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.



Tataliya Lodge, Order of the Arrow

Fall Fellowship

BREAKING NEWS!!  Fall Fellowship has been rescheduled to October 21-23 at Scout-A-Vista.  During this weekend event we will host an Ordeal, a Brotherhood ceremony, our annual lodge and chapter elections, and Vigil nominations.  And most importantly, we will enjoy a great weekend of brotherhood, fun, and activities.

Check the calendar for more information.

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 Bigfoot University of Scouting


Something for all leaders, wanna-be leaders, commisioners, merit badge counselors, everyone!

See calendar entry for more information.







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 It is not too early to sign up for Summer Camp. Two of the finest Summer Camps in the Pacific Northwwest are located right here in the Grand Columbia Council.

Sign up now for Camp Fife or Camp Bonaparte.

Sign up form here. 


fall popcorn sale


It is Popcorn Time!

Each district's Roundtable this month should roll out the popcorn sale.

Materials are available, contact John Warren.  He will work with you to arrange for sales information, product samples, and guidebook.

The Guide Book can be downloaded from here.


  In other news... 


Boy Scout advancement requirements are changing. Effective January 1, 2016, advancement requirements have been revised. In addition of some changes and additions to requirements, 'Scout" will become a rank. You can find a table describing the new requirements here, and a description of transition here.


The Congressional Award gives 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!  You will need to select an adult advisor who can guide you through the program.  Troy Pugh of Ephrata has experience with this program and is willing to work with any youth who would like to work toward earning any of the levels of the Congressional Award, including the Gold Medal.  He can be reached at 509-398-5074.  Detailed information regarding the program and advisors can be found at

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.


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