Boy Scouts of America, Greater Colorado Council
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Contact

General Email

Summer Phone: 303-648-3023

Program Team Administrative Specialist JoLynne Conrad
(720) 266-2143


Summer Camp Staff

Camp DirectorJack Loats

Camping SpecialistJohn Braselton

Program DirectorKaitlyn Mearing

Asst. Program DirectorAmy Bechtel & Colin Lanigan

Health Team

Program Team

Food Service Team

Media Team

Business/Trading Post Team

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Are you registered to attend the Colorado Jamboree? Join us this fall for a Jamboree experience. All BSA Councils are invited to attend!

Camp Cris Dobbins at Mcneil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley

Let The Adventure Begin!

Nestled in the middle of the Black Forest, Camp Cris Dobbins offers sweeping views of Pikes Peak and the front range of the Rocky Mountains. Scouts will have a hard time choosing between the more than 50 merit badges offered here, and will love spending time on the water slides at the outdoor pool, dusting a clay at the Olympic shotgun range, channeling their inner movie star in our Movie Making program, or pretending to be Indiana Jones at our STEM lodge archaeology dig site. The convenience of meals from our dining hall and sleeping on raised wooden platforms in canvas wall tents will allow Scouts to focus on the only thing that matters: their next outdoor adventure!

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McNeil Scout Ranch is the Colorado Adventure of a Lifetime!

Camp Cris Dobbins Summer Camp

Your Scouting Colorado Adventure Awaits
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2024 CAMP INFORMATION

 

$465……….Per Youth (-18 yrs old)

$265……….Per Adult (+18 yrs old) 

To reserve your Unit’s Campsite – a $250 Unit Registration Fee is required.

The payment schedule is based on the Total Registration of the Unit. To reserve your Unit’s Campsite – a $250 Unit Registration Fee is required. Payments should be made through the registration website or coordinated through the Camping Department. 

  • 20% of Total Registration – Due January 1st
  • 20% of Total Registration – Due February 1st
  • 20% of Total Registration – Due March 1st
  • 20% of Total Registration – Due April 1st
  • Balance of Total Registration – Due May 1st

The Greater Colorado Council will refund 100% of paid camp fees if the camp cannot operate due to local, state, or federal policies. Individual camper fees may also be refunded if their immediate family is affected by COVID-19 and are unable to participate in the camp program. Documentation must be provided.

The $250 Reservation Fee is non-refundable.

All cancellations are based on a per person basis & are subject to the following guidelines:

  • 31 days or more to check in: All paid fees.
  • 21 – 30 days before check-in: 50% refund
  • 0 – 20 days prior to checking: 0% refund

Any cancellation made after 20-day before scheduled attendance of camp will not receive a refund unless documentation is provided by a medical doctor, or there has been a death in the family. All cancellations will be charged a processing fee of 5% of your total refund.

Only Scoutmaster’s and camp contact may request refunds. All refunds will be paid to the person who paid made the payment. Adding and/or removing individuals will follow the same refund policy. All refund requests should be submitted in writing to Jolynne Conrad. All refunds are subject to Camp Director approval.

Camperships (Scholarships to Camp)

The Greater Colorado Council, Boy Scouts of America, strongly believes that “no youth shall be denied a program experience because of lack of funds.” However, every effort must be made by applicants to “earn their own way.”

Campership Guidelines

  • Camperships are only available for the Greater Colorado Council outdoor programs.
  • Only registered youth Scout members of the Greater Colorado Council are granted camperships.
  • Full camperships are not awarded. Generally, only 25% of event cost will be awarded. (It’s highly recommended that the Scout participates in the Council provided fund raising events to earn their way to camp – Popcorn Sales and Camp Cards sales).
  • In order to apply for a Campership, Scouts must have a current reservation for one or more of the programs listed below. Camperships will be credited to that account. Information of the credit in the form of a receipt will be sent to Unit leadership.
  • As a requirement to receive a campership, each Scout must include with the request form a formal one page letter that will be given to the donors thanking them for making the Campership Program available.
  • In addition, the Scout will bring or send to the Council a note, postcard or picture of them and/or something that they enjoyed doing at camp. Our donors appreciate seeing what our Scouts enjoy at camp.
  • Please submit request at least 30 days prior to the event. Camperships will not be given after attending the activity.
  • Camperships are not transferable and non-refundable.

Campership Application

You must complete the form & submit a “Thank You” letter to be considered for a Campership. Camperships are available for any Youth attending camp. Please email “Thank You” letters to JoLynne Conrad

Meetings and Communication About Camp

2023 Merit Badges & Activities

To file a complaint about this facility (License 47810) in regards to Child Care Licensing Regulations, please contact the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Early Childhood at 800-799-5876 or cdhs_oec_communications@state.co.us