Phase II of the campaign launched in June of 2019, and will secure $1.6 million to fund the development of the following projects:
In addition to these core projects, Phase II fund raising will provide:
The first phase of the campaign included $13 million for capital improvements at PV, and an additional $1.35 million in endowment for a sustainability fund to maintain camp properties. Additionally, $2 million was secured for programs and infrastructure at CAP.
CAP was established in 2015 as an indoor activity facility for Scouts and non-Scouts in our communities. Through a generous lead gift from the family and friends of Don Scott, we were able to upgrade and complete the facility in 2018. Every lab and program area was enhanced with additional equipment and building improvements. Only July 12, 2018, the DAC dedicated the Donald E. Scott Colorado Adventure Point as the first major accomplishment of the Growing Future Leaders capital campaign.
For years, camp occupancy at PV in Elbert, Colorado has exceeded the seating capacity in the dining hall, and meals have been served in shifts. This not only impacts available program time for Scouts but prevents an element of comradery and friendship. Per the successful completion of Phase I of the campaign we can now seat and serve 700 campers at each meal, doubling our previous seating capacity and well above our current 500 per week average; so, we have plenty of room for future growth. These improvements will ensure PV is available for future generations of Scout campers; we are preparing for the next 50 years of adventure and advancement!
Improvements at PV include:
To support the Growing Future Leaders campaign and support the development of future leaders, visit DenverBoyScouts.org/donate.