The mission of the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling the values of the Scout oath and law. The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. Scouting builds character and community through a variety of activities including camping, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, community service projects, and more. These hands-on activities instill a sense of confidence, preparedness and honor in our kids. Serving the Denver metro area, the Denver Area Council offers programs in the following counties: Arapahoe, Adams, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Jefferson, Clear Creek, Park and Gilpin.