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The purpose of the Boy Scouts of America is to provide an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness.  Troop 870 has been serving the Highlands Ranch area since 1997, and our Mission is to have fun, be boy-lead, encourage advancement, provide regular opportunities for the completion of rank requirements, hold monthly outings, attend yearly summer camping and high adventure opportunities, and maintain a close connection to the Scout Oath and Law.  We hold weekly Troop meetings on Mondays from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at St. Andrew.  For more information, please click on Contact Us on the menu at the left to send us an e-mail message.

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Epic Yampa River Trip - DONE!!

Posted on Jul 12 2018 - 8:19pm

40 miles on the river total.  9 boats.  48 river tubes.  Plus we saw Han Solo - a Star Wars movie!  The photos are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/151832861@N04/albums/72157697713197095

Mount Shavano Climb and Glissade

Posted on May 25 2018 - 4:12pm

And they said it couldn't be done....

Photos are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/151832861@N04/albums/72157667362168037

Troop 870 Movie Night

Posted on May 14 2018 - 3:32pm

You wanted something better.  You wanted something different.  Your PLC listened!  We rented an entire movie theatre for the Monday meeting!  The whole theatre - just Troop 870.  Please wear your Class B uniforms!  All scouts should attend.  Parents should attend.  Siblings should attend.  You can bring a friend. Cost for entry is $5 per person.  Children 7 and younger are free.  Please pay at the troop website or bring exact change at the door.  We will be watching Marvel's Dr. Strange!  The movie is rated PG-13.  Previews start at 6:30 pm.  Elvis Cinemas - 6014 S. Kipling Pkwy, Littleton, CO  If this event is well attended - we will branch out and do more in the future.  The plot----Dr. Stephen Strange's life changes after a car accident robs him of the use of his hands. When traditional medicine fails him, he looks for healing, and hope, in a mysterious enclave. He quickly learns that the enclave is at the front line of a battle against unseen dark forces bent on destroying reality. Before long, Strange is forced to choose between his life of fortune and status or leave it all behind to defend the world as the most powerful sorcerer in existence.

Snow Sports

Posted on May 7 2018 - 6:12pm

Wintertime Cabin Camping at Tahosa

Scout Skills - Shooting Skills = Snow Skills!!!

Posted on May 7 2018 - 6:11pm

Troop 870 went camping - so of course it snowed.   

Devil's Thumb - X-country ski trip

Posted on Apr 9 2018 - 10:39am

It was both hot and cold - dry and wet.  6.5 miles and 400 vertical feet!