Thunderbird District Activities

2015 Thunderbird District Klondike

Arctic Frost

January 17, 2015 (Saturday Day Program)

(Camping Friday Night is Optional – Cost is $1.00 per person Friday night)

What:             Arctic Frost 2015 Klondike Derby

When:             January 17, 2015 (Saturday Day Program: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Friday camping is optional - $1.00 per person per night, Unit is responsible for registering for camping and paying camping fees to the Klondike Derby.  Registration opens at 8:00 AM

Where:           Longview Lake Group Organized Camping Area, South end of Longview Lake, One half mile east of Raytown Road on High Grove Road

Who:               ALL Thunderbird District registered Boy Scouts, Webelos II Scouts, Council wide Ventures, Adult Leaders, Staff, Participants and Parents.

Cost:               $9.00 per person, Boy Scout, Webelos Scout, Adult Leaders. $9.00 for Staff.  Camping for Boy Scouts and Adult Leaders at $1.00 per person Friday night. Unit is responsible for registering for camping and paying fees for camping to Klondike Derby.

                    Register at the November, December or January Roundtables Council Office and online.  You can register at the Klondike but, patches are likely to be at the February Roundtable.  So please register early, it helps greatly in planning the Klondike.

Chairman:  Jim Salisbury – Home 816-868-0805 Email

Online Registration:
Click here for Packet


2015 Merit Badge Academy

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Hickman Mills Jr. High School
9010 Old Santa Fe Road, Kansas City, MO

Click here to Register Online  registration is excepted online only

Click here to print general information page Click here to print special note regarding first year scouts
Click here to print class offerings and prerequisites Click here to print special note regarding prerequisites
Click here to print registration worksheet (not accepted for registration) Click here to print Staff Registration Form


For questions regarding MBA in general contact Ken Fuenfhausen at 816-537-8877, 816-529-2971 or

For questions regarding MBA registration contact John Monson at


District Recognition Banquet and Silent Auction - March 21, 2015

Save the date for this annual event, Satuday, March 21th.  This is an amazing evening hosted at the Armacost Museum we will not only celebrate the individual achievements of those in the district but also all that we achieved in 2014 as a District.  Print Registration Form or Register Online.

Auction Items

Items for the silent auction are needed. We are asking each unit to donate at least one item for the auction. We are also looking for someone to host the auction.

Award Nominations

Do not forget to recognize those that have made a difference for the youth in Thunderbird. (all nominations are due by January Roundtable, January 6, 2015):

  • District Award of Merit, The District Award of Merit is the highest recognition a Scouting District can bestow upon an individual. The award is presented to registered volunteer Scouters for noteworthy service to youth.
  • Silver Acorn, The purpose of this award is to recognize the Scouter that has gone above and beyond the call of the duty. Service to Scouting should be “noteworthy” and individual should exhibit Scouting Spirit and live up to the ideals of the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Silver Oakleaf, The purpose of this award is to recognize the spouse of a Scouter who has given of themselves so that their husband or wife could serve the Scouting movement. The individual is to have made some personal sacrifice and the support of the spouse should be “note worthy”.
  • Ernie Modlin Scoutmaster Award, The purpose of this award is to recogize outstanding achievements of a current Scoutmaster.
  • Merle McConnell Cubmaster Award, The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding achievements of a current Cubmaster.

Check out what's coming up!

January 17, 2015 Thunderbird District Klondike Derby
February 7, 2015 Thunderbird District Merit Badge Academy
March 21, 2015 District Recognition Banquet and Silent Auction

Pete Zibers
District Activities Chairman
(816) 686-1649