Great Alaska Council
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The Great Alaska Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America located in the state of Alaska and covers mostly the southern half of the state.
- Homepage: ScoutingAlaska.org
- Aleutian District - Aleutian Islands
- Bear Paw District -
- Bering Sea District -
- Maritime District -
- Denali District -
- Eklutna District -
- Gateway District -
- Rural District -
- Shiskeenue District -
- Tustumena District -
- Y-K Delta District -
- Denali National Park
- Tsongass National Forest
Council Scout Camps
- Camp Gorsuch (GAC) - located on Mirror Lake - features Summer Camp program and COPE.
- Eagle River Scout Camp (GAC) - Complete with both Summer Camp program and many rare hi-adventure opportunities, it is Located on the waterfront in SE Alaska in the midst of the Tongass Rain Forest where scouts frequently see eagles, whales, sea lions and much more.
- Denali High Adventure Scout Base - All new facility located near the entrance to Denali National Park.
The Western Alaska Council and Southeast Alaska Council merged to form the Great Alaska Council in January, 2006. The combined Supercouncil has 3,000 volunteers serving 16,000 youth.
The Russian Association of Scouts/Navigators have a relationship with the Great Alaska Council.
The council is served by the Order of the Arrow Lodge: Order of the Arrow Nanuk Lodge #355 (absorbed Kootz Lodge #523 when Western Alaska Council merged with Southeast Alaska Council.)
Nanuk Lodge was created in 1947, and is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2007.