Camps and Events

The Gateway Area Council is home to two outdoor properties:

  • Camp Decorah, Holmen, WI. Offers both Summer Camping and campsite or lodge facilities for year round unit program support.
  • Hoffman Park, Black River Falls, WI. Offers rappelling, and wilderness survival in a rugged environment overlooking the and adjacent to the Black River.

The Gateway Area Council takes great pride in providing quality programming to its membership. Our volunteers strive to deliver fun, unique and educational experiences to scouting participants throughout the year. Please click on the links below to see what is new in each of our scouting programs.

Cub Scouts (For boys grades K-5)

Take a look at all of the exciting programs that are just around the corner. Our Cub Scout programs are guaranteed to put a smile on both child and adult alike. Sign up for one of our action packed events today.

Boy Scout (For young men ages 12-18)

Boy Scouting is the outdoor program every young man is looking for. High Adventure, camping, shooting sports, and much more are incorporated into our seasonal activities. Take a look at all of the upcoming Boy Scout events.

Venturing (Coed program ages 14-21)

Venturing is Scouting’s coed program based around High Adventure activities and leadership development. ¬†Venture Crews regularly participate in the leadership of council- and district-level activities. ¬†Unlike traditional Boy Scouting, Venture Crews are not all focused on rank advancement, some focus solely on outings and fellowship.