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"

 

Scout Shop

The Scout Shop is the place to register for a program, buy uniforms or equipment, manage advancement and purchase awards, etc.

 

Districts

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

Camp Decorah has great facilities for camping, hiking, outdoor adventure as well as meeting facilities!

Camp Staff Opportunities and Internships

 

Order of the Arrow

Ni-Sanak-Tani Lodge #381

 

Newsletters

You can view our Council Newsletters for summaries of all council events and activities.

 

Council Staff Organization:

Alan

Alan "Jimmy" Abrahamson Jr.

District Executive - Winding Trails

(608) 784-4040 x26

Becky Bieze

Becky Bieze

Accounting Specialist

(608) 784-4040 x34

Joe Carlson

Joe Carlson

Council Executive

(608) 784-4040

Mary Freybler

Mary Freybler

Development Director

(608) 784-4040 x31

Clark Garthwait

Clark Garthwait

District Director - Seven Rivers

(608) 784-4040 x24

Daniel Gatica

Daniel Gatica

District Executive - Soaring Eagles

(608) 784-4040 x32

James Isler

James Isler

Camp Decorah Scout BSA Resident Camp Director.

Lisa Tippery

Lisa Tippery

Registrar/Fund Development Assistant

(608) 784-4040 x21

Emmy Videen

Emmy Videen

Camp Decorah Ranger

Position Name Telephone
Accounting Specialist Becky Bieze (608) 784-4040 x34 Email
Camp Decorah Ranger Emmy Videen Email
Camp Decorah Scout BSA Resident Camp Director. James Isler Email
Council Executive Joe Carlson (608) 784-4040 Email
Development Director Mary Freybler (608) 784-4040 x31 Email
District Director - Seven Rivers Clark Garthwait (608) 784-4040 x24 Email
District Executive - Soaring Eagles Daniel Gatica (608) 784-4040 x32 Email
District Executive - Winding Trails Alan "Jimmy" Abrahamson Jr. (608) 784-4040 x26 Email
Registrar/Fund Development Assistant Lisa Tippery (608) 784-4040 x21 Email
Scout Shop Manager Scout Shop Mgr (608) 784-4040 Email