Council General - YPT Annual vs Biannual Posted Jan. 6, 2016
Some of our members are questioning the new policy change requiring adult members to complete Youth Protection Training annually when the training is good for two years. The Western Region announced the policy change back in April 2015 and sent us follow-up in November 2015 that will help our members understand the importance of taking YPT annually.
More Information Questions - Contact Sandy Elkins
Council General - Apply Now for SOAR Staff Posted Jan. 12, 2016
Are you tired of doing the same old summer routine? Take on an adventure this summer as a part of the camp staff for the Western Colorado Council camp SOAR. We offer paid staff positions to individuals who are 16 years of age and up as well as the opportunity to participate in our Counselor in Training program (CIT) for those who are 14 or 15 years of age. All youth staff receive free lodging and meals. CITs ages 14-15 will have opportunities to earn merit badges as part of the CIT program. If any of your scouts would be interested, please have them complete the Camp Staff Application and then send it to Or they can call Eleanor at 970-243-0346 x 2 if they have any questions before applying. For more information on camp staff click here:
More Information Questions - Contact Eleanor Anderson
Council General - Awards & Recognition 2016 Posted Jan. 19, 2016
Recognize the dedication and love volunteers have for Scouting by nominating them for an award. Each District will be holding an Awards & Recognition Dinner in March or April (see WCC Calendar for details). Click "More Information" for a list of available awards. Click on the award for an application and to learn more! Silver Beaver applications must be submitted by February 15th; all other award applications must be submitted by March 1st. Please submit Silver Beaver applications to Gail Atkinson. All other applications should be submitted to your District Chair.
More Information Questions - Contact Gail Atkinson
Council General - 2017 National Jamboree payments ONLINE Posted Sep. 18, 2015
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 - NYLT 2016 Apply now to serve on Staff Posted Sep. 18, 2015
NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training) is searching for youth to apply to serve on staff as Senior Patrol Leaders and Assistant Senior Patrol Leaders for the course being offered in July, 2016. Applications must be received no later than October 30, 2015. All others applying to serve on staff, youth and adults, must have their applications completed by November 30, 2015.
More Information Questions - Contact T.A. Rosko
Council General - Free SAT/ACT Prep Courses for Boy Scouts Posted Jan. 15, 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