Rocky Mountain Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America and serves interior and southern Colorado, and is headquartered in Pueblo CO. See also Scouting in Colorado.
This council is headquartered in Pueblo, Colorado, and provides program services to over 100 chartered partner organizations, delivering Scouting to more than 4,600 youth through 167 Scout units in 19 counties of Southern Colorado, including Pueblo, Fremont, Crowley, Kiowa, Prowers, Bent, Otero, Baca, Las Animas, Costilla, Conejos, Mineral, Rio Grande, Alamosa, Saguache, Huerfano, Custer, Lake and Chaffee Counties.
Each District coordinates scout leader training. activities and other resources for community based scouting programs. This council is divided into 2 Districts:
Council Camps Edit
Rocky Mountain Council Camps feature many resources for organizing exciting outdoor adventure group activities and are available for rental by scout groups, families and other youth groups. Some camps feature an organized week long campership program during summer months.
- Rocky Mountain High Adventure Base: Located near Poncha Springs, formerly Packard High Adventure Base.
- San Isabel Scout Ranch: Located near San Isabel
Tupwee Gudas Gov Youchiquot Soovep Lodge: Tupwee Gudas Gov Youchiquot Soovep Lodge #536, chartered in 1958, serves 117 Arrowmen as of 2004. The lodge totem is a Populus tremuloides or Rocky Mountain quaking aspen. Also known as Tupwee Lodge, its rather long name refers to its totem in the Ute language. The name means land of the quaking aspens.
Council Special Events Edit
- Council Scout Fair
- Wood Badge
- University of Scouting
Order of the Arrow Edit
Order of the Arrow is the National Honor Society of Scouting and recognized those who uphold the scouting ideals of camping, service and citizenship.
- Ahoalan-Nachpikin Lodge is the OA Lodge for this council.
Rocky Mountain Council is home to La Junta's Koshare Indian Museum, regarded as one of the finest collections of Native American artifacts in the world. The Museum sponsors a Scout troop of dancers, the Koshare Indian Dancers, members of Boy Scout Troop 232 and Venturing Crew 2230, founded in 1933 by J. F. Burshears who have become recognized worldwide, for their interpretive Indian dancing.
Eagles Nest Edit
Noteworthy scouts and service projects of the council:
External Links Edit
- rmcbsa.org - Official Website of Rocky Mountain Council