Del-Mi District | Crossroads of America Council, BSA

Del-Mi District of Crossroads of America Council

The Del-Mi District of Crossroads of America Council serves 74 Scouting units located in Hamilton and Tipton counties. These units have more than 3,600 members that are supported by 1,200 unit and district volunteers.

Del-Mi District

Latest News

Please refer to the Crossroads of America page for information pertaining to your unit and the COVID-19 virus: www.crossroadsbsa.org/announcements 

Visit our Crossroads Scouting at Home page: www.crossroadsbsa.org/activities/scouting-at-home/

Scroll down to the Forms & Resources section of this webpage for shared ideas on how to bring Scouting to your Unit/Den/Scout!

The Central Section Spring Camporee has been cancelled. This was planned for April 24-26, 2020. North Star District will host all Central Section Districts (including Del-Mi) for the Fall Camporee. Mark your calendar for the last weekend in October!

Nominate a volunteer for the Silver Beaver award by filling out the application found here.

Blue & Golds

Get your Blue & Gold activity placemats ordered with the council today by following this link.

Summer Camp

2020 Camperships

A volunteer committee will meet to review all applications received in the council office by April 1st for all summer camps. Applications may still be submitted up until 30 days prior to your camp week. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis in the order that they are received after April 1, 2020. Download the 2020 Campership Application.

Camp Progression Plan

Answer all of your Camp 2020 questions by downloading the Journey On! Camp Guide.

Other Opportunities

Eagle Board of Reviews

We need volunteers to help review Eagle Scout candidates each month at the Noblesville First United Methodist Church. Eagle Board of Reviews occur on the 3rd Thursday of the month in 2020, at Noblesville First United Methodist Church. Send an email to Ted Taylor if you are willing to assist.

With the help of Ted and his team, the Del-Mi District produced a total of 111 Eagle Scouts in 2019. Thank you to our wonderful Troop leaders for your support and commitment to serving our Scouts. Click here to see the breakdown of all 111 Eagle Scouts based on unit.

Are you interested in taking part in an Eagle Board of Review? We are always welcoming new faces! Sign up for the month that works best for your schedule below:

Committee Meetings

Are you interested in helping with an event or assisting to build and strengthen Del-Mi District? You are welcome to join us. Del-Mi District Committee meets on the 1st Thursday of the month from 7–8:30PM at Noblesville First United Methodist Church.

Roundtable

Roundtable is a monthly meeting for all registered leaders and parents to share best practices. Roundtable meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7PM at Noblesville First United Methodist Church. In 2020 we will begin all Roundtables downstairs with all Cub and Scouts BSA leaders. A breakout specific to each program will follow general announcements.

District Newsletters

Below are links to the Newsletter that has been reinvigorated for 2020. Please send any unit or community information that you would like posted in the newsletter to Jeff White, District Communications Chair.

Social Media

Stay in the know about Del-Mi Distict activities on Facebook and follow Crossroads of America Council on Facebook too!

Save the Date

Merit Badge University

Merit Badge University is being rescheduled due to the school cancellations in Hamilton County. Information will be broadcasted as soon as a date is solidified.

To Register for this event please follow this link.

Scouting For Food

This community service event is also being rescheduled to a later date due to the circumstances surrounding public health. All information regarding this reschedule date will be communicated once confirmed.

See this flier for our Del-Mi-specific Scouting For Food information. We are encouraging ALL of our Scouting units to participate in this year’s Scouting For Food Campaign. Please fill out this commitment form and return to either of your District professionals so that all unit service hours are documented around this campaign accurately.

Hamilton County Mayors’ Breakfast For Scouting

Del-Mi District, Crossroads of America Council will host its first annual Hamilton County Mayors’ Breakfast for Scouting. This is a combination of the individual “Mayor’s Breakfast” events in each community from year’s past. We are enthused to have Mayor Cook (Westfield), Mayor Fadness (Fishers), Mayor Jensen (Noblesville), and Mayor Brainard (Carmel) joining us to share their belief in the Scouting mission.

This event is currently being rescheduled. For more information on sponsorships or how to be a part of the event, please contact Eddie Stahl.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor of the event: Gaylor Electric

 

 

Here’s What You Missed!!

Del-Mi District Recognition Dinner

March 5th was a fantastic night of recognitions and fellowship amongst the 180+ Adult Leaders and Eagle Scouts in attendance.

Special congratulations go out to our 2020 District Award of Merit recipients Mike Horrocks, Dave Yunker, and Art Enlow; Del-Mi’s 2019 Silver Beavers Jim Hester and Natalie Maenhout; Joanne Burfiend for 45 years of service in Scouting; and Jeff Sutton for receiving his 50 year veteran pin! Congratulations again to all of our Leaders and Eagles who received recognition for your efforts and hard work!

District Pinewood Derby

Leap Day was a great success for the Del-Mi District in 2020 as over 25 racers came out for another chance at racing glory. Congratulations to these Scouts (and adults!) for finishing in the top of their racing class:

Open Class:
  1. Parker H. – Pack 129 – Avg time of 2.83 seconds
  2. Tyler H. – Pack 129 – Avg time of 2.84 seconds
  3. Jacob Z. – Pack 140 – Avg time of 2.96 seconds
Championship Class:
  1. Parker H. – Pack 129 – Avg time of 2.81 seconds
  2. Maddox L. – Pack 197 – Avg time of 2.84 seconds
  3. Izzy R. – Pack 129 – Avg time of 2.85 seconds
Adult Class:
  1. Chuck C. – Avg time of 2.950 seconds
  2. Rob H. – Avg time of 2.951 seconds

Upcoming Events

Our District boasts a variety of events throughout the year. To learn more about events happening around the Council, click here to view the Council’s calendar.

Leadership

Our District is currently supported by the following people; however, new volunteers are always welcome! Please contact our District Executive to find out how you can become involved at the District level.

Professional Staff

District Director

District Executive

Volunteer Leadership Team

District Chair

District Commissioner

District Vice Chair

District Vice Chair

Communications Committee

Vice Chair – Communications

Data Management Chair

Development Committee

Vice Chair – Development

FOS Family Chair

District Popcorn Kernel

 

Membership Committee

Vice Chair – Membership

Family Scouting Coordinator

Program Committee

Vice Chair – Program

Activities & Civic Service Chair

Camping & Outdoor Chair

Firecrafter Advisor – Prairie Valley Ember

Order of the Arrow Advisor – Quanasita Chapter

District Chaplain

Damon Heasley

Training Committee

Training Chair

Susan Wilson

Advancement Committee

Advancement Chair

Jennifer Weber

Eagle Board Chair

Roundtable Commissioners

Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner

Scouts BSA Roundtable Commissioner

Newsletter

We like to send out a monthly newsletter to keep our members informed. Please fill out the form below to either subscribe or unsubscribe.

Connect

In addition to this webpage and the newsletter above, we encourage you to connect with us via the links below.

Hamilton County Mayors’ Breakfast for Scouting

Presented by:

Gaylor Electric

We are grateful for the following individuals, corporations and organizations who have made a significant investment in the the programs and services offered by the Del-Mi District and Central Indiana Boy Scouts of America.

Municipal Sponsors

   

Eagle Scout Sponsors

  • MJ Insurance
  • Katz, Sapper & Miller
  • Ray’s Trash

Life Scout Sponsors

  • American StructurePoint
  • Garmong Construction
  • IDI Composites
Table Sponsors
  • Best Equipment Co.
  • Indiana American Water
  • Gregory & Appel Insurance
  • CSO Architects
  • Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC
  • Veridus Group
  • First Merchants Bank
  • City of Carmel
  • Carmel City Council
  • Kiwanis Club of Noblesville
  • Thieneman Construction
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