Welcome and thank you for visiting the

Firebird District!

 
 
The Firebird District's area of influence encompasses 100 Scouting units, over 1,675 youth, and 700 adult volunteers made up of a unique group of business and community leaders contributing to the success of each unit which creates the success of the Firebird District's Scouting Program. The Firebird District includes the communities of Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Buckeye, Gila Bend, Tonopah, and west to the Maricopa County Border.
 
 

Roundtable

 

Next Roundtable:

 May 12, 2016, 7pm

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church - School on Thomas and Litchfield (behind the YMCA).

13720 W Thomas Rd, Avondale

BOY SCOUT LEADERS TOPIC:

TBA

Special Offering: Merit Badge Counselor Training

PERSONAL MANAGEMENT CLINIC

3rd meeting

Here's what you missed: 2016 Budget/Actual

2016 Personal Management Merit Badge

Do you know what trainings are required for your unit leaders? 

Next Adult Leader Training: TBD

Next Merit Badge Clinics:

PERSONAL MANAGEMENT

March 10, April 14, May 12 @7pm

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church - School

13720 W Thomas Rd, Avondale

Upcoming District Events:

Forms and Resources

Automotive Maintenance Workshop Media Release

Required to attend Automotive Maintenance Merit Badge on April 23, 2016

Youth Application
Adult Application (part 1) (part 2)

2016 Firebird Communication Request Form (fillable)

Have an event or information you want shared with the District? Complete this form!

2016 Firebird District Photo Permission Slip (fillable)

Have a great photo from a recent unit event you'd like shared via Facebook or the District Newsletter? Send the photo with this release to firebirddistrictnews@gmail.com

District Leadership Contact List

Friends of Scouting

 
Please do your part in helping support the progams and camps that our youth take part in!

Click here for more information

Have a great Scouting experience to share with the District? 

Email your story, including pictures if you want! (be sure to include the completed photo permission slip found to the left), to firebirddistrictnews@gmail.com You might find yourself featured on our Facebook page or here!

Wood Badge is for every Scout leader!  Wood Badge was developed for Scout leaders, as well as district and council leaders.  Its focus is on leadership not outdoor skills. 

2016 Courses:
January 28-30, February 11-13 (Yuma)
February 26-28, March 11-13 (Phoenix)
August 4-6, August 18-20 (Payson)
October 7-9, October 21-23 (Payson)

Find your local unit!

Each adult volunteer who serves enjoys— and deserves — a heartfelt "Thank You" for a job well done.

Order of the Arrow - Hassayampa Chapter

Our local chapter of Order of the Arrow (OA) wants you to get involved. If your troop or team needs to have elections, please contact Tom Crosser, tecrosserbsausnr@aol.com, 623-849-9526.
 

If you have questions about elections, please review the guidelines here. LDS scouts are needed in OA too. See letter from LDS BSA Relations Director, David Pack. If you are already an OA member, we invite you to get involved with our chapter as we focus on cheerful service, camping and leadership.

 New Leaders  Leader Resources

LDS-BSA Newletters

How to update youth rosters

Journey to Excellence Awards

"Scouting's Journey to Excellence" is the BSA's council performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units. It is basically a report card to measure your unit's performance, find out your strengths and weaknesses, recognize where your unit really stands out and encourage excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA!

Complete your unit's JTE Scorecard by clicking here!

 

 

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