Welcome to the Arapahoe District
Denver Scout Show
Join the Denver Area Council for this year's Scout Show on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Held at the National Western Stock Show Complex at 4655 Humbolt in the Hall of Education, the Scout Show is a tremendous opportunity for the public to see what Scouting is all about, with hands-on activities and great prizes! Fun things at the Scout Show include archery, games, camping demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, stage shows, obstacle courses, cubmobiles, piewood derby car racesk, and activities for all ages.
How Units Can Participate
In addition to attending, units are encouraged to participate by selling Camp Cards and hosting a booth at the Show. Participating in these ways not only makes the show even more effective, it helps the unit raise money!
Find out more information and reserve your Camp Cards and booth today.
Cub Scout Day Camp: June 19-21, 2013
Cub Scout Day Camp also known as Twilight Camp provides fun and adventure in the outdoors for packs, dens and individuals. The theme for Arapahoe District's Day Camp in 2013 is Jungle Adventure. View more information and registration for the Arapahoe District Twilight Camp.
Webelos Twilight Camp, June 18-21, 2013
Webelos Scouts can register for an extra day of camp and enjoy time meant just for them! Their camp will be held with the standard camp days (June 19-21) and will be at the same location as the standard cakp, but will add an extra day at the beginning (June 18), giving Webelos four total days. Webelos Scouts wishing to attend the extra day will need to register at a separate link.
Spring Join Nights
It's time once again to think about recruiting for the Spring. The Arapahoe District would like to help make your Spring Roundup the most successful that it can be.
By filling out and submitting the Join Night Information form, the District will prepare flyers for you and if there is a need, provide stickers, yard signs and other materials for you.
If you need more information, contact James Dockter, Collin Fitzpatrick or their assistant JoLynne at 303.455.5522.
Magness Adventure Camp: June and July 2013
Magness Adventure Camp is the Cub Scout Resident Camp facility for the Denver Area Council. Register with your pack or plan a date that works for you and your Cub Scout. Information and registration can be found at Magness Adventure Camp. You can also view availability information.
Investment in Character
The 2013 Investment in Character campaign is coming to a close. Thanks to all those that have donated thus far. For those that haven't yet done so, please ensure your complete your contributions and don't forget to check with your employer about matching donations! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Collin at 720.266.2123.
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.
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.
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.