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 WI 16 to Quarry Rd. You will see a sign on WI 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 two districts to serve all the units in the area.
- Cub Scouts
- Scouts BSA / Venturing
See the District Page for more information.
Camp Decorah has great facilities for camping, hiking, outdoor adventure as well as meeting facilities with online reservations!
Current job postings include:
Scouting Support Team Member
Order of the Arrow
You can view our Council Newsletters for summaries of all council events and activities.
Council Staff Organization:
Office Team Member
Program Assistant and Camp Steward
District Executive, Primary Contact for Scouting Communities 3, 4, and 5
Camp Decorah Ranger
|Development Director||Amy Bettis||(608) 799-3170|
|Accounting Specialist||Becky Bieze||(608) 386-7049|
|Office Team Member||Nikki Burk||(608) 784-4040|
|Council Executive||Joe Carlson||(608) 615-0298|
|Program Assistant and Camp Steward||Laurel Hemmer||(304) 663-6586|
|District Executive, Primary Contact for Scouting Communities 3, 4, and 5||Morgan Hoff||(608) 769-2985|
|District Executive||Vacant||(608) 784-4040|
|Camp Decorah Ranger||Vacant||(608) 526-6418|
|Camp Decorah Camp Director||Kelly Wilde||(608) 790-2864|