Scouts spend a weekend at the United States Air Force Academy

Timberline District, Troop 640 attended the United States Air Force Academy where the troop spent two nights camping “under the B-52” camp grounds. While at the Academy, the troop visited the Astronautical Laboratory on campus. Where five cadets showed the scouts all the satellite activities that they were involved in during their four years asContinue reading “Scouts spend a weekend at the United States Air Force Academy”

In Loving Memory of Don Seawell

In Loving Memory of Don Seawell  The Denver Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, is privileged to have counted Don Seawell as a dear friend. We express our sympathy at the recent loss of Don Seawell and extend our appreciation for the legacy of civic leadership he embodied.  Don earned the rank of Eagle in 1929,Continue reading “In Loving Memory of Don Seawell”

Scout to Receive Highest Award for Bravery

  Aiden from Troop 263 was awarded The Honor Medal With Crossed Palms After rescuing his little brother from known and visible rip tide conditions in California during a family vacation  early this year. The Honor Medal With Crossed Palms is awarded in exceptional cases to a youth member or adult leader who has demonstrated unusual heroismContinue reading “Scout to Receive Highest Award for Bravery”

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”