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Capital Campaign
Growing Future Leaders


A campaign to fund program enhancements and camping experiences for thousands of Scouts and Non-Scouts for at least the next 50 years.
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Protecting Our Youth
YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING


The safety & protection of youth & all individuals in Scouting is a top priority for the Denver Area Council.
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Annual Report on Scouting
REPORT TO THE STATE


On February 13, 2020, more than 120 youth delegates from Colorado Council’s will participate in an annual report on Scouting at the Colorado State Capitol.
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Scout Me In
JOIN SCOUTING TODAY


Scouting offers programs that build character, nurture mental and physical fitness, and teach citizenship. Enjoy exciting outdoor adventures with peers, family, and dedicated volunteers.
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Denver Scouting invites Scouts and families to
SPEND YOUR SUMMER WITH US


Camping is a great opportunity for you, your Scout, and your whole family to make fun summer memories that will last a life time! With programs designed for all ages, there is something for everyone!
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Your resource for all information pertaining to Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Sea Scouting, Explorers, Venturers, STEM Scouts and Learning for Life. You’ll find answers…

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Volunteering with Scouting is as rewarding to them as it is meaningful to the kids. Watching kids grow is one thing — leading them through the process is a whole new experience altogether.…

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As you continue to make Scouting a part of your philanthropy, you join an elite group who share your desire to impact the future of Scouting’s youth, and we are committed to showing our…

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The Corporate Fall Sporting Clays is a great day of fun and fellowship for both experienced and novice shooters to enjoy with friends and colleagues…

The BSA’s goal is to train youth in responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities, educational programs, and, at older age levels, career-oriented programs in partnership with community organizations.

Activities & Events

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  • 2020 Tahosa on Ice #1: 2/1/2020 8 AM - 12 PM
    Tahosa High Adventure Base is warming up for its  two ice fishing events. Come catch feisty brook trout in the pristine mountain lake, set in the backdrop of snow-shrouded mountains and forests. “Tahosa on Ice” dates are February 1st and March 7th, and both events feature professional help from regionally famous hunting and fishing guide, Austin […]
  • OKPIK - Session #4: 1/31/2020 6:30 PM - 2/2/2020 12 PM
    The OKPIK experience is best enjoyed as a group activity. All Groups must have at least two adults. Parent/Guardian and Scout participation is certainly encouraged. The B.S.A. Youth Protection Guidelines will be followed with team assignments (teams of two) made on the first evening at the discretion of the Okpik staff. Youth should have the physical size and […]
  • 2020 Shooting Sports Standard Operating Procedures (SOP): 1/26/2020 8 AM - 2 PM
    The course goal is to develop NRA Certified Range Safety Officers who possess the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for organizing, conducting and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations. This add on to the NRA RSO course will provide the students with the Denver Area Council (DAC) Standard Operating Procedures that are necessary for […]
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  • The Leadership Assistance Program (LeAP)

    Nearly 2,500 youth benefitted from the Denver Area Council’s (DAC) Leadership Assistance Program (LeAP) in 2019. LeAP launched in 2012 to provide traditional Scouting programs to boys and girls, ages 6-21, in the Denver Metro Area who are often affected by social and economic hardships. A majority of youth in the program, 60-70%, are Hispanic. … More The Leadership Assistance Program (LeAP)

  • Why Scouting

    Founded in 1910 on the principles of making a difference through civic service, Scouting provides quality youth programs that build good character and leadership skills, while building better communities. The Denver Area Council (DAC), Boy Scouts of America (BSA), was established in 1916 and settled into its current location in Lakewood, Colorado, in 2009. Through … More Why Scouting

  • The Denver Area Council Awarded George Nash Smith the National Outstanding Eagle Award on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

    George Nash Smith joined the Boy Scouts of America in 1939 as a member of Troop 1, in Denver, Colorado. He became an Eagle Scout on October 7, 1942, at the age of 14. In late 1943, during WWII the adult troop leader for Troop 1, Bob Shurtliff, was drafted and George became the de … More The Denver Area Council Awarded George Nash Smith the National Outstanding Eagle Award on Saturday, September 21, 2019.