Alpine District

Klondike Patch ( 

January 16-18, 2015

Ensign Ranch, Cle Elum, WA

Klondike Derby is a one-day winter event (Friday night camping preferred and Saturday optional).  Klondike combines a winter camping experience with Scoutcraft competitions, with Scouts experiencing new challenges while having lots of fun! All troops are encouraged to participate in this great adventure!  Klondike is organized and hosted by the Order of the Arrow.

Leaders Guide is now available!
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Alpine District Klondike Derby January 2014 (Photos by David P.)

Alpine District Klondike 2015
Thank you to the Greenwich Council for this flyer.
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Thank you to Mt Olympus District for this flyer.

Alpine District Camporee May 2014.  Photos by Troop 709, Troop 571, Troop 498, and Troop 676.

Alpine District Klondike Derby January 2014 (Photos by David P.)

Alpine District Awards Dinner May 2014 (Photos by Michael P.)

2014 Recognition Awards

Pack of the Year Pack 225 225
Den Leader of the Year Janelle Shields 700
Cubmaster of the Year Hannah Walker 225
Pack Committee Chair of the Year Eric DePoule 738
Scoutmaster of the Year Eric Mueller 706
Troop Committee Chair of the Year Kirsten McNames 706
Varsity Coach of the Year Ryan Mather & Michael Cooney 706
Venturing Crew of the Year Crew 115 115
Crew Adviser of the Year John Rivas & Cody VanWinkle 706 & 115
Crew Committee Chair of the Year Jennifer Larson 115
Chartered Organization of the Year Kiwanis-Providence Point 225
Commissioner of the Year Natalie Hancock LDS-BSS Cubs
Recruiter of the Year Mike Inman 676
Scouting Family of the Year Fields (Robert & Melissa) 225
Extra-Mile Award Ti Haynes 625
Extra-Mile Award Anita Ferree 115
District Award of Merit Tad Englund 699
District Award of Merit Deborah Bernard  
District Award of Merit Michael Pacholec 751
District Award of Merit Gary Yukish 699

Effective September 1, 2013, Chief Seattle Council will require all units (packs, troops, teams, crews, ships) to use the BSA Internet Advancement System. No handwritten forms, or PackMaster/TroopMaster/TroopSoft printouts will be accepted. Please see Internet-Advancement for more information.


About Alpine District

The Chief Seattle Council is divided into 12 districts with leadership provided by the District Executive, District Chairman, and the District Commissioner. Except for the District Executive, the committee is staffed by volunteers.

The Alpine District serving the greater communities of Fall City, Issaquah, North Bend, Sammamish, Snoqualmie, portions of Newcastle, and the Renton Highlands since 1996. The Alpine District serves approximately 33 Cub Scout Packs, 24 Boy Scout Troops, 11 Venturing Crews, 10 Varsity Teams and 1 Sea Scouts Ship.

Annual events within Alpine District include:
  • Camporee
  • Klondike Derby
  • Cub Scout Day Camp
  • Friends of Scouting
  • Unit/District Recognition Dinner
  • District Pinewood Derby
  • Scouting for Food
  • Scouting Field Day
  • Cubapalooza (Cub Scout Family Camping event)
  • Webelos Woods (Weblos Den & Boy Scout Troop camping & learning event)
  • Various Training Events throughout the year

District Meetings: The Alpine District Committee meets at the Sportsman Club in Issaquah on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm. All are welcome. The voting members of the Alpine District consist of volunteer representatives from each chartered organization having at least one BSA unit, plus annually elected members-at-large who in turn elect the District Chair.