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, providing … More 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 William … More 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 worked … More 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 98 … More 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 the … More Meet and Greet with the Consul General of Japan Makoto Ito.

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 derbies … More 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 being … More Scout & Father Recognized for Their Heroism at the Summit of Mt. Princeton