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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.


Outdoor Adventure

Regional Parks

  • Denali National Park
  • Tsongass National Forest

Council Scout Camps



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.

Council Patches


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.