Sky Islands District



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Sky Islands Upcoming Events

July 25th– Scouts, BSA Water Sports Day

August 21-22- IOLS/BALOO Training

October 3rd– Cub Scout Advancement Day

October 9th- U of A Football Game and Campout 

October 16th-18th– Jamboree on the Air

Fall 2020- Council Camporee

November 7th– Fall Merit Badge Day

November 13-15- Anza Trek

December  28th-29th-Sky Islands Cub Day Camp

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 Sky Islands District: serving Pima County and Southern Pinal Counties


District Committee

Joyce Contrades- District Chair

Daniel Rowland- District Executive

Jerry Schneider- District Vice Chair

Kimberly Ward- District Vice Chair

Sam Alboy- Fund Development Chair

Fran Kearney- Training Chair

Chrissy Harlan- Membership Growth Chair

Greg Reiter- Interim Advancement Chair

Erin Russ- Camping Chair

Wes Elder- Order of the Arrow Chapter Adviser

Ben Garren- Activities and Civic Service Chair

Chuck Moyer- Religious Emblems Coordinator



District Commissioner Corps

Jack- Winger- District Commissioner

Daniel Rowland- District Executive

Don Ankley- Assistant District Commissioner

Dave Germain- Assistant District Commissioner

Kevin Kingsborough- Assistant District Commissioner

Joe Reilly- Assistant District Commissioner

Jeff Robbe- Assistant District Commissioner

Jim Whipp- Assistant District Commissioner

Glenn Daw- Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner


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Sky Islands District Round-table ***** Current Round-tables are available digitally during COVID-19
3rd Thursday of the Month 7:00 PM
St Cyril’s Church and School, 1750 N Swan (NE corner of Pima and Swan), Daugherty Hall

Sky Islands District Committee Meeting
1st Thursday of the Month
Location: 2250 E. Broadway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85719
Sky Islands District Commissioner’s Meeting
2nd Tuesday of the Month
Location: 2250 E. Broadway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85719

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Scouting runs on the power of Volunteers. Volunteers give their Scouts an example of participating in community and helping others.

Adult role models in Scouting provide an ideal learning experience for all youth. Every adult volunteer has something valuable to offer. –

We are looking for Volunteers below are the open positions within the District that need your support.

Help Needs:

Sky Islands District is looking for Committee Members to help plan and facilitate the events for our Scouts. If you are interested, please email or attend a District Committee Meeting on the 1st Thursday of the Month.


Fund Development

Community Fund Development Chair


IOLS Training Chair

BALOO Training Chair

Specialty Training Chair

Cub Scout Pow Wow Chair

Membership Growth

Scouts, BSA Growth Chair

Cub Scout New Unit Development Chair

Older Youth Program Unit Development Chair




Eagle Projects Chair-

Eagle Board of Review Chair

District Awards Chair

Cub Advancement Day Chair


Scouts, BSA Promotion Chair

Cub Camp Promotion Chair

Camperships Chair

Activities and Civic Service

Civic Service Chair

Scouting Service Month Chair

Camporee Chair

Cub Day Camp Chair

Cub Scout Pinewood Chair



Ways to Volunteer:

We encourage you to volunteer at any level within Scouting.  Many individuals are needed for the community of Scouting. Here are a few ideas we have. If you have any additional ideas, please feel free to attend a District Committee Meeting and share your ideas.

  • Help your Pack or Troop at their next meeting.
  • Attend a Roundtable and see what area interests you to volunteer.
  • Participate in the District Committee Meeting
  • Volunteer at Events
  • Watch the Facebook page for opportunities and requests for help.

Every volunteer brings a new skill to the table that grows the District. We invite you to share your skills.

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To schedule an Eagle Board of Review, contact the Council Registrar ~ Audrone Tarleton, 520-750-0385 ext 11, E-Mail

For any questions about Eagle Projects, boards of review, etc., please contact the Sky Islands District Advancement Chair: Greg Reiter at , E-Mail


Since 1912, the Eagle Scout rank has represented a milestone of accomplishment—perhaps without equal—that is recognized across the country and even the world. Those who have earned the Eagle Scout rank count it among their most treasured achievements. “Eagle Scout” is not just an award; it is a state of being. Those who earned it as youth continue to earn it every day as adults. That is why an Eagle Scout IS an Eagle Scout—not wasLearn More

Eagle Rank Information

Eagle Scout Rank Application

Project Workbook

Contacts for Possible Eagle Projects ~ Eagle_Project_Contacts

Check out these successful Eagle Projects for ideas for your project ~Eagle Project_ideas

Life to Eagle ~ Eagle_Process_ Training

Addresses for Eagle Scouts to write to for Congratulatory Letters.