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Upcoming Events

Merit Badge University will be held on October 10th. Click here for details.

The Annual Grand Canyon Council Golf Tournament will be held on December 4th. Click here for details and registration.

Baden-Powell University will be held on November 7th. Click here for more information.

High Adventure Trek Training (HATT) will be held for adults over three sessions. Click here for more information and registration details.

The National Scout Jamboree registration is now open. Click here for details and registration.

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

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!









Youth Clinics/Activities

Automotive Maintenance Badge Clinic is being offered by  Larry H. Miller Dodge Ram Avondale. This clinic is currently FULL, look for new dates soon.

Chess Merit Badge is being offered by Harvest Christian Fellowship. Click here for details and to register.

Digital Technology Merit Badge is being offered byGPS InsightClick here for details and to register.

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

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

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

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

Metalwork Merit Badge is being offered by Sheet Metal Workers International Association. Click here for dates and to register.

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

Plumbing Merit Badge and Welding Merit Badge are being offered by Pipe Fitters Union Trades and Local 469. Look for new dates in the fall.

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

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

Truck Transportation Merit Badge Clinic is being offered by Swift. Click here for details and to register.

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

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. Like us on Facebook here.

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

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.
(You don't need to join Facebook to see our page!)

Scout Executive Minute

What was “One of the Best Experiences you had as a SCOUT? Was it CAMP?
There is still time to “Start you Cub Scout in his first step towards being a Boy Scout
Sign up for Cub Scout Camp!
Camp puts the adventure and fun into our Scouting Programs, and Grand Canyon Council has the best outdoor program around for Cub Scouts.

Join the Fun!
Heard Scout Pueblo – Phoenix at South Mountain – 3-day camp (9 Sessions – May 28th to June 25th)
R-C Scout Ranch – Outside of Payson – 4-days & 3-nights (5 Sessions
 – May 29th through June 25th)

Larry Abbott, Scout Executive

Adult Training


Wilderness First Aid will be held May 14th and 15thClick here for details

High Adventure Trek Training (HATT) course covers skills and techniques for taking youth on high adventure treksClick here for dates 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

Introduction to Commissioner tools will be held May 9th and June 6th. Click here for dates and to register.

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 details and to register!


  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 Weekend at Camp GeronimoClick here for details.

 Registration is open for Webelos Weekend at Camp RaymondClick here for details.

 Registration is open for Webelos EncampmentClick here for details.

  Registration is open for Camp GeronimoClick here for details and to register. Order your Camp Geronimo shirts HERE!!

  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

We would like to thank the following sponsors of the Governor’s Breakfast: Arizona Benefit Plans, Ed and Jeanne Arnold, Fennemore Craig, P.C. - Tony Ehmann and C.W. Cross, John and Lisa Keegan, Northern Trust, Phoenix Formulations/21st Century Healthcare, Inc., The Boren Family Foundation, Willis Property Company, LLC.


The Eagle Palm process has been streamlined. For additional information, click here.


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!


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.


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