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District Information

The Shakori District serves Scouts and Scouters of Orange and Chatham counties, North Carolina. We are a member of the Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America.

The Shakori District Roundtable meets the 1st Monday of every month (except July and August) at 7 p.m. at Sunrise Church, 1315 New Hope Trace Rd., off New Hope Church Rd., just north of I-40

The Shakori District Committee meets the 3rd Monday of every month (except July) at 7 p.m. at North Chapel Hill Baptist Church, off Martin Luther King Road, just south of I-40 at the NC-86 intersection.

Shakori District Bugle

Janet Eaker
Editor, Shakori District Bugle

Hello unit leaders,

Attached please find the new Shakori Bugle newsletter. It is a district newsletter directed at parents.It is planned to come out several times per year. This is an effort to inform our parents of what goes on at District and why it matters.

Thanks for helping out with the distribution. Please forward it today, as it has timely information in it.


National Youth Leadership Training course

John Ager
Training Chair, Shakori District

Scout Leaders - please publicize this training opportunity to your Scouts.

Occoneechee Council will hold the National Youth Leadership Training course over two 3-day weekends in June at Camp Campbell, north of Henderson NC (on Kerr Lake).

2014 Pinewood Derby Results

Jared Ashworth
Pack 420

Cub Scouters,

We here at Pack 420 wanted to say thanks once again for everyone coming out to the derby last week. We had a great time and hope that everyone was able to enjoy the spirit of scouting there. Thanks go out to the numerous individuals who put in many hours preparing for the derby. It was definitely worth it. Additional thanks go to Randy Bernstein with Etch 'n Stitch for the amazing trophies.

Also, we thought we would list the winners:

Shakori District Pinewood Derby information

Dear Parents and Leaders,

Pack 420 is very excited to host this year's PWD! As you should know the district competition will take place this Saturday March 1. Here are some other things that you should know:

Address: 1050 Marin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

2014 Cub Scout Day Camp registration now open!

All, I'm pleased to announce that registration is now open for 2014 Cub Scout Day Camp! Please go to the Day Camp page and use the online registration system.

Joel Dunn
2014 Shakori District Cub Scout Day Camp Director


Join the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC) for an action packed weekend (March 14-16 or March 21-23) of outdoor work and adventure. NCYCC "crews," are small co-ed groups of crew members and two trained leaders that work as a team to complete high priority outdoor conservation projects that benefit the local community. The NCYCC is partnering with the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association, Eno River Association, and Eno River State Park to offer Durham, Orange and Wake County young people ages 14 to 19 the opportunity to become a NCYCC crew member for a weekend.

Shakori/Saponi Chapter OA Fellowship Festival

See the attachment for details

FEE: $20 includes:
2 Hot Dog Lunch w/Tea/Lemonade
2 piece Pizza dinner w/Tea/Lemonade
Merit Badge Cards,
Merit Badge Supplies and Instruction
FIRST EVER Shakori/Saponi Patch
OA CallOut Ceremony 6pm -7:30

Schley Grange Hall
3416 Schley Rd Hillsborough, NC

OA Trading Post will also be available.

Post Office Box for Occoneechee Council has been closed

The post office box once used by the Council Service Center (Box 41229) was closed / discontinued Dec 31, 2013.

The sole mailing address for the Council Service Center is the street address:
3231 Atlantic Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27604

All correspondence with Council sent by mail, including Eagle Scout reference letters should now be sent to the street address.

New District Committee email list

The 2014 Shakori District Committee email list has been set up. If you are a member of the District Committee you should have received an email from this list on January 9th. If you did not receive this, please let Joel ( know.

District Pinewood Derby - Mar 1

All Packs,

The District Pinewood Derby is rapidly approaching and we here in Pack 420 are very excited to be the hosts of the first ever Shakori District Pinewood Derby!

The Derby will take place on Sat, March 1 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1050 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC. We ask that all packs fill out the attached registration form and $20 check no later than Feb 15. We will then be able to register all the cars well in advance of the derby.


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