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District Calendar

BLACK FEATHER DISTRICT

As a part of the Greater Colorado Council, the Black Feather District serves the following school districts: Douglas County, Littleton, Sheridan, Englewood, and Elbert County Schools.

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Black Feather District Leadership

Black Feather District Volunteer Leadership

  • District Chair- Ross Billows
    • Vice Chair of Membership- Kevin Elliot
    • Vice Chair of Finance- Steve Caldara
    • Vice Chair of Program- Tim Davies
  • District Commissioner-  Greg Ostravich

Black Feather District Professional Staff

Our two dedicated scouting professionals are

District Meetings

Roundtable

The Black Feather Roundtable takes place the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Southridge Rec Center.

All Roundtable info

Contact Alex Wharry for more information.

Black Feather District Committee/Commissioner Meetings

The Black Feather District Committee and Commissioner Staff meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.  The district hosts a district leadership meeting for all district volunteers followed by short breakout sessions for committees and teams to meet and plan upcoming activities and organize service to units seeking additional assistance.

All district committee/commissioner meetings will take place via Zoom for the foreseeable future. All registered commissioners and district members will receive login information for the meetings via email. If you would like to be added to the distribution list, please contact our District Commissioner, Greg Ostravich

District Highlights

Recruitment

Looking for Fillable Applications? Download the Adult and Youth Fillable PDFs

Membership Season Resources

Geofencing Form

Questions about recruiting? Contact Kevin Elliott, our District Membership Chair.

Training

Are you a new leader? Are you trying to find what different training you need? Here’s how to find your Unit  Leader Training – See Video Here

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a training course for Cub Scout Leaders. One BALOO trained leader is required to be at each Cub Scout overnighter.

  • August 27-28, 2022, Location TBD.  Register Here
  • October 7th-8th.  at McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley (PV)  Register Here

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) is a training course for Scouts BSA Leaders. One leader is required to be IOLS trained on each campout.   The next two IOLS courses are

  • September 9th and 10th at McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley (PV) Register Here
  • September 30th – Oct 3rd 2022,  at Odom Farm. Register Here

Woodbadge, which is advanced adult leader training is highly recommended.  While aimed at the Scouting program, this course is a general leadership program similar to what corporations pay thousands of dollars to send their up and coming managers to.  You must be position trained in your primary Scouting position to attend.  Upcoming Woodbadge courses are listed below.

  • September 9-11 and September 17-18, 2022.  Pattie Nortman is the course director.  Location is McNeill Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley.  Registration is here.

District Newsletter

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Subscribe to the Black Feather District Newsletter – Keep up with all of the events going on in the District

Subscribe to the Greater Colorado Council Family Newsletter – Keep up with all of the current events for families in the Council.

Merit Badge Counselor Information

Looking for a resource on how to onboard new Merit Badge Counselors? View our one page resource below for links and need to know for all items for new Merit Badge Counselor!

Merit Badge Counselor Position Profile