Welcome to the Gateway 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.
It's Charter Renewal Time!
All units need to complete the Renewal process by February 29, 2016. Download the Charter Renewal Guide here. All registered adults must maintain current Youth Protection Training certification. Certificates must be active valid for 60 days past the deadline (through May 1st)
There are three opportunities to turn in your Renewal paperwork:
- Thursday February 4, 2016 starting 6:30pm at Gateway District Roundtable
- Saturday February 20, 2016 from 2pm-4pm at Hamilton Scout Headquarters
- Saturday February 27, 2016 from 2pm-4pm at Panera Bread in Westminster Town Center
Paperwork can also be turned in directly at Council Headquarters. Contact your Commissioner if you have any questions about Charter Renewal. Contact your Commissioner
Don't forget to keep track of your camping nights. Not only does it help with your Unit's JTE numbers but you and your Scouts can earn one of many really cool National Outdoor Awards.
2016 Gateway Klondike Games
Scouts, Webelos, Venturers, and Adults! Come join the fun in the snow at the Gateway Klondike Games February 5-7th at Golden Gate Canyon State Park! There will be many activities to participate in, including a sled race and fire building. Webelos are invited to spend the day and participate in various activities as well, including a tubing hill. Dont miss out on the fun!
2016 Gateway Pinewood Derby
The Gateway District Pinewood Derby represents the best cars from each of the Cub Scout Packs that make up our district. It’s a wonderful opportunity to get a few more runs out of your car and to have a great time with other Scouts from around the district. Join the fun!
Fall Sign Up for Scouting Nights
Kindergartners have been waiting all year to sign up your pack. Fill out and submit the Sign Up For Scouting Materials Request Form, and the district membership team will prepare flyers for you, provide stickers, yard signs, buddy cards, and other materials for you. Neatness counts on this form. What you type in will be what you see on your materials. We are here to help so please reach out to us and let us know what we can do for you!
If you need assistance or more information, contact Tobin Truslow or James Dockter
Journey to Excellence
Journey to Excellence is the new performance recognition program for Councils, Districts, and Units. This new program uses a balanced approach and key performance indicators to measure performance versus process, encourage and reward success, and achieve the mission. This form is due at the November roundtable.
Here are the requirements of the corresponding unit types: pack, troop, crew, and team.
For more information about this program or for any questions, please contact your commissioner.
Cub Scout Recruitment Helps:
Troop/Crew Recruitment Helps:
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If you are needing help with your Scouting Unit, please feel free to reach out to District Executives Tobin Truslow and James Dockter. For further assistance, you can reach out to your Commissioners.