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General - Service Center and Shop Posted Mar. 19, 2019
The Service Center is open Monday thru Friday from 10am to 5pm.
The Scout Shop is open Monday, Wednesday & Friday noon to 5pm.
To place an order, hover your cursor over 'About Us' on this page, then click on 'Scout Shop'. You can either call or send an email with the items you need or if you have a question. If no one picks up the phone you may leave a message and someone will get back to you.
  Questions - Contact Gail Atkinson
General - Majestic Mtn District Pinewood Derby Posted Mar. 19, 2019
Majestic Mountain District will be holding their annual Pinewood Derby at St Mary's Catholic Church on Saturday March 30th (1855 St Marys Dr, Montrose).
There will be an entry fee of $4 to cover the cost of the trophies.
Check-in starts at 9:15am with the race starting at 10:am.
Lions through Webelos II are invited to bring their cars and have fun!
There will be no open class.
  Questions - Contact Doug Clowers
General - TRD Pinewood Derby Posted Mar. 19, 2019
THREE RIVERS DISTRICT
PINEWOOD DERBY
Saturday March 30th, 2019
Glenwood Springs Mall (Main Entrance)
51027 Highway 6 and 24 in Glenwood Springs
OPEN TO ALL CUB SCOUTS
Check in at 9:30 am
Races start at 10:00 am

PINEWOOD DERBY RULES
PARTICIPATION:
The driver must be present to race their car.
IMPOUND:
Cars will be impounded when registered. After being impounded, repairs will be limited to axles, wheels or items deemed necessary from pit crew that are broken or lost during the race. No adding of graphite after race starts.
INSPECTION:
Cars will be inspected during registration for compliance to the specifications below. Cars that do not qualify can still race but not for placing.
SPECIFICATIONS:
BODY: The body in the official BSA Pinewood Derby kit must be used. The body may be shaped, hollowed out, or built up from the base as long as it meets all other specs. Any additions to the original body, i.e. steering wheels, decals, paint, weights, etc…., must be firmly attached. All add-ons must be able to clear the race track and not obstruct other race cars.
WIDTH: The car width at the wheels may not be modified. It must be the same as the original and must not exceed 2 ¾”.
LENGTH: Overall length must not exceed 7”.
WHEELBASE: Wheelbase may not be modified or changed: it must be the same as the official kit.
AXLES: Axles must be as furnished in the official kits, no solid axles allowed. The use of washers, bushings, springs, or motors are not allowed. Any axle accessory must have been purchased at a BSA Scout Shop no others accessories will be allowed. Axles may be polished and pre-graphite but once race starts no additional graphite will be allowed. No liquid based lubricants are allowed.
WHEELS: Wheels must be as furnished in the official kit or purchased from a BSA Scout Shop. Wheels may be sanded to remove the flashing only. No reductions in size, thickness, or changes in shape will be allowed.
WEIGHTS: The weight of the racecar must be less than or equal to 5.00 oz. as measured on the race scales used at registration.
OTHER INFORMATION: Cars must be free wheel with no stored energy source or movable weights. There is no designated front or back to the supplied body, either end may be the front. Racers will race cars one time in each lane to determine winners in each division Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Webelos and Arrow of Light. Awards will be given after all racers have raced. There will be Trophies for Speed and Design plus an Open Division for Speed and Design.

Please contact Dave Smith at 970-948-1850 or bsasmith@gmail.com
[Not the Council office]
  Questions - Contact Dave Smith
General - Maj Mtn Recognition & Potluck Dinner Posted Mar. 14, 2019
Put Tuesday, April 9th on your calendar!
Majestic Mountain District will once again host their annual Awards & Recognition Potluck Dinner.
The potluck dinner starts at 6pm and will be at the LDS Stake Center: 1521 Hillcrest Drive, Montrose.
Everyone is welcome! Please come and help us celebrate those who will be getting the following awards: Rabbit Trail Award; Bob Baumley Award; Eagle Rank; Years of Service; District Award of Merit; Spirit of Scouting; and the Silver Beaver Award; to name only a few.
For Training Awards contact John Reiher at 1947jreiher@gmail.com: for Eagle Scout information contact Margaret Cranor at wmcranor@gunnison.com: for more information contact Roland Nakamoto at nakamoto@bresnan.net.
  Questions - Contact Clay Campbell
General - Denver Area Woodbadge Course Posted Mar. 14, 2019
Register NOW for the 2019 Woodbadge course with Denver Area Council.
Payment of $300 must be paid in full by April 1, 2019.
Dates for the Spring Course: May 3 - 5 and May 17 - 19.
You will need to attend both weekends of the course.
Last day to register for the course is April 22, 2019.
You will need to attend one of two orientation meetings: April 10th OR April 13th.
Watch for email with more information


  Questions - Contact Ed Tugya
General - Outdoor Ethics Promotion Posted Mar. 14, 2019
If you have had any of the following training, please contact Wayne Quade and let him know what training you've had, when, and where: Leave No Trace (LNT); Tread Lightly (TL)
Please let him know of any other Outdoor Ethics training or presentations you have done or participated in.
Wayne is gathering information for the National Outdoor Ethics Task Force and would appreciate you help.
  Questions - Contact Wayne Quade
General - Scouts BSA Do's and Don'ts to follow Posted Dec. 18, 2018
Be Prepared for Scouts BSA! There are a few do's and don'ts to follow, so please read.
More Information Questions - Contact Michael Vangelov