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Upcoming Events

 2015 Annual Governor's Breakfast will be held Friday,April 17th. Click here for details.

Join other scouts for a day of fun at Wet'N'Wild on Saturday, June 20th. Click here for details.

Arizona Diamondbacks Scout Night Sleepover will be held on May 22nd. Click here for details.

Jim Brinkerhoff Coronado District Varsity Triathlon will be held on April 17th and 18th. Click here for details and to register.

2015 Wave Pool Theme Days will be held on April 25th. Click here for details.

Arizona Sports Fan Expo will be held on April 18th. Click here for details.

Arizona United Scout Night 2015 will be held on May 16th. Click here for details.

Cub Scout Braves Pow Wow will be November 14th at the Heard Pueblo. Click here for registration and info.

Open Pool Days at the Heard Scout Pueblo are held throughout the year. Click here for for details and to register.

Build-A-Boat Challenge will be held on April 25th at Lake Pleasant. Click here for details and to register.

Youth Clinics/Activities

Mining in Society Merit Badge is being offered by Freeport McMoRan. Click here for details and to register.

Game Design Merit Badge and Robotics Merit Badge are being offered by Microsoft Store in Scottsdale. These are currently FULL, look for new dates soon.

Automotive Maintenance Badge Clinic is being offered by  Larry H. Miller Dodge Ram Avondale. Click here for date and details.

Golf Merit Badge Clinic is being offered by The First Tee Phoenix. Click here for date and details.

  CS Golf Belt Loop/Pin Clinic is being offered by The First Tee Phoenix. Click here for date and details.

Metalwork Merit Badge is being offered by Sheet Metal Workers International Association. These clinics are currently FULL, look for new clinics in the future.

Nuclear Science Merit Badge is being offered by APS Energy Education Center. Click here for details and to register.

Sustainability Merit Badge Clinic is being offered by Planet Donate.org. Click here for dates and to register.

Plumbing Merit Badge and Welding Merit Badge are being offered by Pipe Fitters Union Trades and Local 469. These clinics are currently FULL, look for new dates in the fall.

Electricity Merit Badge is being offered by JACT. This clinic is currently FULL. Look for new clinics in the fall.

Medicine Merit Badge is being offered by Sonoran Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons. This clinic is currently FULL, look for new clinics in the fall.

Rifle Boy Scout Sessions will be held at Heard Scout Pueblo. Click here to register.

Archery Boy Scout AM Sessions will be held at Heard Scout Pueblo. Click here to register.

  Archery Cub Scout PM Sessions will be held at Heard Scout Pueblo. Click here to register.

National Youth Leadership Training is an intense, 6 day, outpost adventure outdoor leadership training experience for youth troop leaders age 13 or older and 1st class.

Alumni Association

The council is now accepting applications for the Council Alumnus of the Year Award. This is the Scouting Alumni Association’s highest council recognition. Click here for the form.

How can you earn the Alumni Award Knot? Click 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. The committee meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Council at 7:00 pm. Contact Sheldon Allred at gccalums@gmail.com or 602-741-8949Like us on Facebook here.

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

Scout Shop

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.

Council Information

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

Check out our page for up-to-date information.
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Scout Executive Minute

2015 Annual Governor’s Breakfast
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 7:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
Benefiting the Boy Scouts of America, Grand Canyon Council
Arizona Country Club
5668 E Orange Blossom Ln, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Our Keynote Speaker will be the Honorable Douglas Ducey, Governor of the State of Arizona. Our Event Chairman is Ken Bennett, Eagle Scout and former Arizona Secretary of State. Please join us to help raise necessary funds to support scouting programs at Grand Canyon Council, BSA. There will be a recommend donation ask in the amount of $250.00 per person during the event. For more information, please contact: Deputy Scout Executive, Joseph W. Curtis at 602-955-7747 extension 232 or email joseph.curtis@scouting.org
To Reserve Your Table by Monday, April 13. Register at:  http://www.grandcanyonbsa.org/event/1710665

Larry Abbott, Scout Executive

Adult Training

Swimming & Water Rescue will be held April 10th. Click here for details and to register.

Paddle Craft Safety will be held May 15th and June 12th. Click here for details and to register.

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

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

2015 Commissioner Conference will be held April 18th. Click here for details.

Cub Scout Pow Wow / Baden-Powell University will be on November 7th! This is the biggest single day of training the Grand Canyon Council has to offer with a wide range of classes for every Scout leadership position you can think of, Cub Scouts through VenturingClick here for course catalog. Registration opens March 7th!


  Registration is open for Cub Scout Summer Day Camp! Click here for details.

  Registration is open for R-C Cub Scout Adventure CampClick here for details.

 Registration is open for Webelos WeekendClick here for details.

 Registration is open for Webelos EncampmentClick here for details.

  Registration is open for Camp GeronimoClick here for details and to register.

  Registration is open for Camp RaymondClick here for details and to register.

  Registration opens mid-February for Lake Pleasant Aquatics CampClick here for details.

  Registration is open for Trail to Eagle Camp at RaymondClick here for details and to register.

2017 Jamboree

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.

Other Information

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PROGRAM - The GCC's Program Department has created a “Google Group” list that you can join to get current information on program changes at both the National and Council levels. You can also try emailing grandcanyonbsa-program+subscribe@googlegroups.com. If you have problems, email ehiser.BSA@gmail.com with your name and email address and he will add you directly.


Eagle Scout Kits for Kids ProjectClick here for flier and Click here for program kit information



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.


Special awards are available through the National Court of Honor for Scouts who have shown Lifesaving and Meritorious actions and skills. Leaders should be aware of any events of their Scouts which merits such actions as described in the criterion for these awards. Click here for form.


From July 28 to August 8, 2015, more than 30,000 Scouts and leaders from 161 countries around the world will converge on Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan, on reclaimed land in southwestern Japan for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree. Click here for more details. Click here for brochure.


Get a Boy Scout License plate! The Grand Canyon Council will receive $17 for each plate that is purchased. Get yours now!


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


The Arizona Game and Fish Department recognizes Scouts for accomplishing the rank of Eagle by offering a discounted annual Youth Combination Hunting and Fishing License.

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