Boy Scout Resident Camp

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Cub Scout Resident Camp

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Attend the pinnacle youth Boy Scout training this summer!

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Join the Council Team!


Gateway Scouting is seeking someone with a Bachelor's Degree for an entry-level District Executive position who is prepared to accept the challenge to engage youth and volunteers in the Sparta/Tomah area.

District Executive Job Posting

Provide property maintenance and impact youth and the community as the Camp Decorah Ranger / Program Specialist. This is a full-time position supporting the operations of Camp Decorah, located on the Black River between Holmen and Galesville.
Find all information on the position here:

Camp Ranger Job Posting

Are you 15 years of age or older? Are you one who enjoys the outdoors? Are you looking for a 6 week summer job that is fun and will leave a lasting impact on kids? Then Camp Decorah is for you! The Gateway Area Council's premier Summer Camp will hold open interviews on Friday, December 27th from 11 am to 5 pm at the Council Office on 2600 Quarry Road in La Crosse. It's a summer job that will give you a paycheck, room and board and a chance to work with kids. Plus, you'll still have half the summer for yourself!

For more information, call Camp Director Kelly Wilde at 608-790-2864 or click here: Camp Staff Opportunities.


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Plan now for the National Jamboree: July 21-30, 2021


The Gateway Area Council will be sending a contingent of youth Scouts BSA members to the 2021 National Jamboree at The Summit in West Virginia. Scouts must be at least 12 years old and have the rank of First Class at the time of the Jamboree.

Only 36 spots for Scouts BSA members are available. We will be working with neighboring councils to do a shared contingent for female Scouts BSA members.

To hold your spot, plan to make a $100 deposit and complete the online form found at the council's National Jamboree page.


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Eagle Scout Project Map


Check out the online Eagle Scout Project Map to see the impact the Eagle Scouts have made in our community!


Check out the Council Program Planning Calendar for 2019 - 2020


- Cub Scout Program Calendar

- Scouts BSA Program Calendar 

- Order of the Arrow Program Calendar  

- Training Program Calendar  

Plus so much more information to help you plan your Scouting year!



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29 MAY

CANCELLED Order of the Arrow - Induction May 2020, OA - Induction

Cancelled May 29-30  at  Camp Decorah Due to COVID-19, the Induction weekend planned for May 29-30 has been cancelled. The lodge is still

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