Established at First Presbyterian Church in 1952

Troop 171 meets at the First Presbyterian Annex in Boulder, Colorado. The Annex is located at 16th and Walnut, across the street from the main church. Meetings are held on Monday nights from 7:00 to 8:30. Please check our calendar and contact information to confirm a meeting night and location. Summer hours and locations will vary. Contact Troop 171 here. Location map here.

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Youth Protection Training DEADLINE - September 30, 2019
 
As of September 1, 2017, no unit may re-charter without all leaders being current on their Youth Protection Training. Registrars no longer have the ability to approve charters without full compliance.

Effective June 1, 2018, adults accompanying a Scouting unit who are present at the activity for 72 total hours or more must be registered as a leader, including completion of a criminal background check and Youth Protection Training. The 72 hours need not be consecutive. 
Altogether, it's a bold new approach that will serve as just one part of the BSA's ongoing effort to enroll the entire community in the fight against child abuse both in and out of Scouting.
 
An updated youth protection training is available for staff, leaders and parents (Youth Protection Y01). The training includes a three-module course that all leaders will be required to complete by September 30, 2018. The training encompasses Venturing and Exploring Youth Protection, therefore those videos are no longer available. 





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CU Wizards!
What a great resource - CU Wizards programs have been presented by the University of Colorado science departments for over 30 years. Now, there is a link on the CU Wizards Website to match upcoming Wizards shows to BSA merit badges (thanks Candice). Just click on the "Scouts" link at the top menu bar. CU Wizards program dates are now on the troop calendar. Enjoy!
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Troop Merit Badge Counselor Sign Up

This is just a reminder that we need merit badge counselors. You only need 4 things to be a merit badge counselor.
  1. BSA Adult Application (you only need one copy of the info page)
  2. Merit Badge Counselor Information Sheet [download and open in Adobe]
  3. Youth Protection Training Certificate of Completion
  4. A desire to help our Scouts. There is no link for this one!
Check out the troop list of merit badges and Merit Badge Counselors

NOTE – all forms go to Barb Allan. She will make sure they get to Greeley with the appropriate troop signatures.
Campout Schedule
           Camping 2018         
• Oct. 19 - 21: Shelf Road Campout
           Camping 2019         
• Jan. 11 - 13: Chimney Park Pre-Klondike Campout
• Feb. 22 - 24: Klondike Derby

Other Dates and Events
• Oct. 28: Potluck Dinner, Court of Honor and Eagle Court of Honor
• Nov. 3: MBU (Merit Badge University)
• June 15 - 22, 2019: Flaming Gorge Summer Camp!

Adult Committee Meeting Schedule
All interested adults are invited to attend the Adult Committee Meetings. Please contact Todd Vogel for details.
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