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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, Central Catholic, Daniel Boone, Exeter Township, Oley Valley, Twin Valley, Upper Perkiomen


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David Weld
District Chairman
Phone: 610-858-3387
Doug Butz
District Commissioner
Phone: 610-682-0762
Jeff Lewis
District Director
Phone: 610-926.-3406 ext. 1233


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2014-15 Roundtable Schedule

Sep 10 BS - Parent Engagement
CS - Know your Program Year / New Recruit Inductions
Oct 8 BS - BSA Awards Programs
CS - Den Leading - What They Don't Tell You
         Including the "how to" of a great meeting
Nov 12 BS - Trained leaders - How & Why
CS - What makes a trained leader?
Dec 10 BS - Order of the Arrow - 100th Anniversary Kickoff
CS - Leader burnout - what is it and how to prevent it.
Jan 14 BS - Troop Elections
CS - Preparing Webelos for Boy Scouts - Tips and traps for
         young players
Feb 11 BS - Leveraging BSA Literature for Better Programs
CS - Journey to Excellence and rechartering
Mar 11 BS - Sustainability
CS - Successful Summer programs - What does one look like?
Apr 8 BS - Aquatic Safety
CS - Community service and the "pay it forward concept"
May 13 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 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, Glenn Piper.

May RT

New Cub Scout Program - 2mb PDF (presented by Geoff Price)

April RT

Community Service - 655kb PDF (presented by Geoff Price)

March RT

Sustainability and the BSAExternal Link - 1.1mb PPT (presented by Glenn Piper)

February RT

Online Unit Rechartering  Walk-ThruExternal Link 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)

December RT

Leader Burnout (CS) - 3.0mb PDF (presented by Geoff Price) 

November RT - Trained Leaders (CS/BS/Vent)

Trained LeadersExternal Link - 6.2mb PowerPoint Presentation (presented by Kerry Meitzler & Lisa Wilder)

October RT

Successful Den Leading (CS)  - 3.3mb PDF  (presented by Geoff Price)

September RT

Know your Program Year / New Recruit Inductions (CS) - 532kb PDF (presented by Geoff Price)

Training Resources

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.

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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