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Alpine District

Alpine District

Welcome to the Alpine District website. The Alpine District serves the greater communities of Fall CityIssaquahNorth BendSammamishSnoqualmie, portions of Newcastle, and the Renton Highlands since 1996. There are 78 Scouting units with more than 750 registered adult volunteers serving over 2,300 youth throughout our District.  If you are interested in learning more about Scouting, please contact or visit one of the Cub Scout Packs, Scouts BSA Troops, Venturing Crews, or Exploring Posts in our community.

ROUNDTABLE - NEW LOCATION!
Starting September 12 2019, Alpine District Roundtable will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 745 Front Street South, Issaquah starting at 7:00 PM.  See map below.

DISTRICT COMMITTEE
Alpine District Committee Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month starting at 7:00 PM at the Issaquah Sportsmen's Club.

Alpine District's Merit Badge Fair gives Scouts the opportunity to meet and work with qualified, registered Merit Badge Counselors on a variety of Merit Badges.  All Boy Scouts and qualified Venturers are welcome to attend.  Alpine District typically holds a Fair in the spring and fall each year, with different Merit Badges offered at each event.

All Merit Badge sessions have enrollment limits to ensure a quality experience for each participating Scout. Session assignments will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis. Be sure to pre-register early as sessions fill up quickly.

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Issaquah LDS Building, 1100 6th Ave SE, Issaquah, WA 98027 (map)
Registration pdf Alpine District Merit Badge Event Guide 2019
Download and review guide for registration information.

BADGES OFFERED 
American Business | American Heritage | Animal Science | Astronomy | Chess | Citizenship in the Nation | Citizenship in the World | Communication | Cooking | Cycling | Emergency Preparedness | Environmental Science | Family Life | Fire Safety | First Aid | Game Design | Geology | Indian Lore | Law | Mammal Study | Programming | Radio | Scouting Heritage | Space Exploration | Stamp Collecting | Sustainability | Textile | Theater | Weather

 
Please note, as of 10/20 the following classes have waitlist openings only:
  • Communications
  • Cooking
  • Environmental Science
Please note, as of 10/20 the following classes are full including the waitlist:
  • Chess
  • Citizenship in the Nation
  • Citizenship in the World
  • Emergency Prepardness
  • Family Life
Scouts should come prepared. This means that Scouts should:
  • Have read the pamphlets before arriving
  • Have received Blue Cards signed by their Scoutmaster indicating they're qualified to begin working on the badges
  • Have paper, and a pencil or pen
  • Be prepared to join in the discussion and activities
  • Have already completed any prerequisites listed in the registration form
  • Not expect the Merit Badge Counselors to teach you the Merit Badges
Please bring:
  • A Blue Card signed by your Unit Leader
  • A day pack with a sack lunch (if needed), snacks, water bottle
  • Anything needed to complete Merit Badges
  • Wear your full Class A uniform (sashes not required)
  • Cheerful and courteous attitude!

Please direct questions to your Unit Leader or Lesa Widner (contact).

Scout Me In Cub Scouts

Every day there's another discovery waiting to be made. When you join Cub Scouts, you get hands-on learning that's hands-down awesome.

Welcoming GIRLS AND BOYS grades K-5th grade.

Find a Cub Scout Pack near you at beascout.org and sign up today!

Not finding what you are looking for online? We can help!
Contact Chris McNeal, cmcneal@seattlebsa.org

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Starting September 12, 2019, Alpine District Roundtable is moving to Our Savior Lutheran Church.  Meeting time is the same at 7:00 PM.

Our Savior Lutheran Church
745 Front Street South
Issaquah, WA 98027-4206

Our Savior Lutheran Church website: https://www.oslcissaquah.org

Here is a list of District events to include in your annual planning for 2020.

Klondike - Friday January 31st through Sunday February 2nd, 2020 @ Camp Koinonia
Merit Badge Fair - Saturday March 21st, 2020 (ends at noon for families participating in SFF).
Scouting for Food (Flyer Distribution) - Saturday March 21st, 2020
Scouting for Food (Collection) - Saturday March 28th, 2020
District Pinewood Derby - TBD
High Adventure Camporee - Friday May 8th through Sunday May 10th, 2020 @ Camp Pigott
Webelos Woods - TBD

Training events for 2020.

Wilderness First Aid - Location TBD, March 7 and 14, 2020
IOLS - Youth Activity Center in North Bend, May 29-20, 2020
BALOO - Youth Activity Center in North Bend, May 30, 2020

All activities are listed on the Alpine District Calendar

Thank you to David P. for these galleries!

Roundtable Flyer image
Thank you to Mt Olympus District for this flyer.

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.

District Meetings: The Alpine District Committee meets at the Sportsman Club in Issaquah on the first Thursday 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.

Alpine Calendar Tips

We recommend you download Teamup from the App Store (iPhone) or Play Store (Android) for mobile viewing of the Alpine calendar.  Complete instructions are listed at http://seattlebsa.org/calendar-apps.  Within Teamup, you can select just the Alpine calendar, or multiple calendars (e.g. Council, Training, OA, Alpine).

To link the Alpine calendar to Gmail:

In Gmail calendar, on the left side there's an "Other calendars" heading with a down arrow button on the RIGHT. Click it and select "Add by URL" in the box that shows asking for the URL paste the following link:
webcal://ics.teamup.com/feed/ks395e46acc6466c26/1744442.ics

Linking other types of email clients:
How To Subscribe to iCalendar Feeds

The district is working on improving how it gets information to all of its Units, Scouts, and Scouters. We've set up a Mailchimp account that distributes the district's monthly newsletter. We've started with all the emails listed on youth and adult registrations currently registered in the district. Anyone can subscribe to the district newsletter here. For more information visit the Alpine District Newsletter webpage.