Camps & Activities

Camping and Activities Available Through The Grand Canyon Council
Holiday At The Heard

Join us on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the Heard Scout Pueblo for the Holiday at the Heard Community Event to celebrate 100 years of scouting with luminaries, historic tour and activities hosted by the Grand Canyon Council. If you would like to submit your name for the Eagle Scout Project of the Year, please submit your information here.

Holiday at the Heard
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Join us on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the Heard Scout Pueblo for the Holiday at the Heard Community Event to celebrate 100 years of scouting with luminaries, historic tour and activities hosted by the Grand Canyon Council. Eagle Class 2020 and 2021 members who wish to submit their project for consideration for Eagle Scout Project of the Year, should submit their information here.

Heard Scout Pueblo

1901 E Dobbins Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85042

R-C Scout Ranch

19887 E AZ Hwy 260
Payson, AZ 85541

Camp Geronimo

2599 W. Webber Creek Rd.
Payson, AZ 85541

Camp Raymond

7709 S. Boy Scout Camp Rd.
Parks, AZ 86018

Activities Calendar
From Shooting Sports and Pinewood Derby to Merit Badge Workshops and Community Service. View our upcoming activities calendar today!
Local Camps
We offer a variety of programs that Scouts and their families can participate in individually or with their unit. Learn more about our seasonal camp options.
National BSA High Adventure Bases
The next evolution of your Scouting experience. The National High Adventure Bases are #Open4Adventure in 2022!
Reserve Campsites & Council Facilities:

Utilize our camps for their next retreat or camping adventure. Several types of indoor facilities are available as well as rustic campsites.

Program Scholarship Application

Submit an application to be considered for a camp scholarship. A unit leader endorsement will be required as a part of the scholarship process.

Fish Camp
Fish Camp is our high-end angling program offered by Trout Unlimited. Youth 13+ will learn the ecology necessary to select proper fly or bait, understand where to cast, and master the art provoking fish to attack your fly or lure! This is not your grandfather’s cane pole fishing experience.
Summer 2022
Drone Flight School
Build all the components of the drone and participate in obstacle competitions in our new drone flight training summer camp program. Youth 13+ learn to tune the drones performance using software controls and fly in competitions with first person viewer mode in real-time!
Summer 2022
Spade Ranch Adventures
Arizona’s Camp Geronimo takes adventure in camping to a whole new level with Spade Ranch Adventures! Youth 14+ can take their pick of caving, horseback riding, canoeing, mountain biking, and canyoneering! We encourage adults to participate, why should the kids have all the fun?
Summer 2022

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Heard Scout Pueblo

1901 E Dobbins Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85042

The Heard Scout Pueblo - Day Camps, Shooting Sports and Special Events

The Heard Scout Pueblo is located near 20th Street and Baseline Road in Phoenix, Arizona. The Heard Scout Pueblo hosts the Grand Canyon Council Cub Scout Day Camp (Youth K-5), Shooting Sports, and offers camping opportunities for Cub Scout Packs and Scouts, BSA Troops.

R-C Scout Ranch

19887 E AZ Hwy 260
Payson, AZ 85541

The R-C Scout Ranch - Cub Scout Resident Camp

R-C Scout Ranch rests prominently at the base of Christopher Mountain in Payson, Arizona. R-C Scout Ranch hosts Cub Scout Family Camp, Fish Camp participants and Scouts BSA (youth 11-17) Winter Blast Camp

Camp Geronimo

2599 W. Webber Creek Rd.
Payson, AZ 85541

Camp Geronimo - Scouts BSA Resident Camp

Camp Geronimo is located north of Payson in the shadows of the magnificent Mogollon Rim. Camp Geronimo is a year-around facility hosting the Scouts BSA Summer Camp Programs held June through August: Brownsea Island (first-year campers youth 10-11), Base Camp – Merit Badge Program, Drone Flight School, Fish Camp, Spade Ranch High Adventure, National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT), and Counselors In Training. In addition to the Scouts BSA Summer Camp Program, Camp Geronimo hosts a number of events ranging from unit camping opportunities to training courses and district events.

Camp Raymond

7709 S. Boy Scout Camp Rd.
Parks, AZ 86018

Camp Raymond - Family Residential Camp

Camp Raymond is located between the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests – only 30 miles from downtown Flagstaff, Arizona.  Camp Raymond is nestled on the most northern tip of the northland’s Sycamore Canyon offering some prime hiking opportunities that you can’t find at other camps. We offer trail hikes from 2 to 12 miles. Your troop will have a great time on an overnight experience. Camp Raymond also hosts Camp Kaibab, a day camp open to all Cub Scouts and their families.  

Centennial Pow-Wow Hosted by The Order of the Arrow

Please join us on November 20, 2021 at the Heard Scout Pueblo to Celebrate 100 years of scouting with our Centennial Pow Wow sponsored by the Order of the Arrow. Starting at 10am enjoy displays and activities centered around the history of scouting.

Centennial Pow-Wow Hosted by The Order of the Arrow

Please join us on November 20, 2021 at the Heard Scout Pueblo to Celebrate 100 years of scouting with our Centennial Pow Wow sponsored by the Order of the Arrow. Starting at 10am enjoy displays and activities centered around the history of scouting.

Council Program Committees

Program committees coordinate, plan, and execute opportunities for Scouts and Scouters throughout the year. These special events, camps, and programs cannot happen without the support of community volunteers willing to share their experiences and passions by coordinating events and learning opportunities for Scouts — from Shooting Sports Events and Pinewood Derby to Merit Badge Workshops and Community Service:

Cub Scout Camping
Merit Badges
Shooting Sports
Climbing & Rappelling / COPE
Aquatics
High Adventure Camps
Outdoor Ethics
Religious Activities
Civic Service
Upcoming Camps & Activities