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Please take a moment to support the Great Southwest Council through our annual giving campaign. All donations stay locally to support Scouting in the Great Southwest Council!

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*** The Nov. 4 Pow Wow has been postponed until Spring ***


Wood Badge 2018
September 7-9 & 21-23
at Gorham Scout Ranch

Click HERE for more information and to register




Partnership for Scouting

Check HERE for the latest update on progress towards your unit's Partnership for Scouting goal.

Thank you to our Packs, Troops, Crews, and Wards that qualified in 2017 as Partnership Units.


Free placemats for your Pack's Blue & Gold Banquet
Order yours today!

The Great Southwest Council is offering free placemats for your Pack to use at the Blue & Gold Banquet. The placemat will include some games and information about Cub Scout summer camping opportunities.

Click HERE for the order form. Deadline to order placemats is January 19.


Scouting for Food is February 3, 2018
Click HERE for more information and to sign-up your Pack, Troop or Crew for collection site at one of the Smith's grocery stores.




Gorham Scout Ranch
Summer Camp
Registration is Now Open
for 2018!

Click here for more info!

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Just Serve

Just Serve connects volunteers with opportunities to care for others and improve our community. is provided as a service by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.




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