10 Reasons To Encourage Your Kid To Go To Summer Camp

Introduction When your kid is involved in Scouting, summer can make or break their experience. The kids who get the most out of their scouting adventure often go to summer camps each year. Here at McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley it is our goal to create a fun and memorable experience for scouts ofContinue reading “10 Reasons To Encourage Your Kid To Go To Summer Camp”

The Ultimate Guide for Summer Camp Packing

Introduction Is this your first summer sending your child to camp? Maybe this is your first summer going to camp without a family member? Or maybe you just want to perfect your camp preparation practices? Getting ready for camp can be stressful and overwhelming leaving you unsure of what to do. That’s why McNeil ScoutContinue reading “The Ultimate Guide for Summer Camp Packing”

Cold Weather in Colorado: Advice, Tips, and Tricks

Introduction Colorado is well known for its outdoor adventure persona with a multitude of nature-filled activities to participate in. You might first think of our popular summer activities but there is no shortage of fun winter outings that are sure to fill your need for adventure. Whether you’re skiing, Snowshoeing, Ice Fishing, Snowmobiling, Sledding, orContinue reading “Cold Weather in Colorado: Advice, Tips, and Tricks”

Top 5 Camp Skills That Will Help You In The Real World

Introduction Have you ever thought about what happens after camp? You just spent all week in the sun laughing, smiling, and having fun with your friends and now what? Yes, you completed some Merit Badges and maybe even some rank requirements but what about the more permanent effects of going to summer camp? Here atContinue reading “Top 5 Camp Skills That Will Help You In The Real World”

Diana Kullman Receives the Silver St. George Award

Diana Kullman currently serves as the Region 15 Chairwoman.  In that position she has spearheaded identifying contacts with Eastern Catholic chaplains and chairmen and identifying Eastern Catholics serving on Latin-Rite Catholic committees on Scouting. A long-time member of the Denver diocesan Catholic committee on Scouting, Diana has organized and participated in Boy Scout retreats, TenContinue reading “Diana Kullman Receives the Silver St. George Award”

The 15th World Scout Moot

The 15th World Scout Moot opened on 25 July in Reykjavík and lasted until 2 August, when it closed in the Úlfljótsvatn Scout Center, Iceland’s scout camp. The Moot had 5,000 participants ages 18-25 (what are called “Rover Scouts” in other parts of the world, roughly equivalent to our Venture program). Participants hailed from aboutContinue reading “The 15th World Scout Moot”

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”