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The Catalina Council of the Boy Scouts America is the premier Scouting organization in Southern Arizona. As a council, it is our responsibility to assist units and chartered organizations with delivering the mission and aims of all the BSA’s programs. 

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Double V Scout Ranch – Usage Rules

Double V Scout Ranch is open for Scout use with a couple of Covid safety rules (as we understand them on July 31st) Units must have their chartered organization’s permission to begin activities. Units need to use the BSA restart checklist as they plan activities Unit Restart checklist Units using camp must plan their activities […]

Camp Lawton – Closed until Further Notice

Even though Catalina Highway will open on August 1st the Forest Service is still closed for public use. No campsites, or trails will be open. Unfortunately, that also includes our Camp Lawton. We are even restricted on visits to camp by our staff. Our Saturday work parties are also on hold. As soon as we […]

Restart Southern AZ Scouting Programs

As a nation, a state, a community, a council, and I am sure as a family this Covid pandemic has challenged us to find a way to continue our activities and to stay safe. The National Council has published an excellent Scouting restart checklist that you need to use as you restart your Scouting program. […]

Council Program Fee Reduction for 2020

The Catalina Council has been assessing a $20 per year insurance fee at registration for all youth and adults in our traditional programs, and pro-rating that amount throughout the year. Starting August 1, 2020, that insurance fee is being replaced by what we now call a Council program fee and will be set at $12 […]

Update on the National Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy

Dear Southern Arizona Scouting Families, We wanted to reach out and update you on the National Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy case. As you know, the national organization filed for bankruptcy to ensure that survivors of past abuse in Scouting are equitably compensated. Which has reached its next milestone. The Bankruptcy Court has now set […]

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