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Great Valley District Colorado Patch
Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council

Valley District

Valley District

The Denver Area Council – Valley District serves the following school districts: Brighton, Adams 12 and Adams 14, Mapleton, Westminster 50, and the Boulder Valley School Districts.

District Highlights

  • Valley Aquatics Extravaganza – 2/23/2020 NEW DATE! Register online.
  • Cub Winter Adventure – 3/14/2020 at Camp Tahosa. Register online.
  • Valley District Pinewood Derby – 3/28/2020 at JAX Broomfield. Register online.
  • O’Meara Motors, the Adams 12 School District, and the Great Valley District are teaming together for a winter coat drive. O’Meara is making March Valley District recognition month and will be donating to the district for every car sold during the month. From now until the end of March, drop off any new or used winter coat or clothing at O’Meara VW, 1900 W 104th Ave. Wear your uniform, take a selfie, and send it to Mike Dineen for our Facebook page and webpage. Call or email Mike or Connor for more details. O’Meara would also like to have Scouts perform flag retreat ceremonies at O’Meara VW. Contact Mike Dineen if your unit is interested. These are ALL approved for community service hours.
  • Save the date for the 2020 Valley District Camporee. September 18-20. Morre information to follow!

Valley Leader Recognition

Is there a leader in your unit that deserves to be recognized? We have some amazing volunteers in the Valley District and we would like to help you recognize their outstanding contribution to Scouting at our April 7th Roundtable. Click here to download the Valley Nomination Form 2019 Fillable. Fill one per person and then email it to Deanna Austin-Horvat by April 1st.

  • Unit Key Three Leaders are eligible to nominate a volunteer for the District Award of Merit. The award is available to Scouters who render service of an outstanding nature at the district level. Scouters that have already received this award may not be nominated again.
  • Click here to download the fillable PDF and return to Deanna Austin-Horvat by March 15th. Valley District Award of Merit Form 2019 fillable

Valley Life to Eagle Program

This process starts when a Star Scout achieves the rank of Life Scout. The Life Scout ask the Scoutmaster to assign a Troop Project Coach (if available in the troop). Then, access the Eagle Advisor request form here. Fill out the form. Under “Special Request”, you can add the name of a District Eagle Advisor who has agreed to support you (if you already have one  in mind). Click “Complete Survey” to send. The District Life to Eagle Coordinator will confirm you request and will send all of the forms and assign an Eagle Advisor to get you started on earning your Eagle rank. Questions? Please Contact Jerry Baker, District Life to Eagle Chair.

Valley District Roundtable

What is Roundtable? Roundtable is a monthly training opportunity for all Scouting Leaders. Timely event information and ideas to bring to your units is presented in an informative and inclusive way.

Valley Roundtable is the first Tuesday of every month (except July). 7:30 PM. Northglenn Christian Church, 1800 E 105th Pl, Northglenn, CO

To have information placed in Roundtable Announcements, contact Jerry Benson-Montgomery

Valley District Committee meetings

The Valley District Committee meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., at Northglenn Christian Church, at 1800 E. 105th Place, Northglenn, 80233.

The Valley District Committee is comprised of community resources to support units. Leaders from the district ensure that Valley provides key resources and important programs to Scouts and leaders. The following committees meet during the coordinated committee meeting: membership, finance, and program. The program committee is comprised of the following committees that also meet during the committee meeting: activities, advancement, camping & outdoor promotion, and training.

Valley District Commissioner Staff Meetings

The Valley District Commissioner staff meeting takes the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Northglenn Christian Church, at 1800 E. 105th Place, Northglenn, 80233

Valley Commissioner Staff

Valley District Staff

The Valley District Committee needs volunteers!

For anyone who has enjoyed Scouting and would like to make sure youth have the same great experiences, we need you! The Valley District is looking for volunteers to help with a variety of district committee functions, as well as help with commissioners, activities, training, membership, and finance. If you are looking for a place to enhance you or your child’s Scouting experience please contact Preston Gibson or Heidi Williams

Questions or Comments

Any questions or comments about the Valley District may be directed to  Mike Dineen