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Welcome to Frontier District

The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral decisions throughout their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. You will find tons of information on this site as we bring it up to speed on current events in the District. If you do not receive emails from Frontier District and would like to please create an account. Once you create an account make sure you signup for the Frontier District E-List.


Monthly Roundtable

When: October 3rd, 2019 at 7pm
Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E Hampden Ave, Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113
What: Roundtables play a significant role in providing continuous supplemental training for unit leaders. This monthly event provides program topic guidance and structure suggestions for unit leaders. 

Cub Scout topic- Flag Ceremonies and Etiquette: Have you ever wondered how to teach your Cub Scouts about flag ceremonies or flag etiquette? October Roundtable will focus on demonstrate different ways to use the flag in den and pack meetings.

Scouts BSA topic- Public Displays of Affection. How do you handle public displays of affection at scout meetings and activities? What are the protocols from YPT and Youth on Youth Abuse training?

Upcoming topics: In November, Cub Scouts will be discussing Den and Pack behavior and discipline and the Scouts BSA discussion will be on counseling youth following traumatic events.

To see the full year's calendar click here for Cub Scouts and click here for Scouts BSA.

Got Roundtable Questions?

Roundtable Assistant District Commissioner: Chris Lux, 303.883.2045
Scouts BSA Roundtable: Christine Lux, 303.717.1631
Cub Scout Roundtable: Arianne Dooley, 720.560.3942


Merit Badge College

Frontier District Merit Badge College is back!  To register or to find additional information including course offerings, please click here.

When: Friday, November 8, 2019 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and again on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: 2710 Monaco Parkway, Denver, CO 80222 (The Denver LDS Stake Center Building)
What: Welcome to the 2019 Frontier District's Merit Badge College. This year's event will be held on Friday , November 8, 2019 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and again on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 8:00 am - to 4:00 pm. All classes will be held at  the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Monaco Stake Building.

All Scouts for every district are welcomed to attend.

The registration fee is $35 and includes the Merit Badge College, a t-shirt and lunch. There is a $5.00 early bird discount until October 18th. On October 19, the cost goes up to $35 until the registration closing day. You may "walk-in" however the cost will be $40 and class choice will be be very limited.

The Merit Badge College is offer two adult training on Saturday that you are welcome to attend at no charge. There is a spot on the registration for you to register. While there is no charge to attend, it would be nice to prepare a place for you.  If you would like to stay for lunch, lunch would be an additional $5.00 per adult.

Scouts that are attending must be come prepared and ready for the day in uniform. 

Friday registration will begin at 5:00 p.m. and classes will begin at 6:00 pm. Saturday morning registration begins at 7:00 am and classes will begin at 8:00 am. Saturday afternoon registration will begin at 11:00 and classes will begin at 12:15 pm. Prerequisites are listed in the individual class registrations.

Lunch will consist of pizza, fruit, snack and a drink. In case of food allergies, please bring your own sack lunch. No monetary credit will be given if you bring your own lunch. Please note that lunch only is provided on November 9, 2019. No other meals will be provided.

For more information about the Merit Badge College, please contact Paul Leadholm at 720.556.7516.


Popcorn

Sign your Unit up for the 2019 Popcorn Sale here.

Upcoming Key Dates for 2019:

October 7 Units can start entering their second order (Door to Door)
October 17 & 18 Popcorn returns 
October 21 Deadline for Units to place second order (Door to Door)
November 1 & 2 Council Popcorn Distribution
November 27 All money needs to be into the Denver Area Council (Paid in Full)      

2019 Popcorn Commission Breakdown

Units can earn up to 38% commission for the traditional popcorn sale. Bonus commission is given in December as long as units have settled their popcorn account by December 2nd.

  • 30% Base Commission
  • 4% Bonus Commission: 20/20 Club (Complete any 1 of the 3 below)
    • Unit Sells over $20,000 of Popcorn in 2019
    • 20% increase in total popcorn sales from 2018 amount
    • Unit new to the popcorn sale (did not participate in the 2017 popcorn sale
    2% Bonus Commission for attending a popcorn kick-off on July 31st or August 13th
  • 2% Bonus Commission for having less than 5% returned popcorn on total show and sell order

35% Flat Commission given for all ONLINE popcorn sales

*Any unit whose account is not settled in full by 12-2-19 will receive a maximum 30% base commission.

Trail's End Popcorn Information

After you have signed up your unit for the popcorn sale. You will receive log-in information for the Trails End Website. The online popcorn system on Trails End allows your unit to order its popcorn and prizes. You also have the opportunity to set up this system for each of your Scouts so that they can order their popcorn and prizes online and submit them to you for approval. Please review your profile on Trails End before when you get your log-in information to make sure your contact information is entered correctly. If you email is not entered here correctly, you will not receive the weekly popcorn reminder emails. If you are the unit's popcorn Kernel and have not received your log-in information or if your information is incorrect and you need help changing, please contact Dave DeCecco at 720.266.2132.

Weekly email updates will be sent to anyone listed on the Trail's End popcorn database. Emails will start around the middle of July and will come out Friday every week during the popcorn sale. If you are not getting these emails, call Dave DeCecco at 720.266.2132 to update your contact information so that you will be sure to get the most recent updates.


Cub Scout Recruitment

The Denver Area Council has a ton of resources to help you be successful in your recruitment process:

Request a Join Night Toolkit (full of applications and informational material) by emailing Tobin Truslow.


Troop/Crew Recruitment Help

If you have any questions about recruitment. please contact Tobin Truslow.


Family Scouting

The Denver Area Council is thrilled to bring the benefits of Scouting to more kids than ever!

As of August 2018, Cub Scouts is available for girls and boys. This means even more youth will have access to the character development and values-based leadership that Cub Scouting promises and be better prepared for future success.

As of February 1st, 2019 girls are able to join Scouts BSA (the 6th-12th grade program, previously known as Boy Scouts).

After all, the values of the Scout Law – trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent – are relevant and important values for young men and young women.

Learn More Here!

Want to Sign up for Scouting?

Visit BeAScout.org to find information about local units.


Additional Unit Resources

Report Your Service Hours

A requirement for “Scouting’s Journey to Excellence” is to log your service hours online. Scout Masters and Troop Committee Chairs, please remember to log on and track your eagle scout service hours as well.

Internet Advancement

Internet Advancement allows you to register once as a first time user and then to log in as a returning user to submit ranks and awards for your unit members. If you log out before you submit a report, your data will be saved. Additionally, Internet Advancement will dynamically return you to the Stage you were in when you left. For example, if you have completed Stage 1 of the process, when you return, you will begin at Stage 2. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Load your unit information from the council or upload an advancement file.

2. Select the members you wish to update and insert the new advancement information.

3. Submit your unit's advancement information to the council. Then print the Advancement Report packet that includes the Unit Awards Summary. Units set their own schedule for submitting reports. We recommend submitting a report every month. Each December a final report with anything not already recorded for the year should be submitted before month end.

There is also an advancement tracking tool in ScoutBook that now can be set to automatically sync with the national advancement database. For more information, check out this post from Bryan on Scouting.


Please email the Frontier District Commissioner, CJ Mays, with any comments/suggestions.

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