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Peaceful Valley Alumni Association (PVAA)

The Peaceful Valley Alumni Association (PVAA) is a group of veteran Scouters and former Camp Staffers dedicated to the preservation, maintenance, and program support at McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley. Three nationally accredited camps make up PV, which is located at 7,000 feet in elevation near the town of Elbert, Colorado.

PVAA Membership

In addition to knowing that you are helping future generations enjoy the camp that made such an impact on your life, you’ll receive our quarterly newsletter, be invited to PVAA events, and be able to choose which projects get done.

Membership Options
  • Current or Recent Staff – FREE, until the year that you turn 24 years old.
  • Yearly Membership – $25 / year
  • Lifetime Membership – $250 total

Click Here to join PVAA: Activate PVAA Membership

Current or Recent PV Camp staff? Email directly to become a member.

PVAA Newsletter

PVAA Events and activities

The following are our planned events for 2024.


Ranch Hands Work Day – May 4th

Join us for the biggest workday of the year! The PVAA will primarily be working on projects like the Memorial Wall and Scout Law signs on the main road. 

Mentor Weekend – May 31st to June 2nd

Join us for the 2nd annual Mentor Weekend! The PVAA uses this weekend to pass along information and traditions to the current staff. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to improve the current staff, socialize with old friends and revisit camp. 

Fall Family Picnic – TBD

A Saturday when the PVAA can bring their families to enjoy a day back at paradise. 

Do you have an idea for an event? Let us know!


Activities and Service
  • Refreshing the Betty Forsyth Conservation Trail including new plant and animal signage.
  • New Scout Law signs along the trail to Rendezvous
  • Mountain Biking trail signage
  • Exterior and Interior improvements to the Warming Shed (the old white building near the main entrance).
  • Mentor Day during Staff Week.
  • Improved signage at main entrance.
  • Re-furbish of the old Cris Dobbins sign near the Y in the road.
  • Frisbee golf course.
  • Trail marking along the 5 mile perimeter trail