Growing Future Leaders – Building Today. Prepared for Tomorrow Capital Campaign

Objective Obtain required capital funding for near-term facility needs at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, Hamilton Scout Headquarters and Colorado Adventure Point totaling $11.2 million Secure Endowment commitments to support present and future maintenance of all Denver Area Council Camps and Facilities totaling $7 million Impact of the Project Provide the Denver Area Council with aContinue reading “Growing Future Leaders – Building Today. Prepared for Tomorrow Capital Campaign”

Denver Area Council – 2017 Outstanding Eagle Scout Awards

Alan Magnuson – Eagle Scout Class of 1970 Alan began his Scouting adventures when he joined Pack 86 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Scouting was a family activity as his mother and father served as adult leaders. Alan earned the rank of Eagle as a member of Troop 91 in December of 1970.  His Eagle ScoutContinue reading “Denver Area Council – 2017 Outstanding Eagle Scout Awards”

Scout Testimonial – Drew Carlson, Boy Scout Troop 835, VFW Post 9565

Drew Carlson is an Eagle Scout from Troop 835, chartered to VFW Post 9565 in Broomfield.  His path in Scouting started the way many do, Drew was invited to a “Join Night” when he was in second grade. He attended with his father, Dave, and it wasn’t until the car ride home where Drew madeContinue reading “Scout Testimonial – Drew Carlson, Boy Scout Troop 835, VFW Post 9565”

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award – Peter H. Coors

Peter H. Coors is Chairman and Chief Customer Relations Officer of Molson Coors Brewing Company.  He is a graduate of Cornell University (engineering) and Denver University (business). Pete has spent his entire career in the beer business. He serves on the Board of Directors of American Enterprise Institute. He is president of the Adolph CoorsContinue reading “2018 Lifetime Achievement Award – Peter H. Coors”

Denver Area Resource Renamed

Local Philanthropist Honored Lakewood, Colorado – On July 13, 2018, the Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, in an early-afternoon ceremony, officially renamed Colorado Adventure Point in Lakewood to Donald E. Scott Colorado Adventure Point. Mr. Scott, known as one of America’s top trial attorneys and a founding partner of Bartlit BeckContinue reading “Denver Area Resource Renamed”

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. Ankner is a junior at Denver East High School and a member of Boy ScoutContinue reading “American Legion’s National Eagle Scout of The Year, Michael Ankner’s Eagle Leadership Service Project at Denver Indian Center, Inc.”

Meet and Greet with the Consul General of Japan Makoto Ito.

Clarence Low, President of the Asian Chamber of Commerce (pictured on the right) and a member of the Denver Area Council’s Community Alliances for All Markets committee arranged a meeting with the Consul General of Japan in Denver Makoto Ito. Clarence Low is a proud father of an Eagle Scout and is working with theContinue reading “Meet and Greet with the Consul General of Japan Makoto Ito.”

A Klondike Centennial or Valley Will Not Forget

On a cold and windy Saturday morning, Scouts from Valley & Centennial Districts woke to start their Klondike derby. This is an annual event and held by the Denver Area Council Districts during the winter months. The Klondike derbies are based on the heritage of the Klondike Gold Rush. Boy Scout units have been conducting their Klondike derbiesContinue reading “A Klondike Centennial or Valley Will Not Forget”

Scout & Father Recognized for Their Heroism at the Summit of Mt. Princeton

On July 31st, 2015, Gary and Taylor recognized the danger to an adult leader Vic Freestone who had lost control during a descent from their hike to the summit of Mt Princeton. After recognizing the situation, Gary quickly reached out to stop Freestone but Freestone had too much momentum. This resulted in Gary’s glasses beingContinue reading “Scout & Father Recognized for Their Heroism at the Summit of Mt. Princeton”

Eagle Scouts with ties to the Broncos, Patriots and the Superbowl

Scouting’s highest honor, meet pro football’s highest honor. With the Super Bowl approaching fast and the AFC to be decided today, Jan 24th, 2016 between two very good teams, I thought I’d share these Eagle Scouts and their connections to the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots. Thomas Chandler Gailey, Jr. (born January 5, 1952)Continue reading “Eagle Scouts with ties to the Broncos, Patriots and the Superbowl”