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”

Troop 870 “Mystery Scout Trip”

Troop 870 considers themselves a high adventure Troop that is populated with Scouts and families that like to go out deep in the wilderness. They learn interesting new stuff all while creating an adventure and preparing young men and women for life, fulfilling the mission of the Boy Scouts of America. The out-of-the-box camping tripContinue reading “Troop 870 “Mystery Scout Trip””

Scout Night With The Colorado Avalanche

On December 19th, 2015 Scouts and Families arrived at the Pepsi Center with enthusiasm and pride to participate in a Scout night hosted by the Colorado Avalanche. Not known to all Scouts and Families at the game but they would see Scouting represented on the ice before the game as Troop 79 presented the flagsContinue reading “Scout Night With The Colorado Avalanche”

Scouting for Food in Metro Denver

The Boy Scouts of America councils nationwide hold an annual Scouting food drive called “Scouting for Food”. This food drive is yet another reminder that our local community Scouts are here, doing good things within the community. The Denver Area Council holds their annual Scouting food drive to coincide with the annual 9Cares Colorado SharesContinue reading “Scouting for Food in Metro Denver”

Broomfield Boy Scout makes music possible for foster children

The Eagle Scout project by 15-year-old Austin is literally music to the ears of the neediest children in Broomfield and the surrounding community. is Austin is a Boy Scout with Troop 337 and his family has provided foster care to dozens of children. He has a passion for helping foster children and that’s how heContinue reading “Broomfield Boy Scout makes music possible for foster children”

Inaugural Duty to God Breakfast

For 105 years the ideals and principles of “duty to God” and “A Scout is Reverent” set forth in the Scout Oath and Scout Law have been and will continue to be central to Scouting. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, every rank for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will include a duty to God requirement. ToContinue reading “Inaugural Duty to God Breakfast”

Future Eagles Soar High

Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 236, chartered by the VFW Post #3631, had the opportunity of a lifetime earlier this year. Cubmaster, Vickie Sykes had made contact with a pilot from the Young Eagles, a program through Experimental Aircraft Association, that gives kids a chance to experience a flight at no cost .Vickie extended anContinue reading “Future Eagles Soar High”

High Alpine Rescue by Eagle Scouts 

Luke and Chris from troop 373 were involved in an high alpine rescue on Monday August 10, 2015 on Snowmass Mountain. During the rescue another gentleman by the name of Steven who is an Eagle Scout was helping the victim neither Steven or Luke met before this day nor did they know the victim. LukeContinue reading “High Alpine Rescue by Eagle Scouts “