News & Announcements

Open Shoot at the Heard Scout Pueblo

July 25,

Heard Scout Pueblo, $10 per participant

 Open Shoot returns this weekend at the Heard Scout Pueblo. Scouts aged 11 and up can work on Rifle merit badge requirements, shoot for fun, or work on NRA Patches! Cub Scouts ages 7 and above can us in the afternoon and learn how to safely shoot BB Guns with our range certified instructors! Rifle open shoots occur the 3rd Saturday of most months.

*Masks required*

July 25th

will feature open Archery shooting, with Scouts in the morning from 8AM-12PM and Cub Scouts in the afternoon form 1-4PM. Archery participants will learn the basic skills of Archery while also learning about the history and sport of Archery. We supply all the necessary equipment for the program. Open Archery occurs the 4th Saturday of most months. *Masks required*
Archery 8am-12pm – Scouts BSA, 1-4PM - Cub Scouts
For more information on our Shooting Sports programs, visit

Popcorn Fundraising

Now until December,
online or in-person,
free to participate

Our biggest fundraiser of the year has arrived! Some Scouts have already begun to take advantage of the online direct sales, allowing Scouts to sell popcorn online or through their mobile app and have it delivered directly to the customer!

Participating Scouts will earn 35% commission for sales, plus prizes in the form of Amazon gift cards (~8-15% of sales), and a $125 credit towards any Grand Canyon Council 2021 camp for sales over $1,500! Scouts can begin sales online or take orders through the app as soon as today!

The Council kickoff is August 2nd, with the first shipment arriving mid-September.

Units may participate risk-free by engaging only in online and take order sales,

so there is no reason to sit this year out!


Family Fun Fest August 8th, 8am
Pacific time, online

If you like funny pets, rockets and astronauts, Pinewood Derby cars, movie make-up artists and backyard camping then you’ll love Family Fun Fest! It’s outdoor adventure you can have online!


If you’re a Cub Scout you’ll love it! If you want to find out about all the fun and cool things Scouts do – this is your chance! It’s always more fun with friends – so Invite your friends to join you online for Family Fun Fest! More information is available at

Scout Shop Deals

now until August 16

Mesa Scout Shop

Stop in to see the new look of Scouting! The Scout shop is receiving uniforms with the new Scouts BSA logo. Please call ahead if you would like to check for availability on specific sizes.

From now until August 16,

buy any 3 of the select cooking gear and save 25%. This includes Coleman camp stoves and Dutch ovens!

Grand Canyon Council

Virtual Round Table

ongoing, online

We are pleased to announce a new communication tool for our leaders across the Council! Scouters may share information about events, ask questions from council, or find resources for Scouting programs in Arizona. Please take a moment to explore our new Virtual Round Table!


Camp Geronimo

Summer Camp

Geronimo Scout Camp aced the National Camp

Accreditation Program (NCAP) assessment! NCAP is

a rigorous review of the camp program and property,

showing continuous improvement year over year with

excellence in delivering Scouting to youth!

Great job to the volunteers and camp staff who have worked hard throughout the last year to provide a great safe opportunity to youth!

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