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Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council

Centennial District

The Denver Area Council – Centennial District serves the following school districts: Aurora Public School, Bennett School District, Byers School District, Cherry Creek School District, Deer Trail School District, and the Strasburg School District. Please visit BeAScout.org to find the Scouting Unit nearest you!

COVID-19 Impact on Scouting

The DAC is committed to helping our associates and their families, our partners, and our community stay healthy by doing what we can to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 both locally and through Centers for Disease Control (CDC) at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html. Additional information and DAC event status can be found on our COVID-19 web page.

Rank Requirements & COVID Exemptions Expiring March 1st, 2022

Note: The Citizenship in Society merit badge has become a required Eagle merit badge effective July 1, 2022.

Scouts and Scouters should follow the requirements as written on this page on Scouting.orgCheck out this guide from Bryan On Scouting!

Cub Scout Cyber Chip is being retired and being replaced with Protect Yourself Rules. See details Here!

 

Scouting BSA changes to rank advancement – Tenderfoot to First Class: Beginning August 1, 2022, minor modifications to the Scouts BSA requirements regarding outdoor ethics for the ranks of Scout through Star will take effect. Scouts may continue using the existing requirements for the rank on which they are currently working, or they may choose to use the new requirements. Scouts must use the new requirements once they advance to their next rank. On January 1, 2023, all Scouts must use only the new requirements. ​Specific changes to be coming soon.

For merit badges, use this link to ensure you have the latest and greatest..

See details on Bryan on Scouting Guide

Recruitment Info

As of December 2021, we have officially reached our 2021 goal of 400 new scouts!  Congratulation all new youth and adults and welcome to Scouting.

Exciting news!  We are moving to dynamic Recruiting which allows year year-round  Recruitment.  Dynamic Recruiting Link

Feel free to reach out to Tim Sugrue or  if you believe there are untapped locations for new scouts!

District Awards 2021

We recognized our Volunteers supporting the Centennial Districtat our Annual Dinner on April 14th, 2022.

Congratulations to our 3 District Award of Merit recipients:

  • Cliff Corkill
  • Jason Rogers
  • Justin Wilson

District Meetings

Roundtables – First Thursday Each Month

There will be no District Committee Meeting or Roundtable in the month of July!

Roundtable is for supplemental training, sharing experiences, fellowship, and having fun with other Scout Leaders.  The monthly Roundtable meeting provides program ideas, Scout skills, information on policy and updates, upcoming events, training opportunities, structure suggestions, resources and best practices for all Scouting Units.

Modified Schedules for each meeting. Please contact the appropriate District Leadership Chair for more information.

  • 6:00 – 7:30 PM Order of the Arrow Chapter Meeting
  • 6:00 – 7:30 PM Roundtable at Regis Jesuit High School Boys Campus 6300S Lewiston Way, Aurora, CO 80016
  • New Roundtable Agenda to come

District Committee Meetings – Second Thursday Each Month

The District Committee meeting is where District volunteers plan upcoming activities and organize service to units seeking additional assistance. Any volunteer willing to collaborate with other volunteers to push positive Scouting throughout Centennial District is welcomed & encouraged to attend.

Link to both meetings Here

  • 6:00 – 7:00 PM Commissioner’s Meeting
  • 7:00 – 8:30 pm District Committee Meeting

*For August only – the meetings will be held on August 18th beginning at 6 PM at the Lord of the Hills Church. These meetings will return to the second Thursday of the month in September.*

District Events & Activities

1. Eagle Pre-view seminar – Friday, August 5th from 6:30 – 8 PM. This will be a zoom meeting. Link Here

2. 2021 Eagle Scout Recognition Event – August 11th from 6:30 to 8 PM at the Colorado Freedom Memorial at 756 Telluride St (next to Beck Recreational Center). We will be honoring our Eagle Scouts from 2021 with special acknowledgements from the Director of the Colorado Freedom Memorial.

3. Merit Badge College – September 9th-10th at PV

4. Centennial District Camporee – September 30th – October 2nd

5. Webelos Adventure Weekend – October 7th-8th

Centennial District has may events and activities planned for 2022. Program calendar can be found here and Event Write Up and Description can be found here! 

District Resources

District Newsletter – February 2022 Newsletter coming soon!

Five Star Program can be found here!

District Leadership

Centennial Volunteer Leadership
For more information on how to get involved at the District Level, please contact the District Chair or District Commissioner.

Centennial District Staff

  • District Executive – Tim Sugrue | Phone: (203) 962-4835
  • District Executive – Brian Bell | Phone: (720) 827-3161

Questions or Comments

Any questions or comments about the Centennial District may be directed to district staff listed above