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”

Meet: Robert Nakagawa, Deputy Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council

Robert Nakagawa started as the new Deputy Scout Executive on April 1, 2017 for the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council.  Robert is an Eagle Scout with an extensive Scouting career.  He recently served as the Scout Executive for the Maui County Council in Wailuku, Hawaii. In his seven years as Scout Executive, Robert workedContinue reading “Meet: Robert Nakagawa, Deputy Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council”

LeAP Builds Character and Honor at the University of Denver’s Lincoln Park Bridge Project

The Denver Area Council (DAC) Leadership Assistance Program (LeAP) was launched in 2012, bringing the Boy Scout program to youth in the Denver metro area who are affected by economic and social issues. Participating communities include Denver, Westminster, Thornton, Lakewood, Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Sheridan, Idaho Springs, Commerce City, and Aurora. Today LeAP partners with 98Continue reading “LeAP Builds Character and Honor at the University of Denver’s Lincoln Park Bridge Project”

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.”