Boy Scout Days With DU Announced!

August 18, 2010 by  
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Colorado Boy Scouts
The University of Denver and the Denver Area Council Boy Scouts of America have once again decided to host scouting events at a DU men’s basketball and men’s hockey game this coming year.  Tickets are discounted to both events for Colorado Scouts, see below for more details.

Color guard and other flag ceremonies are available to all DU sporting events on a first come first serve basis and DU group tickets start as low as $3 per ticket for certain sports. 

Please call or email for more details and thanks for continuing the scouting tradition at DU!

Boy Scout Basketball Day on 12/4/10

-$8 discounted ticket(normally $11)

-Possibly Denver’s largest pinewood derby race

-Free t-shirt for all scouts in uniform

-Boy scouts patch for all scouts in uniform

-Over 700 scouts, friends and family participated last year

Boy Scout Hockey Night on 1/22/11

-$15 discounted ticket(normally $18)

-Pregame meet and greet speech with Head Hockey Coach George Gwozdecky

-Boy scouts patch for all scouts in uniform

-Over 600 scouts, friends and family participated last year 

Please contact:

Taps

August 17, 2010 by  
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This is Michael B., of Troop 88, he is playing Taps at Dr. Rosnik’s funeral. Dr Rosnik brought Boy Scouts to Parker way back when and was the founding father of Troop 16. He was remembered for his Bugle. Dr Rosnik was a Silver Beaver recipient.

Volunteer for Adventure Base 100!!!!

August 11, 2010 by  
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Hey Troop 88, Adventure Base 100 will be in Denver at the Taste of Colorado September 3rd – 6th, 2010!!!!!!

Millions of people will be able to witness and experience Scouting like never before! Created specifically for the 100th Anniversary, Adventure Base 100 will tour the country to give people an exciting, hands-on view of the history and future of the Boy Scouts of America.

If you would like to volunteer to assist at Adventure Base 100, sign up now!

Go to the following link & sign up:

http://www.denverboyscouts.org/openrosters/ViewOrgPageLink.asp?LinkKey=32525&orgkey=1703

“Dirty Jobs” – Mike Rowe – Website! Check it Out!

August 11, 2010 by  
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Go to: http://www.mikeroweworks.com/scrap-yard/scouting/

Did you know that “Dirty Jobs” Mike Rowe is an Eagle Scout?

Check out his website!

Pike’s Peak Merit Badges – Historical Badges Offered

August 11, 2010 by  
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Pike’s Peak Merit Badge College (in Colorado Springs) is offering 75 Merit Badges including the Historical Merit Badges. Registration is OPEN!

Go to: http://meritbadge.info/mbn/default.aspx

When you go into the registration go down until you find “Troop 53” merit badge college for Nov. 13th. You will need to set up a user name and password for the site. There is also a  short “Bonus” session between 4pm – 6pm.

They give you a week to mail your check to the listed address, otherwise they remove you from the registration. Follow the payment instructions on the site.

Merit Badge Classes

August 1, 2010 by  
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Incase anyone is interested there are a few merit badge classes that are coming up. Here is a link to the council calendar. Calendar

Railroading Merit Badge Workshop Aug 7th and 8th in Golden RMD RR Merit Badge

Cooking Merit Badge Workshop Sept 11th. Only has openings for 40 scouts

Public Health Merit Badge, September 14th @ 6:15pm, PEPC

Truck Transportation Merit Badge Class, Open for All Districts Sept 25th

2010 Centennial District Merit Badge College October 9th (merit badges are not listed as of yet.)

Valley District Merit Badge College November 3rd (merit badges are not listed as of yet.)

(Pikes Peak Council) Merit Badge College November 13th

Frontier Merit Badge College November 20th (merit badges are not listed as of yet.)