Aurora District

LDS Stake, 102 N. 132nd St, Seattle.

Bring a friend.  Everyone Welcome

Always the Second Thurs of the Month, Starting in September and ending in June.

 Location:  102 N. 132nd St, Seattle, WA  98125  -  Shoreline Stake of the LDS Church.  Parking lot off of 132nd. 

  

Questions:   District Commissioner:   Eric Chastain    cameric.chastain@gmail.com

                   Boy Scout RT Commissioner:   Doug Baer   DBaer4@comcast.net 

                  Cub Scout RT commissioner:    Sarah Bray  sarah@brayfamily.com 

 

 

Notes from the Roundtable meetings:

April 2019

Aurora District Roundtable Agenda

April 11, 2019

Set Up (6:45 to 7:00 PM): Flags, Tables & Literature, Snacks

Welcome (7:00 pm to 7:15 PM)

Flag Ceremony (Order of the Arrow)

Moment of Silence for the passing of David Compton

He leaves behind his wife Mary, who works in the Chief Seattle Council office as our Registrar.

Memorial gifts can be donated care of Chief Seattle Council, or Demolay Foundation. For memorial service information, please contact Chief Seattle Council.  

Invocation (For David’s family and our meeting tonight).

Check for OA Announcements and dismiss OA to their chapter meeting

 

Aurora District Needs You! (see Joe Gehrke or Eric Chastain)

Unit Commissioners, Advancement Chair, Camping/Outdoors Chair, Membership Chair,

Friends of Scouting (FOS) Coordinator, Merit Badge Fair Coordinator

 

Tonight’s Breakout Agenda

  • Boy Scout Breakout: “Troop and Adult Recognition and Awards”
  • Cub Scout Breakout: “Keep Momentum Going”
  • Order of the Arrow: “Hyiu Chuck Chapter Meeting”

 

District News

  • Aurora District Award Recognition Dinner

Most Active Pack: Pack 121

Lion Initiative Awards: Pack 121 (10), Pack 321 (9)

Cubmaster of the Year: Allan Muchmore (Pack 177)

Scoutmaster of the Year: Trent Gillespie (Troop 177)

Silver Beaver Award: Sheri Lange

Robert & Margaret Story Family Award: Linden & Rebecca Anderson (Troop 309)

Good Turn Award: Wesley Miles

District Award of Merit: Steve Pierce and Wesley Miles

  • Journey to Excellence Awards

21 Packs (13 Gold, 7 Silver, 1 Bronze)

20 Troops (? Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze)

  • Scouting for Food Results

9,445 pounds of food donated SO FAR. Also money.  

 

Upcoming Events

  • Spring Merit Badge Fair (CANCELED)

April 13 (Saturday) 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.). See you November 2nd!

  • Outdoor Ethics Training

April 19 (Good Friday) 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Mercer Island Community Center (8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island)

  • Aurora District Committee Training

April 20 (Saturday) 12:00 to 4:00 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.)

Adult Leaders: Get trained in how to be part of our district committee. See Steve Pierce.

  • Rifle Merit Badge Day

April 20 (Saturday) 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM at Camp Pigott.

  • Shotgun Basic Training (NRA Basic Shotgun class for scouts and adults)

April 20 (Saturday) 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM at Camp Pigott, $35. Contact John Campanella.

  • May Roundtable Meeting

May 9 (Thursday) 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.)

            Boy Scout Breakout: ”TBD”, Cub Scout Breakout: “Volunteer Appreciation”

 

District Calendar

  • National Leadership Seminar (NLS) of Order of the Arrow

April 26-28 at Camp Pigott. Also Developing Youth Leadership Conference (DYLC) for adults

  • Order of the Arrow Ordeal #2

May 3-5 at Camp Pigott

  • Woodbadge (Spring 2019 Course)

April 26-28 AND May 18-19 (Now only 5 days) at Camp Parsons ($245), Course Director: Jason Carson

  • Chief Seattle Council’s Commissioner Conference

May 4 (Saturday)  8:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Chief Seattle Council (3210 Rainier Ave S.)

  • Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet

May 9 (Thursday) 5:45 PM check-in at Meydenbauer Bellevue (11100 NE 6th St., Bellevue)

  • Camporee and Webeloree

May 15-17 (Friday to Sunday) at Camp Pigott. See Sheri Lange for details.  

  • Order of the Arrow Ordeal #3

May 31 to June 2 at Camp Parsons

  • Parent & Pal Weekends (Cub Scouts and their parents) Register at org

June 1-2 (Saturday and Sunday) at Camp Edward. $62/person.

June 8-9 (Saturday and Sunday) at Camp Edward. $62/person.

September 14-15 (Saturday and Sunday) at Camp Edward. $62/person.

  • Hands Across the Border (American and Canadian Scouting event)

June 9 (8:30 to 2:30 PM) at Peace Arch Park (Blaine, WA). Campsites available.  

Fee: $15. For more information, or to register: https://www.handsacrosstheborder.info

  • CPR Training

June 13 (Thursday) 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Shoreline Stake during June Roundtable meeting.

Certificate is good for two years. Scouts and Adult Leaders welcome. See Steve Pierce for details. $20

  • Cub Scout Day Camp (Theme: “Time Travel”)

July 8 to 12 at Nile Shrine Gol Course (6601 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace).

  • National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

Session 1: August 5 to 10,  Session 2: August 12 to 17

Camp Pigott. Fee: $275. Scouts must be at least 13 years and 1st Class rank.

  • Order of the Arrow Ordeal #4

September 6-8 at Camp Sheppard

  • Woodbadge (Fall 2019 Course)

September 20-22 AND October 12-13 at Camp Pigott ($245), Course Director: Fiona Bryant

  • Cub Day at Camp

September 21-22 (Saturday & Sunday) at Camp Edward

  • Program and Training Conference (PTC)

October 19 (Saturday) 8:00 to 7:00 PM at North Seattle College (9600 College Way North, Seattle) $45

  • Fall Merit Badge Fair

November 2 (Saturday) 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.)

 

Fellowship (7:15 to 7:30 PM): Check brochure table, say hello to friends, and enjoy some snacks!

Breakouts (7:30 to 8:30 PM)

March 2019

Aurora District Roundtable Agenda

March 14, 2019 

Set Up (6:45 to 7:00 PM): Flags, Tables & Literature, Snacks

Welcome (7:00 pm to 7:15 PM)

Welcome  

Flag Ceremony (Order of the Arrow)

Invocation

Check for OA Announcements and dismiss OA to their chapter meeting

Aurora District Volunteer Needs (see Joe Gehrke or Eric Chastain)

Unit Commissioners, Advancement Chair, Camping/Outdoors Chair, Membership Chair,

Friends of Scouting (FOS) Coordinator, Merit Badge Fair Coordinator

Tonight’s Breakout Agenda

  • Boy Scout Breakout: “Eagle Projects”
    • PLUS “Camporee Prep” for SPLs of patrols going to Camporee
  • Cub Scout Breakout: “Fun in Fitness”
  • Order of the Arrow: “Hyiu Chuck Chapter Meeting”

Upcoming Events

  • March is Scouting for Food month! Check with your Unit Commissioner or Council staff for details.
  • Chief Seattle Council Recognition Dinner (Sheri Lange’s Silver Beaver Award!) $35 by 3/19 cutoff.

March 20 (Wednesday) 6:00 to 8:30 PM at South Seattle College, Brockley Conf. Ctr. (6000 16th Ave SW)

Register: http://seattlebsa.doubleknot.com/event/2019-volunteer-recognition-dinner/2468624 

  • Aurora District Award Recognition Dinner

March 21 (Thursday) at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.)

Dinner 6:00 to 7:00 PM, Awards 7:00 to 8:30 PM
$10 Adult, $5 Youth, $20 Family. Bring a dessert to share, if possible.  

Register at: http://seattlebsa.doubleknot.com/event/2019-aurora-district-recognition-banquet/

Shooting Sports Day

March 23 (Saturday) or 24 (Sunday) 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM at Camp Pigott.

Rifle and shotgun. Fee: $30 per day. Register at Chief Seattle Council website.

  • “Ignite Your Membership” Workshop

March 27 (Wednesday) 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Chief Seattle Council (3210 Rainier Ave S.)

Register at: http://seattlebsa.doubleknot.com/event/ignite-your-membership-seattle/2465470 

  • Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST)

March 30 (Saturday) 9:00 to 1:00 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.)
Fee: $15 (Includes handbook). Purpose: to train scouts in patrol skills. All scouts welcome.

This class replaces IOLS (for Adult Leaders) on 3/23, which was cancelled. 

  • Spring Merit Badge Fair (Rescheduled!)

April 13 (Saturday) 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.)
Merit Badge Counselors Needed! Contact Eric Snyder (Snyder.eric@gmail.com

  • April Roundtable Meeting

April 11 (Thursday) 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.)

            Boy Scout Breakout: (To Be Determined),  Cub Scout Breakout: “Keep Momentum Going” 

District Calendar

Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS)

March 23 (Saturday) 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.) (One-day program!)

Now a 1-day Program! Required training for SMs and ASMs of Scouts BSA Troops for Girls

Aurora District Committee Training

April 20 (Saturday) 12:00 to 4:00 PM at Chief Seattle Council (3210 Rainier Ave S.)

Adult Leaders: Get trained in how to be part of a district committee.

Woodbadge (Spring 2019 Course)

April 26-28 AND May 18-19 (Now only 5 days) at Camp Parsons ($245)

The Ultimate Scouter Training Course! (Course Director: Jason Carson)

Chief Seattle Council’s Commissioner Conference

May 4 (Saturday)  8:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Chief Seattle Council (3210 Rainier Ave S.)

For Unit Commissioners, District Commissioners, District Chairmen, and interested people

Camporee and Webeloree

May 15-17 (Friday to Sunday) at Camp Pigott. See Sheri Lange for details.  

CPR Training

June 13 (Thursday) 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Shoreline Stake during June Roundtable meeting.

Certificate is good for two years. Scouts and Adult Leaders welcome. See Steve Pierce for details. $20

Cub Scout Day Camp (Theme: “Time Travel)

July 8 to 12 at Nile Shrine Gol Course (6601 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace)

 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

Session 1: August 5 to 10,  Session 2: August 12 to 17

Camp Pigott. Fee: $275. Scouts must be at least 13 years and 1st Class rank.

Woodbadge (Fall 2019 Course)

September 20-22 AND October 12-13 at Camp Pigott ($245)

The Ultimate Scouter Training Course! (Course Director: Fiona Bryant)

Program and Training Conference (PTC)

October 19 (Saturday) 8:00 to 7:00 PM at North Seattle College (9600 College Way North, Seattle) $45

Fall Merit Badge Fair

November 2 (Saturday) 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.)

Fellowship (7:15 to 7:30 PM): Check brochure table, say hello to friends, and enjoy some snacks!

Breakouts (7:30 to 8:30 PM)