The Grand Columbia Council is located in Central Washington.  The Council serves the Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Kittitas, Okanogan, Yakima and portions of Adams, Benton, Ferry and Klickitat Counties with Boy Scouts of America Programs like Cub Scout, Boy Scouts, Varsity, Venturing and Exploring.   Click here for a map of our coverage area.


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WOOD BADGE - July 2015 at Scout-A-Vista

Wood Badge, is the premier training program for all Scout leaders in the Boy Scouts of America. This includes all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing Leaders, as well as Professional Scouters. Wood Badge is designed to train adult volunteers using the latest leadership skills and techniques. It is a once in a life time training experience, designed to strengthen your unit, District, and/or Council.  If you've already been, you understand the impact that this has.  Encourage others to attend or volunteer for staff!  Click here for the flyer or here to register.  



July 30 through August 1, 2015 will herald the return of a multi-night Cub Scout camping opportunity!  The Cub Scouts will be using time travel to explore science at this STEM based family camp.  Reserve the dates on your pack's calendar to allow your Cubs to take part in this event.  Registration is now open - click here to sign up now!  Click here to download the promotional flyer!  

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Registration for this year's Webelos Experience is now open.  Visit a Boy Scout camp and interact with Boy Scout troops.  By coming to camp, you can complete some of the requirements for your Arrow of Light.  This is a great opportunity for 4th and 5th grade Webelos to work on their Outdoorsman, Forester, Geologist, Naturalist, Readyman, Aquanaut, Artist and Engineer Activity pins.  Click on the documents you will need below: 

2015 Webelos Experience Camp Reservation Form

2015 Parents Handbook

Webelos Experience Camp Flyer

 In other news...


Seattle Sounders


Looking for a reason to enjoy some great soccer?  Well here's an excuse to purchase discounted tickets to the Sounders FC match against the Portland Timbers on Boy Scout "night" August 30th.  The match starts at 2pm at Century Link field in Seattle.  All Scouts will receive a Scout patch for attending, but you must purchase your tickets by August 1st.  Details in this flyer.

The Congressional Award give you the opportunity to be recognized by Congress for many of the activities you already do, but you must register before any of your service begins counting toward the award.  The award includes voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness, and camping overnight.  Register now and start counting your time!

Going to summer camp at Camp Bonaparte or Camp Fife?  Your unit is in for a great week! Here's the latest brochure to highlight what Scouts are doing this week at camp.

Completing your Eagle Scout paper work?  Please take a minute to fill out this form as well so that we may keep track of all the great things that Scouts are doing in our communities and share your good works.