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May 06
Summertime Pack Award


One key to a strong Pack is having fun, dynamic events​ over the summer months.  Did you know that just by going out and having fun this summer your Pack can earn an award?  The National Summertime Pack Award to be specific.

The award aims at recognizing your Pack for keeping Scouting going even when school isn't.  You can find more informatoin and and application form National Summertime Pack Award.pdfHERE.

Here's to a summer full of Scouting!

April 15
Spring Camporee

The Spring Camporee is coming up on May 16th - 18th at Beaumont Scout Reservation.  We will be camping in the Shippey Camporee field. 


We have an exciting program for both our Webelos and Boy Scouts.

The Boy Scout theme is "A Pirate's Life for Me" and the manual can be found Thunderbird Spring 2014 Camporee Manual.pdfHERE.

The Webelos will be working on a couple activity pins!  The Webelos' manual can be foundTB District 2014 Spring Camporee Webelos Manual.pdfHERE

March 07
Order of the Arrow Chapter Service Project

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For it's Spring Service Project, brothers from the Thunderbird OA Chapter will be doing trail maintenance at the Beaumont Scout Reservation.  The project will be Saturday March 15th.

Scouts and leaders should meet in the Emerson Center parking lot at 8:00am.  Bring tools appropriate for trail work, such as rakes and bow saws.

If you have any quetsions please contact either Chapter Chief, Justin Crain (314-737-7087) or Chapter Advisor, Dan Decker (314-556-2849)

March 05
Scouting Heritage MB Skill Center


The clinic has been moved to April 5th due to scheduling conflicts.  

It will be held from 9am to 1pm at St. Francis Cabrini Academy on the corner of Oregon and Arsenal.  

Scouts Should use the Merit Badge Workbook from  

Requirements 4, 5, and 8 should be completed ahead of time.
To reserve a spot in the clinic, pleae contact Mr. Rob Stahl at (314) 537-6995.

March 05
2014 District Pinewood Derby


The District Pinewood Derby is open to all Cub Scouts.

The District Race Rules can be found below.


February 18
Cub Scout Leader Training


The District Training Committee will be hosting a Cub Scout Leader Training this Saturday, February 22nd.

The training will take place at St. Francis Cabrini Academy beginning​ @ 9am.  Every Scout deserves a trained leader so make sure to attend!

If you have any questions or would like to reserve a spot, please call Cub Leader Training Chair, Rob Stahl at 314-537-6995.

January 28
Thunderbird OA Chapter Banquet

All Brothers should gather for the 2014 Thunderbird Chapter Banquet being held  Wed. February 12th, 6:30pm at the Marine Corps League at 5700 Leona.

The Chapter Officers have a great program planned, with great food and great fellowship.  Chapter neckercheifs will be available for $12.

Cost is $8.  No walk-ins allowed.  To RSVP, please contact Chapter Advisor Dan Decker at 314-353-0367 or

We look forward to seeing you there!

January 17
Klondike 2014

Do you like it cold? Good!

The 2014 Thunderbird District Klondike is right around the corner.  This year's theme is 'Call of Duty 4, Modern Snowfare'.  So, assemble your team of elite snow survivalists and gather at the Nagel Explorer Base at the Beaumont Scout reservation on February 15th.

Your orders (the camp manual) can be found T-bird Klondike 2014.pdfHERE.

***Important Note about Beaumont Scout Reservation***
Beginning Monday, Jan. 27, the bridge just south of the Beaumont Scout Reservation entrance on Antire Road will be closed for construction for approximately two weeks. For this reason, access to Beaumont Scout Reservation will ONLY be available from the Hwy 44/Beaumont-Antire Rd. exit. The bridge is expected to re-open on Monday, Feb. 10 barring any interruptions from weather.

January 08
Camp Card Sale

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The 2014 Camp Card sale is about to kick off.  Six Flags and the Cardinals are among the organizations that have gotten on board to offer discounts for this years card!

The camp card is a great way for your Scouts to earn their way to new adventure and great memories.  50% of every card sold goes directly into your Scouts' pockets.

The 2014 Camp Card Leaders Guide can be found below.  Pleae consider Camp Cards as a supplement to your Pack, Troop or Crews fundraising efforts.  You won't regret it!

camp_card_manual_forWEB.pdfCamp Card Manual

January 07
2014 Day Camp Information

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With the cold weather, what better time then to start thinking about Day Camps!

There is a lot of Day Camp information to be passed out, and since te January Roundtable was canceled, you can find it here!

2014 Pack Kit Leaders Guide w Letter.pdf2014 Pack and Leaders Guide

2014 Pack Registration Forms 2 pages.pdf2014 Pack Registration Form

2013 Cub Day Camp Adult and Pee Wee Health Form.pdf2014 Health Form

If you have any questions about Day Camp, please contact me at 314-651-0887 or

Yours in Scouting,

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