Welcome to the Thunderbird District! We serve Lisle, Woodridge & Naperville (School District 203), Illinois, and are part of the Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council #127.
Memorial Day is right around the corner & our towns will be celebrating with parades and other remembrances. This is a great opportunity for your units to participate! Naperville's parade will be lining Jackson St. with “Healing Field” flags. Woodridge Units, join the Woodridge Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1578 and the Lisle/Woodridge Fire District in the annual Memorial Day Silent Parade on Monday, May 30th. 8:30am lineup at Fire Station #2. Step off - 9 sharp. There will be a Memorial Day service at the end of the parade. No matter what town you live in, there are ways your Pack or Troop can participate!
Thunderbird District will hold its Annual Voting and Business Meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. All Thunderbird District Committee Members, Members-at-Large, and our Unit's Chartered Organization Representatives are cordially invited to attend for the purpose of voting on our slate of District Officers for the 2016-17 year. If anyone has suggestions for nominating new volunteers who might be willing to serve our district in a variety of capacities, please send your recommendations to the Nominating Committee, or to Tyler Hintz, our District Executive, for consideration. The meeting will be held at Trinity Green Trails, 2701 Maple Ave, Lisle, IL 60532, and begin promptly at 7:30pm.
Thunderbird District Webelos Overnight - June 4–5, 2016
Greene Valley Forest Preserve - Thunderbird Rd, Bolingbrook, IL
Who can participate? Webelos & Arrow of Light Ranks (Scouts entering 4th & 5th grades in Fall 2017)
Cost: $20/Scout and $20/Parent - Price covers the Forest Preserve Fees, patch, and dinner.
Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 25, 2016 / Paperwork Turn-in: May 12th at Dist. Roundtable Mtg OR May 25th at McDonald’s at Naper & 75th Ave.
The 2017 National Scout Jamboree is set for July 19–28, 2017. This will be the second event at the National Jamboree's permanent home at the Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia. We just call it "The Summit" for short! Over 60,000 Scouts and Venturers from all over the world attended the 2013 Jamboree. Join us and explore almost 11,000 acres of Scouting high adventure. The 2017 Jambo will be the most action-packed Scouting event ever - with mountain biking, paddle boarding, skateboarding, rock climging, zip lines, whitewater rafting, kayaking, scuba, shooting sports, ATVs, rock concerts and much, much more! It's not too early to register and make your deposit to secure your slot in one of our Troops or Crew! The only way to attend the Jamboree is with our Council Contingent. Visit the National Jamboree Website to learn more.