Hoosier Hills District

Proudly serving the youth and families of Dearborn, Jefferson, Ripley, Ohio, and Switzerland Counties.

District Key 3 Leadership

District Chairman:  Jeff Heidlage, 812.569.6442

District Commissioner:  Bob Mattingly, 812.438.3182

District Executive:  Jules Erwin, 812.336.6809

District News

Recruitment News for the Little Dudes in the Blues!

As we move into September, Hoosier Hills can pat itself on the back. We had a solid first month of Fall Recruitment and brought a lot of new boys into our program! A huge thank you to all the Packs who brought their A-game to the table and got their communities excited about Scouting!!

We are scheduling follow-up second Join Nights to try to reach more youth. With everyone's busy fall sports and family activities, Jules will be working directly with your unit to choose the best evening for a second round-up. If you need more flyers, posters, signs, or other support, please get in touch with her. Let's keep this energy going!

Membership Recruitment Marketing / We Need Your Help with this side of recruitment. Do you know a local business that will let us place a yard sign or flyer? Any contacts with local radio or news media? We want to spread the word far and wide for our Join Scouts Nights! Contact Jules at jules.erwin@scouting.org to help build our marketing resources!


Our Family Friends of Scouting Campaign is Happening Now

Hoosier Trails Council has kicked off the 2017 Friends of Scouting campaign and we are eager for your support and help. As part of this effort, our beautiful Hoosier Hills District is coordinating a Family Friends of Scouting campaign to raise the money needed in order to invest in our youth and their bright futures.

If you are reading this, I know that you find Scouting to be a truly worthwhile experience for our boys, as well as the girls served by our Venturing and Exploring programs. The principles that Scouting teaches are as relevant today as they were when the Boy Scouts began over one hundred years ago. The youth we serve grow to be better leaders, more confident and forthright adults, and environmentally concerned and aware citizens.

If you believe that investing in youth through Scouting is an important part of helping to grow a population of people that stand for what is good and what is right in the world, then please join us in our efforts to support the Friends of Scouting campaign.

We don't have very far to reach our goal this year! We just need to pick up a little less than $10,000 to make it a successful year for 2017! Please, talk to your Scouting friends and families. Hoosier Hills needs your help!

New Sharing Space for Units!

Look to the right of this web page, and you'll see a bulletin board for our District. This posting board is available to everyone in the District. Looking for ideas for a Blue and Gold Banquet, or have a great one to share? Post it and share it! Have a couple spaces open on a Venture Crew outing? Let the District know! Questions, ideas, gear tips, and more are all awesome things for our bulletin board. Make use of our new communication tool!

District Bulletin Board