Welcome to Scouts BSA! Outdoor Info for New Scouts and families

Saturday, June 6, 2020   Time:  1:00-3:00 pm.

Be Prepared!  Please join us for a presentation on Outdoor Essentials, camping necessities and tips from experienced Scouts and Scouters on “nice things to have”.  You will learn about clothing and gear for different types of outings and tips on how to choose a sleeping bag, water purifier, backpacking stove, mess kit or dishes, good hiking boots, day pack, backpack etc.  This seminar should provide good information for your Scout’s “wish list” and perhaps a start on the Camping merit badge!

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Meeting ID: 815 3140 5904
Password: 261028

Backpacking Readiness – Tips, Tricks and Hacks

For: Scouts, Scouts BSA Leaders, Parents and interested parties

Saturday, June 13, 2020   

Time:  9:00-11:00 am

You are invited to come and learn how to properly pack a backpack and you might just discover a new tip or trick!  An experienced Scouter will offer a 15-minute demonstration on proper backpacking and host a discussion with Scouts across the district.

Topics will include—packing for different scenarios, weight distribution, Do’s and Don’ts and Pro Tips!  We need Scouts who want to share with the group their most prized insider info on backpacking for success, including favorite gadgets for the trail.

This is meant to start as a fun lecture and end as an interactive conversation with Q&A’s and Scout engagement.

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Meeting ID: 875 3475 2878
Password: 836012

Pinewood Derby Car “Overhaulin”

For: Cub Scout leaders and families

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Time:  9:00-11:00 am

All Cub Scouts and families are invited to attend this virtual workshop to learn tips and share successes. Perhaps you want to overhaul an existing car or make a new one! 

Topics will include—How to make the car go faster, tips on achieving a great paint job, Do’s and Don’ts and making your car unique!  We need experienced Derby designers to present these topics step by step and how to bring that cool factor to the Derby car.

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Meeting ID: 818 2751 0492
Password: 169347

Summer Camp Announcement by Andy Price
Friday, April 24, 2020

Welcome Jessica Yiadom

The Grand Canyon Council Boy Scouts of America is proud to announce and welcome Jessica Yiadom as District Executive for the Gila River District serving Tempe to Yuma and all communities in-between. With volunteer support, Yiadom’s responsibilities will include effective district operations. This includes membership growth, building community partner relationships, fundraising, unit service, program support, and enhancing our volunteer team to better serve the youth of Arizona.

Massachusetts native, Jessica Yiadom is no stranger to weathering the storm. As a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Ms. Yiadom specializes in the development of business and creating growth.

Questions about Scouting?

Contact our District Executive:
Jessica Yiadom
602-955-7747 Ext 210


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