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BLACK FEATHER DISTRICT

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!

Roundtable

The Black Feather Roundtable takes place the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m., temporarily at Parker United Methodist Church, at 11805 S. Pine Dr., Parker, 80134.

May Roundtable (5/7) will be conducted via Zoom. See Details Below:

Meeting ID: 817 0750 9294
Password: 008563

Zoom Link

Resources shared at the April Roundtable

District Newsletter

Did you miss out on the District Newsletter? 

Black Feather District Newsletter 5.4.20

Looking for Fillable Applications? Download the Adult and Youth Fillable PDFs

Leader Awards

Nominate, recognize, and award leaders for their outstanding service to Scouting! Nominations will be open until Tuesday, May 1, at 1 p.m. All recipients will receive their awards in conjunction with a cast iron cooking contest at the June Roundtable on June 4, at 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church of Parker. Nominators and recipients are to invited to attend to receive their awards.

Awards Available

View Awards and Guidelines

Upcoming District Events

  • District Pinewood Derby – POSTPONED
    • Date TBD
  • Annual District Dinner (Adult Volunteer Recognition Banquet) – POSTPONED
    • Will take place in conjunction with a Cast Iron Cooking contest at the June Roundtable.
  • Day Camps – TBA

Training

  • BALOO (Outdoor Leader Training for Cub Scout Leaders) POSTPONED
  • ITOLS (Outdoor Leader Training for Scouts BSA Leaders) POSTPONED

Unsung Hero

Check out a recent article from Bryan on Scouting about an extraordinary Scout in our District! Daniel K. is a member of Troop 280 in Parker and was awarded the Medal of Merit on January 6. Daniel demonstrated remarkable calm and advanced first aid skills when his brother cut his femoral artery when slicing a watermelon.

Check out the article here!

Camp Cards

Out of concern and safety for our Scouts we are ending the Camp Card sale effective April 1, 2020.

  • Units will retain 100% of the revenue of the cards sold, i.e. $5 each (this includes keeping the council commission) There will be no money due for any display boards.
  • We want to support our Scouts and Scouters during this difficult time and provide as much support as possible.
  • No cards are required to be returned to the Council office.
  • Prize forms are due by April 17. Click Here to access the Prize form. Send completed prize forms to Charlie Botnick.

Questions? Contact District Camp Card Chair Kitty Schoenherr or District Executive Brandon Willinger.

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 Brett Drevlow.

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

  • District Director- VACANT
  • Senior District Executive- Garrett Byrd Phone: 720.266.2215
    • Parker, Castle Rock, Franktown, Elizabeth, Sedalia, Castle Pines, Louviers, Kiowa, Larkspur
  • District Executive- Brett Drevlow Phone: 720.266.2168
    • Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Roxborough
  • District Executive- Brandon Willinger Phone: 720.266.2163
    • Littleton, Englewood (Proper), Sheridan

Questions or Comments

Any questions or comments about the Black Feather District may be directed to District Staff representing the appropriate territories.