The Ma-I-Shu Lodge of the Order of the Arrow will hold a Mawinson (a winter camp) at Pinedell Camp in the south hills on December 12-13, 2014.


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The council has updated the information on our leader specific training page to reflect the following:

The Filer zone will host a leader specific training on Jaunary 17, 2015 at the Filer Stake building located at 840 West Midway Street.

The Twin Falls South zone will hold their leader specific training on March 14, 2015 (instead of the 7th). The training will be held at the Twin Falls South Stake building located at 541 Orchard Drive.

You can now sign up online for any of the next four leader specific training meetings. To sign up, visit



Scout leaders in the Sawtooth District, here is a list of food banks in our district. If you are responsible for gathering Scouting for Food bags this weekend, make sure that someone has contacted your local food bank. -Russ Nash


The Falls District is now on Facebook and Twitter. Please help us spread the word by liking our page or following our feed: 

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28 October 2014 - The Ma-I-Shu Lodge would like to welcome the following newest members of the Order of Arrow:


Today, October 27, is the last day to submit popcorn sales orders and reconcile your show-and-sale account. Please contact Lynn Case or Robert Evans before 5:00pm to complete your popcorn sales.


The 2014 Scouting for Food drive is coming on Saturday, November 1. Starting as early as October 25, Scouts will distribute donation bags to homes in their communities. All donations are distributed to local food banks in the communities where they are collected. As a member of the community, if you would like to participate in the Scouting for Food drive, watch for the donation bag to be delivered to your home, then fill it with non-perishable food and place it in a visible location by your front door early on the morning of November 1 (before 8:00am). If Scouts do not pick up your donation that morning, or if you don't receive a donation bag before that time, contact the Snake River Council Service Center at (208) 733-2067. 

If you are a Scouting unit and have questions about the Scouting for Food drive in your city or community, please contact your district executive.


The Falls District Roundtable and Committee meetings have been permanently moved to the LDS building located at 2680 Elizabeth Boulevard in Twin Falls.



Leader specific, or position specific training is required training for all Scout leaders. These courses are designed to help leaders more effectively carry out their basic responsibilities. 

All courses begin at 8:00am (please arrive early to allow time for check-in). Following are the leader specific training courses scheduled for the 2014-15 program year:

-October 11, 2014 hostedy by the Jerome zone at the Jerome LDS stake building.
-November 8, 2014 hosted by the Twin Falls zone at the Twin Falls LDS stake building.
-November 15, 2014 hosted by the Snake River Council at the council service center.
-November 22, 2014 hosted by the Oakley zone at the Oakley LDS stake building.
-January 17, 2015 hosted by the Filer zone at the Filer LDS stake building
-February 28, 2015 hosted by the Twin Falls South zone at the Twin Falls South stake building.
-April 10, 2015 hosted by the Carey Zone at the Shoshone LDS building.


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The new Venturing program awards have been announced and are available for review on These awards are (1) the Venturing Award, (2) the Discovery Award, (3) the Pathfinder Award, and (4) the Summit Award. Click here to download the award tracking sheet.

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