James E. West
The James E. West District serves Southwest Nashville in the Central Service Area.
Click here to download James E. West District Pinewood Derby Rules
Bob Van Cleave
The Nashville Metro Council Helps Troop 11 earned Citizenship Merit Badge
On Tuesday October 20, Boy Scout Troop 11 visited the Nashville Metro Council. This is part of boys requirements for the Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge.
The boys observed the proceedings of the meetings. Before the meeting ended Councilmember Burkley Allen introduced the troop to the Council. The entire Council then gave the boys a standing ovation.
When the meeting was over, Ms Allen and other members talked with boys about the proceedings and how the council works.
District Committee Meetings
Meets 1st Thursday of each month at Belle Meade United Methodist Church from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
District Commissioner Staff Meeting
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at Belle Meade United Methodist Church from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
District Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leader Roundtable
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at Belle Meade United Methodist Church from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- 11/5/15 – District Nominating Meeting
- 11/30/15 – Silver Beaver Nominations due
- 12/3/15 – District Annual Meeting
- 12/18/15 – All Adult District Recognition Items due to Scout Shop
- 12/31/15 – District Award of Merit nominations due
|October 3, 2015
Woodmont Christian Church
3601 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
|Cub Scout Leader Specific Training
Click here to register.
|March 19, 2016
Holy Family Catholic Church, Brentwood, TN
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
|University of Scouting (Boy and Cub Scouts)|
|April 29 - May 1, 2016
|Outdoor Leadership Skills (Boy Scouts)|
|James E. West Leader Recognition Banquet (Cub and Boy Scout Leaders)
Description: Scouting would not be possible without adult volunteers. Please join us at this very special event as we recognize adult scout leaders in the James E. West District for their efforts in leading the way for the youth in our community
January 28, 2016
1st Presbyterian Church, Franklin Rd, Nashville TN at 6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m
|District Pinewood Derby (Cub Scouts)
Description: Gentlemen! Start Your Engines! The top 5 pinewood derby cars from each Cub Scout pack will have the opportunity to complete for the fastest car in the District at this very popular and exciting event. There will also be a best design winner for those not participating in the race.
April 16, 2016
Hillsboro Church of Christ at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
|District Spring Cub Spring Camporee
Description: A weekend of camping, games, archery, fishing and much more dedicated to Cub Scout packs in the James E. West District
April 29 – May 1, 2016
|District Cub Scout Day Camp
Description: Day Camp offers various types of activities which may include archery, arts and crafts, BB’s, field sports, nature, Scout skills and a many other themed activities. All areas place a special emphasis on safety procedures.
June 6 – 10