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 98 … More LeAP Builds Character and Honor at the University of Denver’s Lincoln Park Bridge Project
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 the … More Meet and Greet with the Consul General of Japan Makoto Ito.
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 derbies … More A Klondike Centennial or Valley Will Not Forget
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 being … More Scout & Father Recognized for Their Heroism at the Summit of Mt. Princeton
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) … More Eagle Scouts with ties to the Broncos, Patriots and the Superbowl
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 trip … More Troop 870 “Mystery Scout Trip”
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 flags … More Scout Night With The Colorado Avalanche