Boy Scouts of America - Denver Area Council   Donate Join Login
YouTubeInstagramPinterestTwitterFlickrFacebookSearch
  • Cub Scouts in Denver, Colorado
  • Boy Scouts in Denver, Colorado
  • Venturing in Denver, Colorado
  • Exploring in Denver, Colorado
  • STEM Scouts in Denver, Colorado
  • Learning for Life in Denver, Colorado
YouTubeInstagramPinterestTwitterFlickrFacebookSearch
  • Cub Scouts in Denver, Colorado
  • Boy Scouts in Denver, Colorado
  • Venturing in Denver, Colorado
  • Exploring in Denver, Colorado
  • STEM Scouts in Denver, Colorado
  • Learning for Life in Denver, Colorado

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 BeAScout.org 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.

Place your units "Show & Sell" order by August 28th! www.scouting.trails-end.com  Use this ordering calculator as a guide.

Contact Ellen Paul for personal assistance. 303.880.2252


Fall Camporee at Peaceful Valley...Full Family Camping!

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

Registration is closed. 


Merit Badge College

Saturday, October 21st. Registration is now LIVE. Be sure to pick for classes before they fill up.

Class Availability

Pre-Requisite List


Roundtable

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

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. 

Suggestions? Comments?


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!

Upcoming Events

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...
Tahosa Lodge Ordeal Weekend - Cony Party 4 at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch Checkin begins at 5:00 PM Friday evening at the Camp Cris Dobbins...
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...
The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Pikes Peak Post will be hosting an engineering merit badge day of Boy Scouts on Saturday, September...
Monthly Commissioner Meeting Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders...
Help your units by becoming more informed about your role as a Chartered Organization Representative! The Chartered Organization Representative...
Roundtables play a significant role in providing continuous supplemental training for unit leaders. This monthly event provides program topic...