Grand Teton Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America and serve over 22,000 Scouts and 12,000 leaders in eastern Idaho, western Wyoming, and southwestern Montana. Their main office is in Idaho Falls, with other offices in Pocatello, Blackfoot, and Rexburg. See also Scouting in Idaho.
Grand Teton Council was formed as a result of a 1994 merger between Tendoy Area Council, headquartered in Pocatello, and Teton Peaks Council, headquartered in Idaho Falls.
Each District coordinates scout leader training. activities and other resources for community based scouting programs. This council is divided into 15 Districts:
- BingPow District
- Blackfoot District
- Centennial District
- Eagle Rock District
- Jackson District (Wyoming)
- Lost River District
- Malad District
- North Caribou District
- Portneuf District
- Salmon District
- South Caribou District
- South Fork District
- Star Valley District (Wyoming)
- Tendoy District
- Teton District
- Wolverine District
- Yellowstone District
Council Camps Edit
Grand Teton Council Camps feature many resources for organizing exciting outdoor adventure group activities and are available for rental by scout groups, families and other youth groups. Some camps feature an organized week long campership program during summer months.
- Camp #1 - Last Change ???
- Little Lemhi Scout Camp - This camp was founded in 1959. It is located east of the town of Irwin, Idaho, across the South Fork of the Snake River.
- Treasure Mountain Scout Camp - This camp's first season was 1936. It features beautiful views of the Grand Teton, Table Rock, and Big Medicine Falls.
- Salmon River High Adventure Base - whitewater kayaking program on the upper reaches of the Snake River.
- Krupp Scout Hollow - This former 40-acre farm and orchard was acquired in the 1980s for the purpose of Cub Scout activities.
Council Special Events Edit
- Council Scout Fair
- Wood Badge
- University of Scouting
Order of the Arrow Edit
Order of the Arrow is the National Honor Society of Scouting and recognized those who uphold the scouting ideals of camping, service and citizenship.
- Shunkah Mahneetu Lodge 407. The name translates to "Gray Wolf," which is the lodge's totem. It was formed in 1994 from the mergere of Navando-Ikeu and Ha-Wo-Wo-He-Qua-Nah.
Eagles Nest Edit
Noteworthy scouts and service projects of the council:
External Links Edit
- grandtetoncouncil.org - Official Website of Grand Teton Council