Western Colorado Council, BSA
Events

75th Anniversary

 

75th Anniversary Celebration

Calling all scouting families! Please join us in celebrating 75 years of scouting on the Western Slope. The 75th Anniversary Celebration will be Saturday, October 7th. Spend the day with your family and scouting unit participating in fun activities throughout the Grand Valley. Participants will receive a vendor activity card with discounts to a variety of vendors across the Grand Valley including Freeway Bowl, Get Air, Bananas Fun Park, Museum of the West, Dinosaur Journey, and more. For more information on how this event works and to reserve your activity card, click the event registration button below.

 

Scout Office Check-In and Activity Card Pick-Up

Card pick-up is available beginning at 9:00 am at the Scout Office (839 Grand Avenue, Grand Junction).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rafting Trip

Are you interested in celebrating with an awesome float trip on the Colorado River? We will be offering a 1 1/2 hour and a 3 hour raft trip through Rimrock Adventures on October 7th in conjunction with the 75th Anniversary Celebration. Rafting is available only to those who register and pay ahead of time (registration deadline September 29th). Click here to learn more and register now!

 

Cook Out Lunch

Take a break from the fun and stop by the Scout Office for lunch! Troop 328 will be selling a delicious hot dog lunch starting at 11:45 PM until it runs out. Bring a camp chair and enjoy a hot dog, drink, chips, and a cookie for only $3.50!

 

75th Anniversary Report to the Community

The 75th Anniversary Report to the Community will be held Saturday, October 7th at 6:00 PM. Please join us for dinner, award recognition, and an excellent program. Tickets for this event are $75.00. For more information, please contact the Scout Office at 970-243-0346. CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS NOW!

DoubleTree by Hilton

743 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81506

 

Keynote Speaker: Terry Fossum

Author, Philanthropist, Adventurer, and Winner of Kicking and Screaming

 

Accommodations

Hotel Accommodations

Limited hotel accommodations will be available at the DoubleTree by Hilton at a special group rate. Rooms must be booked no later than October 2nd. For more informaiton and to book a room now, follow this link: http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/G/GJTDTDT-BSA-20171007/index.jhtml.

 

Camping Accommodations

Click here for informaiton on campgrounds in the Grand Junction area.

 

Memorabilia

Stop by the Scout Shop on October 7th to pick up limited edition 75th anniversary products or order now! Click here to view a product list.

 

Sponsors

Thank you to all of our event sponsors.

 

Title Sponsor

 

 

Activity Sponsors

Museums of Western Colorado (Dinosaur Journey, Museum of the West, Cross Orchards), Freeway Bowl, The John McConnell Math & Science Center, Red Rock Archery, Get Air, and Bananas Fun Park!