Pioneer Trails District
Serving Elkhart and Cass Counties


Be informed of our Activities for 2015-2016!
Please download this District Activity List to help plan your unit's calendar!
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Scout-O-Rama 2016
Planning Meeting!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Dunlap United Methodist Church
23674 US-33
Elkhart, IN 46517

Starting at 7:00pm

Without your help, it cannot happen!
We need your ideas now for the next big event!

Contact Jim Stewart, Scout-O-Rama Chair
at or 574-536-5854 

Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Goshen Christian Church
2133 Berkey Avenue
Goshen, IN 46526

Dinner starts at 6:30pm
Olive Garden Lasagna & Salad Dinner!
No charge! Just bring a dessert!

RSVP to Jack Hunsberger! or 574-533-6103

Saturday, January 9, 2016
Signature Lanes
1180 Fremont Court
Elkhart, IN 46516
Off County Road 17 at US 20

RSVP Early to get your time slot!
8:00-10:00, 10:00-12:00, 12:00-2:00.

Patch & bowling for $10 per person!
Pay/RSVP at Roundtable or Council Office.

Contact Jim Stewart or Cris McKinzie with questions

Klondike Derby
Friday-Sunday, January 15-17, 2016
Bonneyville Mill County Park
Co Rd 131
Bristol, IN 46507

Be prepared for a
challenging Klondike course!

Contact Eldon Seidner with any questions.

Cub Fun Day
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Bonneyville Mill County Park
Co Rd 131
Bristol, IN 46507

Dress for the weather and have some Winter fun!
No sign up, just show up!
Watch the Scouts at the Klondike Derby stations!

Webelos Lock-In
Friday-Saturday, February 5-6, 2016
Concord High School
59117 Minuteman Way
Elkhart, IN 46517

Registration 5:30pm Friday
Price $20 to first 20 teams by 11/10,
$25 by 12/8, $30 12/9-1/12,
$35 1/13-1/29, then $40!

Contact Robert Wiseman with questions.

Note: Aquanaut Sunday, January 31, 2016!

Click here for registration information.

Merit Badge Clinic
Saturday, March 5, 2016
The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints

3415 Pleasant Plain Ave
Elkhart, IN 46517

Check-In starts at 7:00am.
Classes start promptly at 8:00am!

Scouts must read books, do pre-reqs
& worksheets in advance!

Scout-O-Rama 2015
Recap of the last Event! 

2015 Scout-O-Rama Patch thumbnail
(Click the patch for a larger image.)

Click here for Pinewood Derby Results!
See the Scout-O-Rama website!

See the photo album here!

October 2015 Miriam Cooper
Scouter of the Month is
Robert Wiseman - Pack 704
SOM 1510  Robert Wiseman P704 

(Click photo for larger image.)

Nominate a deserving adult from our district
for Scouter of the Month today!

Get the form here.

2015 Pioneer Trails District
Award of Merit Recipients
AOM 2015 Larry Warstler, Doug Bradt
AOM 2015 Larry Warstler, Ann Linley
Larry Warstler, Doug Bradt and Ann Linley!
(Click photos for larger image.)

Upcoming Dates
See the new Calendar section!

Leadership Training
See the new Training section for details!

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Good Turn for America
Good Turn for America
Remember to register your unit service hours!
Roundtable Meetings
Second Tuesday each month at 7:00pm
Trinity United Methodist Church
2715 E. Jackson Blvd
Elkhart, IN 46516

All registered Adults invited!
The main session starts promptly at 7:00!
OA meeting starts at 7:15!
Cub and Scout Leader breakouts at 7:30!

Note that the location changed January 14th, 2014!
Scouter of the Month
Nominate someone from your unit
for Scouter of the Month today!
Get the form here.

District Award of Merit
This is your opportunity to nominate that
special Scouter who has gone above
and beyond their regular job descriptions.
Get the form here.

Unit of the Month
Nominate that outstanding unit
that deserves recognition!
Get the Pack form here.
Get the Troop/Crew/Team form here.


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