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, Sep 30-Oct 2, 2021
Fri-Sun, Oct 7-9, 2021
Featured Programs:
Experience the “gold fever” of pioneers flocking west to find their fame and fortune. Do you have what takes to stake and work your claim? Pan for gold, shoot archery and muzzleloading rifles, start a fire with flint & steel, make candles, rope, and bullets, lasso a steer and cut wood for your cabin!

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 at least one station.


$40 per participant (Scout, Webelos II, or Adult)


Capacity this year is 30 Scouts per weekend.


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 8/25/21)

2021 Important Dates:
  • Thu, Aug 19: Kick-off meeting – Each unit must send one adult
  • Mon, Aug 30: Registration opens – Both weekends open to all, limit 60 people/unit
  • Mon, Sep 20: Registration unlimited – Both weekends open to all, first-come, first-serve
  • Thu, Sep 23: Committee meeting – Review event readiness, each unit must send one adult
  • Fri, Sep 24: Late registration – Late fees of $5/person apply
  • Fri-Sun, Oct 01-03: Gold Rush Adventure! – Week 1
  • Fri-Sun, Oct 08-10: Gold Rush Adventure! –  Week 2
To Register:

Scouts – please contact your Sheriff (adult leader) to sign up.


Contact Chi-Ray Chien at or (617) 943-3880

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