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Frontier District

The Frontier District serves Scouting units in the following school districts in Berks County: Antietam, Boyertown Area, Brandywine Heights Area, Berks Catholic, Daniel Boone, Exeter Township, Oley Valley, and Twin Valley.


District Key 3

David Weld
District Chairman
Phone: 610-858-3387
Doug Butz
District Commissioner
Phone: 610-682-0762
Steve Gehris
District Executive
Phone: 610-926-3406 



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Upcoming Training Opportunities

Updated Training Dates will be posted soon!

2017-18 Roundtable Schedule

Sep 13 CS/BS - Serving Scouts with Special Needs
Oct 11 BS - Youth Lead Troops: What does this mean and what does it look like?
CS - Running Quality Den Meetings
Nov 8 BS/CS - Webelos-to-Scout Transition
Dec 13 BS - Helping Scouts Reach Eagle
CS - Pinewood Derby Planning and Physics
Jan 10 BS/CS - Fireside Chat with Council Key 3
Feb 14 BS - Merit Badges
CS - Blue and Gold Banquet
Mar 14 BS - A Scout is Reverent: Religion in Scouting
CS - Leader Appreciation
Apr 11 BS - Youth Training Continuum
CS - Scout/Leader Recruitment and Succession Planning
May 9 BS/CS - New Youth Protection Training (YPT)


2017-18 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. You can also find an archive of past year's Roundtable resources.

April 2018 RT

CS - Scout/Leader Recruitment and Succession Planning- Eric Silva (150 KB PDF)
-- Recruiting Menu (360 KB PDF)
-- Out of the Box Recruiting Ideas (198 KB PDF)
-- Family Talent Survey (52 KB PDF)
-- Selecting Cub Scout Leadership (218 KB PDF)

March 2018 RT

CS - Leader Appreciation - Eric Silva (536 KB PDF)
BS - Religion in Scouting - Geoff Price (494 KB PDF)
-- Duty to God Program (1.3 MB PDF)
-- Reliogion Policies (335 KB PDF)
-- The Santa Clause (158 KB PDF)
-- Baden Powell on Interfaith Services (427 KB PDF)
-- Interfaith Service (510 KB PDF)
-- Clause Summary (42 KB PDF)

February 2018 RT

CS - Blue and Gold Banquet - Eric Silva (540 KB PDF)

December 2017 RT

CS - Running a Successful Pinewood Derby - Eric Silva (1.6 MB PDF)
-- Pinewood Derby Licenses
-- Pinewood Derby Car Design Template

November 2017 RT

CS/BS - Webelos to Scout Transition - Eric Silva and Geoff Price (131 KB PDF)

October 2017 RT

CS - Running Quality Den Meetings - Eric Silva (212 KB PDF)
BS - Youth Led Troops - Geoff Price (266 KB PDF)

September 2017 RT

BS/CS - Guest Speakers from Kutztown and Brandywine School Districts discussed serving Scouts with special needs

Unit Showcase

Unit Showcase FormExternal Link - 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, Eric Silva.

Training Resources

The Training Chairpersons for Frontier District have published the 2017-2018 calendar for Scout Leader training. All events have been posted to the Frontier District Calendar, and you may also view the full schedule 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.

Award History

You can find a list of previous award winners hereExternal Link. We are working to update and maintain this list more accurately. If you can help provide and/or correct information please contact us.

Frontiersman Award

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.

Silver Beaver

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.

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