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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.


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. Frontier District has an all new Roundtable program - 1st Thursday of the month 7-8:30pm - Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E Hampden Ave. 

April Roundtable

On April 5th, 2018, the Round Table Theme is Friendly/Treasure Hunters.

Program on the Boy Scout side is the "Scouting Safety Begins with Leadership" and on the Cub Scout side it is Fire and Water Planning Safety!

Got Roundtable Questions?


Roundtable Commissioner: Chris Lux 720-283-3356

Boy Scout Roundtable ADC: Christine Lux 720-282-3356

Cub Scout Roundtable ADC: Arianne Dooley 720-560-3942

2018 Charter Renewal

Charter Renewals for 2018 are due!! If you have not yet turned yours in to the Scout Office, please do so ASAP!

The Denver Area Council is excited to offer Online Charter Renewal to your unit. We think you'll love this method, because you'll be completing the charter renewal information yourself and you can do it from your home or office, anytime that it's convenient for you. It's a secure, easy-to-use application that's been updated for the 2018 Charter Renewal Process.

Download the 2018 Charter Renewal Guide here. Committee Chairs and Chartered Organization Representatives should have now received access codes.

Get more information here.

Frontier District Dinner

District Dinner is March 8th, 2018!

Please join us for a fun night to recognize those special individuals who go above and beyond to serve the youth and their community! Registration closes on March 8, 2018. This will be a Pot-Luck Dinner so everyone needs to bring a dish that serves 6-8 people. Please no desserts or drinks since we provide those items. Please have food there by 6:15 pm, with a card listing ingredients for those who may have food allergies.

Program and dinner will start promptly at 6:30 pm and awards and recognition will start at 7:00 pm.

Dinner will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church. 

If you miss the 8:00 am cut off, you are welcome to still come to the dinner and pay at the door!

Please register for your spot here.

Merit Badge College

Registration is now closed for 2018. There are still a few classes with openings and you can come as a walk-in. The cost for walk-ins will be $45, but limited to openings.

This year's event will be held on two days, March 9th and 10th. The classes on March 9th will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on March 10th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Stake Building, 2710 South Monaco Parkway.

See available courses here.

Frontier District Day Camp

This year's Theme is "Bug Hunters!"

Monday - Thursday, June 19-21, 2018

Odom Farm
11440 W. 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Please note: This is a private residence. 

Do not visit site outside of scheduled Day Camp dates and times.

Cub Scout Day Camp provides safe fun and adventure in the outdoors for Cub Scouts!

This is a valuable activity for many reasons:

  • Promotes fun and adventure with a purpose; Day Camp is a huge reason why Cub Scouts join, and why they remain Cub Scouts.
  • Helps the Cub Scouts succeed, and provides significant rank advancement opportunities.
  • Offers character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness.
  • Meets individual boy's needs and interests by offering a fun, meaningful, and educational Scouting program.
  • Helps to recruit new boys into the den and pack during the summer.
  • Provides a method of recruiting, training and inspiring present and future Cub Scout adult leadership.
  • Provides the opportunity for units to earn the National Summertime Pack Award, and to work toward qualifying for the Journey to Excellence Award.

Registration is now open!! Register here to secure your Early Bird Discount!

Frontier District Investment in Character Campaign

Please provide your units date for use to facilitate an Investment in Character presentation (Blue and Gold/Court of Honor/Highly Attended Family Meetings).

We will need about 10 minutes at some point during the event. Please fill out the form to reserve your presentation date.

Register your unit here for an Investment in Character presentation.

If you want to give and missed your unit presentation, you may do so here.

Popcorn Sales

You can start selling popcorn for 2018 already online!  Visit the Trail's End website to order.

Scouts who sell at least $2,500 (online, face-to-face, or combination) in any calendar year will have 6% of their Qualified Product Sales count towards their own Trail's End Scholarship. Once enrolled, 6% of their sales each year will go towards the scholarship. Reporting of sales is not automatic, and forms must be submitted to Trail's End each year following the guidelines below. Scouts only have to hit the $2,500 minimum one time, and don't forget online sales count!

Units: 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!

Stage 1: Load your unit information from the council or upload an advancement file.
Stage 2: Select the members you wish to update and insert the new advancement information.
Stage 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.

Time Grants

Time Grant Programs are corporate giving programs created to encourage volunteerism in communities where employees live and work. Companies like Exxon Mobil, Microsoft, Verizon and CenturyLink all have these great programs. Most companies follow the model below when it comes to these programs.

For every ___ hours of service given by an employee Company X will donate ____ up to ___ times a year or for a total of no more than $X per employee per year. ExxonMobil offers $500 for 20 hours of service in a quarter for a total of up to $2,000 per employee per year as long as the employee submits the request each quarter.

If you have questions or want to know if your employer has a Time Grant Program, please reach out to James Dockter.


Recruitment efforts take place throughout the year. Frontier District Scouting units conduct a coordinated effort to enroll new members to Sign up for Scouting in the Spring. The Fall Recruitment effort focuses on recruiting youth that are K through 4th grades, but is not limited to that. The Boy Scouts recruit 5th-11th grade young men and Venturing recruits 8th grade young men and women between ages 13-20.

These recruiting events are put on by Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, and Venturing Crews throughout the local community. Our main objective is to give multiple sign up opportunities to ensure that every youth is invited to join Scouting and to fulfill our promise to new Scouts for a great Scouting program.

Here are a few links at the council page to help order materials and more

Cub Scout Recruitment Helps:

Troop/Crew Recruitment Helps:

Please contact Don Andersen with questions or for help with your sign up nights and membership efforts.

Want to Sign up for Scouting?

Visit and submit your information and somebody will contact you or contact a unit yourself on the unit.

Journey to Excellence

Journey to Excellence is the performance recognition program for Boy Scout Units, Districts, and Councils.  Keep your 2018 requirements in mind as you go throughout the year (and your unit comittee meetings), and at year end everything will be done and ready. 

Submit your Journey to Excellence (JTE) forms by 12/31, and qualify for an extra incentive from the council!

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Please email Tim Brackett with any comments/suggestions.

To contact the District Executives for Frontier: James Dockter, Michaela Levine

Upcoming Events

Cub Scout Day Camp provides safe fun and adventure in the outdoors for Cub Scouts! The location for Day Camp is Private Property. Do not visit...