Wagon Wheel | District 9


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Cub Scouts


Boy Scouts




District Specific

Obedient: Wheel Into Summer

5th Annual Kids to Parks Day - Announcement from the National Parks Service

Boy Scout Resources - Includes the following: - First Class First Year - ILST (Youth Leadership) - Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops - Monthly Program Themes (through 2017) - Scout Master Training - Troop Program Features 1 - Troop Program Features 2 - Troop Program Features 3 - Troop Program Resources Provided by Don Brinkerhoff. Last update: 12/4/2014.

Cub Resources - Includes: - Cub Scouts What_makes_a_trained_leader - First Class First Year - Pack Committee responsibilities Provided by Don Brinkerhoff. Updated 2/8/2015.

Cub Scout Program Transition Info - As of June 24, 2014; received from Richard Gonzalez on March 2nd. Includes information on Traditional and LDS Units.

General Resources - Includes: - Age Appropriate Scouting - Duty to God Tracker - FoS Scouting Flier 2012 - Guide to Safe Scouting - LDS BSA Positions - New Leader Guide - Scout Callings (Job Descriptions) - Scout Jobs - Scout Trax - AP Agendas/Binders Provided by Don Brinkerhoff. Updated 2/20/2015.

Gospel Principles are Reinforced through Scouting - A simple table showing how Gospel Principles and Scout Oath are interrelated.

LDS BSA Phrase Translator - A simple language map to help everyone speak the same language.https://www.saltlakescouts.org/files/1293/LDS-BSA--Phrase-Translator

ScoutStrong Healthy Unit Award

Venturing Resources - Includes: - Activity Wheel - Crew Activity Planner - Crew Committee Training - Crew Meeting Agenda - Crew Officers Meeting Agenda - ILSC - LDS Crew Sample Plan - LDS Venturing Guide (9-15-06) - Program planning guide - Venture Advisor Training - Venturing advancement, Changes, FAQs, FS-entire - Venturing Training for Priest Quorums of the LDS Church Provided by Don Brinkerhoff. Updated 2/8/2015.


Wagon Wheel: Roundtable

Leader Specific Roundtable

2nd Thursday of each month - 7 PM until 8 PM

at 5720 S 4270 W - Access to this street is from 5415 South or Misty Way off 6200 South.

Handouts are available at the entrance.  After a brief opening in the Chapel you will go directly to your section (Cub Scouts, Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturing, COR's, Committee members, Commissioners, etc.)

Leke Nimat, Order of the Arrow also meets at this time.

For the august 2017 roundtable, one option is to use the philmont roundtable supplement from here

Where do I learn more about how to train?

Cub Scout Packmeeting plans

Boy Scout Roundtable Training Guide for 2017-2018

Program Stake Responsibilities

Assistant District Commissioners (Stake Presidency & High Council Members)

  • Lead Duty to God and Duty to Country for the opening (prayer, flag ceremony, oath and law)

Unit Commissioners (Stake Young Men's and Stake Primary Presidencies)

  • Lead Duty to God and Duty to Country for the Commissioner's Breakout
  • Provide Instructors for the Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout and Venturing Breakouts (at least TWO instructors for each breakout, but preferably more)
  • Provide the Roundtable Commissioners the names and contact information for those instructors at the Roundtable PRIOR to the month in which they will be teaching.

Service Stake Responsibilities

Assistant District Commissioners (Stake Presidency and High Council Members)

  • Arrange for at least 3 people to begin setting up the building beginning at 6:15 pm.
  • Arrange for at least 5 people to clean up the building beginning at 8:30 pm.

Unit Commissioners (Stake Young Mens and Stake Primary Presidencies)

  • Provide and set up for Cracker Barrel by 7:50pm
  • Clean Up Cracker Barrel beginning at 8:30pm

Wagon Wheel: Training


Are you registered?

  1. Download, complete, and return the adult application (pdf) to the leader that appointed you or his or her designee.
  2. Complete Youth Protection Training at my.scouting.org.
  3. After you get your membership number from your leader, add it to your my.scouting.org profile.

Are you trained?

District Training

We offer Leader Specific training once a year, and Outdoor Leadership training once a year.


Intro to Outdoor Leadership Skills - October 27-28, 2017

Sharpen Your Saw, including Leader Specific Training - March 10, 2018


Typical format

Leader Specific Training - Leaders of Cub Scouts and Scouts of all ages, typically one Saturday in the spring

Outdoor Leadership Training - Overnighter for Leaders of Scouts of all ages (no Cub leaders), typically a Friday and Saturday in the fall

If you've changed positions, or started scouting in the last year, you need to be there! It will not include an outdoor session. Commissioners and Assistant District Commissioners (LDS Stake Primary and Stake Young Men's presidencies) are strongly encouraged to attend. 

To wear the Trained patch, you must attend BOTH of these sessions. Committee members and Chartered Organization Representatives must also complete training to wear the patch - read details on blog.scoutingmagazine.org.

Other Opportunities

There are also training opportunities every year at University of Scouting or College of Cub Scouting, or you can request to attend training with other districts in the council.

Check out council and national training or click the Training link in the top menu bar.

Online trainings are available through my.scouting.org.

Scouting Administration Tools

my.scouting.org is better than ever! Tour plans, youth protection, advancement and more are now available under Legacy Web Tools. No more confusion on where to go to find the tools you need!

Latter-Day Saint (LDS) Resources

Go to https://www.lds.org/callings/aaronic-priesthood/leader-resources/scouting. There you can find lots of great resources, including the most recent Church Handbook for Scouting Units in the United States, available in both English and Spanish. This is the 'green handbook'.

Wagon Wheel: Advancement



Various Merit Badge Shindigs, Pow-Wows, and Blasts, are held around the Salt Lake Valley. Our Shindig is typically held each January.

But, But, But! You don't have to go to an event to earn a merit badge. You only need a buddy, an approved counselor, and the approval of your scout leader to work on any badge at any time. Scoutbook.com keeps an up to date list of merit badges, as well as many other places. Do something new!


Contact our Eagle Scout coordinator.




BSA Internet Advancement System






Ross Pope (801) 967-1037 

Jesse Conner (385) 216-4017 

Mike Richardson (801) 859-8101 

Jeff Shaver (801) 694-2846 


Don Brinkerhoff


Dave Bell


Connie Kelly

(801) 550-6988


Upcoming Trainings