Expanding our Community Impact – The Denver Area Council Welcomes Western Colorado Counties

On May 1, 2019, the Denver Area Council (DAC) expanded the communities it serves to include 14 additional counties in western Colorado. The change will allow youth in these communities to continue their Scouting journey with additional programs, financial support, and access to dedicated volunteers and staff who help make Scouting possible. Since 1913, TheContinue reading “Expanding our Community Impact – The Denver Area Council Welcomes Western Colorado Counties”

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.”

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”