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Welcome to Frontier District

The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral decisions throughout their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. You will find tons of information on this site as we bring it up to speed on current events in the District. If you do not receive emails from Frontier District and would like to please create an account. Once you create an account make sure you signup for the Frontier District E-List.


Monthly Roundtable

No July Roundtable, enjoy your 4th of July festivities.

When: August 8th at 7pm.  Please note that this is the second Thursday, not the first this month.  Next month we will back to our regular schedule.
Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E Hampden Ave, Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113
What: On the Cub Scout side we will be talking Join Nights! Want to know how to have a sign-up night, need ideas, or need some help?  We will have join night training as well as be able to help you identify free resources for your scout recruitment.

Boy Scout side TBA.

Got Roundtable Questions?

Roundtable Assistant District Commissioner: Chris Lux, 303.883.2045
Boy Scout Roundtable: Christine Lux, 303.717.1631
Cub Scout Roundtable: Arianne Dooley, 720.560.3942


Popcorn

Sign your Unit up for the 2019 Popcorn Sale here.

Key Dates for 2019:

July 31  Popcorn Orientation, West, 6:30-8 PM, Colorado Adventure Point
August 13 Popcorn Orientation, East, 6:30-8 PM, Dick's Sporting Goods Park
August 26 Deadline for Units to place first order (Show and Sell)
Sept 6 & 7 Popcorn Distribution at District Sites
October 7 Units can start entering their second order (Door to Door)
October 17 & 18 Popcorn returns 
October 21 Deadline for Units to place second order (Door to Door)
November 1 & 2 Council Popcorn Distribution
November 27 All money needs to be into the Denver Area Council (Paid in Full)      

2019 Popcorn Commission Breakdown

Units can earn up to 38% commission for the traditional popcorn sale. Bonus commission is given in December as long as units have settled their popcorn account by December 2nd.

  • 30% Base Commission
  • 4% Bonus Commission: 20/20 Club (Complete any 1 of the 3 below)
    • Unit Sells over $20,000 of Popcorn in 2019
    • 20% increase in total popcorn sales from 2018 amount
    • Unit new to the popcorn sale (did not participate in the 2017 popcorn sale
    2% Bonus Commission for attending a popcorn kick-off on July 31st or August 13th
  • 2% Bonus Commission for having less than 5% returned popcorn on total show and sell order

35% Flat Commission given for all ONLINE popcorn sales

*Any unit whose account is not settled in full by 12-2-19 will receive a maximum 30% base commission.

Trail's End Popcorn Information

After you have signed up your unit for the popcorn sale. You will receive log-in information for the Trails End Website. The online popcorn system on Trails End allows your unit to order its popcorn and prizes. You also have the opportunity to set up this system for each of your Scouts so that they can order their popcorn and prizes online and submit them to you for approval. Please review your profile on Trails End before when you get your log-in information to make sure your contact information is entered correctly. If you email is not entered here correctly, you will not receive the weekly popcorn reminder emails. If you are the unit's popcorn Kernel and have not received your log-in information or if your information is incorrect and you need help changing, please contact Dave DeCecco at 720.266.2132.

Weekly email updates will be sent to anyone listed on the Trail's End popcorn database. Emails will start around the middle of July and will come out Friday every week during the popcorn sale. If you are not getting these emails, call Dave DeCecco at 720.266.2132 to update your contact information so that you will be sure to get the most recent updates.


2019 Council Camporee

Every 4 years, instead of hosting individual District Camporees, the whole council gets together to host a Council Camporee. This year is that year!

When: September 20-22, 2019

Where: Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch

Registration is now open, there are a number of options so please register on your unit type's correct page:

Cub Scout Concierge Camping

Cub Scouts register for the Council Camporee as families, not as packs or dens. Fee includes Saturday evening dinner and continental breakfast Sunday. Cub Scout groups arrive on Saturday morning and camp Saturday night only. Campsites will be assigned on a first come first served basis upon arrival. All efforts will be made to allow Cub Scouts and their families from the same pack to camp together. Two meals are included in the price, and various food vendors will be attending, providing a variety of food Saturday. Bring some extra money to take advantage of this "Taste of PV". This option is limited to 1000 registrants.

Cost: $30 each for first 2 registrants, $25 for each thereafter. Price increases on June 1st to $40 each for first 2 registrants , $25 for each thereafter
Register Here!

Scouts BSA Troop Camping on Dietler Mesa

Scouts BSA Troops register for the Council Camporee as units. The unit leader (Scoutmaster, Committee Chair, or Camping Coordinator) should make all reservations. No individual reservations will be taken for this event for Scouts BSA camping. The Camporee Committee is looking for a good faith estimate of the number of participants from your unit to reserve your campsite. Troops will be grouped by District in designated camping areas, and arrangements can be made to put related units together. Meals are the responsibility of each unit. Various food vendors will be attending, providing a variety of food Saturday. Bring some extra money to take advantage of this "Taste of PV".

Cost: $30 for each registrant, youth or adult. Price increases on June 1st to $35 per registrant
Register Here!

Venturing Crew Camping Registration

Venturing Crews register for the Council Camporee by units. The unit leader (Crew Leader, Committee Chair, or Camping Coordinator) should make all Venturer Scout reservations. No individual reservations will be taken for this event for Venture Camping, only crews. Crew participants will be camping in a designated area on Camp Cris Dobbins, and will be participating in special Crew-only events as well as the general Camporee experience. All meals will be provided, but various food vendors will be attending, providing a variety of food Saturday. Bring some extra money to take advantage of this "Taste of PV".

Cost: $46 for each registrant, youth or adult. Price increases on June 1st to $51 per registrant
Register Here!

Day Visitors

Join 5,000 Scouts, Scouters, and family members for a weekend of Scouting fun! This only happens every four years, so don't miss out. Come down for the day to play! Stay for the arena show Saturday night! Various food vendors will be attending, providing a variety of food Saturday. Bring some extra money to take advantage of this "Taste of PV".

Cost: $20 for each registrant, youth or adult. Price increases on June 1st to $25 per registrant. 
Register here!

For more information, please go to http://www.denverboyscouts.org/councilcamporee


Cub Scout Recruitment

The Denver Area Council has a ton of resources to help you be successful in your recruitment process:

Request a Join Night Toolkit (full of applications and informational material) by emailing Michaela Levine.


Troop/Crew Recruitment Help

If you have any questions about recruitment. please contact our District Membership Chair, Don Andersen.


Family Scouting

The Denver Area Council is thrilled to bring the benefits of Scouting to more kids than ever!

As of August 2018, Cub Scouts is available for girls and boys. This means even more youth will have access to the character development and values-based leadership that Cub Scouting promises and be better prepared for future success.

As of February 1st, 2019 girls are able to join Scouts BSA (the 6th-12th grade program, previously known as Boy Scouts).

After all, the values of the Scout Law – trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent – are relevant and important values for young men and young women.

Learn More Here!

Want to Sign up for Scouting?

Visit BeAScout.org to find information about local units.


Additional Unit Resources

Report Your Service Hours

A requirement for “Scouting’s Journey to Excellence” is to log your service hours online. Scout Masters and Troop Committee Chairs, please remember to log on and track your eagle scout service hours as well.

Internet Advancement

Internet Advancement allows you to register once as a first time user and then to log in as a returning user to submit ranks and awards for your unit members. If you log out before you submit a report, your data will be saved. Additionally, Internet Advancement will dynamically return you to the Stage you were in when you left. For example, if you have completed Stage 1 of the process, when you return, you will begin at Stage 2. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Load your unit information from the council or upload an advancement file.

2. Select the members you wish to update and insert the new advancement information.

3. Submit your unit's advancement information to the council. Then print the Advancement Report packet that includes the Unit Awards Summary. Units set their own schedule for submitting reports. We recommend submitting a report every month. Each December a final report with anything not already recorded for the year should be submitted before month end.

There is also an advancement tracking tool in ScoutBook that now can be set to automatically sync with the national advancement database. For more information, check out this post from Bryan on Scouting.


Please email CJ Mays with any comments/suggestions.

To contact the District Executive for Frontier: Michaela Levine

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