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Report to the State

Over 150 youth delegates from the five councils in Colorado will attend the 2016 Report to the State at the State Capitol followed by the presentation of colors in the House Chambers hosted by Representative Paul Lundeen.

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Welcome and thank you for joining the Denver Area Council for the Report to the State. The Report to the State will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 8:00 am in the Old Supreme Courtroom at the Colorado State Capitol. Please plan on arriving 20 minutes early to allow for time to get through security and sign in. Please note: time is short, please be prepared.

Cost for the Report is $15 per person including parents and guardians and does include a box lunch and a commemorative patch. Parents and siblings are welcome, however all must register and pay $15 each - box lunch consists of a sandwich, chips, cookie, pickle and a beverage. Choice of sandwich is taken at time of registration.

Each Scout and Scouter needs to be in field uniform for this event. This means shirts buttoned and tucked in, pants or jeans clean with no holes and belted, all patches affixed correctly, scarf and tie slide. If the Scout resides in the Denver Area, please contact the council for assistance with a uniform or accessories if needed.

Immediately following the Report watch Scouts present the colors in the House Chambers before your Tour! Color Guard will begin at 9 am. Viewing can be done from the Gallery.

You are welcome to stay and listen to a live legislative session in the House or Senate before your scheduled afternoon Capitol Tour.  Each tour starts at 10:00am (arrive by 9:45am) and is limited to 30 people including chaperones. Each tour will complete all areas of the Capitol including lunch and the Dome and event will end by 12:45pm. Please remember that this is a working facility and Scouts will be asked to obey the Scout Oath and Scout  Law.

This is a popular event and early registration is recommended. Please plan accordingly as there will be no refunds. If for some reason you are unable to attend after registration, please contact Tiffany Viduya at 720.266.2165 as this will allow someone else to attend in your place.

Parents, please, do not drop your Scout off at the Capitol. While every parent need not attend, we do ask that Scouts be supervised.

This event is open to Scouts of all ages in the State of Colorado.

Map for Central Parking in the Government District. This map does not show all of the parking lots that are available near the Capitol Building. This is just one of several companies in the Denver metro area.

There are protocols for Capitol Security. In addition, in this document, there are also documents provided.

Going to the Report to the State? Why not make a day of it!

Below is a list of historic places that are located within a 20 minute walking distance of the state Capitol. There are many wonderful opportunities and things to do Downtown. Careful planning will make it a day to remember.

City and County of Denver Building 1437 Bannock, Denver, 80203 720.865.7840 No charge for tour.
Molly Brown House 1340 Pennsylvania Street, Denver, 80203 303.832.4092 Please call for tour information, hours vary. Admission is charged. Willing to make special arrangements for larger groups. 
Byers Evan House Museum 1310 Bannock Street, Denver, 80204 303.620.4933 Please call for tour information, hours vary. No charge for gallery, however admission is charged for museum.
History Colorado Museum 1200 Broadway, Denver, 80203 303.447.8679 Please call for tour information, hours vary. Charge for admission. Willing to make special arrangements for larger groups.
Governor's Mansion 400 E. 8th Avenue, Denver, 80203 303.866.5344 Please call for tour information. No admission charges.
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