Upcoming Events

The Grand Canyon Council will be taking 7 Troops and 1 full Crew to the 2017 National Jamboree and you can be part of the adventure. Click here for detail and to register.

The Annual Dinner Gala and Auction will bring together civic and business leaders for a fun and elegant evening, featuring live and silent auctions for exclusive vacations, experiences and a variety of one-of-a-kind merchandise.
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Boy Scouts S.T.E.M. Night! Click here to learn more!

The 2016 Diversity Leadership Reception will be on April 27th. More information to come!

Training for BSA Swimming & Water Rescue provides BDA leaders with information and skills to prevent, recognize, andd respnd to swimming emergencies during unit swimming activities.
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Open Pool Days at the Heard Scout Pueblo are here! Click here for more information! 

Discover SCUBA at the Heard Scout Pueblo! The Grand Canyon Council in conjunction with Saguaro SCUBA is pleased to offer Discover SCUBA in 2016. This is a great way to introduce the SCUBA merit badge! Click here for more information.

AmazonSmile is a website (smile.amazon.com) operated by Amazon that donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to charitable organizations like the Grand Canyon Council, BSA. Shop and donate all on one site!
Merit Badges & Activities

To view a list of Merit Badge Clinics, Click here!

The STEM Merit Badge University will be on March 26th. Come learn from the experts! Click here for more information.

Nuclear Science Merit Badge is being offered by APS.
Saturday, July 16 - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday, September 17 - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Truck Transportation Merit Badge is being offered by Knight Transportation.
Saturday, April 9th, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM  FULL

Traffic Safety Merit Badge is being offered by Redflex Traffic Systems
Saturday, April 16, 10:00 to 1:00 PM  FULL

Metalwork Merit Badge is being offered by Sheet Metal Workers International Association.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  Full

Citizenship of the Nation Marit Badge is being offered by the Arizona House of Representatives.
Saturday, April 30, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM   

Electricity Merit Badge is being offered by JACT.
Saturday, April 2, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM   Full
Alumni Association
How can you earn the Alumni Award KnotClick here for details.

The Grand Canyon Council has over 19,000 Scout Alumni. We want to invite you to join the FUN at our recently created alumni committee. Please join us by logging on to: http://www.grandcanyonbsa.org and clicking on Alumni in the upper right corner.  Fill out the survey and tell us how you would like to help. Alumni not only include scouters, but ANYONE who has been affected positively by scouting. Contact us at gccalumn@gmail.com. Like us on Facebook here.

Join the Grand Canyon Council Alumni Association and get involved today.

Service Hours
We want to share with our communities how many hours Scouting gives back to the public. Please help us by recording your community service hours at the following link!  Link to record service hours:https://servicehours.scouting.org/UI/Security/Login.aspx Link for new user instructions:https://servicehours.scouting.org/includes/files/popHelp.htm#firsttimeusers
Council Information
Check out our page for up-to-date information:
Grand Canyon Council Facebook Page
(You don't need to join Facebook to see our page!)

  Council Service Center & Scout Shop
2969 N. Greenfield Rd, Phoenix 85016
(602) 955-7747
  Mesa Scout Shop
1061 N Dobson Rd, Ste 109, Mesa 85201
(480) 926-0345
  Safford Field Office & Scout Shop
301-A West Main St, Safford 85546
(928) 428-1976
  Yuma Field Office & Scout Shop
1950 W. 3rd St, Yuma 85364
(928) 782-1896
  Flagstaff Field Office & Scout Shop
2224 E. Cedar Ave, Flagstaff 86004
(928) 774-0685
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Adult Training

Click here to view the Grand Canyon Council main training page.
National Youth Leadership Training (N.Y.L.T.) is an intense, 6 day, outpost adventure outdoor leadership training experience for youth troop leaders age 13 or older and 1st class and youthcrew leaders age 14 or older.
Click here for more information.

Earn your 16 Hour Wilderness First Aid Certification today!! To  learn how, Click here.
Trainer's Edge is designed as a replacement for Train the Trainer Courses and Trainer Development Conference. This course will give you a better understanding of the training process. Click here.

High Adventure Treck Training (H.A.T.T.) is an awareness course which covers skills and techniques for taking youth on high adventure terks. Click here for more information.

The primary purpose of the Wood Badge experience is to strengthen Scouting in our units, districts, and local councils, by training adult leaders.For more information, Click here


Camp Raymond and the Grand Canyon Council will provide your Scouts the greatest adventure of their Scouting experience. Click here for more information.

Camp Geronimo is located north of Payson in the shadows of the magnificent Mogollon Rim on nearly 200 acres of forest and meadows. Click here for more information.

This 3-DAY camp experience is packed with fun-filled activities planned around the “Starbase Pueblo” theme. Click here for more information.

Provisional, day camping can be a great chance for a Scout to experience a  week of camping…whether to finish merit badges or just enjoy the fun and adventure of the outdoor program.
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Dust off your hiking boots, and get set for a program filled with adventure, fellowship, great food and of course tons of fun!
Click here for more information.

Beat the 1930 Zombie Virus Strain. Zombie Outbreak Survival Camp. Click here for more information.
Scout Shop

The Scout Shops in the Southwest Territory are hosting a gift drive for underprivileged Scouts within our Council. To find out how to get involved, Click here.

To learn more about The Scout Shops and all the specials that are going on, Click here!

Are you a large unit or a group of units that need items from the Scout Shop? We can set up a recruiting event or stay open late one night to uniform your unit. Contact Cassandra Doris at the scout shop for more information.
Other Information
Scouts in the News: Share the successes of your Scout projects, activities, events and FUN that impact and serve our community! If you have a story and photos to share, please email them to: 10marketing.webmaster@scouting.org so we can all celebrate YOUR Scouts in the News Today!

The Eagle Palm process has been streamlined. For additional information, Click here.
With the introduction of the new Supernova awards comes a fresh opportunity for volunteer positions. Supernova Mentors must be 21 or older and be subject matter experts in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field. Click here to apply.

For information on Planned Giving and Endowment Programs of the Grand Canyon Council click here.