As a part of the Denver Area Council, the Black Feather District serves the following school districts: Douglas County, Littleton, Sheridan, Englewood, and Elbert County Schools.
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DOUGLAS COUNTY IS CURRENTLY IN A SAFER AT HOME LEVEL YELLOW- High Risk
ELBERT COUNTY IS CURRENYLY IN A SAFER AT HOME LEVEL YELLOW – High Risk
ARAPAHOE COUNTY IS CURRENTLY IN A SAFER AT HOME LEVEL YELLOW – High Risk
You can view the county restrictions and variances in this map.
Have a conversation with your Chartering Organization about the next steps for you. Space is starting to open up!
For information regarding the most up to date health orders and how they affect unit activities please take the following steps:
1. Be safe and provide options for every family to participate
2.. Consult with your Charter Organization to determine what rules or guidance they are operating under
3. Review the most current State of Colorado orders, as well as the Colorado guidelines that apply to the dial level for the county where you will be conducting your meeting/activity
4. Review any county variances or restrictions that are different or in addition to the county level requirements
5. Contact the facility where you plan to hold you activity to learn what riles or guidance they are implementing for operations.
You can always see the Denver Area Council COVID Guidelines also.
To see the Denver Area Council PSA look here
If you have Eagle’s working through to earn their award during COVID please see below:
Patches! Everyone Loves Patches!
The Black Feather Roundtable takes place the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Check out the NEW Roundtable Calendar, we look forward to seeing you. Note that until further notice, all Black Feather Roundtables will be via Zoom conferences.
Big Rock: STEM and NOVA Programs
Cub Scouts: STEM AND NOVA Programs for Packs and Dens
Scouts BSA Topic: STEM AND NOVA Programs for Troops
2020 Black Feather District Awards
This is a special time for Black Feather District volunteers, 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 Boyle Community Award, and the Unit Leader Award of Merit.
Each Unit (Pack, Troop, Team, Crew, or Post) has the opportunity to select adults to receive any award. This is your chance to publicly thank individuals who have given their time and efforts to make scouting successful within your unit.
List of Awards:
Join us on June 12th at Kirk Hall, Douglas Country Fair Grounds for the District Pinewood Derby.
All Cub Scouts may enter whether or not they have participated in a Pack PWD this year. Each participant will receive the official 2021 Pinewood Derby pin driven by our mascot “PeeVee”.
Also…Each Pack will receive five (5) FREE, yes five (5) FREE car kits as part of our Spring recruiting program. Please invite five prospective Cub Scout age boys/girls to participate in the Open Division. E-mail Tim Davies at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange to pick up the five (5) free car kits.
2021 Day Camp
Every Scout that attends Cub Scout Day Camp will receive:
Are you a new leader? Are you trying to find what different training you need? Here’s how to find your Unit Leader Training – See Video Here
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a training course for Cub Scout Leaders. One BALOO trained leader is required to be at each Cub Scout overnighter.
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) is a training course for Scouts BSA Leaders. One leader is required to be IOLS trained on each campout.
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Subscribe to the Denver Area Council Family Newsletter – Keep up with all of the current events for families in the Council.
Follow these steps to have a successful summer and Fall recruitment
Questions about recruiting? Contact Kevin Elliott, our District Membership Chair
Merit Badge Counselor Information
Looking for a resource on how to onboard new Merit Badge Counselors? View our one page resource below for links and need to know for all items for new Merit Badge Counselor!
Black Feather District Committee/Commissioner Meetings
The Black Feather District Committee and Commissioner Staff meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m., at Parker United Methodist Church, at 11805 S. Pine Dr., Parker, 80134. The district hosts a district leadership meeting for all district volunteers followed by short breakout sessions for committees and teams to meet and plan upcoming activities and organize service to units seeking additional assistance.
All district committee/commissioner meetings will take place via Zoom for the foreseeable future. All registered members of the committees will receive login information for the meetings via email. If you would like to be added to the distribution list, please contact District Director, Garrett Byrd.
Black Feather District Volunteer Leadership
Black Feather District Professional Staff
District Director – Garrett Byrd, 303.912.2190
District Executive – Will Corcoran , 720.266.2178
Questions or Comments
Any questions or comments about the Black Feather District may be directed to district staff representing the appropriate territories listed above