Camps & Activities

Camps & Activities

Photo: Camp Wrangler demonstrates controlling her horse during the Horsemanship Merit Badge class at Camp Geronimo
Rock Climbing
Pinewood Derby
Fishing at Camp Geronimo
Archery during Cub Scout Resident Family Camp at R-C Scout Ranch
Hiking the Grand Canyon
Cub Scouts building rockets
Having a good time
Several programs available this summer at Camp Geronimo


Fun and exciting programs available to Scouts

Climbing / Rappelling
Climb On Safely, Climbing Merit Badge, upcoming instructor certification training.

“All those who wander are not lost.” Merit Badge info, hiking awards, and hiking resources.

Enjoy the great outdoors. Info on how to camp, camping knots, and Leave No Trace.

Fun for Scouts of all ages. The Council provides several open shoot events year round.

Shooting events, merit badges, resources, NRA Instructor and RSO certification classes.

An adventure that blends hiking with backcountry camping. Learn about gear and trail cooking.

Group initiative games, trust events, and challenges that reach from the ground to the sky.

Caving techniques, equipment, resources, risks and caving safety, and ethical concerns.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) touches just about every aspect of our daily life.

Merit Badges
You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges.

Pinewood Derby
Build and race your own pinewood derby. Learn the tricks to help make it look cool and go fast!

Fun in the sun both at home and at Scout Camp. Learn about swimming and lifesaving. 

A great way to combine exercise, travel and outdoor recreation into one activity.

Fishing and Fly Fishing Merit Badges, and Summer Camp Fishing this year at Geronimo.

In a waterproof container: logbook and trade items. Find the box by the cache’s coordinates. Fun!

Learn how to read a map, how to use a compass, and you’ll always get to where you need to go.

Boating, canoeing
An adventure on water. Learn to paddle a canoe, row a boat, or stand on a paddleboard.

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SCUBA Diving
Discover SCUBA events, like Powder Horn and Poseidon. Earn the SCUBA diving merit badge.

Wilderness Survival
Learn to survive in the wild, build your own shelter in the forest, and do what it takes to survive. 

Reserve Campsites & Council Facilities
  • Camp Geronimo – 29 campsites, 5 covered facilities, 5 buildings, a dinning hall, several hiking trails, amphitheater, large fields.
  • R-C Scout Ranch – 10 campsites, 6 cabins, 5 lodges, dining hall, amphitheater, large fields, near a creek in a canyon.
  • Heard Scout Pueblo – 18 Campsites, 7 ramadas, 3 amphitheaters, 5 a/c presentation rooms in south of Phoenix

Upcoming Camps & Activities