The Ben Delatour Scout Ranch is located 45 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado, near the village of Red Feather Lakes (map). At an elevation between 7,200 feet and 8,000 feet, the Ranch usually enjoys dry days ranging between the high 60's and mid 80's; and cool nights reaching from the 40's to the 60's. Weather extremes are to be expected at upper altitudes.
With over thirty merit badges to select from, Scouts can work toward the completion of the following:
Archeology, Archery, Astronomy, Basketry, Bird Study, Camping, Canoeing, Climbing, Cooking, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Science, First Aid, Fish & Wildlife Management, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Forestry, Geology, Indian Lore, Leatherwork, Mammal Study, Orienteering, Pioneering, Reptile & Amphibian Study, Rifle Shooting, Rowing, Shotgun Shooting, Soil & Water Conservation, Conservation, Space Exploration, Weather, Wilderness Survival, Woodcarving,
ADULT PROGRAMS - AN EXTRA BONUS
Adult leaders are invited to participate in a number of special programs and training sessions during their stay:
Boy Scout Leader Fast Start Training
Youth Protection Training
Safe Swim Defense / Safety Afloat
Leave No Trace
Climb on Safely
Scoutmaster vs. Staff Volleyball Contest
Scoutmaster vs. Staff Shootoff
Adult Leader C.O.P.E.
The camp is approximately 18 miles
northeast of Archer's