Welcome to the Arapahoe District
Do you have a Join Night coming up? By filling out and submitting the Join Night Information form, 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 can also provide assistance running your join Scouting night!
If you need assistance or more information, contact James Dockter at 303.455.5522.
Merit Badge College
Welcome to the 2014 Arapahoe District Merit Badge College. Registration is now open. This years event will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building at 9800 Foothills Canyon Blvd on Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm.
Cost this year is $20 with your paid registration before September 1, 2014. There is a late fee of $5.00 for a total of $25 starting on September 1, 2014. Remember there are no refunds.
Please do NOT register your Scout more than once. You can register for both classes with one registration. Contact JoLynne at 720.266.2135 if you are having difficulty registering. In addition, if you make an error or your Scout changes his mind about the classes, please do not create a new registration. Please contact JoLynne.
Make sure you wear your uniform, bring a pen, sack lunch and beverage with you.
For more information, you may contact JoLynne Conrad in the Scout office at 720.266.2135,
Want to know what classes are available and what times? The Class List and Availability will provide you with real-time numbers.
Arapahoe District Camporee
It's time to sign up for the 2014 Arapahoe District Camporee will be held at Camp Dietler at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch on Friday and Saturday, September 19-21, 2014.
The Fall Camporee is a special event in our district each year. Units will camp out over the weekend, Friday-Sunday. During the day, Patrols/Dens will participate in activities that are based upon a Zombie Apocalypse, emergency preparedness theme.
Webelos Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts are all eligible to participate. Webelos Scouts are required to camp with a hosting Troop. If you cannot camp-out, you can still come and participate in the games as a Saturday Only Participant.
Registration is $20 for camping participants and $10 for Saturday only participants before September 9th. A $5 late fee will be included for registrants on September 10th. Please register as an entire Webelos Den, Troop, Team, Crew, or Ship.
Patrol/Dens going together will participate in various fun events.
Troops are welcomed to spend Saturday night, however all activities will be finished by 5:00 pm on Saturday evening. Units that stay Saturday night will be asked to be checked out by 11:00 am on Sunday morning.
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.
Use the most up-to-date method for entering your unit's advancement, including ranks, merit badges and other awards. Internet Advancement allows you to enter and submit advancement and run reports online directly to and from the council. Doing so ensures greater accuracy and faster submissions.
Review the Internet Advancement presentation to learn how you can take advantage of this great resource.
Find us on Facebook and Twitter
We are continuously improving our communication to the volunteers of the Arapahoe District and Facebook and Twitter are good ways to improve! Go to Arapahoe District Facebook page at www.facebook.com/araphoedistrict to like our page and visit our Twitter @arapahoedist to get the latest information from us!