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”

Day Camp and Summer Camp Kick Off in June

“Text and Photos by Joshua Murdock” Summer is in full swing in the Denver Area Council, and Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts alike are having fun at camp now that school is out!  Five of the seven districts within the council held their Cub Scout Day Camps in June, while Tahosa High Adventure Base and PeacefulContinue reading “Day Camp and Summer Camp Kick Off in June”