Longs Peak Council
P.O. Box 1166
Greeley, Colorado 80632
"My troop has been to Ben Delatour Scout Ranch four straight years, and is upset
when I mention trying another camp. There are two "sub-camps", Camp Jeffrey
(where meals are served in a dining hall) and Camp Coffin (where patrol cooking is
featured). There is a full merit badge program, including Aquatics, Rifle/Archery, Nature,
Handicrafts and Scout Skills. "
ONE SCOUT RANCH - TWO CAMPS The Ranch is divided into Camp Jeffrey and Camp Ruth
Coffin. It is one coordinated program, but two separate sleeping and eating locations.
Camp Jeffrey is the dining hall camp where family style meals are served three times per
day. Camp Ruth Coffin is the patrol cooking style camp where food and cooking equipment
are provided so that each Scout patrol can prepare its own meals daily.
All camp sites are divided into patrol sites that vary in size. Each patrol site has at
least one picnic table, a fire ring, and a varying number of two-person wall tents on
wooden platforms. Each camp site is equipped with a latrine, wash stand, fire
extinguisher, bulletin board, and cleaning supplies that can be checked out at the
commissioner service area.
SCOUT PROGRAMS With over thirty merit badges to select from, Scouts can work
toward the completion of the following: Camping, Cooking, Emergency Preparedness, First
Aid, Canoeing, Astronomy, Orienteering, Pioneering, Environmental Science, Rowing,
Geology, Fish & Wildlife Management, Mammal Study, Weather Soil & Water
Conservation, Archery, Basketry, Rifle Shooting, Leatherwork, Metal Work, Reptile &
Amphibian Study, Woodcarving, Indian Lore, Space Exploration, Archeology, Forestry,
Shotgun Shooting, Bird Study, Fishing, Wilderness Survival, Climbing, Horsemanship
Other programs are also available: Open Handicrafts Open Rifle Shooting; Open Archery;
Open Shotgun Shooting; Stream and Lake Fishing Conservation Projects; Volleyball;
Horseshoes; Scout Lifeguard World Conservation Award; Monster Mash Overnight Special
Friday All Camp Program; C.O.P.E. & Low C.O.P.E.