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Colorado BSA Campgrounds

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Camp Tahosa

173 County Road 96

Ward, CO  80481

303-440-4040

www.DenverBoyScouts.org/camps

Tahosa is located approximately 30 miles west of Boulder, near the town of Ward, Colorado.  The camp sits at an elevation of approximately 9,000 feet and covers 320 wooded acres with a lake nestled amongst the tress and the Indian Peak Wilderness in its back yard. Tahosa is open year-round for troop camping except during holidays, summer camp and Order of the Arrow events.

  • Okpik - a cold weather camping program, runs from January to mid-March

  • Hooked on Tahosa - learn to fly-fish! This is a merit badge course offered in May.

  • EaglePoint - Base camp where Scouts work on merit badges.

  • Sawtooth (Tahosa Trek) - designed as a beginning back packing program.

  • Alpine Adventure - 5-day, 4-nigh backpacking trip into the Indian or James Peaks Wilderness Area.

  • Mountain Men-when a Scout cannot go to camp with their troop.  Tahosa offers a provisional troop.

  • NYLT Big Horn (National Youth Leadership Training) - an intense, week-long, youth-oriented, leadership training experience.

  • Angel Fire - a week-long summer camp experience for girls from all walks of life, ages 11(or going into the 6th grade) through 17.

  • Project C.O.P.E. (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience) - weekend course that encourages Scouts and Scouters to stretch both mentally and physically using a low and high ropes course.

  • Wood Badge - National adult leadership training program offered in August.

Camp Cris Dobbins

Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch

22779 N. Elbert Road

Elbert, CO  80106

www.DenverBoyScouts.org/camps

Camp Cris Dobbins offers sweeping views of Pikes Peak and the front range of the Rocky Mountains.  The camp hosts state of the art shooting sports facilities, a newly renovated dining hall, improved shower house facilities, ATV Safety Course, and a heated pool for swimming and a lake for boating activities.  Camping is available year-round.

  • Summer camp - Over 50 merit badge courses offered, ATV safety course, Shooting sports, Cycling, Polar Penguin, and much more.

Camp Dietler

Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch

22779 N. Elbert Road

Elbert, CO  80106

www.DenverBoyScouts.org/camps

Camp Dietler will take your Scouts and show them the true meaning of outdoor camping while preparing them to take on any challenge nature can throw their way.  Scouts will pitch their own tents, cook food as a patrol, and learn how to work as a team to make their week successful.  The trained staff is on hand all week to help your troop with everything from cooking to rank advancement.  The camp also offers a wide array of merit badges, including shooting sports and aquatics.

  • Summer camp - Patrol method camping and cooking, merit badges, rank advancement, and much more.

  • W.E.S.T. (Webelos Extreme Scouting Trek) - This is a unique summer camp opportunity available to Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts.  It specializes in patrol method camping, teaching basic Scouting skills, and the fundamentals of Scouting.

Magnus Adventure Camp

Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch

22779 N. Elbert Road

Elbert, CO  80106

www.DenverBoyScouts.org/camps

Magness Adventure Camp is the Cub Scout Resident Camp facility for the Denver Area Council.  With a beautiful lake, archery, and BB Gun ranges, rock climbing site, canoes, paddle boats, and outstanding facilities, Family style camping with advancement and activities delivered with an exciting theme.  This camp is geared for Scouts working on the ranks of Tiger through Bear.

Camp Alexander

Pikes Peak Council

2182 County Road 96

Lake George, CO  80827

http://www.pikespeakbsa.org/Camping/SummerCamp/

Camp Alexander is located in the beautiful Elevenmile Canyon in the Pike National Forest approximately 45 miles west of Colorado Springs, and two miles south of Lake George, in Park County, Colorado. Camp Alexander is between 8200 and 8600 feet elevation. The camp area consists of hills, low mountains, and valleys covered by a mix of Ponderosa pine forests, high-altitude grasslands, and wetland vegetation along the lake and stream. There is abundant wildlife including black bears, raccoons, skunks, rabbits, squirrels, deer, elk, coyotes, snakes, and bald eagles.  The Pikes Peak Council operates two camping programs at Camp Alexander, a Scout Resident camp and a High Adventure Program.

Glen Aspen Ranch

Pikes Peak Council

http://www.pikespeakbsa.org/Camping/GlenAspenRanch/

The Pikes Peak Council acquired this beautiful 200 acre ranch on the outskirts of Woodland Park, CO in 2008.  It was part of the estate of Leonard Johnson Jr.  It is available for use by Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, and Crews.  The Ranch is only 35 minutes from Colorado Springs, you’ll think you were a hundred miles away!

 

San Isabel Scout Ranch

Rocky Mountain Council

18353 Hwy 165

Rye, CO  81069

719-485-3473

http://www.rmcbsa.org/SanIsabel/

At 9,000 feet where the air is clear and cool with towering mountains to the south and west you can find San Isabel Scout Ranch.  Beautiful sunrises and hikes that lead to breathtaking views of sweeping vistas of the Colorado high country makes our camp a place for scouts to explore in the outdoors like they never have before.  Natural rock climbing walls, and hiking/mountain biking trails are highlights of an innovative program that takes advantage of our councilors’ unique skills including Music, Inventing, and Model Design and Building.  Your scouts can look forward to camp stories in Tee-pees, cooking fresh fish from a mountain lake, blacksmithing, and then waking up to the coldest polar plunge in the state!  You can look forward to hot showers, and optional adult programs like IOLS training and the ‘Scout Master merit badge’. Our staff is focused on providing scouts with an experience that they will carry with them for the rest of their lives, and there are enough choices for everyone to create different memories.

Rocky Mountain High Adventure Base

Rocky Mountain Council

411 S. Pueblo Blvd

Pueblo, CO  81005

719-561-1220

http://www.rmcbsa.org/RMHAB/

Located in the high country of southern Colorado near Poncha Springs, Rocky Mountain High Adventure Base offers white water rafting and backpacking programs in a breathtaking mountain setting.  You and your crew will arrive on a Sunday for a week long adventure that includes whitewater rafting, mountain trekking, mountain biking, climbing and rappelling and many other side adventures! RMHAB provides your meals and snacks on the trail and can provide tents and cooking equipment. However, if your troop does own such trail equipment it is advisable to bring gear that you are familiar with, for your own comfort and convenience. A camera is a MUST to record your Rocky Mountain Experience!

Ben Delatour Scout Ranch

Longs Peak Council

2331 County Road 68C

Red Feathers Lakes, CO  80545

970-881-2144

https://longspeakbsa.org/programs/camps-camping/ben-delatour-scout-ranch/

Opportunities abound at Ben Delatour Scout Ranch at all times of the year.  There are some buildings available, shooting ranges, rock climbing,camping, hiking and more!  Some of these activities require special certifications so please plan ahead. If you are looking for a location for a weekend activity, check it out.

Camp Laramie Peak

Longs Peak Council

https://longspeakbsa.org/programs/camps-camping/camp-laramie-peak/

Camp Laramie Peak is located northwest of Wheatland, Wyoming, near the base of Laramie Peak, in the Medicine Bow National Forest. The elevation at the Camp is approximately 6800 feet, which means we have cool evenings and mornings. Our temperatures during camp range from the 40′s at night to the 90′s during the day.  Camp Laramie Peak is a family style dining hall camp offering a full range of summer programs from merit badges to our specialty programs and extreme scouting activities. If your troop is looking for a smaller camp with a family feel, this is the one for you! Bring your own tents, set up your campsite and enjoy home cooked meals in Pugsley Dining Hall!  CLP offers everything from the first year camper program – Roaring Lion – to the high adventure programs including rock climbing, mountain boarding and ATV’s. All of this is set in the foothills right next to Medicine Bow National Forest. Hiking opportunities through scenic wonders abound the area around camp.

Camp Patiya

Longs Peak Council

https://longspeakbsa.org/programs/camps-camping/camp-patiya/

Camp Patiya is a 30-acre camping and day use facility owned by the Longs Peak Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The camp is in a beautiful mountain forest at 7400 ft. elevation. Camp Patiya is only about seven miles west of Boulder, Colorado.  Camp Patiya offers campsites, picnic areas, sheltered cooking sites, two cabins for sleeping indoors, training and meeting areas with both indoor and outdoor settings, plenty of room for games and activity, and even flush toilets.

Camp Patiya is an ideal weekend outing choice for Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops and Venture Crews.

Chimney Park Scout Camp

Longs Peak Council

https://longspeakbsa.org/programs/camps-camping/chimney-park/

Chimney Park Scout Camp is available to Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Varsity Teams, and Venture Crews for weekend camping, day events, and week long adventures. In recent years the camp has been used for district day camps, Klondike derbies, camporees, Order of the Arrow fellowships, Wood Badge training, and Scouter outdoor skills training courses.

Camp Jack

Longs Peak Council

https://longspeakbsa.org/programs/camps-camping/camp-jack/

Camp Jack is an approximately 160 acre area located about 25 miles west of Cheyenne, WY, on Happy Jack Road just west of the Curt Gowdy State Park headquarters (see map). The camp is part of Curt Gowdy State Park of the Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites, and its use is a lease agreement between the Longs Peak Council, BSA, and the state of Wyoming.  This region was a favored camping area for the Comanche, Pawnee, Crow and Shoshone Indians during their search for bison. Other tribes, including the Kiowa, Cheyenne, Arapaho and Sioux, are also thought to have roamed the area. The arrival of the Union Pacific construction crews in the 1860s caused Native Americans to be pressured onto the ever-shrinking hunting lands and their presence steadily diminished on the lands now known as Curt Gowdy State Park.

Elkhorn High Adventure Base Camp

Longs Peak Council

https://longspeakbsa.org/programs/camps-camping/elkhorn-high-adventure-base/

Elkhorn High Adventure Base is located at over 7,200 feet on the Ben Delatour Scout Ranch near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado. Over 3,200 acres of Rocky Mountain Adventures are waiting for you. For your older Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers, the Elkhorn High Adventure Base is a true backcountry mountaineering experience.  Backpack thirty to fifty miles through the Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado State Forest and Parks, and Rawah Wilderness while learning about mountaineering skills and practices.  Snow fields in July, the Milky Way at night, mountaintop memories to last a lifetime. Anyone can put on a backpack and head off on the trail, but it takes a trained staff and dedicated leadership to make a quality program. We bring hands-on adventure to the Colorado Wilderness.