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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.

FEB 23-25, 2018 - Camp A & Ice Climbing

Posted on Nov 30 2017 - 11:42pm

Instead of Gateway District Klondike, Troop 130 is heading back to Camp Alexander for a weekend of winter camping, ice fishing (hopefully), broom ball, sledding, and FUN. This is a Weekend campout, staying in the “JDons”, up to 40 participants max.

JAN 19-21, 2018 - Quinzee Polar Bear Camp Out

Posted on Nov 30 2017 - 11:40pm

Every January the troop braves the elements and does winter camping. Scouts have an opportunity to try for the elusive Polar Bear Award - outdoor activity that includes sleeping in below-0 temperatures. This year's event is January 19-21, 2018. We will be building, and sleeping in, Quinzhees in Frasier. You can pitch a tent if you want to. We are also going to try to get done early and go tubing on the nearby tubing hill!

Dec 9 - Golden Christmas Parade

Posted on Nov 30 2017 - 11:37pm

Come join us in the "Order of the Elves" and walk in the Golden Christmas Parade.  Please meet us in front of the City Chamber and then walk in the parade.  Waiting to be next to walk through downtown takes the longest, and the walk is a quick 15 minutes.

Dec 12 - Help Pack 48 have a great time at CAP!

Posted on Nov 30 2017 - 11:35pm

Pack 48 will be having an evening of fun at the Colorado Adventure Point on December 12th, and Troop 130 has been invited to help facilitate their evening. This is a great Opportunity for recruitment and to provide community service. We need 6-8 Scouts to help. 

Last Day For Advancement - Dec 4!

Posted on Nov 30 2017 - 8:40pm

Hello All Scouts and Venture Scouts,

December 4th is the last night for ANY ADVANCEMENT (RANK, MERIT BADGES, SPECIAL AWARDS).  Please make sure that you get with a Merit Badge Counselor to finish up any partials on Merit Badges.  Make sure that you have signed up on the clipboard for any Scoutmaster Conferences or Board of Review.

Crew 130 - Snow-Snake Rendezvous

Posted on Nov 17 2017 - 8:21am
Registration is now open for the Annual Venturing Snow Snake Rendezvous at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch. The theme for the 2017 Snow Snake is:

A Luau!

The event will take place at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, January 5, 2018 - January 7, 2018. The nights are filled with board games, movies, bonding, and surprises. The days are filled with fun activities that Ventures can take place in. Shooting, awesome training's, scavenger hunts, cooked meals, and healthy competition are some of these events! Snow Snake is an awesome place to get to know other crews and Venturers in the Denver Area Council. It also will give you a chance to learn about some of the things going on in the council. Sleeping accommodations and meals will be provided, with the exception of the Dutch oven cook-off. So get ready to have a fun-filled weekend with some close friends.

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