About Us & Scout Shop
Gateway Area Council serves the Coulee Region
The Gateway Area Council #624, headquartered in La Crosse, serves Scouts in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Directions to Council Office: see map to the right. (Some GPS directions can be incorrect. Make sure you take State Rd 16 to Quarry Rd. You will see a sign on Rt. 16 saying, "Boy Scouts of America"
The Scout Shop is the place to register for a program, buy uniforms or equipment, manage advancement and purchase awards, etc.
The Council is divided into three districts to serve all the units in the area.
- Seven Rivers- Houston County (MN), La Crosse, Onalaska, Prairie du Chien, Stoddard
- The Great Soaring Eagle- Buffalo & Trempealeau Counties, Holmen
- Winding Trails- Jackson, Monroe, Juneau, Vernon, Crawford Counties, West Salem, Bangor
See the District Map for more information.
Camp Decorah has great facilities for camping, hiking, outdoor adventure as well as meeting facilities!
Order of the Arrow
You can view our Council Newsletters for summaries of all council events and activities.
Council Staff Organization:
District Executive - Winding Trails
(608) 784-4040 x26
(608) 784-4040 x34
(608) 784-4040 x31
District Director - Seven Rivers
(608) 784-4040 x24
District Executive - Soaring Eagles
(608) 784-4040 x32
Camp Decorah Scout BSA Resident Camp Director.
Registrar/Fund Development Assistant
(608) 784-4040 x21
Camp Decorah Ranger
|Accounting Specialist||Becky Bieze||(608) 784-4040 x34|
|Camp Decorah Ranger||Emmy Videen|
|Camp Decorah Scout BSA Resident Camp Director.||James Isler|
|Council Executive||Joe Carlson||(608) 784-4040|
|Development Director||Mary Freybler||(608) 784-4040 x31|
|District Director - Seven Rivers||Clark Garthwait||(608) 784-4040 x24|
|District Executive - Soaring Eagles||Daniel Gatica||(608) 784-4040 x32|
|District Executive - Winding Trails||Alan "Jimmy" Abrahamson Jr.||(608) 784-4040 x26|
|Registrar/Fund Development Assistant||Lisa Tippery||(608) 784-4040 x21|
|Scout Shop Manager||Scout Shop Mgr||(608) 784-4040|