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2017 Sporting Clays Shootout
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Join the Popcorn Sale!

Unit Kernals! - It's Time to Sign Up for the Fall Popcorn Sale! Signing up before June 2, 2017 gets your unit an extra 1% commission. Click here to sign up!

2017 Friends of Scouting

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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!

Other Announcements!

Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow - SAVE the DATE
Saturday, November 4 - Van Buren Middle School
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Online Registration is Here!
Many asked for it, and now it's here! Go paperless and accept online membership applications through Click here for all of the details!


Sign up Now for 2017 Wood Badge!
The Great Southwest Council is offering a Wood Badge Course this September at Gorham Scout Ranch.  Please visit this link to learn more and sign up!



Powder Horn

Now Scheduled for March 29-April 1, 2018!
The Great Southwest Council is offering a Powderhorn Course, now rescheduled for March 29-April 1, 2018, in the metro Albuquerque area. Location and more details TBA.

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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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