Administrative Districts

Cochise District: serving Cochise County

Old Pueblo District: serving western Pima County and the north and west side of Tucson, west of Campbell Avenue

Santa Cruz Valley District: serving Santa Cruz County

Spanish Trails District: serving eastern Pima County and Tucson, east of Campbell Avenue

What is a District?

A Scouting district is a geographical area of a BSA local council, determined by the council executive board. District volunteer leaders mobilize resources to ensure the growth and success of Scouting units within the district`s territory.

The Catalina Council currently has 4 districts serving the communities of Southern Arizona.

The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. The end result of effective district support: more and more youth members receiving a better and better program.

Operating through a committee of adult volunteers, districts are responsible for carrying out four standard functions:

Membership – The membership function strives for growth through the organization of new Scouting units and growth through new members joining existing units.

Finance – The finance function sees that the district provides its share of funds to the total council operating budget.

Program – The program function concentrates on helping Scouting units with camp promotion; special activities including community service; training adult volunteers; and youth advancement and recognition.

Unit Service – The unit service function provides direct coaching and consultation by district volunteers for unit adults to help ensure the success of every Scouting unit.