Scouting units can use a variety of fundraising methods to help cover the costs of Scouting Adventures such as trips and camping. Each spring the Denver Area Council (DAC) facilitates a Camp Card fundraiser to help Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing Crews, and Explorer Posts fund their way to participate in Scouting adventures and outdoor activities.
Selling Camp Cards is risk free for units and cards are only $5. The 2020 Camp Card includes discounts to restaurants, retailers, and entertainment activities, including a FREE $20 game play at Dave n’ Busters, discounted tickets for the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets and Colorado Rapids games, and much more!
In 2019, Scouts sold more than $130,000 of Camp Cards and nearly $ 66,000 was earned in commission. Scouts who participate in the Camp Card fundraiser can use proceeds to help cover the costs of camping equipment, day camp, Scouting activities, and summer camp adventures at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch (PV), Tahosa High Adventure Base (TH), and Donald E. Scott Adventure Point (CAP). In addition to earning commission, Scouts can earn custom designed patches. The top selling Scout will receive four FREE tickets to a Colorado Avalanche game and a Denver Broncos football signed by former Denver Broncos Safety, Steve Atwater, who was recently voted into Hall of Fame.
Camp Card holders also have free admittance to the Scout Show, an annual DAC event held at the National Western Complex that showcases what Scouting is all about. The next Scout Show will take place Friday, April 24, 2020. Scouts and families can experience endless fun and participate Pinewood Derby races, welding, STEM experiments, arts and crafts, and much more. Many local businesses also host booths with valuable resources and information for Scouting units and parents. The Scout Show is an exciting event Scouts and Scouters never want to miss!
Camp Cards can be purchased online via the DAC website, you may contact your District Executive, or purchase packs of 50 at Customer Service at Hamilton Scout Headquarters, 10455 W. 6th Ave., Lakewood, CO 80215.