Eric Bear, Eagle Scout with Troop 130 Selected for Outstanding Youth Award for the 2017 National Philanthropy Day in Colorado

Eric Bear, Boy Scout with Troop 130 and Eagle Scout has been selected for Outstanding Youth Award for the 2017 National Philanthropy Day in Colorado. He received the award on November 9, 2017. Inspired by the doctors who treated his chronic asthma, Eric Bear reached out to the Morgridge Academy at National Jewish Hospital toContinue reading “Eric Bear, Eagle Scout with Troop 130 Selected for Outstanding Youth Award for the 2017 National Philanthropy Day in Colorado”

Michael Shapiro Receives the Chai Silver Award

We have the privilege to announce Michael Shapiro has been selected to receive the Chai Award of the National Jewish Committee on Scouting. While the Shofar Award is for those that have done tremendous work on behalf of their local council without expectation of reward, the Chai award is bestowed to  those scouters that wellContinue reading “Michael Shapiro Receives the Chai Silver Award”

Diana Kullman Receives the Silver St. George Award

Diana Kullman currently serves as the Region 15 Chairwoman.  In that position she has spearheaded identifying contacts with Eastern Catholic chaplains and chairmen and identifying Eastern Catholics serving on Latin-Rite Catholic committees on Scouting. A long-time member of the Denver diocesan Catholic committee on Scouting, Diana has organized and participated in Boy Scout retreats, TenContinue reading “Diana Kullman Receives the Silver St. George Award”

The 15th World Scout Moot

The 15th World Scout Moot opened on 25 July in Reykjavík and lasted until 2 August, when it closed in the Úlfljótsvatn Scout Center, Iceland’s scout camp. The Moot had 5,000 participants ages 18-25 (what are called “Rover Scouts” in other parts of the world, roughly equivalent to our Venture program). Participants hailed from aboutContinue reading “The 15th World Scout Moot”

American Legion’s National Eagle Scout of The Year – Michael Ankner’s Eagle Leadership Service Project at Denver Indian Center, Inc.

      Michael John Ankner of Denver is The American Legion’s Eagle Scout of the Year for 2018. The announcement was made May 10, to the National Executive Committee, during the Legion’s Spring Meetings in Indianapolis. He has received a $10,000 scholarship. Michael Ankner, a member of Boy Scout Troop 199 in Denver, ColoradoContinue reading “American Legion’s National Eagle Scout of The Year – Michael Ankner’s Eagle Leadership Service Project at Denver Indian Center, Inc.”

Denver Health Explorer Post

Exploring is an opportunity for young women and young men to gain real life career experience first-hand from businesses in their community! As a career education program, Exploring partners local businesses with youth, ages 14 – 20, in order to provide unique and exciting experiences that offer insight into the day to day operations ofContinue reading “Denver Health Explorer Post”

Key to Selling Popcorn: Shawn P. – Top Selling Scout for the Past Three Years

Shawn P. has been the top seller in the Denver Area Council for the past 3 years for the annual popcorn sale. Over the past three years Shawn has sold nearly $30,000 of popcorn, resulting in about $20,000 back to Scouting here in the Denver Area. Shawn started as Tiger Cub with Pack 848 inContinue reading “Key to Selling Popcorn: Shawn P. – Top Selling Scout for the Past Three Years”

Cole Hancock – William T. Hornaday Award Recipient

Soaring to New Heights: How an Eagle Scout’s Vision Transformed His Life and Community  The Littleton community is blessed to have Eagle Scout, Cole Hancock, in their midst. From some people’s perspective, he may appear to be an average young man preparing for high school graduation. But for those that know Cole, the word averageContinue reading “Cole Hancock – William T. Hornaday Award Recipient”

Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch St. Joes Regional Shower House

COMING SOON! St. Joes Regional Shower House UNDER CONSTRUCTION! OPENING: SUMMER 2017 (for camping season) Construction has started on the St. Joes Regional Shower House at Camp Dobbins at  the Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch in Elbert, CO.  The 3,000 square foot wood framed, metal cladded facility will be accessible to adult leaders and camp staff, providingContinue reading “Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch St. Joes Regional Shower House”

Meet: Michael Fifhause, Director of Development, Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council

Michael Fifhause became the new Director of Development on April 1, 2017 for the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council.  Mike is an Eagle Scout and recently served as the Director of Field Services and Chief Operating Officer in the Aloha Council in Honolulu for the past three years.  Previously he served in the WilliamContinue reading “Meet: Michael Fifhause, Director of Development, Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council”