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:

Oct 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)

Invocation

Check for OA Announcements and dismiss OA to their chapter meeting. Another OA Advisor needed! 

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

  • Unit Commissioner: (Your Name Here)
  • Advancement Chair: (Your Name Here)
  • Camping/Outdoors Chair: (Your Name Here)
  • Membership Chair: (Your Name Here)
  • Friends of Scouting (FOS) Coordinator: (Your Name Here)
  • Merit Badge Fair Coordinator: (Your Name Here)
  • Popcorn Kernal: (Your Name Here) 

Tonight’s Breakout Agenda

  • Boy Scout Breakout: “Service Hours and Your Journey to Excellence” (Doug Baer)
  • Cub Scout Breakout: “Scoutbook” (Leader: To Be Determined)
  • Order of the Arrow: “Hyiu Chuck Chapter Meeting” (Doug Proctor) 

District News

  • Fall Unit Assessments are coming (Journey to Excellence and your Unit Commissioner)
  • Prepare for Re-charter: YPT due before November 2019. Start gathering payments.
  • New Aurora District Roundtable Meeting Place Needed by the End of 2019 (Search Underway): Site must have sufficient parking, one large meeting room and three smaller rooms, availability on Thursday evenings, near freeway access is preferred. Does your unit meet in a place that would meet our needs? 

Upcoming Events

  • [New!] Powderhorn 2020

Registration opens 10/18 (Friday) at Seattlebsa.org/powderhorn. Event runs Aug 27-30, 2020 at Camp Pigott. Registered & trained adults, and Scouts at least 14 years old with ILST training.

  • Key to Adventure Scout Auction (Chief Seattle Council fundraising)

Oct 18 (Friday) at Museum of Flight (9404 E. Marginal Way S, Seattle)

  • Program & Training Conference (PTC)

Oct 19 (Saturday) 7:45AM to 4:45PM at North Seattle College (9600 College Way North, Seattle).

$35 early registration at www.seattlebsa.org. Lunch included. Adults and scouts welcome!  

  • Order of the Arrow Banquet (Chief Seattle Council)

Oct 19 (Saturday) 5:30PM to 9:00PM at North Seattle College (9600 College Way North, Seattle)

  • POPCORN!

Oct 20 Final product orders due. NEED A NEW POPCORN KERNAL!

  • Friends of Scouting (FOS) Planning Meeting

Nov 1 (Friday) 7:30 to 8:30AM at Roxie’s Diner in Fremont (462 N. 36th St., Seattle) Everyone welcome!

  • Fall Merit Badge Fair

Nov 2 (Saturday) 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.) We need counselors!

  • Veterans Day Flag Placement

Nov 11 (Monday) 6:45AM to 8:00 AM at Evergreen Washelli Cemetery (N. 115th & Aurora Ave. North)

  • November Roundtable

Nov 14 (Thursday) 7:00 to 8:30PM at LDS Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St., Seattle)

 

District Calendar

  • Aurora District Pinewood Derby Championships: Date to be determined.

Coordinator needed or event will be cancelled!

  • NRA/BSA Basic Shotgun Training

Nov 2 (Saturday) 8:00 to 6:00PM at Camp Pigott. $35. Contact Chief Seattle Council or

Bob Palmer for registration.

  • NRA/BSA Basic Rifle Training

Nov 3 (Sunday) 8:00 to 6:00PM at Camp Pigott. $35. Contact Chief Seattle Council or

Bob Palmer for registration.

  • USA Archery Level 1 Class

Nov 9 (Saturday) 7:30AM to Oct 6 (Sunday) 8:00 PM at Camp Pigott. $50. Contact Chief Seattle Council

or Cathy Tillotson (tillotson.family@msn.com ) for registration details.

  • Aurora District CPR & AED Training

Nov 14 (Thursday) 7:30 to 9:30 PM at Roundtable.  $20.

  • IOLS Aurora District One-Day Training

Nov 16 (Saturday) 7:30AM to 5:00PM. $20.

  • Aurora District Wilderness First Aid

Dec 7 AND Dec 14 (Saturday) 8:00AM to 5:00PM each day. $40 

  • Friends of Scouting (FOS) Breakfast

Feb 5 (Wednesday) at Fremont Studios (155 N 35th St, Seattle) Time: TBD

  • Aurora District Recognition Dinner

Feb 27 (Thursday) at (Location To Be Determined)

  • Scouting for Food (Mar 23, 2020) All month long is permitted to work on Scouting for Food.
  • Woodbadge (Spring 2020 Course)

Apr 24 to 26, AND May 16 to 17 (Five days required). Camp Parsons. $245.

  • Camporee 2020 (May 15 to 20, 2020) at Camp Pigott 

Fellowship (7:15 to 7:30 PM)

Check out brochure table, trade Halloween costume ideas, talk to old friends, meet some new friends!

Breakouts (7:30 to 8:30 PM)

 

Sept 2019

Aurora District Roundtable Agenda
September 12, 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)
Invocation
Check for OA Announcements and dismiss OA to their chapter meeting. Another OA Advisor needed!

Aurora District Needs You! (see Joe Gehrke or Eric Chastain)
• Unit Commissioner: (Your Name Here)
• Advancement Chair: (Your Name Here)
• Camping/Outdoors Chair: (Your Name Here)
• Membership Chair: (Your Name Here)
• Friends of Scouting (FOS) Coordinator: (Your Name Here)
• Merit Badge Fair Coordinator: (Your Name Here)
• Popcorn Kernal: (Your Name Here)

Tonight’s Breakout Agenda
• Boy Scout Breakout: “Summertime Recap: And How That Helps Me Next Summer” (Doug Baer)
• Cub Scout Breakout: “Welcome to Cub Scouting: Learning the Ropes” (Sarah Bray)
• Order of the Arrow: “Hyiu Chuck Chapter Meeting” (Doug Proctor)

District News
• Fall Unit Assessments are coming (Journey to Excellence and your Unit Commissioner)
• Prepare for Re-charter: YPT due before November 2019. Start gathering payments.
• New Aurora District Roundtable Meeting Place Needed by the End of 2019 (search underway): Site must have sufficient parking, one large meeting room and three smaller rooms, availability on Thursday evenings, near freeway access is preferred. Does your unit meet in a place that would meet our needs?
• Membership Report: Traditional Scouting at 9/1/2019: 1,699 youth (866 Cub Scouts, 769 Boy Scouts, 34 Venturing) in 56 units). This number will increase as fall joining meetings occur, especially in Cub Scouts.

Upcoming Events
• IOLS and BALOO Aurora District One-Day Events: In Planning
• Intro to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS): Alpine District
Sep 27 (Friday) 6:00PM to Sep 28 (Saturday) 5:00PM at Camp Pigott. $30 registration at www.seattlebsa.org.
Class is REQUIRED for all Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters.
• Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO): Alpine District
Sep 28 (Saturday) 10:00AM to Sep 29 (Sunday) 4:00PM at Camp Pigott. $30 registration at www.seattlebsa.org.
Class is REQUIRED for all Cubmasters and Assistant Cubmasters.
• Parent & Pal Weekends (Cub Scouts and their parents) Register at seattlebsa.org
September 14-15 (Saturday and Sunday) at Camp Edward. $62/person.
• Woodbadge (Fall 2019 Course) 100th Anniversary 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
• October Roundtable
Oct 10 (Thursday) 7:00 to 8:30PM at LDS Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St., Seattle)
District Calendar
• POPCORN!
8/1 Online sales begin.
8/16 Product Pick-up.
10/20 Final product orders due.
NEED A NEW POPCORN KERNAL!
• Friends of Scouting (FOS) Planning Meeting
Oct 4 (Friday) 7:30 to 8:30AM at Roxie’s Diner in Fremont (462 N. 36th St., Seattle)
• USA Archery Level 2 Class
Oct 5 (Saturday) 7:30AM to Oct 6 (Sunday) 8:00 PM at Camp Pigott. $100. Contact Chief Seattle Council
or Cathy Tillotson (tillotson.family@msn.com ) for registration details.
• NRA/BSA Basic Rifle Training
Oct 5 (Saturday) 8:00 to 6:00PM at Camp Pigott. $35. Contact Chief Seattle Council or
Bob Palmer for registration.
• NRA/BSA Basic Shotgun Training
Oct 6 (Sunday) 8:00 to 6:00PM at Camp Pigott. $35. Contact Chief Seattle Council or
Bob Palmer for registration.
• Scouts BSA Day at the Sounders
Oct 6 (Sunday) 1:00 to 3:00PM at Century Link Field. Register at groupmatics.events/event/ScoutsBSADay19
• Key to Adventure Scout Auction (Chief Seattle Council fundraising)
Oct 18 (Friday) at Museum of Flight (9404 E. Marginal Way S, Seattle)
• Program & Training Conference (PTC)!
Oct 19 (Saturday) 7:45AM to 4:45PM. $45 early registration at www.seattlebsa.org. Lunch included.
• Program and Training Conference (PTC)
Oct 19 (Saturday) 8:00 to 7:00 PM at North Seattle College (9600 College Way North, Seattle) $45
• Aurora District Pinewood Derby Championships: Coordinator needed or event will be cancelled!
• Fall Merit Badge Fair
Nov 2 (Saturday) 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Shoreline Stake (102 N. 132nd St.)
• Veterans Day Flag Placement
Nov 11 (Monday) 6:45AM to 8:00 AM at Evergreen Washelli Cemetery (N. 115th & Aurora Ave. North)
• Aurora District Recognition Dinner
Mar 19, 2020 (Thursday) Time and place to be determined.
• Scouting for Food (Mar 23, 2020)
• Woodbadge (Spring 2020 Course)
Apr 24 to 26, AND May 16 to 17 (Five days required). Camp Parsons. $245.
• Camporee 2020 (May 15 to 20, 2020) at Camp Pigott

Fellowship (7:15 to 7:30 PM)
Check brochure table, find out what friends did on summer vacation, meet somebody new, and enjoy some snacks!

Breakouts (7:30 to 8:30 PM)

NOTES:

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)