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Majestic Mountain Activities - Mountain Man Rendezvous Posted Aug. 25, 2016
Majestic Mountain District is hosting a Mountain Man Rendezvous at Gunnison State Wildlife Area , September 23-25. Cost is $8.00 per participant. At this time please contact Walt Cranor or Paul Gifford pegifford@gmail.com to pre-register. Payment will be accepted at check-in.
More Information Questions - Contact Walt Cranor
Council General - Popcorn Show-n-Sell begins Aug 18 Posted Aug. 9, 2016
Show-n-Sell popcorn product delivery and distribution begins on Tuesday, August 16th through Thursday, August 18th. Selling begins Thursday, August 18th and ends Sunday, September 25th, with unsold product and payment for sold product due to the council office on Monday, September 26th. Take-order popcorn product sale begins Monday, September 26th.
More Information Questions - Contact Mark Switzer
Council General - 2016 Fall Fellowship Posted Aug. 17, 2016
Calling on all Mic-O-Say Lodge Members and Ordeal Candidates, come to Fall Fellowship Sept 9th-11th at SOAR! Register online now! Deadline to register is Sept 6th.
More Information Questions - Contact David Gantt
Council General - Outdoor Leader Training in September Posted Aug. 18, 2016
Three Rivers District is hosting three Outdoor Leader Training courses this September. On Fri-Sat, Sept 16-17, C33-OWL for all Webelos Leaders and S11-IOLS for all leaders in a Boy Scout Troop or Varsity Scout Team. On Sat Sept 17, C32-BALOO for any leader or parent in a Cub Scout Pack. S11 is required training for all Direct Contact Leaders in a Troop or Team. C32 is required for at least one adult on a Cub Scout Pack campout. Deadline to register online is September 14th. Online registration found under More Information.
More Information Questions - Contact Cindy Looper
Council General - YPT and Texting with Scouts Posted Aug. 24, 2016
Three-fourths of teens have smartphones, and their favorite way to communicate is by texting. Unit leaders need to understand their responsibilities if they plan to communicate this way with their scouts.
More Information Questions - Contact Sandy Elkins
Council General - 2017 WCC-BSA Jamboree Patch Set Posted Aug. 9, 2016
Our 2017 WCC-BSA Jamboree Patch Collector Set is on sale now! This 18-pc set is spetactular, with three center patches surrounded by twelve connecting patches and includes a set of OA pocket patches. $125.00 per set. Supplies will be limited and on a first come, first serve basis. All orders received will be date and time stamped.
More Information Questions - Contact Jack Albright
Council General - Leadership Excellence Boot Camp Sept 8 Posted Aug. 9, 2016
Leadership Excellence Boot Camp Facilitated by Les Knotts, PhD and Stephen Ingalls, CEO, LGL Leadership. The LGL community connects LGL faculty, leadership experts, and over 250 experienced leaders in dialog about specific Leadership and Employee Engagement issues. Come share wisdom with executive leaders and gain direct access to LGL faculty.
More Information Questions - Contact Jeff Apps
Council General - BSA 11th Annual Golf Classic, Sept 17 Posted Aug. 8, 2016
Come on out to support Scouting on the western slope Saturday, September 17th at the Adobe Creek Golf Course. This is our 11th Annual Golf Classic. We've added a few new touches to the tournament this year too!
More Information Questions - Contact Mark Switzer
Council General - Eagle Scout Scholarships deadline Oct 31 Posted Aug. 9, 2016
The National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) Scholarship application process is now open. Act quickly to apply before the October 31, 2016 deadline.
More Information Questions - Contact Gail Atkinson
Council General - Amazon Smile Posted Aug. 2, 2016
If you shop Amazon.com please think about selecting the Western Colorado Council - Boy Scouts of America as your Amazon Smile charity of choice before you start shopping. We appreciate your support!
  Questions - Contact Mark Switzer
Council General - Scouting Supplemental Training online Posted Aug. 2, 2016
Supplemental training for Scouters has been added to My.Scouting.org. Just login, go to My Dashboard, select My Training, select Training Center, and select Boy Scouting. They have loaded Troop Committee Challenge, Safe Swim Defense, Safety Afloat, Climb on Safely, Trek Safely, Weather Hazards, Fast Start Boy Scouting, and This Is Scouting. Committee Chairs and Committee Members in a Boy Scout Troop are encouraged to take Troop Committee Challenge.
  Questions - Contact Sandy Elkins
Council General - 2017 National Jamboree payments ONLINE Posted Aug. 2, 2016
This online payment system is for scouts who have been confirmed as participants with the Western Colorado Contigent to the 2017 BSA National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia.
More Information Questions - Contact Jennifer Pierson
Council General - Free SAT/ACT Prep Courses for Boy Scouts Posted Aug. 2, 2016
Free $250.00 SAT/ACT Prep Courses are available to all Boy Scouts for a minimal charge for shipping and handling through the eKnowledge Donation Project. See More Information below for the link to apply! Over 533 BSA Families have been helped by this program since 2014!
More Information Questions - Contact Sandy Elkins