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Welcome to the Arapahoe District  

"WRIP" into Fall Sign-Up Nights 

For New Scouts: We are excited for you to Be A Scout. Check out or call us 720.266.2168 to find a Pack (ages 6-11), a Troop (ages 10-18), or a Crew (coed ages 14-20) in your neighborhood.  

For Units: Are you prepared for your unit's Fall sign-up night season? Many hours have been spent to ensure your plan is well planned, supported, and of course successful. Contact your Commissioner for details. 

Funding Your Program for the YEAR! 

Popcorn planning season is in full swing. Be sure your unit is registered and receiving updates.

Commission boosting orientation: August 14th 

Fall Camporee & Cub-O-Ree at PV...Full Family Camping!

Arapahoe's Fall Camporee: September, 22-24 on the Dietler Mesa

Order of the Arrow's Cub-O-Ree: September 23-24 at Magness Adventure Camp

Merit Badge College 

New Date! Mark your calendars for October 21st in Highlands Ranch. Details are being confirmed. 

"Making Scouting Accessible"

27 minute video. Use Password: 1910BSA!  Survey



Cub Scout Breakout will include a dedicated time to streamline your efforts to invite new families to your Pack. 2017-2018 program calendar coming soon!

Roundtable is a monthly meeting that occurs on the first Thursday of the month at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Building at 9800 Foothills Canyon Blvd. in Highlands Ranch for Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Venturing Leadership. Roundtable start promptly at 7:00 p.m. and typically ends at 8:30 p.m.

August Roundtable Flyers, No RT in July, June RoundTable Flyers

Internet Advancement

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.

District Leadership

District Chair

The District Chair is the top volunteer Scouting leader of the district, whose job is to motivate a talented team of people. They preside at district committee meetings and represent the district on the council executive board. They are responsible for the membership, program, and finance functions of the district.

District Commissioner

The District Commissioner is the quality control officer who recruits, trains, and leads a staff of Commissioners who coach adult leaders of every unit to succeed.  The District Commissioner is responsible for the unit service function of the district. Unit Online Tools

Retention Mission Statement:
The retention mission of the commissioner corps is best achieved by providing an adequate number of trained unit commissioners who provide a link to district committee resources in support of a quality unit program.

District Professionals

The District Professional is your best Scouting friend and counselor--the full-time professional in the district. He or she is employed by the council and works under the direction of the council Scout Executive.  The District Professionals welcomes all suggestions & knows that you will need close cooperation to get the job done through volunteers.

  • Bryan Hyatt, 720.266.2168
  • Rachel Joslyn, 720.266.2122
  • Lori Dondero, 201.400.0558 
    • Welcome Lori Dondero. Lori has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and has been a professional Scouter since February of 2016 with the Grand Canyon Council in Phoenix, AZ.  In her first year as a District Executive in the Phoenix area, Lori had success in supporting her district volunteers and adding to their growth in finance, membership, program, and unit service. Lori will be serving Sub-Districts 2 & 4 (2-Littleton, Englewood, Sheridan & 4-Littleton Stake) and a number of District responsibilities. 

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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 to like our page and visit our Twitter @ArapahoeDist to get the latest information from us!

Upcoming Events

Venturing Committee Meetings Both Adults and Youth Are Invited The Venturing Program Committee meets once a month to discuss how to provide...
Come attend District Committee Meeting and pick up any needed Fall Sign-Up Night...
A meeting of the district committee - comprised of volunteer adults responsible for carrying out the council program within the district. This...
Must be 13 years old or older by June 1, 2017 to register! Registrations are accepted on a first come first serve basis. Each participant must...
2017 Gathering of Vigils Join us for the 4th Annual Gathering of Vigils The Vigil Weekend is a separate event Saturday...
Register today for The Cell's Boy Scouts of America Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge Clinic. In this clinic, Boy Scouts will learn how to be...
Location: Frederic C. Hamilton Scout...
Location Hamilton Scout...
Jewish Committee on Scouting This is the monthly meeting for the Denver Area Council's Jewish Committee on Scouting. Kosher (parve) snacks are...