Welcome to Charles S. McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley

(Off Season)


Accommodations for NOAC 2024

Welcome to beautiful McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley. If you have never had the opportunity to spend time with us on Ranch, WELCOME! For those of your who are returning, we're glad to have you with us once again. You will enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets, incredible views of Pikes Peak, assorted wildlife all while acclimating before the fun in Boulder at NOAC.

Reservations for a stay on Ranch before or after NOAC begin on March 1, 2023. Cost for the stay is $75 per night per person. We provide tents or Fort lodging and all meals.

What to bring:

  • Sleeping Bags
  • Pillow if desired
  • Camping Gear for tent camping
  • BSA Health Form

Remember, if your reserve a Fort, adults are not allowed to sleep inside the Fort with the Scouts. All rules and guidelines in the Guide to Safe Scouting will be followed. All adults on Ranch with the Scouts must be registered as an adult leader and have taken Youth Protection Training. For our units with girls, there must be an adult female leader over the age of 21 present. Leadership cannot be shared between boy and girl units.

Reservation Instructions

The reservation's module has changed effective November 15, 2023. Please double check the number of Scouts attending and what area you will be requiring.

Note: if the dates are blocked out, please do not contact the office. It means that the dates are booked in full for that area. Please try another date or another area.

Tent Camping

  • Please choose the campsite you would prefer

Fort Camping

  • If you have 20 people or less and are wanting to stay indoors please book just the Fort. The Fort will only accommodate 20 people.
  • If you have OVER 20 people and are wanting to stay in a Fort while others tent camp, choose the Fort and the adjoining campsite combination. No more than 20 can sleep in the fort, however this allows are larger unit to attend and camp together
  • Adult are not allowed to sleep inside the Forts with the youth at any time. Be prepared to tent camp outside within eye and earshot.

Everyone must follow the rules in the Guide to Safe Scouting and Youth Protection at all times.

Reservations for camping at McNeil Scout Ranch can be made online. You may request specific campsites & lodges, but requests will be filled on a first come, first served basis. The Camping Department and the Ranger ultimately decide on campsite and facility assignment. Refunds will not be issued for groups that do not receive specific requests.

  1. Select the "Lodging" option next to the calendar.
  2. Select the Campsite you want to Reserve.
  3. Select the days you want to Reserve --> Click the Reserve Button.
  4. Repeat steps 2-3 to reserve more multiple campsites. 
  5. Click the Checkout button. 

If you are wanting to use your Council Unit Account to pay your fees, please contact JoLynne Conrad at 720.266.2143 for assistance.

Guidelines for Off Season Camping

You must check in with the Ranger upon arrival!! The Ranger will direct you to the Campmaster or your camping site.

  • Reservations MUST paid in full BEFORE arrival at Camp.
  • No open fires allowed at anytime. Cooking may be done utilizing liquid fueled stoves (propane or white gas).
  • Must provide adequate adult leadership (at least 2) & must adhere to the Guide to Safe Scouting
  • Low impact camping is encouraged: Pack in - Pack out (including Trash).
  • All vehicles are to remain on the roads or the parking areas, there are no vehicles allowed in the campsites.
  • No pets, fireworks, firearms, illegal drugs or alcoholic beverages are allowed at camp at any time.
  • There is no smoking allowed in the buildings or tents. Please see for Guide to Safe Scouting more information. 
  • Latrines and picnic tables are available at the campsites.
  • Water is available at the camp, but NOT at the campsites.
  • Contact the Ranger or the Campmaster for all emergencies.

Before you leave camp, you must check out with the Ranger or the Campmaster.

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 ❮ March 2024 ❯ 
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