Welcome to
Great Alaska Council
Boy Scouts of America

We suggest you monitor this website on a regular basis as updates are regularly completed.

 

Summer Camp 2014

Registration is now open. 

Find the registration link on the calendar or the individual camp pages here on this website.

 Summer camp staff applications are now being accepted.  See link below

Medical Forms found here

NOTE: There are plenty of spots at Denali High Adventure Scout Base.

DHASB has programs opportunities for new scouts AND older scouts.  

IT IS NOT ONLY A HIGH ADVENTURE CAMP

There is a first year scout program, there is a full Boy Scout program like at Camp Gorsuch

PLUS  

High Adventure activities for older scouts, Varsity and Venture groups

Younger Boy Program includes: First Year Program (George's Explorers), handicraft, aquatics, first-aid, shooting sports.

     

Please check your district page for current information on district activities and training.

The calendar is where you will find district and council dates including registration links.  Most calendar registration links include specific information needed for upcoming activities and trainings.   2015 World Jamboree

 2015 World Scout Jamboree

2015 World Jamboree will be held in Japan.  Unit leader applications are not being accepted with interview to be held in various locations in each region during the months of February and March. The World Scout Jamboree website and online registration site will go live in the near future.       WSJ Leader Application Form WSJ Brochure   Online Advancement  Are you having difficulties with onliner advancement?  It is necessary to log into your myScouting account to navigate either of those sites.  You also need to access using a windows based computer via Internet Explorer, this is the only supported browser.  This site is not maintained by the Great Alaska Council.  This site is wholly the responsibility of the National Council. A couple of hints
  • Go to "Tools" (Keystroke command "Alt-T" if you do not see the menu)
  • Select "Compatibility View Settings"
  • Check "Display all websites in compatibility view"

 Online Advancement is available here at these links

FYI:       During the first couple of months each year the online advancement and tour plan systems do not work until your recharter materials are entered back into the computers.  Recharter requires staff review of all electronic materials and usually takes 4-6 weeks to complete.  We apologize for the inconvenience, it is a part of the ScoutNet system from BSA National and outside of the control of the local council office.

  

Campership Applications

Summer Camp Employment Opportunities

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Forms regularly used by volunteers and families

       
eTrail Talk is the electronic newsletter for the Great Alaska Council. If you have missed a previous issue: .  

2013 Jamboree Set

Jam Set
This years National Jamboree set is available for purchase. Orders are being shipped now. There is a limit of 250 total sets available for public sale. Check out all the patches we have available through online sales now.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Great Alaska Council is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
NOTICE:
"As part of our ongoing efforts to strengthen the protection of youth in our programs, the designation of parents of youth members in traditional programs as ScoutParents will end effective July 1. BSA literature, forms, and processes are being revised to match this change in program.

Councils should encourage current ScoutParents to now officially register as dues-paying adult volunteers or leaders if they are not already so registered.

To help facilitate this, the unit Scouter Reserve position (91U) has been created for supportive adults who have no immediate specific leadership role. Like all registered BSA adult positions, this new role will require a criminal background check and the completion of Youth Protection training.

The position of unit ScoutParent coordinator (PC) will remain a registered position with the name changed to parent coordinator."

(Notification from National Council received by local BSA Councils)
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