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Piasa Bird District

The Piasa Bird District covers parts of Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, and Madison counties in Illinois.

Roundtables and OA Chapter Meetings

First Thursday of each month (except June and July)

Starting at 7:00pm

Commissioner Meeting and Eagle Board of Review

Second Thursday of each month

Starting at 7:00pm

All Held at St. Paul United Methodist Church 10 N. Center St. East Alton, IL. 62024

Eagle Board of Review Contact Mark A. Smith-

District Committee Meetings
First Tuesday of each month at 12:00pm at Johnson’s Corner 2000 State Street Alton, IL 62002

District Dinner

This is the time for us to come together to celebrate the Piasa Bird District and everything accomplished in 2019! It is an evening full of fun, recognizing volunteers for all the hard work they have accomplished!

There will be several awards handed out during the program: District Awards of Merit, Scoutmaster of the Year, Cubmaster of the Year, and Outstanding Unit Scouter Award.

Date: February 8, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m. with Dinner at 7:00p.m.

Location: St Paul's UMC 10 Center Street East Alton, IL

Cost: $15 until February 7 and at the door $20. All 2019 Eagle Scouts are FREE!

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District Pinewood Derby

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
Alton Square Mall (Center Court by JC Penney)
Sign up for the 2020 Piasa Bird District Pinewood Derby Race! See if you’ve got the fastest car in all the Piasa Bird District! Trophies will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd fastest cars in each den level.
Additionally, the coveted Grand Master Trophy is awarded for the fastest car of them all! Also, awards are given out for Best of Show for each den level, and a trophy is awarded for the overall Best of Show. YOU DO NOT NEED TO PLACE IN YOUR PACK RACE TO COMPETE! Everyone is welcome to race!

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District Committee

  • Distict Chair

    Steve Thompson Email

  • Senior District Executive

    Nick Schubert 618-207-6433 Email

  • District Commissioner


  • District Vice-Chairman of District Opperations

    Kevin Botterbush Email

  • Camp Promotions Chair

    Jim Goeken Email

  • Alton Square Twilight Camp

    Courtney Gillson Email


  • Cub Leader Training

    Jackie Ridgley Email

  • Advancement Chair

    Jerry Kolesa Email

  • OA Chapter Advisor

    Andy Travis Email

  • District Popcorn Kernel

    Frank Kallal Email

  • Rendezvous Chair

    Russ Leggett Email

  • Camping Chair

    Jim Pearson Email

  • Activities Chair

    Chris Walker Email

  • Roundtable Commissioner

    Ed Bergen Email

  • Eagle Board Chair

    Mark Smith 618-604-5359 Email

  • Pinewood Derby Chair

    Joel Simansky Email


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