Arapeen DistrictDistrict Program Chairs

District Program Chairs

Position Name Phone Number E-mail Address
District Program Chair Vacant    
  • Report to District Chair
  • Recruit enough of the right people as activities & civic service, training, camp promotion & outdoor, and advancement & recognition chairs.
  • Ensure that district operating committee chairs and committee members are trained to carry out the functions of the district.
  • Help district operating committee chairs recruit an adequate number of members to carry out the program functions of the district.
  • Plan (with the district executive) the district's annual program planning conference and program review meeting.
  • Coordinate with the operating committee chairs the district's annual program calendar.
  • In cooperation with the district executive, set goals for the district program committees, track their progress, and ensure the completion of those goals.
  • Recognize individuals and committees for their Scouting accomplishments.
  • Support local and national Scouting policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Encourage the district's role to attain public support of Scouting.
  • Set plans to ensure that all Journey to Excellence criteria relating to program show improvement.
Training Chair Larry Seely 435.427.3841
  • Report to District Program Chair
  • Establish district training objectives to train leaders, not just run training courses.
  • Participate in council meetings dealing with training policies, program, and procedures.
  • Recruit and orient enough of the right kind of people for the training committee and course instructors.
  • Prepare an inventory of training for all leaders.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate an annual district training program based on training inventory.
  • Evaluate and report on training progress.
  • Maintain district training records.
  • Encourage a pack trainer in every Cub Scout pack.
  • Offer training opportunities to all unit leaders.
  • Promote attendance at all training courses.
  • Give special assistance to untrained unit leaders.
  • Approve applications for district training recognition's.
  • Give special attention to training new-unit leaders and new leaders in existing units.
  • Track and attain training objectives.
  • Implement council training program.
  • Promote all online training through the Online Learning Center.
Camp Promotion Chair      
  • Report to District Program Chair
  • Recruit and orient enough of the right kind of people for the district camp committee.
  • Track each unit's camping and outdoor record.
  • Implement the council's outdoor promotion plan in the district.
  • Work with commissioners to help packs, troops, teams, and crews plan a year-round schedule of camping and outdoor program events.
  • Promote use of camperships.
  • Give guidance on health and safety concerns.
    ---Boy Scout camping
    ---National high-adventure programs
    ---Cub Scout outdoor program
    ---Venturing outdoor program
  • Assist council committee with outdoor program facilities.
  • Promote National Summertime Pack Award and National Camping Award.
  • Supervise use of off-council camping by tour permits and inspections.
  • Track and attain camping and outdoor objectives.
  • Implement council camping and outdoor program.
  • Guide the Order of the Arrow to help promote camping in the district.
  • Promote Leave No Trace training for all units.
Activities and Civic Service Chair Vacant    
  • Report to District Program Chair
  • Develop and implement a plan for activities and civic service projects in district.
  • Ensure that activities are in accordance with national policy.
  • Recruit and orient enough of the right kind of people for the district activities committee.
  • Support and strengthen units by assuring program visibility and balance of activities.
  • Promote and conduct displays and skill events:
    ---Booth shows
    ---First aid contests
    ---Swim meets
    ---Window displays
    ---Shopping mall shows.
  • Encourage Good Turn ideas through units' participation in community projects and civic service activities.
  • Plan, promote, and conduct special Scouting Anniversary Week activities.
  • Implement council activities and civic service program.
  • Conduct an annual poll of unit leaders to determine unit needs and wishes for district activities.
  • Oversee the district's Good Turn for America projects, and ensure the hours are logged online.
Advancement & Recognition Chair Vacant    
  • Report to District Program Chair
  • Stimulate advancement and recognition of Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers.
  • Ensure that advancement and recognition remain in accordance with National Council requirements and procedures.
  • Recruit and orient enough of the right kind of people for the district advancement committee.
  • Establish district advancement goals, and develop a plan to achieve goals, and track goal attainment.
  • Assist packs, troops, teams, and crews, giving special assistance to units with little or no advancement.
  • Coach troop and team leaders in methods for conducting boards of review and courts of honor.
  • Recruit and train a adequate group of merit badge counselors for the district.
  • Produce a district merit badge counselor directory.
  • Recommend unit and district Scouters for special district and council recognition (lifesaving awards, Silver Beaver, etc.).
  • Implement council advancement and recognition program.
  • Review and approve Eagle Scout service project plans.
  • Participate in or conduct Eagle Scout boards of review.

If you are interested in serving, please contact the Chair listed above.

Helpful Links

Training Committee - Leadership Training Committee Guide (34169)

Camping Committee - Camping and Outdoor Committee Guide (34786)

Activities Committee - Activities and Civic Service Committee Guide (33082)

Advancement Committee - Guide To Advancement (33088)

Leader Resources

District/Local Helps
Scoutbook (Internet Advancement)
Get Registered

Council Camps

Blue Mountain
Eagle Mountain
High Uintah
Jeremiah Johnson
Maple Dell
Thunder Ridge


Official Uniform
Important Forms
National Scout Shop
Order Advancements Online

Key Links

The Boy Scout Blog
National Scout Shop
Journey to Excellence
Council Login


Contact Us

Orem Scout Office 
748 North 1340 West

Orem, Utah 84057
(801) 437-6222

Cedar City Scout Office
444 South Main #3A
Cedar City, Utah 84720
(435) 586-1613



Ephraim Scout Office
45 East 400 South
Ephraim, Utah 84627
(435) 283-6451

Price Scout Office
212 East 100 North
Price, Utah 84501
(435) 637-8059



Richfield Scout Office
95 West 100 South
Richfield, Utah 84701
(435) 896-6619

St. George Scout Office
204 North 1000 East
St. George, Utah 84770
(435) 628-5172

Vernal Scout Office
240 East 100 North
Vernal, Utah 84078
(435) 789-9108