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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.

Labor Day Flags

Posted on Aug 9 2018 - 11:14am

It's time for Labor Day Flags!  Sign up on the troop website to distribute flags for The Kiwanis Club.  This is a great opportunity to get service hours for rank advancement and to earn some $$ for your scout account

Liam McCarthy Eagle Project Part 3

Posted on Aug 9 2018 - 11:10am

Staying in town for Labor Day? Are you in need Service Hours, or just looking for something to do on a Monday afternoon?

Monday September 3, 2018 head on up to the VFW Post 7945 in Thornton Colorado (10217 Quivas St, Thornton, CO 80260) and help out with Liam McCarthy's Eagle Project, retireing flags for the VFW Post.

Genessee Ropes Course

Posted on Aug 6 2018 - 3:47pm

Located in Genesee Park, just 20 minutes west of Denver, Genesee Challenge Course is set in a beautiful stand of Ponderosa Pines overlooking the continental divide. There are roughly 60 low and high elements that allow us to create a program specifically designed to achieve your group’s goals.

Fall Court of Honor

Posted on Aug 6 2018 - 3:45pm

Who:  Everyone is invited!

What: Fall Court of Honor

Where: Odom Farm 

When: August 27th, 2018 at 6:00pm  Dinner will be served. 

Final Date for ADVANCEMENT

Posted on Aug 6 2018 - 3:42pm

August 20th will be the last day for any Advancement before the Fall Court of Honor.  Please make sure to visit with your Merit Badge Counselors to finish up any Merit Badges you would like to earn at the Fall Court of Honor.  Please make sure that you sign up on the clipboard for any Rank Advancement that you would like to earn at the Fall Court of Honor.

Mt. Zirkel Backpacking Trip - July 28-30 (14+/Adult Event)

Posted on Jul 19 2018 - 10:07pm

Get ready to experience four days of backpacking fun through the beautiful Mt. Zirkel Wilderness Reserve. This event is open to Crew members (scouts 14 and older) and adults only.

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