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Summer Camp 2017 

 

Our Troop is chartered by the Susan M. Duncan YMCA of Arvada, Colorado. We have been around since 1999 and have been having fun ever since!

This is a Scout-led troop that uses the patrol method to teach scouts leadership, character, citizenship, and physical fitness.  We are mainly a backpacking troop, but don't be worried if you are inexperienced. Our scout leadership will guide you through the ropes to become an expert! If you don't like backpacking we also do many other fun activities like rocket launching, snow sports, rock climbing, and shooting sports!  

 Look around our site to get a better idea of what we are all about!

 

Spring Break trip to Fruita

Posted on Feb 5 2018 - 10:25pm

Scouts: Signups are available for the three-night Spring Break trip March 24-27 to Fruita-Rabbit Valley in western Colorado. This is going to be an awesome trip, with many adventurous activities, including hiking, biking, hot springs, the Dinosaur Museum, the Museum of the West, and much, much more! We'll be camping in Colorado National Monument, a stunning desert landscape. Family members are invited to come along. We'll camp in tents, all Scouts camping with their patrols. The biking will offer trails for all ages. Bring your own bike, or rentals will be available in Fruita (please state in the comments if you need to rent a bike). More information about cost per person will be coming soon. Any questions about the trip, see Mr. Hensley or Mr. Baltz.

Summer Camp at Camp Alexander.

Posted on Jan 29 2018 - 6:02pm

The details for summer camp are starting to be defined, here are the details on what summer camp will be this year.

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.

Registration is open for Ice Climbing at Camp Alexander

Posted on Oct 10 2017 - 3:17pm

Signup is open for the Camp Alexander trip in February. There is a limited number of spots for ice climbing so sign up as soon as you can commit. The night time option is available again this year. Ice climbing is open to Scouts 13 and older. Indicate in the notes section of the sign up if you want to ice climb and whether you want climb during the day or at night. At the end of each month between now and when we go I will register those that have indicated they want to ice climb. The fee for ice climbing is $35 and is in addition to the trip fee ($35). Once registered your spot is guaranteed but the fee is non-refundable unless you find someone to take your place.

Registration open for high adventure 2018

Posted on Sep 7 2017 - 6:26am

We'll be going to Northern Tier July 24-30.
More information and signup can be found here:

https://www.troop1876.org/node/1795

Mr. Brown

Eagle Project Funding

Posted on Sep 6 2016 - 12:57pm

For those of you getting close to or working on your Eagle project, please see the updated Eagle project funding under the files section of the site.

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