Fall Sporting Clays Classic

The 2nd Annual Peaceful Valley Fall Sporting Clays Classic once again brought good people and great shooters to the Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch. The event benefits the Denver Area Council Boy Scouts to help them continue their mission of instilling the values into the youth. Sponsors included Cabela’s, Xcel, Deloitte, Merrick & Company, and EKS&HContinue reading “Fall Sporting Clays Classic”

2015 Denver Area Council Camporee: “Breaking A World Record”

The Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council, conducted their Camporee at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch in Elbert County, celebrating 50 years at this location. This event only happens every four years, so the scouts that had the opportunity to attend were very excited. There were around 4,000 scouts and adults that attended this event. TheContinue reading “2015 Denver Area Council Camporee: “Breaking A World Record””

8th Annual “Drive a Scout to Camp” Golf Tournament

The 8th Annual “Drive a Scout to Camp” Golf Tournament was held at the exclusive Sanctuary Golf Course. The event was a total success and raised over $120,000 for our camp programs. Thank you to all the Sponsors and everyone that attended. This golf tournament raised money for camperships, which allow all scouts an opportunity toContinue reading “8th Annual “Drive a Scout to Camp” Golf Tournament”

Once a Scout, Always a Scout

Scouts attended and watched the Colorado Rapids Vs. DC United game tonight as part of the sleepover event at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.   While watching the game with their parents, 2nd Class Scout Nicolas Luce and 2nd Class Scout Xavier Fross from Troop 98 were noticed by William Hirsch, an Eagle Scout who wasContinue reading “Once a Scout, Always a Scout”

Learning For Life’s 13th Annual Fishing Derby

Today was a great day for smiles and enjoyment as the Boy Scouts of America and AMG National Trust Bank held the Learning for Life 13th annual fishing derby at Cherry Creek state park. There was an amazing turnout! Approximately 240 special needs youth and around 100 adults from several school districts came to have funContinue reading “Learning For Life’s 13th Annual Fishing Derby”

Polish Scouting Organization Holds Jamboree at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, Commemorates Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

“Text and Photos by Joshua Murdock” By August 1, 1944, Poles in the city of Warsaw had seen more than enough.  They’d lived through nearly five years of Nazi occupation, and collective outrage toward the invasive forces reached a flash point with the carefully organized Warsaw Uprising.  Scouting had long been established in Poland, but the Polish ScoutingContinue reading “Polish Scouting Organization Holds Jamboree at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, Commemorates Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising”

Children from Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Experience Adventure and Hands-On Learning at Colorado Adventure Point

“Text and Photos by Joshua Murdock” The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, an organization “with a singular purpose to end homelessness,” visits the Denver Area Council’s Colorado Adventure Point facility each Wednesday during the summer as part of the coalition’s Renaissance Children’s Center program.  The children’s center helps more than 100 homeless and low-income families each year withContinue reading “Children from Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Experience Adventure and Hands-On Learning at Colorado Adventure Point”

ArrowTour, The Centennial Experience of The Order of The Arrow, Offers History and Excitement at Denver Area Council

“Text and Photos by Joshua Murdock” In the summer of 1915 at the Treasure Island Boy Scout Camp of the Philadelphia Council,  Dr. E. Urner Goodman and Carroll A. Edson created a program through which scouts who lived the Scout Oath and Law in exemplary fashion could be recognized and could coordinate to better serve theirContinue reading “ArrowTour, The Centennial Experience of The Order of The Arrow, Offers History and Excitement at Denver Area Council”

En Route to Cycling Merit Badge, Scouts Get a Taste of Colorado Mountain Biking at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch

“Text and Photos by Joshua Murdock” On Fridays during the summer at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, most campers are freely visiting program areas to finish remaining merit badge requirements and councilors are preparing for their weekly attempt at beating the campers in Colter’s Run – a relay circumnavigating the camp.  But a select group of scoutsContinue reading “En Route to Cycling Merit Badge, Scouts Get a Taste of Colorado Mountain Biking at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch”

Spanish Scout Visits Denver Area Council Following Rayado Trek

“Text and Photos by Joshua Murdock” With more than 40 million scouts in 223 countries and territories worldwide, there is no need for one’s scouting experience to be limited to their own country, and the United States’ Rocky Mountains offer incredible scouting experiences.  With that philosophy in mind, Spanish scout Nuno Munoz embarked this summer on a nearlyContinue reading “Spanish Scout Visits Denver Area Council Following Rayado Trek”