Welcome to the Alpine District website.The Alpine District serves the greater communities of Fall City, Issaquah, North Bend, Sammamish, Snoqualmie, portions of Newcastle, and the Renton Highlands since 1996. There are 102 Scouting units with more than 750 registered adult volunteers serving over 2,100 youth throughout our district. If you are interested in learning more about Scouting, please contact or visit one of the Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, or Venturing Crews in our community.
Reminder: District Committee Meetings are now held on the first Thursday of each month. The time and location are the same - 7pm at the Issaquah Sportsman's Club.
Date: February 1-3, 2019
Location: Camp Koinonia, 850 Camp Koinonia Lane, Cle Elum, WA
Cost: $15 per person for 1 night, or $20 per person for 2 nights, both include patch
Flyer: pdf Klondike Flyer 2019 v2
Leader Guide: pdf Klondike Derby Leaders Guide 2019 v2
Past Photos: Previous Klondike Photos
If you have any questions, please contact Brent Schmidt at 206-719-7392 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Join hundreds of your fellow scouts from the Alpine District for a huge weekend of camping, exciting competitions, cooking, games, races, and campfires! Camporee is taking place from Friday April 12th, to Sunday April 14th, 2019 at Camp Edward.
Scouts setup their own camps complete with custom gates, compete against teams from other units in unit sponsored games of skill, knowledge, and strength. They also cook their own meals and entertain each other with hilarious skits and songs around the campfire each night. All Boy Scouts and Arrow of Light (Webelos II) and Webelos (Webelos I) are invited to participate.
Staffing opportunities are available as well. Please direct questions to your Scoutmaster, Cubmaster, or contact Brent Schmidt. Note IOLS and BALOO trainings are being offered during this event. See the accompanying article.
Date: Friday April 12th, to Sunday April 14th, 2019
Location: Camp Edward, Snohomish, WA
Cost: Early: $TBD Per Person Until 4/1/19, Late: $TBD Per Person Until 4/13/19
Leaders Guide: The district is working on updating this year's guide (here's last year's pdf Camporee Leaders Guide 2018 )
Flyer: The district is working on updating this year's guide (here's last year's pdf Camporee Flyer 2018
Register: Camporee 2019 Registration will go early in 2019.
Past event photos: 2014 and 2018 Alpine Camporee Photos
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:
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.