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District Camporee

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 29 2015 - 8:24am
Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, Elbert
 

Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch is turning 50 years old in 2015 and is throwing a birthday bash so epic it requires an entire weekend of jam-packed fun to contain all the festivities! You and your Scouts are invited to join us in the celebrations by attending the Council Camporee on September 18-20, 2015.
The 2015 Council Camporee is the official kick-off event of the 50th Anniversary of Peaceful Valley. Accordingly, we have planned more activities/events for your Scouts to prepare for and enjoy: exciting programming that has made the Denver Area one of the premier Boy Scout councils in the country.

So many activities you won’t have time to rest!

Autumn Philmont Trip

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 29 2015 - 8:24am
UPDATE:  The dates on this trip have been updated 
Oct 15 2015
Oct 18 2015
Philmont Boy Scout Camp, New Mexico

This is a backpacking adventure in the sangre de cristo range of the Rocky Mountains.  1-2 nights on the trail, 1-2 nights in base camp.  Get a taste of Philmont - a world renowned high adventure experience.  Youth 14 and older, or 13 and have completed 8th grade, Ventures and adults / eligible youth anticipating going in 2017 strongly encouraged.

Volunteer Opportunities

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 29 2015 - 8:23am

The Castle Rock Downtown Alliance has asked for our help running, mainly set-up and clean up.  They have offered to make a donation to our troop for every event worked.  That money will go to your scout accounts, unless you want community service hours.  Below are the dates and events.  Most of these events take place at Festival Park.  Please let me know if you are able to help.  As always we ask the adults to help out and support our troop.

Some Merit Badge books and Leader Materials available for Kindle

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 21 2015 - 8:07pm

More than twenty BSA titles are now available as digital downloads at Amazon.com! Just log on and grab some essentials for
adventure, including the comprehensive reference that is your Fieldbook, invaluable leader guides, and even Merit Badge Pamphlets.

Potential Eagle Project Funding Source

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 21 2015 - 8:07pm

The Rotary Club Of Castle Rock is willing to provide funding for selected Eagle Projects for Troops that meet in Castle Rock.  There is an application that must be completed and provided to the Rotary Club.  You can download their Policy document and application at this link

Welding MB - Still openings

Posted by ksullivan on Aug 21 2015 - 8:06pm

There are still slots available for this awesome Merit Badge.

Go to the calendar to sign up.

Remember - ONLY sign up if you can make it.  

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