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2014 Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow

Have you signed up yet? No? Don't miss out on the best training ever. Period.

What: Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow - the greatest opportunity every for a new or experienced Cub Scout leader to hone his or her skills

When: Saturday, November 1st from 8:00 AM to 3:15 PM

Where: Rio Rancho Middle School, 1600 Loma Colorado NE, Rio Rancho

For the registration packet for this year's Pow Wow, click here.

We will also be conducting Den Chief Training for Boy Scouts at this event.  For registration information, click here.

Gorham Scout Ranch - 2015 - check it out!!

Albuquerque Metro Program Kick-off

You don't want to miss this awesome event - it's for ALL Leaders throughout the Great Southwest Council and particularly those from Sandia, Rio Grande, and El Valle Manzano Districts!

Join us at the Montano LDS Church on Thursday, October 30th from 6:30 to 9:00 PM
1100 Montano Blvd, Albuquerque, NM

There will be displays and presentations from many different organizations and resources to help your unit be successful all year. Some of the topics will include:

Gorham Scout Ranch
Philmont Training Center
Adult Trainings
Youth Trainings
Leave No Trace

Pow Wow
Membership Recruiting
Cub Scout and Venturing Program Updates

For Additional Details, please contact your District Executive or Patrick Smith at 505-503-2390 or

The University of New Mexico Lobos Present:

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - Kick-off: 6 PM
All seats are just $12.00
Order forms must be submitted by: October 24, 2014


For more information, and to sign up, please visit: Boy Scout Day - UNM Lobos vs. Boise State Football Game  

Own It Leadership Summit

All current & prospective Great Southwest Council District & Council volunteer leaders, Commissioners, Chartered Organization Officials, and professional staff are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting.

The meeting will be held on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at Rio Rancho National Guard Armory from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

A group of Scout Leaders from our Council is arranging a meeting to rally volunteer leaders to action and overcome obstacles to progress.  The meeting is meant to make sure we all understand how the Council, District & Unit volunteers and professionals are organized to accomplish our mission, to energize the process of filling vacancies, and to make sure we are able to work together as an effective team

For more information or to register, please click here.




Annual Popcorn Sale!


Camp Cards


2014 Popcorn

Popcorn Commitment form

Popcorn Leader's Guidebook  (Updated 08/12/2014)

How to Use the Popcorn System

2014 Trails End Program Planner Per Scout Cost Entry

2014 Trails End Program Planner TOTAL Cost Entry

2014 Popcorn Kickoff Presentation

23rd World Scout Jamboree

Camp Cards

28 July 2015 to 08 August 2015!
Learn more about the Program


Special Edition Trailmarker - September 2, 2014 - Click this link for a PDF version of the Special Edition of the Trailmarker

August, 2014 Trailmarker - Click this link for a PDF version of the August 2014 edition of the Trailmarker

Council Calendar


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