James E. West

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The James E. West District serves Southwest Nashville in the Central Service Area.

 

 

Click here to download James E. West District Pinewood Derby Rules

District Chairman:
Bob Van Cleave

Advancement Chairman:
Carl Munkel

Finance Chairman:
Dave Mullendore

Training Chairman:
Jeff Roberts

Membership Chairman:
Mark Bixler

Camping Chairman:
Jeff Cardwell

District Commissioner:
Patrick Luke

District Director:
Mark Dunlap

District Committee Meetings
Meets 1st Thursday of each month at Belle Meade United Methodist Church from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

District Commissioner Staff Meeting
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at Belle Meade United Methodist Church from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

District Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leader Roundtable
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at Belle Meade United Methodist Church from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Important Dates

  • 8/25/15 – Popcorn Sale begins
  • 10/27 /15– Late Popcorn sales due
  • 11/5/15 – District Nominating Meeting
  • 11/30/15 – Silver Beaver Nominations due
  • 12/3/15 – District Annual Meeting
  • 12/18/15 – All Adult District Recognition Items due to Scout Shop
  • 12/31/15 – District Award of Merit nominations due

Training
September 26, 2015 BALOO Training
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October 3, 2015
Woodmont Christian Church
3601 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Cub Scout Leader Specific Training
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March 19, 2016
Holy Family Catholic Church, Brentwood, TN
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
University of Scouting (Boy and Cub Scouts)
April 22 – 24, 2016
Boxwell Reservation
Outdoor Leadership Skills (Boy Scouts)
West Bobcat/Fishing Derby Day (For Cub Scouts)
Description: Join us for an exciting day of Fun, Fishing and oh by the way…earn your bobcat badge all in one day.
September 19, 2015
Shelby Park, Nashville TN at 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Cub and Family Weekend
Come out and enjoy the fun! Step through time as you visit the Cub-A-Lot Castle, Pirate’s Cove, the Native American Village, the Fort Area. Saturday activities also include Archery, BB Gun Range, and crafts. In addition, there will be a special nature hike available for your enjoyment. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to forge new memories with your family and friends making S’mores around the campfire.
Boxwell Scout Reservation
Week 1: October 2-4
Week 2: October 9-11
Week 3: October 16-18
James E. West Leader Recognition Banquet (Cub and Boy Scout Leaders)
Description: Scouting would not be possible without adult volunteers. Please join us at this very special event as we recognize adult scout leaders in the James E. West District for their efforts in leading the way for the youth in our community
January 28, 2016
1st Presbyterian Church, Franklin Rd, Nashville TN at 6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m
District Pinewood Derby (Cub Scouts)
Description: Gentlemen! Start Your Engines! The top 5 pinewood derby cars from each Cub Scout pack will have the opportunity to complete for the fastest car in the District at this very popular and exciting event. There will also be a best design winner for those not participating in the race.
April 16, 2016
Hillsboro Church of Christ at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
District Spring Cub Spring Camporee
Description: A weekend of camping, games, archery, fishing and much more dedicated to Cub Scout packs in the James E. West District
April 29 – May 1, 2016
Boxwell Reservation
District Cub Scout Day Camp
Description: Day Camp offers various types of activities which may include archery, arts and crafts, BB’s, field sports, nature, Scout skills and a many other themed activities. All areas place a special emphasis on safety procedures.
June 6 – 10
Location: TBD
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