The Frontier District serves Scouting units in the following school districts in Berks County: Antietam, Boyertown Area, Brandywine Heights Area, Central Catholic, Daniel Boone, Exeter Township, Oley Valley, Twin Valley, Upper Perkiomen
District Key 3
Phone: 610-926.-3406 ext. 1233
2014-15 Roundtable Schedule
||BS - Parent Engagement
CS - Know your Program Year / New Recruit Inductions
||BS - BSA Awards Programs
CS - Den Leading - What They Don't Tell You
Including the "how to" of a great meeting
||BS - Trained leaders - How & Why
CS - What makes a trained leader?
||BS - Order of the Arrow - 100th Anniversary Kickoff
CS - Leader burnout - what is it and how to prevent it.
||BS - Troop Elections
CS - Preparing Webelos for Boy Scouts - Tips and traps for
||BS - Leveraging BSA Literature for Better Programs
CS - Journey to Excellence and rechartering
||BS - Sustainability
CS - Successful Summer programs - What does one look like?
||BS - Aquatic Safety
CS - Community service and the "pay it forward concept"
||BS - Creative Cooking
CS - New Cub Scout Program Overview
2014-15 Roundtable Resources
We'll be listing links to people, places, and things discussed at Roundtable in case you weren't there or didn't write them down.
Unit Showcase Form - Use this form as a guide for your own unit showcase at Roundtable. Each month we highlight one Pack and one Troop in the District with a 3 minute max summary of your unit, it's history, membership, strengths and challenges, and what makes it unique. If you would like to volunteer your unit to be showcased, please contact your Roundtable Commissioner, Glenn Piper.
Sustainability and the BSA - 1.1mb PPT (presented by Glenn Piper)
Online Unit Rechartering Walk-Thru 5mb PPT (shared by Tim Seidel, Appalachian District)
January RT - Webelos to Scout Transition (CS/BS)
Webelos to Scout Transition - 3.1mb PDF (presented by Geoff Price)
Leader Burnout (CS) - 3.0mb PDF (presented by Geoff Price)
November RT - Trained Leaders (CS/BS/Vent)
Trained Leaders - 6.2mb PowerPoint Presentation (presented by Kerry Meitzler & Lisa Wilder)
Successful Den Leading (CS) - 3.3mb PDF (presented by Geoff Price)
Know your Program Year / New Recruit Inductions (CS) - 532kb PDF (presented by Geoff Price)
|The Training Chairs for Frontier District have published the 2013-2014 calendar for Scout Leader training. All events have been posted to the Frontier District Calendar, and you may also download the full schedule here.
You can register for the scheduled training courses online. All training events for 2013-2014 can be found here.
Frontier District Awards
Each calendar year the Frontier district recognizes volunteers that go above and beyond to provide leadership, dedication, and invaluable service to the youth in their units, the district, and the council.
You can find a list of previous award winners here. We are working to update and maintain this list more accurately. If you can help provide and/or correct information please contact us.
The Frontiersman Award is presented yearly to recognize worthy adults. Any adult registered and serving at the unit level is eligible to receive the award. Every Frontier District (Pack, Troop, or Crew) is entitled to select ONE adult per year to receive the award. The unit committee should screen, select, and forward the response form to the Frontier District, Hawk Mountain Council, BSA. You can download a nomination form.
District Award of Merit
Available to registered Scouters who render service of an outstanding nature at the district level. You can download a nomination form.
Recipients of this award are registered adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council. The Silver Beaver is an award given to those who implement the Scouting program and perform community service through hard work, self-sacrifice, dedication, and many years of service. It is given to those who do not actively seek it.
You can download a nomination form.