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Join us for Cub Scout Adventury Day
Saturday, September 23 from 9am to 1pm
Great Southwest Council Service Center
5841 Office Blvd NE, Albuquerque

This free event is open to all current and prospective Cub Scouts! Activities will include BB Guns, Archery, STEM stations, a bounce house, and much more! Call 505-345-8603 with any questions.

Over 30 training topics focusing on Cub Scout Leaders, additionally several Den Chief Training sessions are offered.  There will be a midway with vendors offering many enticing items.   Register  Course_Offerings


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2017 EVM

Scout Rendezvous

Oct. 20th - 22nd

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Silver Beaver Award

Nominations Due by October 6, 2017
The Great Southwest Council is seeking nominations for the Silver Beaver Awards to be presented at the Council Annual Meeting in January, 2018. Nominations must be submitted to the Great Southwest Council Service Center by October 6. Please click these links for the necessary forms.   Nomination Form   Writing Guide

60th Annual Jamboree on the Air
Saturday, October 21st, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Great Southwest Council Service Center

Scouts and leaders come out and learn about amateur radio and talk with Scouts across the country. Click here for more details.

Wood Badge Association Family Dinner and Campfire
Friday, September 29, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Baca Ranch
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