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Welcome to the Arapahoe District

2018 Arapahoe District Recognition Dinner!

This is a special night for volunteers in the Arapahoe District filled with recognition, fellowship, and inspiration. We will be presenting Outstanding Scouter Awards selected by each unit, the Footsteps of the Founder Award, the Spirit of Polaris Award, The Noble Sage Award, John C Boyle Community Service Award, Distinguished Commissioner's Service Award and the District Award of Merit, the highest award a District can present to a volunteer.

Register and nominate your fellow volunteer here!

Funding Your Program for the Year!

Popcorn season is wrapping up.  use the online sales to boost your next adventure.  Average sales is over $90!

Contact Ellen Paul for personal assistance. 303.880.2252

Arrow of Light Red Carpet Event

Attention Troops; It's time to start on your next class of Arrow of Light Crossovers.

November 2nd, 7:00pm at 9800 Foothills Canyon Blvd., Highlands Ranch.

Justin Rainey, Event Chair  


Cub Scout Breakout will include a dedicated time to streamline your efforts to invite new families to your Pack. 2017-2018 program calendar.

Roundtable is a monthly meeting that occurs on the first Thursday of the month at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Building at 9800 Foothills Canyon Blvd. in Highlands Ranch for Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Venturing Leadership. Roundtable start promptly at 7:00 p.m. and typically ends at 8:30 p.m.

October Roundtable FlyersAugust Roundtable Flyers

Internet Advancement

Use the most up-to-date method for entering your unit's advancement, including ranks, merit badges and other awards. Internet Advancement allows you to enter and submit advancement and run reports online directly to and from the council. Doing so ensures greater accuracy and faster submissions.

Review the Internet Advancement presentation to learn how you can take advantage of this great resource.

District Leadership

District Chair

The District Chair is the top volunteer Scouting leader of the district, whose job is to motivate a talented team of people. They preside at district committee meetings and represent the district on the council executive board. They are responsible for the membership, program, and finance functions of the district.

District Commissioner

The District Commissioner is the quality control officer who recruits, trains, and leads a staff of Commissioners who coach adult leaders of every unit to succeed. The District Commissioner is responsible for the unit service function of the district. Unit Online Tools

Retention Mission Statement:
The retention mission of the commissioner corps is best achieved by providing an adequate number of trained unit commissioners who provide a link to district committee resources in support of a quality unit program.

District Professionals

The District Professional is your best Scouting friend and counselor--the full-time professional in the district. He or she is employed by the council and works under the direction of the council Scout Executive.  The District Professionals welcomes all suggestions & knows that you will need close cooperation to get the job done through volunteers.

Suggestions? Comments?

Find us on Facebook and Twitter

We are continuously improving our communication to the volunteers of the Arapahoe District and Facebook and Twitter are good ways to improve! Go to Arapahoe District Facebook page at to like our page and visit our Twitter @ArapahoeDist to get the latest information from us!

Upcoming Events

Venturing Committee Meetings Both Adults and Youth Are Invited The Venturing Program Committee meets once a month to discuss how to provide...
2018 Volunteer Recognition Dinner Scouters of the Centennial District, please join us in celebration of The West and show your Scouting Spirit...
Jewish Committee on Scouting This is the monthly meeting for the Denver Area Council's Jewish Committee on Scouting. Kosher (parve) snacks are...
Tahosa's 80th Year of Winter Games! Come be a part of the 80th year of winter fun at Camp Tahosa! Scouts will be challenged with...
To be certified as an NRA Instructor, students must complete this course that teaches material common to all NRA courses. This course does not...
Cub Scouts! Come Bunk with the Beasts and learn more about Africa's Pride with the keepers at the Denver Zoo. Each bunk overnight adventure...
Come on down to Hamilton Scout Headquarters and take a look through the Tahosa Alumni Scouting Museum. You'll be amazed at all the different...
Monthly Commissioners Meeting Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders...
Roundtables play a significant role in providing continuous supplemental training for unit leaders. This monthly event provides program topic...