Welcome to the Gateway District!
The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral decisions throughout their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
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Key Popcorn Dates
Popcorn is right around the corner and it is time to sign your unit up for the biggest fundraiser of the year. Plan your ideal year of scouting and let popcorn fund the way to adventure! We recommend that two people in your pack share the position of Unit Popcorn Kernel.
Summer is rapidly coming to a close and it is time to schedule your two (2) fall join nights with your school and/or church. Fill out and submit the Join Night Information form, and the district membership team will prepare flyers for you, provide stickers, yard signs, buddy cards, and other materials for you. Neatness counts on this form. What you type in will be what you see on your materials. We are here to help so please reach out to us and let us know what we can do for you!
If you need assistance or more information, contact Tobin Truslow, David Mancinelli, Josh Bayne, or our assistant JoLynne at 303.455.5522.
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2014 Gateway District Camporee
This years Camporee will be held at Jackson Lake State Park on Friday and Saturday, October 10 & 11, 2014. The estimated drive time from Arvada is 1.5 hours. Please do not arrive to check in before 3:00 pm on Friday. Check out is at 10:30 am on Sunday.
Registration fees are $15.00 per participant including Webelos until October 9. This includes adults for all weekend. On October 10th, a late fee of $5 will be added. If you are coming for Saturday only it is $13 per participant. Walk in's will be $20.
Even though Webelos will be camping with a troop, Webelos are to register separately by pack, designating the troop they will be camping with.
Each Scouting unit is to provide at least one adult to assist in staffing events.
Each Scout troop is encouraged to invite Webelos to the Camporee. This includes both 1st and 2nd year Webelos. Webelos are required to attend with a parent.
It is recommended that you download and read the Leader's Guide
If you are needing help with your Scouting Unit, please feel free to reach out to District Executives Tobin Truslow, David Mancinelli, Josh Bayne, or Field Director Jeff Duer. For further assistance, you can reach out to your Commissioners.