Council News

4th Grade Cub Scouts
It’s settled. Fourth-graders are officially the coolest kids in Cub Scouts. They’re the beneficiaries of a federal program that grants free access to national parks, lands and waters. Thanks to the Department of the Interior’s Every Kid in a Park program, started in 2015, fourth-graders and... (Read More)

Youth Protection Training eff 9/1/2017
Effective September 1, 2017, Youth Protection Training will be required for all adult leaders at the time of registration. Paper applications from new leaders must be accompanied by a Youth Protection Training completion certificate, which must be filed with the application. Because completion of... (Read More)

Online Registration is LIVE
Online Registration is LIVE across the Nation! If your Unit hasn't already done so, they must update their Unit Pin Apply Status to ACTIVE for online applications to work. Your Unit Key 3; Cubmaster or Scoutmaster, Committee Chair, or Chartered Org Rep, has access to Unit Pin Management through... (Read More)

Change to Eagle Palm program
The way scouts earn Eagle Palms is about to... (Read More)

Amazon Smile donates to WCC-BSA
When you #StartWithaSmile on AmazonSmile, you can donate to the Western Colorado Council - Boy Scouts of America. Shop for great deals at AmazonSmile and set-up your account to support our council. Thank... (Read More)

2017 Long-term Camp Report
Each October, the council reports to the National Office the number of units and youth who attended any long-term camp for more than 72 hours. In the past this was done with the help of Tour and Activity Plans, but now they are obsolete. We would like to request that every unit from our council who... (Read More)