Great Southwest Council


Visit the Council President's Corner!

NOVA Awards Program

Tour Plan

Internet Advancement

Internet Recharter

Youth Protection

Unit and District Tools

Eagle Scout Association

Eagle Scout Banquet Photos

Gorham Scout Ranch

Gorham Brick Order Form

Training Schedule

Merit Badge Counselor Training
Counselor Application Process

2015 Popcorn Leader's Guide

Wood Badge


See all of our upcoming events in the Calendar below!

Council Calendar



Get the Latest and Greatest Information About This Year's Popcorn Sale at:


Scoutbook provides one-stop unit management for all Scouting units!

Leaders can use this tool to communicate with parents, securely upload event photos, manage advancement in real-time, and many other fantastic tools.

Please visit for more information and to sign up!

Text lists are also available for each district, as well as popcorn sales and Gorham Scout Ranch news and updates. To join an additional list, text the following keyword to 51660:

Anasazi District: Anasazi  Encantado District: Encantado El Valle Manzano District: EVM  Mesa Verde District: MesaVerde
Northern New Mexico District: NNM   Rio Grande District: RioGrande    Sandia District: Sandia  Santa Fe District: Santa Fe
Zuni Mountain District: Zuni Gorham Scout Ranch: Gorham   Popcorn Sales: Popcorn Great Southwest Council: GSWC


Cub Scout Adventure Day
Saturday, September 26
Great Southwest Council Service Center
5841 Office Blvd NE, Albuquerque
Come have fun and see what Scouting is all about. We will have several activities for kids of all ages! BB-Gun Shooting Range, Archery, Leatherwork, Pinewood Derby Races, Rain Gutter Regattas, exhibits and games of all kinds...


Pre-order your new Cub Scout Handbooks and Save!

Save nearly 25% on each new handbook. All your pack needs to do is commit to selling $1000 in popcorn in 2015! Supplies are limited, so act fast! Click here for the pre-order form.

Level II COPE Facilitator / Climbing Instructor Training

What: These advanced courses are for adults (21+) interested in becoming a Trained Level II COPE Facilitator, OR, adults (21+) interested in becoming a Trained Level II Climbing Instructor. You may get trained in either COPE or Climbing at this class, but NOT BOTH! You must be a registered Scouter, be at least 21 years old, and be current in Level I training. Adults 18 – 20 that are prospective summer camp staff may attend with Director’s approval.

When: September 11-13, 2015

Where: Gorham Scout Ranch

Cost: $65- Includes training materials and food

Click here for the registration form.

Own It Leadership Summit

The Own It Leadership Summit was a great success!  To review the documents presented at this meeting, please click here.

Gorham Scout Ranch - 2015 - check it out!

Did you know that Gorham Scout Ranch fees are the lowest in our area, and as much as 25% lower than other nearby camps?? Check out this table to see how the fees compare: Gorham Fee Comparison

Are you curious what other Scouts and Leaders though of their experience at Gorham Scout Ranch in 2014? Check out this informative chart: Gorham Appraisal Data


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

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5841 Office Boulevard NE | Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109
Telephone (505) 345-8603 | Toll Free (800) 368-9218
Fax (505) 345-4201 | Scout Shop Fax (505) 345-3193