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Alpine District

Alpine District

The Alpine District has served the greater communities of Fall CityIssaquahNorth Bend, SammamishSnoqualmie, portions of Newcastle, and the Renton Highlands since 1996. There are 46 Scouting units with more than 500 registered adult volunteers serving over 1,600 youth.  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 at Scout Me In.

Roundtable November 12 2020 Recap
November 2020 Roundtable Recording
pdf 2020 Scoutbook During COVID 12Nov2020
Previous Roundtable recordings can be found in the Events Archive

If you registered for the Fall Merit Badge Fair and are looking for the pre-requisites or contact, please visit Online Merit Badge Classes - Fall 2020.

Pinewood DerbyPinewood Derby- the most looked forward to annual event by Cub Scouts. You do not have to miss it this year! The Scouts of Northern Trails District Troop 575 are so enthused to offer this wonderful opportunity to all Cub Scouts virtually as a live event. The most exciting pack event of the year can now be enjoyed while watching your pack cars being raced from the comfort and safety of your home. This event will be held on January 30th 2021 giving your scouts plenty of time to decorate and create cool cars from their derby kits.

Click on the survey link below and help Troop 575 by filling out a small form to assess participation.
https://forms.gle/NgNHUphY4dChzsbt5

This event has moved from November 2020 to March 2021 due to changed guidelines for COVID in Washington state.

Orienteering Merit BadgeLamonti Tupso Illahee your local Order of the Arrow Chapter has worked tirelessly to put together an Orienteering day for scouts who need to check off First Class requirement 4a. In order to complete the requirement on Orienteering Day please follow the following instructions carefully.

Date: Saturday, March 20, 2021
Start Time: 12:00pm
End Time: 4:00pm
Location: Beaver Lake Park, 2600 244th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA 98075
Flyer pdf ALPINE DISTRICT ORIENTEERING DAY

Be Prepared:

Bring the following items:
  • Compass preferably a see-through compass that is easy to use with a map.
  • Map of orienteering course which can be found using the link below
  • A list of Control Descriptions which can be found using the link below
  • A Tape Measure to measure your pace.
  • A Piece of String (optional but can be helpful in determining distance between two points)
  • A Parent or Legal Guardian is required for this event.
  • To ensure everyone’s safety during the event Please follow all current Covid-19 guidelines. (Refer below for further details on current restrictions.)
Resources

More information - see below...

2020 Fall District Roundtable - second Thursday of each month starting 7:00 PM.

September 10 - Online
October 8 - Online
November 12 - Online
December 10 - ONLINE (not in-person as previously posted)

2020 Fall District Events

Webelos Woods - October 10-11 2020 Virtual Cyber Camp
Merit Badge Fair - Held ONLINE October - November 2020

2020 Fall Training

Program and Training Conference - Saturday October 17 2020 (Council training) conducted online

All activities are listed on the Alpine District Calendar. For mobile viewing, use the TeamUp app for iPhone or Android click Council Calendar on iOS and Android.

Please mark your 2021 calendar with these Scouting events!

2021 Spring District Roundtable - second Thursday of each month starting 7:00 PM.

January 14 2021 - Online
February 11 2021 - Online
March 11 2021 - In Person @ Our Savior Lutheran Church, Issaquah
April 8 2021 - Online
May 13 2021 - Online
June 10 2021 - In Person @ Our Savior Lutheran Church, Issaquah

2021 Spring District Events

Klondike Derby - Feb 5-7 2021 @ Camp Koinonia
Merit Badge Fair - Saturday March 6 2021 @ Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Sammamish
Camporee - May 21-23 2021 @ Camp Edward
Whitewater - Sunday June 27 2021

2021 Spring District Training

IOLS - Apr 16-17 2021 @ SVYAC Snoqualmie Valley Youth Activity Center, North Bend
BALOO - April 18 2021 @ SVYAC Snoqualmie Valley Youth Activity Center, North Bend
Wilderness First Aid Training - May 1-2 2021 @ SVYAC

2021 Spring OA Events

OA Winter Fellowship - Feb 15-17 2021 @ Camp Pigott
OA March Legacy Project - Saturday March 13, 2021
OA April Induction Weekend - April 16-18 2021 @ Camp Pigott/Edward
OA Spring Fellowship - May 14-15 2021 @ Camp Pigott
OA June Induction Weekend - June 4-6 2021 @ Camp Parsons
OA August Induction Weekend - August 27-29 2021 @ Camp Sheppard

All activities are listed on the Alpine District Calendar. For mobile viewing, use the TeamUp app for iPhone or Android click Council Calendar on iOS and Android.

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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Thank you to David P. and the contributing Troops for these galleries!

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Thank you to the Kitsap District for this flyer.

The Chief Seattle Council is divided into 9 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 has served the greater communities of Fall City, Issaquah, North Bend, Sammamish, Snoqualmie, portions of Newcastle, and the Renton Highlands since 1996. There are 46 Scouting units with more than 500 registered adult volunteers serving over 1,600 youth. 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 at Scout Me In.

ALL MEETINGS WILL BE ONLINE. PLEASE CONTACT DISTRICT STAFF FOR MORE INFORMATION.

District Roundtable Meetings: The Alpine District Roundtable meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00PM at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 745 Front Street South, Issaquah. The objective of roundtable is to provide unit leaders with program ideas; information on policy and events; and training opportunities. It is a forum for sharing experiences and enjoying fun and fellowship with other Scout leaders.

District Committee Meetings: The Alpine District Committee meets at the Issaquah Sportsman's Club on the first Thursday of each 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.

District Commissioner Meetings: The Alpine District Commissioners meet at the same date and location as the District Committee meeting except starting at 6:15 PM.

Events and Training hosted or supported annually by Alpine District:

  • Klondike - Winter sled racing, scout skills, and dutch oven cooking in Jan or Feb.
  • Merit Badge Fair - Spring and fall.
  • Scouting for Food - Cub Scout service project in March.
  • High Adventure Camporee - Scout skills in May.
  • OA Induction Weekend and Ordeal - June (Council)
  • Adult Leader Recognition Ceremony - June
  • Whitewater Rafting - June
  • Cub Scout Day Camp - July (Council)
  • OA Conclave - September (Council)
  • OA Fall Rally - October (Council)
  • WASHJAM - August every four years returning 2021 (regional)
  • Webelos Woods - Scouting introduction for Webelos in September.
  • BALOO - Pack Leader training.
  • IOLS - Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills - Scoutmaster and ASM training.
  • Program and Training Conference - Adult Leader Training in October (Council).
  • WFA - Wilderness First Aid training.
  • Wood Badge - Adult Leader training (Council).

The Alpine District newsletter is sent out monthly. For previous newsletters visit archived newsletters. If there are articles you wish to include, please contact Erik Granning. To sign up for the newsletter, use the form below (click Read more to see the form).