters, Committee Chairman, and Life to Eagle candidates, and is a free and complimentary download made possible by Michael S. Malone, David C. Scott, and WindRush Publishers of Dallas.


Download a free PDF of the book here.

If you are interested in serving on the District Committee, please contact Jim Phillips at chairman@westparkdistrict.org.

Contact the Webmaster at activities@westparkdistrict.org