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May 23, 2024 is Scout Giving Day! Each donation makes a significant difference.

Join us in making a lasting impact on Arizona’s youth through the Grand Canyon Council, an independent nonprofit committed to delivering transformative Scouting experiences. Your generous donations play a pivotal role in advancing our mission of providing affordable camps, fostering leadership skills, and opening doors for every child to participate in Scouting.

Over 92% of your contributions go directly to supporting these impactful programs. When you invest in the Grand Canyon Council BSA, you invest in a brighter and more resilient future for our youth.

Your Donations, Delivering Impact

Investments in Scouting help support:

2023 Impact Report


Registered Scouts


Hours of Service to Local Communities


Pounds of Food Collected


Summer Camp Participants


Merit Badges Earned

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Camp Maintenance


Endowment Fund

Executive Board Giving

Tax Credit

Your Donation in Action: Meet Our 2024 Scouts of the Year

Meet Morgan Willis with Troop 3030!

 A Scout for almost a decade and a founding member of Troop 3030 in 2019. She achieved a Philmont Trek, Sea Base Out Island Adventures, and the Paul Bunyan Award for Conservation in 2022. As Troop 3030’s Senior Patrol Leader in 2023, she earned the Big G Gold and led Troop 4245 during the 2023 Jamboree female contingent. Trained in Outdoor Ethics, Leave No Trace, NYLT, and NAYLE, Morgan also excels in music and has academic and JROTC achievements. Check out Morgan’s video interview now!

Meet Gideon Akaelue with Troop 653!

A Life Scout and Order of the Arrow member from Troop 653. From his early days as a Cub Scout to his current journey towards Eagle, Gideon embodies the Scout Oath and Law. Serving as Senior Patrol Leader at Camp Geronimo, Gideon displayed exceptional leadership by ensuring troop cleanliness, guiding new Scouts, and securing the coveted Big G Gold award. After his tenure, he willingly took on the role of Troop Guide, demonstrating his commitment to mentoring and providing leadership for new Scouts crossing over. Tune in now to catch his inspiring video interview!

Meet Mayzie Richins with Troop 3050!

Troop 3050’s shining example of servant leadership in Scouts BSA! From swiftly advancing to First Class within 18 months to assuming various leadership roles like Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) and now Junior Assistant Scoutmaster, Mayzie’s dedication knows no bounds, inspiring fellow Scouts along the way. Don’t miss her exclusive video interview, where she shares insights into her Scouting experience and her pursuit of the prestigious Eagle Scout rank!

Meet Ryan Martin with Troop 283!

Ryan exemplifies Scouting’s mission as a resilient servant leader, excelling in various leadership roles. His dedication led him to train others in Troop Leadership Skills and volunteer extensively. As SPL in 2021, he sought challenges at NAYLE and returned as an instructor. Ryan’s impact extends globally, serving in NYLT in Germany and Japan. He achieved Eagle rank in 2023 and led a 9-day Canoe Trip to Minnesota. Join us in watching his inspiring interview video!

Meet Ella Miller with Troop 3015!

Since joining Scouts BSA in Baltimore in 2019 and seamlessly transitioning to Troop 3015 in Cave Creek, Ella has embodied Scout values with grace and determination. Her dedication to community service, leadership as Senior Patrol Leader, and commitment to achieving her Eagle Scout rank while managing school responsibilities are genuinely inspiring. Watch her exclusive interview to learn how Ella’s resourcefulness and encouraging leadership make her a model Scout both in and out of uniform.

Meet Vaughn Grosse with Troop 8051!

A remarkable Eagle Scout and aspiring firefighter, whose dedication to Scouting and community service shines through his roles as Junior Assistant Scoutmaster and President of Venturing Crew 8051. Vaughn’s commitment to mentoring, leading, and coordinating service opportunities for Scouts is truly inspiring. Recently approved for the Heroism Award by the National Court of Honor Committee, Vaughn’s impact goes beyond accolades, demonstrating his continuous and impactful actions. Watch his video interview to learn more about his journey and dedication to serving others.

2023 Impact Report is Here!

We’re thrilled to share the Grand Canyon Council BSA 2023 Impact Report with you. This report highlights achievements and milestones demonstrating our dedication to providing impactful Scouting experiences. As we celebrate the accomplishments of 2023, we also look forward to the adventures that lie ahead.

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