Huachuca Mountains

Welcome to Cochise District!

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District Chair – Scott Fincher  –  505-803-8379 – sfinchercowboys12@yahoo.com        Dist. Comm. – Dr. Sancho Manzano – 520-378-3060 – Sancho.manzano@cox.net           District Executive – Lisa Stallcup – 520-903-4307 – Lisa.Stallcup@scouting.org

S.V. LDS Vice Chair  –  Charles Mann  –  602-320-4106 – Charles.j.mann@gmail.com

St. David Vice Chair  –  Damon Trejo  –  520-720-5022 – damontrejo@gmail.com

Cochise Community Vice Chair  –  Mike Stallcup – 520-903-4321 – Stallcup.m@gmail.com

Where we make SCOUTING FUN…

Store

Scout Office & Store 2367 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 Next door to Papa Murphy – inside Long Realty.    520-459-9888 – Store phone   –    520-458-1072 – Office phone

Store Hours:     Monday  –  9:00 am – 1 pm.       Wednesday  –  10:00 am – 4:00 pm.       Friday – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

1st & 3rd Saturday – 10 am – 1 pm

Holiday, Training & Furlough Closure Dates – 2016:

January 15th – Furlough Day

January 18th – Holiday – Martin Luther King Day

January 25 – 29 – Staff Training week long

February 8th –  Furlough Day

February 10th – Training Day

March 24th – Furlough Day

March 25 – Good Friday

April 18th – Furlough Day

May 9th – Furlough Day

May 29th – Holiday – Memorial Day

June 20th – Furlough Day

July 4th – Holiday

July 9 – 17 – Council/District Training in Philmont

July 25th – Furlough Day

Cochise Website

Training

District Training Chair – Dee Bartnett – 520-417-0440 – Kbarnett5@cox.net

     Boy Scout Trainer – Scott Martin – 520-220-9413 – symartin75@yahoo.com

     Cub Scout Trainer – Caulyne Barron – 602-320-4106 – Caulyne@yahoo.com

     Venturing Trainer – Tammy Rodriguez – 520-227-4057 – tamara.rodriguez520@gmail.com

Upcoming Super Saturday Training will be at the 2016 Spring Camporee – More info to come

If your unit leaders are needing to be trained, please contact Dee Bartnett, or one of his trainers.

Eagle Project

     The Cochise District Advancement Chair, Gene Spiers offer helpful information and guidance to Unit Leaders and their Scouts seeking District approval of proposed Eagle Projects.

     You may reach Gene @ spiersfam@yahoo.com  or  520-843-0767

     Eagle Board of review takes place the 2nd Thursday of each month at Cochise Community College conference room, found by the main library.

     Eagle Scout Project approval or Eagle Boards of Review are done through Cochise District.  Do NOT take your Eagle packet to the Council Service Center for approval.

     Scout MUST obtain project approval from Cochise Advancement Chair, Gene Spiers, BEFORE starting a project.  The Scout is responsible and MUST call and set up the appointment.

     The following is suggested:

1 – Place application and all supporting documents in a 3-ring binder.

2 – Make sure your using the current Eagle application.

3 – Make sure you have all signatures needed.

4 – Make sure your dates are correct in showing when you served as a leader.

5 – Please make sure your Eagle book is labeled with Scout name, Troop number, and contact number.

Cub Day Camp

April 9, 2016 – Spring Cub Day Camp

          Cost $12 for early bird between now March 18th, Cost $15 until April 8th.  No registration the morning of the event.  Patches are already in, provide your own lunch, snacks & water will be provided.   More info to come…..

June 6 – 10, 2016 – Cub Summer Day Camp

         Cost $50 for early bird between now and April 30th, Cost $60 starting May 1st thru June 3rd.  No registration the morning camp starts.   Medical Form Part A & B required, bring your own lunch.  Patches are already in, T-Shirts will be given out with water bottles, snacks will be provided, as well as awards.

POC:  Walter Fahnestock – Day Camp Director – 360-355-2909 – Business.English.Instructor@outlook.com

            Dan Ferguson – Day Camp Business Manager – 520-236-9909 – danfergusonvfw@yahoo.com

Monthly Meetings

District Meeting – 1st Thursday of each month @ 7 to 8 p.m.  Held at Cochise Community College Conference Room

District Commissioner Meeting – 2nd Thursday of each month @ 6 to 6:45 p.m.  Place:  Same as Roundtable.

District Roundtable – 2nd Thursday of each month @ 7 to 8 p.m.  Place:  Knights of Columbus,156 W Kayetan Dr., S.V.

      POC:  Dr. Sancho Manzano – 520-378-3060

OA Chapter Meeting – 3rd Thursday of each month @ 7 to 8 p.m.  Place:  St. Andrews Catholic Church

     POC:  Frank Hernandez – 562-746-6959 or semperchevy@msn.com

Upcoming Events

January 16 – EDGE Training @ SV Stake 1000 Taylor St., POC: Dee Barnett

January 30 – Merit Badge Fair @ LDS Chapel on Avenida Del Sol, SV @ 8 am to 2:30

January 30 – STEM Training – $25 – Electricity, Electronics, Digital Tech Merit Badges – POC: Craig Frank 507-351-1009

February 13 – Backpack Seminar @ 8 to 4 – POC: Dave Norton 520-26-1896

March 5 – District PWD & Scout Show @ Sierra Vista United Methodist Church @ 8 am to 4 pm

March 12 – Council PWD

April 15 – 17 – Spring Camporee – POC: Frank Hernandez 562-746-6959 – Super Saturday Training in all area’s offered.

June 25 – District Annual Planning for 2017 – 9 am to 2 pm, lunch will be provided.