District Activities

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Upcoming Events



2023 Iron Forge Fall Outpost

The team is hard at work planning the 2023 Fall Outpost, which will happen the weekend of October 13-15.  The Leader Guide is below.  The merit badge information is almost finalized and will be posted here soon.

Fall Outpost 2023 IF Leaders Guide

2023 CookOff Flyer Fall Outpost

Merit Badge list – Coming soon

Register at Iron-Forge-Fall-Outpost by 10/6/23

For those who plan to take Den Chief Training at the Fall Outpost click HERE!



2023 Iron Forge District Golf Outing

Come to the Springside Pitch and Putt in Reinholds to help support our local Scouts at 8 AM on the morning of October 21st! This is an 18 hole, family friendly course. All proceeds will support the Iron Forge District Friends of Scouting campaign. A food truck will be available.

To register go to Iron Forge District Golf Outing.




Here are the dates for some of the upcoming District events we have scheduled.

  • October 14, 2023 – Fall Outpost
  • January 27, 2024 – Klondike
  • April 13, 2024 – District Merit Badge College
  • April 20, 2024 – District Pinewood Derby
  • October 12, 2024 – Fall Outpost



Past Events


The 2023 Iron Forge District Pinewood Derby took place on April 22, 2023.  Patches are in the office and can be picked up at any time!  If you are interested in assisting with the 2024 District Pinewood Derby contact Senior District Executive Nicole Welch.




Coffee Break meetings

We are working on dates to hold the next round of Coffe Breaks.  They will be held by school district and are open for all Scouters and parents to come and visit with the District Executive and District Commissioner.  These are a chance for everyone to get their questions answered, meet other units in your school district, and work together to help all our units thrive.  Each of these will take place from 6-8 PM.  If you have and questions about the Coffee Breaks contact District Commissioner Jim Fowler at ifddistcommissioner@gmail.com


National just updated their Pre-Event Medical Screening Checklist.  Find the new version at 680-102_PreEventChklist.pdf (scouting.org)