BSA Troop # 636

About Us

 

Celebrating our 89th year in 2017, Troop 636 is located in Elizabeth, Colorado to the east of Castle Rock, Colorado. Troop 636 was originally chartered in the Pikes Peak Council in December 1928 as Troop 36 with a size of eight scouts. In May 1950, the troop moved into the Denver Area Council and became Troop 636 as the growth of the Denver area began to encompass many of the smaller farming and ranching communities surrounding it. We are chartered by the American Legion Post 82 of Elizabeth, Colorado.

Troop 636 is committed to providing a strong environment where scouts will learn outdoor and leadership skills through camping, rank advancement, merit badge work, training and by leading the troop in our various and diverse activities. All of these activities help shape our scouts into new leaders of the future that will exhibit strong morals and ethics that follow the spirit and core of the Boy Scout Oath and Scout Law.

This is a boy lead troop where they do all the planning of activities and participate in community projects with the assistance of the adult leadership as needed. Our adult leaders have experience in all types of camping and outdoor activities including backpacking, canoeing, climbing, hiking, fishing, archery, snow sports, and rifle and shotgun shooting just to name a few. We participate in a weeklong summer camp that helps new scouts earn rank up to First Class and just about any merit badge you would like. We also participate in High Adventure canoe trips to Minnesota, Sea Base in the Bahamas, Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, Klonderees, canoe trips on the Gunnison and Colorado rivers and many other trips including family based outings.

We meet every Tuesday night from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Frontier High School. We encourage new boys to join our troop at anytime but especially those turning eleven who wish to join an active group. Our “Boy Leadership” is very strong which helps many younger scouts learn and advance to Eagle Scout through example and has aided countless others with leadership skills, self-confidence and the joy of an active outdoor program.

Troop 636 has enabled 100 boys to reach the highly respected rank of Eagle Scout. Several of our adult leaders are Eagle Scouts as well.

If you think Troop 636 might have something to offer you and are interested in joining or would like to learn more information about our troop, please come by one of our meetings or use the “Contact Us” link to the left.

Have a great day.

Fletcher Short 

Historian - Life Scout