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In Scouting, a boy is encouraged to educate himself instead of being instructed. ~ Robert Baden-Powell

Boy Scout Troop 130 is a committed group of Scouts and Scouters, boy-led and organized to maximize the scouting experience with a solid, well-rounded program of outdoor adventures, Scouting advancement, and community service. The unit was formed in January 1958 and has been going strong for over 50 years. We've produced over 100 Eagle Scouts, with many more travling the Scouting Trail.

Troop 130 is an active troop, with many fun activities happening every month. From camping in the Rockies to hanging U.S. flags on national holidays, from canoeing the Colorado River to helping in our neighborhood food bank, from hiking Philmont to participating in Easter Sunrise at Red Rocks - our troop stays active in the scouting program and in our community.

Year 'round, our troop is always on the go! Want to join in on the fun? Contact Us for more information! You can find a copy of our Activities Calendar here.

Max Turner’s Eagle Court of Honor - May 20, 2017, 2-4 pm

Posted on May 16 2017 - 12:00pm

The presentation of the Eagle Scout Award is an important and serious matter, and you want to attend Max Turner’s Eagle Court of Honor this Saturday. 

Summer Camp swim tests! May 14, 2017

Posted on May 11 2017 - 6:13pm
May 14 2017 - 2:00pm
May 14 2017 - 4:00pm
Golden Rec Center, 1470 10th St, Golden, CO
Event Details: Summer Camp swim tests!

Swim tests for rank advancement and summer camp will be held this Sunday, May 14, at the Golden Rec Center from 2PM-4PM. We only have one lane so feel free to stagger your arrival. Cost is $3.75/person if you're getting in the water. Please bring your swimsuit & towel.

Charlie Steele's Eagle Project (Fairmount Park) May13th @ 9:00AM

Posted on May 11 2017 - 9:44am
This upcoming Saturday, May 13th, Charlie Steele will continue the work on his Eagle project to retrofit or replace the horseshoe courts at various Prospect Recreation & Park District parks. Arapahoe Park was completed on the 6th of may and there are 3 more to go. This week, he will be working on/at Fairmount Park: 5222 Quaker St (the horseshoe court by pavilions and across from playground).

Drew Seidel's Eagle Project

Posted on May 8 2017 - 11:53am

From now through June, we are collecting items to be eventually donated to one of the Family Tree shelters. Hygiene products (toothbrushes, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products), combs, bed sheets, toys, and puzzles ( for children in the shelter) etc. Click "Read More" for more about who is it for and what do they do? 

SCOUT DAY at Dinosaur Ridge (Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9am-3pm)

Posted on May 4 2017 - 11:36am

Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center at 16831 W. Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, CO 80465; C-470 & Alameda (parking will be off site)
Scientists will be manning booths and educational sites along Dinosaur Ridge to teach about geology, paleontology & other science topics. Dinosaur Ridge will have activities for Scouts to complete their
Geology Merit Badge and more!

Trail to First Class Camp Out April 21-23, 2017

Posted on Mar 30 2017 - 10:31am

Don't forget to sign up for the Trail to First Class Campout!

This event is to help knock off requirements for Tenderfoot, 2nd Class, and 1st Class, and to give new/inexperienced scouts a taste of what it's like to camp with Troop 130! This is our once-a-year advancement focused event (not counting summer camp), and is a great opportunity to wrap up any outstanding up-to-First-Class requirements!

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