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Rivers District Committee Meetings



What is the District and the District Committee?

A Scouting district is an optional geographical area within the local council, as determined by the council executive board. District leaders mobilize resources to ensure the growth and success of Scouting units within the district’s territory. Members of the district committee are volunteers. The district trains adult volunteers, provides district programs for units (such as Day Camp, Camporees, Klondike Derby, Merit Badge College, to name a few), assists in the formation of new units, and helps coordinate the annual giving campaign known as Investment in Character.

District Chairman–The District Chairman is elected by the Charter Representatives and Members At Large, and approved by the Council Executive Board. The District Chairman leads the District Committee, initiates plans and helps committee chairmen carry out the functions of the district.
District Commissioner–District Commissioner assigns Unit Commissioners to individual units. The purpose is to provide guidance and resources to unit leaders and committees for organizing quality programs, and to address specific needs or issues as they arise.
District Executive–Serves as an advisor to the District Chairman & District Commissioner.
Membership–The Membership Chairman oversees all memberhip-related activites in the Rivers District. This individual is responsible for the creation of new Scouting Units throughout the district, and for supporting the membership recruitment efforts of existing Scouting Units.
Finance–The Rivers District Finance Chair is responsible to oversee all fundraising and other financial aspects of the Valley District. They provide major oversight & leadership for the Rivers District Investment in Character Campaign, Popcorn Campaign, Camp Card Campaign & all District-level event budgets.
Program–The Rivers District Program Chairman ensures that all Program sites are being properly served throughout the District.The Program Chairman oversees the following sub-committees: Activites, Advancement, Activites.
Training–The Training Chair’s goal is to have 100% of unit leadership BSA trained in their position responsibilities, and to advise unit leaders on training needs and opportunities.Responsible for all Rivers District Training, including but not limited to: IOLS, WLOT, BALOO, Leader-Specific Trainings.
Advancement–The Rivers District Advancement Chairman is responsible for assisting Units with Advancement at all levels.Responsible for all Rivers District Advancement & Advancement-related events, including but not limited to: Eagle Advisors, Merit Badge Counselors, Merit Badge College, & District Dinner.
Activities–The Activities Chairman oversees all District-level activites & events at all levels.Responsible for program-related activities in the Rivers District, including but not limited to: Cub Winter Adventure, Day Camp, Cub Fun Day, Camporee, Klondike Derby & District Pinewood Derby.
Camping Promotions–The Rivers District Camping Promotion Chair is in charge of overseeing all camping actvities for the District. This position is responsible for advertising and marketing District-level event to all Rivers District Scouting Units.
Order of the Arrow–Serves as the Chesakawon Chapter Advisor for the Nawakwa Lodge.

District Committee meets on the third Tuesday of each month, 7:00-8:30 pm at Memorial United Methodist Church, 345 Earl Street, Tappahannock, Virginia, except when noted.

2016-2017 District Committee Schedule

May 17, 2016  —  Annual business meeting

June 21, 2016  —

July  — No Meeting/Summer Break

August  16, 2016  —

September 20, 2016  —

October 18, 2016  —

November 15, 2016  —

December  —  No Meeting

January 18, 2017  —  Annual planning meeting.  — Note change of date and location of  this meeting. Wednesday at Roma’s

February 21, 2017  —

March 21, 2017  —

April 18, 2017  —

May 16, 2017  —  Annual business meeting

June 20, 2017  —

July  — No Meeting/Summer Break

August 15, 2017 —

September 20, 2017 —

October 17, 2017 —

November 21, 2017 —

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