Special Events

Grand Canyon Council Planning Calendar Click Here
(Really Cool Site!)

 Upcoming Scouting Events

  Ten Commandments Hike
November 28th, 2014 (Friday after Thanksgiving each year)

The Ten Commandment Hike is open to all Scouting youth, their families, leaders and friends, and other groups.  

Sign up online at the Council Website.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the Hike fee is $5.00 per person, which includes an event patch.  We start the program promptly at 8:00 a.m. and hike as a single group to each stop. The hike is about five miles with ten presentation stops.  All Hikers are expected to provide their own lunch and water.  Stores are not to be utilized along the route.  At the scheduled lunch stop, soft drinks, water and cookies will be served courtesy of the Interfaith Committee.

The Hikemaster is Allan Zisner and may be contacted at 480-282-1686 or email azisner@q.com should you have any questions. Additional information is be available on our website at http://interfaith.azscouts.info.

Thank you for putting this on your calendars and sharing this event information with others. We look forward to seeing you on the 2014 Hike!   

Cub Scout Winter Day Camp
December 29-31,  2014

Enjoy the Pueblo in the Cold Phoenix Winter!  They will have all your favorites again this year like BB Gun Shooting and Archery.  It's a STEM camp!  Work on your Nova and Supernova Requirements!

   Camp Digalus
February  2015
Bears and Webelos!  Make your plans now to attend!  This is the Cub Scout Camporee on steroids!  Get your Dirty Derby car to the finish line.  Prepare your camp in style with a massive, cub scout-made entryway, flag poles, and Camp Gadget!

  February 2015

This is one event you will NOT want to Miss!  All sorts of activities and displays from every level of Scouting!  Everything from Cubmobiles to Rockets to Rope Making.  This is the biggest gathering of Scout Knowledge and a chance to finish a lot of requirements and have FUN ! ! ! 

Israeli Scout Delegation Caravan Tour
- annual international event every June
June 17-24, 2014 in multiple locations
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FREE to attend
$3 per Patch
Enjoy the dancing and music of these ten 16 and 17 year old Israeli boys and girls.Various Locations around the Valley:

Webelos Encampment at Camp Geronimo
July 26-29, 2014

Look at all this great stuff Webelos can do at Camp Geronimo!

Webelos Activity Pins Sports and Academics Loops and Pins and other activities Other activities
Aquanaut Astronomy Belt Loop Leave No Trace
Forester Geology Belt Loop Wall ClimbingFree Swim
Geologist Geology Belt Loop Canoeing/Rowboat
Naturalist Archery Belt Loop and Pin 3 Mile Outdoorsman Hike3
Craftsman Archery Free Shoot Whittling Chip
  BB Shooting Belt Loop and Pin2 Crawdad Hunting
  BB Shooting Free Shoot Fishing
  Fishing Belt Loop Trading Post
  Hiking Belt Loop Reptile and Amphibian handling

Trail rides are offered in the morning and afternoon, signup for the rides will be availabel at check-in.

Camp Kaibab    September 2014


Click Here for the 2014 Camp Kaibab Flyer

2015 World Jamboree in Japan!
July 28 to August 8, 2015
Must be 14-17 years old to attend as a Scout.

Click Here for details about the 2015 World Jamboree

Cub Scout Day Camp 2014
 - 9 Sessions in June 2014

$75 Registration before May 1st ($90 after that) - Includes t-shirt, hat, and program supplies
Adults and Den Chiefs - FREE

Theme is "Jungle"   Our Pack will attend session 2 together. 


R Bar C Adventure Camp 2014 - 5 Sessions in June 2014

$189 Registration per Scout
$142 Registration per Adult

Enjoy 3 Nights and 4 Days in the Cool Payson Pines.   Escape the Valley Summer!  Camp Out!  Horseback Riding and Fishing.   BB Guns and Archery.  Crafts!
Our Pack will attend session 2 together.  Registration opens January 1st.  Session 1 fills up by mid January!
Must have at least one adult for every 4 boys.

Israeli Scout Delegation Caravan Tour
 - annual international event every June
June 17-24, 2014 in multiple locations
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FREE to attend
$3 per Patch
Enjoy the dancing and music of these ten 16 and 17 year old Israeli boys and girls.Various Locations around the Valley:
 Fun Summertime Activities!

Cub Scout Science and Wildlife Conservation Belt Loops

Dive into the Cub Scout program at Sea Life Aquarium and meet all the requirmeents for the Science and the Wildlife Conservation Belt Loops!  Cost is just $15 per program per Cub Scout.

Challenger Space Center
21170 N. 83rd Avenue ~ Peoria,  AZ  85382
During the summer, and holiday school break, our Adventures in Space Summer, Cosmic Kids Camp, and Holiday Camps offer elementary and middle school students a chance to learn how astronauts live and work in space, launch rockets and explore adventures related to the history of flight at a series of full day or half day camps hosted by Challenger Space Center Arizona.

Ape Index Indoor Rock Climbing Gym

It's not hard to learn to climb, but it's important to learn from an experienced instructor.
There's nothing like climbing with your closest friend's to cheer you on!

Camp Zoo
Phoenix Zoo
455 North Galvin Parkway Phoenix

Children will have fascinating adventures with the natural world this summer at Camp Zoo. Each age-appropriate, weeklong session is filled with up-close animal encounters, hands-on activities, games, in depth investigations, and organized free-time.  All of our lessons and activities are age-appropriate and designed for multiple learning styles. Young children will be introduced to nature with smaller animals, basic care-giving, art projects, and very simple action projects. Older kids are introduced to more advanced activities, information, and skills to complement their development and understanding.

Camp Innovation
Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St., Phoenix 

From Summer "Pestology" to School of Medicine and from Kitchen Elements to Kaleidoscope Science and Ocean Explorers, our Summer Camps have it all! 

Childrens Museum of Phoenix
215 N. 7th Street, Phoenix

With hands-on, interactive exhibits designed for children ages birth to 10, the Museum focuses on learning through play, with emphasis on early childhood education and school-readiness.

 Camp Heartbeat  
Are you looking for a unique field trip for your campers this summer? The Halle Heart Children’s Museum is a one of a kind, hands-on, extraordinary, educational, interactive adventure! Here children are actively involved in learning three main principles that will help them lead a heart-healthy life:
Camp Heart Beat
1. Work physical activity into your daily routine
2. Knowing the difference between sometimes foods and everyday foods leads you to eating a balanced diet
3. Never, ever smoke!
Students ages 5-12 year olds receive complimentary admission to the Museum.  Guided tours are provided for 15 students or more.  Call or e-mail today to reserve your visit and get more information! hhcm@heart.org or 602.414.2800

 Upcoming Civic Events

DEA Red Ribbon Week
October 23-31, 2014
www.JustThinkTwice.com Website for Kids
www.getsmartaboutdrugs.com   Website for Parents
The Red Ribbon Week initiative empowers young people to create, embrace, and strengthen their drug free beliefs.  Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts earn a patch from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) by performing anti-drug activities in commemoration of Red Ribbon Week.
To Succeed:
Our Pack must coordinate or support a Red Ribbon Week activity.
Each Scout must attend a drug prevention education session.
Each Scout must take the DEA Drug-Free Pledge.
Program requirements must be completed and reported no later than Friday, December 14, 2013.

Upcoming Scout Offers and Discounts to Events

 Upcoming Sporting Events

Wet 'N' Wild
Scout Day

June 22, 2013 from 7:30am - 10:00pm

Scout can enjoy a day of fun and sun while working towards the Belt Loop, Pin or First Aid Merit Badge! All scouts will receive an commemorative Wet 'N' Wild Patch. Scouts receive discount admission and BBQ!


  • Cub Scouts: Swimming Belt Loop and Sports Pin
  • Webelos: Activity Badge and Swimming Belt Loop
  • Boy Scouts: First Aid Merit Badge


  • 7:30-7:50am Check-in at front gate
  • 8:00-10:00am Workshops
  • 10:00-10:15am Park opens
  • 12:00-1:00pm Catered Meal (optional)
  • 10:00pm Park closes

Complete the registration form and fax to 623-321-9488 or mail to 4243 W Pinnacle Peak Rd., Glendale, AZ 85310. For questions call Debbie Teixeira at 623-201-2000 ext. 9535 or email at debbie_teixeira@wetnwildphoenix.com.

Click here for signup form for Wet-N-Wild Scout Day.


 Upcoming Store Deals and Events

Home Depot offers "Kids Workshops" for FREE 
FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 - 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
• Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
• All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement.

First Saturday of each month 9 am to Noon
Free kit to build. 
Prior kits have included toolbox, birdhouse, planters, insect zoo, etc. 



9380 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85305
Phone: (623) 872-6700

Fish Feeding Schedule & Wildlife Presentation     Every Saturday     1:00 p.m.     Cabela's Aquariums  
Cabela's Aquarium Manager will present a short presentation during the weekly in-tank fish feeding.  Learn species identification and fun facts about the ecology of our aquarium while watching our diver hand-feed the fish in the largest walk-through aquarium in the state of Arizona.  Space is limited, so come early!


Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World


September 15, 2011 - December 30, 2015

You don't want to miss our fish feeding show at the Main Tank and Trout Stream. Learn about the fish that we have in our aquarium and see how they react to different baits & live bait. Fun and educational for the entire family!

Saturday and Sunday @ 2:00pm - Main Tank Feeding
Tuesday @ 6:00pm - Main Tank Feeding (Kid's Night)
Everyday @ 1:30pm Trout Stream Feeding Where You Can Feed The Fish!


Upcoming Schedule

Build and Grow Clinics are free to the public and occur every other Saturday at 10am.  Registration opens a few weeks before each clinic's date.  Clinics always fill up fast, so register online early!  (At least a 1-2 months in advance!)


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