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Notice of the Centennial District Nominating Committee

Dear Centennial District –

In Accordance with Bylaws of the Boy Scouts of America, the Nominating Committee of the Centennial District, Denver Area Council herein gives notice to all eligible voting members that the Centennial District’s Annual Business Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 14th from 6:30pm – 7:00pm. The Nominating Committee will present the District Slate of District Members-at-Large to serve on the District Committee.

Voting Members of the Boy Scouts of America are Chartered Organization Representatives,

District Members-at-Large of the Centennial District, as well as Council Members-at-Large of the Denver Area Council residing in our district’s territory Members of the Centennial District are invited and encouraged to make recommendations of possible nominees in writing to the Centennial District Nominating Committee for consideration. Nominations and recommendations must be submitted in writing no later than December 1st, 2015.

Members should send their recommendations to:

Ryan Thompson
Centennial District, Denver Area Council
10455 W 6th Ave, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80215

Nominations are not accepted from the floor at the Annual Business Meeting. The slate of officers for the 2016 year will be voted on at this meeting.

The Nominating Committee Members are:

Nominating Committee Chair

Ryan Frazier

Nominating Committee members

Cody Smith

Justin Klomp

Ryan Mcneil

Respectfully Submitted,

Centennial District Nominating Committee

Webelos Winter Weekend XI is Here

Register here

Webelos!  Come and learn how it is done.

WWW XI - Celebrating 11 years

Cost for WWWX is $12, however register before November 20 and the early bird discount price, with your paid registration, is $7.00. On November 20, 2015 the full amount of $12 takes effect. After that date, campsite nor patches can be guaranteed. In addition, the Centennial District is asking for all registrations for Webelos Weekend to be paid in full before check-in.

Webelos! If you want to come to WWWX but don't have a hosting troop, come to Webelos Village 2.0 at WWWXI; the place for unsponsored Webelos Scouts. You can come on Saturday and participate in all the events during the day, even stay late for campfire if you want, and still be home in a warm bed that night. We will try and place you with some Boy Scouts for the day to help guide and teach along the way. Cost is the same, check in at HQ Saturday morning from 7:00 - 8:00 am. REMEMBER, these Webelos will need to bring their own food for the day, and do not forget your 10 essentials, including your water bottles.

It is highly recommended that you download and read the Leaders' Guide.

Quint Valley
571-899 Main Street
Byers, CO  80103

Directions: Drive east on Interstate 70 for 26 miles past E470. Take the US-36 E exit 316 toward Byers. Turn left on US-36. Go north for about 3/4 mile and turn left into Quint Valley.

Centennial District on Facebook

In our ever-expanding attempts to educate, pass along useful information and reach out to the community, the Centennial District has a Facebook page that can be found here.

Among the things you can find on the Facebook page are:

  1. Threads for upcoming events and changes in them.
  2. Useful articles on how to improve your unit, Scouts, or leaders.
  3. Opportunities to connect with other troops, packs, crews, and teams to find out new ways to improve your unit and coordinate activities.

Internet Advancement

Have you ever cried out, "Can't I just put all the rank advancement on the web?!" Well now you can! Scouts have a page to update and progress scout advancement. Internet Advancement can be found here.

For information on Internet Advancement you can contact Greg Richards at 303.246.3950.

The Internet Advancement area works best in certain versions of Internet Explorer, works all right in Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, and has been fighting with Mac users and Safari for a while now. If you find that Internet Advancement and Safari have reconciled their differences please let us know and we will all cheer for their reconciliation as well as update this page.

Opportunities to Serve

There are always ways to serve and be a member of Scouting. At the district level both the training committee and the commissioners are looking for people to help out.

Training people on the committee are needed to help fill out curriculum, find areas that are lacking and help fill them. If you are interested, contact Ryan Thompson.

In the Centennial district there is a need for Unit Serving commissioners. If you would like to help make the units in the area stronger please contact Russ Larson.

Medicine Pipe Order of the Arrow Chapter Updates

For information about the Centennial District local chapter of Order of the Arrow, Medicine Pipe, please visit this page.

Journey To Excellence

Journey to Excellence is the performance recognition program for Councils, Districts, and Units. This program uses a balanced approach and key performance indicators to measure performance versus process, encourage and reward success, and achieve the mission. Journey to Excellence applications need to be turned in before January 1 in order to be accepted.

This form is due to the commissioner staff no later than December 2015.

To see the requirements of this program, choose one of the following:

For more information about this program or for any questions, please contact your commissioner.

Unit Leaders - New Web Feature To Attract Potential Scouts To Your Unit

BSA has developed a new web feature called "Be A Scout". It uses Google Maps to help parents of potential new Cubs, Boy Scouts, Venture, and Explorer members to find your unit. With this feature, a parent or potential Scout enters their address and it shows the units near them and information about those units.

To make this work, you need to enter the information about your unit that you wish to present. You may enter special information about your unit, meeting times and address, leader's names, phone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses, and other information you wish to show potential new members. You only need to present the information you wish to. Only unit leaders (Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, Crew Advisors, Chartered Organization Rep, or Committee Chairman) may enter the information for your unit. Make your unit's information special to attract new Scouts.

See instructions to manage your unit's information. For any questions or technical concerns with this feature, contact the National Service Help Desk at 972.580.2267.

Eagle Scout Information

Ready to earn Scouting's highest honor? Centennial District's Eagle Scout coordinator is Gary Loustalet. He is your starting point and can be reached via email. Most of the forms and basic information you need can be found on the council website.

District Leadership

District Chair
Tim Ryan

District Commissioner
Russ Larson

Senior District Executive
Ryan Thompson

District Executive
Michael McManus

District Webmaster
Marvin Visher

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