Report to the State
Over 150 youth delegates from the six councils in Colorado will attend the 2013 Report to the State at the State Capitol followed by a Tribute to the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council's 100th Anniversary in the Senate hosted by Senator Bill Cadman.
The Report to the State will be held on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 9:00 am in the Old Supreme Court room at the Colorado State Capitol. Please plan on arriving 30-45 minutes early to allow for time to get through security and sign in. Registration for the Report to the State is available online.
Cost for the Report is $15 per registrant and does include a commemorative patch. Guests are limited to parents and/or guardians of the Scout as seating is limited. Please, no siblings.
Each Scout needs to be in full dress uniform for this event. If the Scout lives in the Denver Area, please contact the council for assistance if needed.
Guided tours of the Capitol are being offered of the building, its history, Mr. Brown's Attic or the legislature. Unfortunately, the Dome is currently under repair and unavailable for tours at this time. Each tour is 45 minutes long and limited to 30 people including chaperones. Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. There is no limit to the number of tours you may schedule, however please remember that a Scout is Courteous and that if you schedule more than two, someone may go without. In addition, please remember that this is a working facility and Scouts will be asked to obey the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
This is a popular event and early registration is recommended. Please plan accordingly as there will be no refunds. If for some reason you are unable to attend after registration, please contact JoLynne Conrad at 303.455.5522 as this will allow someone else to attend in your place.
Parents, please, do not drop your Scout off at the Capitol. While every parent need not attend, we do ask that Scouts be supervised.
This event is open to Scouts of all ages in the State of Colorado.
Map for Central Parking in the Government District. This map does not show all of the parking lots that are available near the Capitol Building. This is just one of several companies in the Denver metro area.
Attention Klondike participants! You WILL have time to participate in the Report to the State AND go to Klondike.
Tour the New Judicial Building with Justice Hobbs
Justice Hobbs has graciously extended an invitation to take all interested Scouts attending the Report to the State on a tour of the new Judicial Building. Justice Hobbs will be recognized as an Outstanding Eagle Scout at the Denver Area Council's Annual Meeting.
Tour will be at 10:00 am and will be available for registration immediately. If you have already registered for the Report to the State and would like to add this tour to your itinerary for the day, please contact JoLynne at 720.266.2135.
Going to the Report to the State? Why not make a day of it!
If you would like to make the Report to the State a fun and educational day in Downtown Denver, check out Denver Story Trek. Denver Story Trek allows you to create a self-guided tour of many of the historic places in Denver. By utilizing your cell phone's messaging system, Denver Story Trek will send information about the venue and it's history. All Treks can be customzied.
Below is a list of historic places that are located within a 20 minute walking distance of the state Capitol. In addition, fast food restaurants have been added. There are many wonderful opportunities and things to do Downtown. Careful planning will make it a day to remember.
| City and County of Denver Building || 1437 Bannock, Denver, 80203 || 720.865.7840 || No charge for tour. |
| Molly Brown House || 1340 Pennsylvania Street, Denver, 80203 || 303.832.4092 || Please call for tour information, hours vary. Admission is charged. Willing to make special arrangements for larger groups. Please call JoLynne at 303.455.5522 if interested. |
| Byers Evan House Museum || 1310 Bannock Street, Denver, 80204 || 303.620.4933 || Please call for tour information, hours vary. No charge for gallery, however admission is charged for museum. |
| History Colorado Museum || 1200 Broadway, Denver, 80203 || 303.447.8679 || Please call for tour information, hours vary. Charge for admission. Willing to make special arrangements for larger groups. |
| Governor's Mansion || 400 E. 8th Avenue, Denver, 80203 || 303.866.5344 || Please call for tour information. No admission charges. |
Restaurants In The Area
| Subway || 1550 Broadway Street, Denver CO 80202 |
| Subway || 434 W. 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204 |
| McDonalds || 200 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202 |
| Panera Bread || 1350 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80204 |
| Quiznos || 1275 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80204 |
| Heidi's || 101 W. Colfax, Denver, CO 80202 |
| Noodles & Co || 303 16th Street #150, Denver, CO 80202 |
| Rockies Express || 303 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202 |