Welcome to the Thunderbird District! We serve Lisle, Woodridge & Naperville (School District 203), Illinois, and are part of the Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council #127.
CALLING ALL CHARTERED ORGANIZATION REPRESENTATIVES! Join us for Chartered Organization Representative Training which will be held on Thursday, May 12th. Gather 7:30pm at the LDS Church Stake Center at 1320 Ridgeland Ave, Naperville (SE corner of Naper Boulevard and Ridgeland Avenue). This training is FREE and takes about 1 hour. Become a Trained Chartered Organization Rep for your unit(s).
Mark your calendars for the 2016 Thunderbird District Dinner which will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016. Registration has now closed. If you need to speak to anyone about the dinner, please contact Rich Tatara.
Thunderbird District Dinner - Friday, May 6, 2016
Location: Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 / 908 W. Jackson Ave, Naperville
Time: 6pm-10pm – Social hour, Dinner & Awards / Cost: $30/person
Register Online - Reservations are due on or before Wednesday April 27, 2016. Award Submissions for Silver Acorns are due by Fri. April 29th.
Thunderbird District will hold its Annual Voting and Business Meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. All Thunderbird District Committee Members, Members-at-Large, and our Unit's Chartered Organization Representatives are cordially invited to attend for the purpose of voting on our slate of District Officers for the 2016-17 year. If anyone has suggestions for nominating new volunteers who might be willing to serve our district in a variety of capacities, please send your recommendations to the Nominating Committee, or to Tyler Hintz, our District Executive, for consideration. The meeting will be held at Trinity Green Trails, 2701 Maple Ave, Lisle, IL 60532, and begin promptly at 7:30pm.
The 2017 National Scout Jamboree is set for July 19–28, 2017. This will be the second event at the National Jamboree's permanent home at the Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia. We just call it "The Summit" for short! Over 60,000 Scouts and Venturers from all over the world attended the 2013 Jamboree. Join us and explore almost 11,000 acres of Scouting high adventure. The 2017 Jambo will be the most action-packed Scouting event ever - with mountain biking, paddle boarding, skateboarding, rock climging, zip lines, whitewater rafting, kayaking, scuba, shooting sports, ATVs, rock concerts and much, much more! It's not too early to register and make your deposit to secure your slot in one of our Troops or Crew! The only way to attend the Jamboree is with our Council Contingent. Visit the National Jamboree Website to learn more.
Thunderbird District Webelos Overnight - June 4–5, 2016
Greene Valley Forest Preserve - Thunderbird Rd, Bolingbrook, IL
Who can participate? Webelos & Arrow of Light Ranks (Scouts entering 4th & 5th grades in Fall 2017)
Cost: $20/Scout and $20/Parent - Price covers the Forest Preserve Fees, patch, and dinner.
Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 25, 2016 / Paperwork Turn-in: May 12th at Dist. Roundtable Mtg OR May 25th at McDonald’s at Naper & 75th Ave.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 7:30 – 8:45 PM - Naperville LDS Stake Center, 1320 Ridgeland Ave, Naperville (SE corner of Naper Boulevard and Ridgeland Avenue) Please join us at the April Roundtable. Join us around the campfire as we do a joint session on campfire planning, and how to spice up your campfire. Please bring a skit or song, or campfire snack or recipe to share. Join us for FUN, Fellowship, & Information.
Order of the Arrow Members - Chapter Meeting same time and place as Roundtable. Please announce at Troop meetings. All OA members are welcome to attend the chapter meeting! May's FUN: Planning for Spring Fellowship