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BSA Summer Camps in Colorado

Elkhorn High Adventure Base

It seems a lot of troops want to experience a summer camp in Colorado. So here is a list of the BSA summer camp properties located in Colorado. Four of the five Colorado Scout councils, as well as one western Kansas council, operate summer camps and/or council high adventure bases in Colorado. Regular summer camps are open to all Scouts, while the high adventure bases usually have an older age limit.

Note that aquatic offerings may be limited or absent (noted below), and high-altitude lakes can be cold (though two camps have a heated pool as well as a lake).

Besides the high adventure bases, the regular summer camps also offer older-Scout programs that may include canoeing or white water rafting, horseback riding, backpacking, rock climbing/rappelling, COPE, shooting sports (rifle, shotgun, muzzle-loader), and more.

A link to the camp's webpage, if available, or to the Council's webpage is given with each camp listing, so you can find out more.

Listed alphabetically by Council:

Denver Area Council, Denver, CO (303-455-5522)Denver Area Council BSA

Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch / Camp Cris Dobbins, Elbert, CO

Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch / Camp Cortlandt Dietler, Elbert, CO

Tahosa High Adventure Base, Ward, CO

Longs Peak Council, Greeley, CO (970-330-6305)Longs Peak Council BSA

Ben Delatour Scout Ranch, Red Feather Lakes, CO

Elkhorn High Adventure Base, Red Feather Lakes, CO

Pikes Peak Council, Colorado Springs, CO (719-634-1584)Pikes Peak Council BSA

Camp Alexander, Lake George, CO

Rocky Mountain Council, Pueblo, CO (719-561-1220)Rocky Mountain Council BSA

San Isabel Scout Ranch, Pueblo, CO

Rocky Mountain High Adventure Base, Poncha Springs, CO

Santa Fe Trail Council, Garden City, KS (316-275-5162)Santa Fe Trail Council BSA

Spanish Peaks Scout Ranch, Walsenburg, CO

Western Colorado Council, Grand Junction, CO (970-243-0346)Western Colorado Council BSA

As of this date, Western Colorado Council does not appear to have a summer camp program.