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BLACK FEATHER DISTRICT

  1. The Denver Area Council – Black Feather District serves the following school districts: Douglas County, Littleton, Sheridan, Englewood, and Elbert County Schools.

For COVID-19 guidance and resources, please visit the DAC COVID-19 web page.

Order the new district patch today!

Webelos Red-Carpet Event Recap

Thank you to all who joined us for the Webelos Red-Carpet event, we had many Scouts and Scouters on the various calls and it was great to see you all! As we discussed, below you will find the District announcements from the Zoom call. 

District Red-Carpet Presentation Slides

TROOPS, please fill out this survey so that prospective Webelos can find out information about your Troop 

 Troop Information Survey

PACKS, please see this survey to see basic information below about who, what, where and when our Troops meet. 

Troop Information Survey Results

Summer and Fall Recruiting

Follow these steps to have a successful summer and Fall recruitment

  • Due to COVID, virtual recruitment will be more important this year than ever before. Update your Be-A-Scout PIN to get new Scouts to join your unit. Be-A-Scout will allow your unit to accept online applications from your new families. Here is the step-by-step guide.
  • See Fee Change Schedule, to take place on August 1, 2020
  • Order your recruitment materials for FREE -> Material Ordering Site
  • Fill out this Geofencing form to give your unit a digital advantage with online advertisements for your recruitment event->  Geofencing Site 

Questions? Contact Kevin Elliot.

Roundtable

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 either virtually or in-person. October Roundtable is going to be focusing on Charter Renewal and Journey to Excellence. 

2020-2021 Roundtable Calendar

COVID-19 Scouting Resources

National Checklist to Resume Scouting!

Find the most updated information about summer camp HERE.

For more information about summer camp read the attached “Dear Black Feather Scouters” letter.

District Newsletter

Did you miss out on the District Newsletter? Black Feather District Newsletter 9.1.20

Looking for Fill-able Applications? Download the Adult and Youth Fill-able PDFs

Leader Awards

All recipients will be notified that their award is available for pickup. See a full list of District Award recipients here.

2020 Popcorn Sale

Sign Up Here!

Questions about the sale and how it works? Visit the Council Popcorn Page.

For Unit Leader resources, selling techniques, and commission structure visit the Unit and Leader Resource Page.

Questions? Email Brandon Willinger or District Popcorn Chair Ellen Paul

Upcoming District Events

  • District Pinewood Derby – Date TBA

Training

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

New Scouts BSA training will be available on August 3. If a leader has started, but not completed  a learning plan for Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster, Committee Chair, Committee Member, or Merit Badge Counselor by August 3, they will have to retake it.

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!

Merit Badge Counselor Position Profile

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 Executive Brandon Willinger.

Black Feather District Volunteer Leadership

  • District Chair- Pat Jones
    • Vice Chair of Membership- Kevin Elliot
    • Vice Chair of Finance- Steve Caldara
    • Vice Chair of Program- Tim Davies
  • District Commissioner- Mike Ober

Black Feather District Staff

  • Senior District Executive- Garrett Byrd Phone: 720.266.2215
    • Parker, Castle Rock, Franktown, Elizabeth, Sedalia, Castle Pines, Louviers, Kiowa, Larkspur
  • District Executive- Brandon Willinger Phone: 720.266.2163
    • Littleton, Englewood (Proper), Sheridan, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Roxborough

Questions or Comments

Any questions or comments about the Black Feather District may be directed to district staff representing the appropriate territories listed above.