Gold Rush Adventure

Gold Rush lassoing

**NEWS FLASH** Gold has been discovered in Boulder Creek! Join Gold Rush Adventure at Boulder Creek Scout Reservation.

Fri-Sun, Oct 1-3, 2021
Fri-Sun, Oct 8-10, 2021

Per Brent Browning, committee will decide in early August whether going to hold in 2021. High likelihood.

Featured Programs:
Do you have what takes to stake and work your claim? Pan for gold; rope a steer; shoot a bow & arrow; throw tomahawks and shoot muzzle-loading rifles (young ‘uns can shoot pellet guns at the shooting gallery); make candles, ropes, and bullets; brand leather and wood; cook your own jerky, donuts, and bread; start your fire with flint & steel; cut wood for your cabin with a two-man bucksaw; drink sarsaparilla and play cards at the saloon; visit the general store; and much more!

Selected Scouts will compete in the Gold Rush Challenge!

We have a custom silk-screen with this year’s Gold Rush Adventure Logo. Bring a plain T-shirt (any size, any color – we have black and white ink) and take home a custom T-shirt!

Gold Rush Adventure is a cooperative event, in order to attend each unit must help by running a station. Contact Brent, Jeff, or Donn below.




Two nights camping, cracker barrel, a patch, and all event materials.

Webelos 2 Scouts:

May attend as guests of a troop and must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. May participate in all events except tomahawks and muzzleloading rifles (air rifles and slingshots are available as substitutes).

Shooting Sports Permission Form:

Click to download (updated 3/22/19)

Important Dates (coming):
  • Aug – Kick-off meeting, 7pm, Mountain View (at least one adult from each unit must attend) Buddhist Temple (directionsExternal Link)
  • Aug, 9am – Registration opens. Registration will be BY UNIT ONLY, no individual registrations (limited to 60 people/unit)
  • Sep – Registration unlimited (remaining spots available)
  • Sep – Committee meeting, 7-9pm @ Mountain View Buddhist Temple (at least one adult from each unit must attend)
  • Sep – Late fees of $5/person apply
  • Oct – Registration closes for first week
  • Oct – Registration closes for second week
To Register:

Scouts – please contact your Sheriff (adult leader) to sign up.
Units – please contact Brent Browning, Jeff Sato, or Donn Lovell.


Email Brent Browning.

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