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Boy Scouts Partner With ISE

February 18th, 2013 06:23:00 pm

In an awesome an innovative partnership, the Boy Scouts Grand Canyon Council  has teamed up with the International Sports Expo and in particular, the Phoenix Show in Glendale this week. These two great groups are a natural match and a perfect complement for each other. Be sure and check out the Boy Scouts while you are at the show this weekend!


Show runs Feb 21024 at University of Phoenix Stadium.


Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Grand Canyon Council Troops Up with the International Sportsmen’s Exposition (ISE) at University of Phoenix Stadium February 21-24


Phoenix/Glendale, Arizona: The Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Grand Canyon Council has partnered with the acclaimed International Sportsmen’s Exposition (ISE), co-locating its Scout-O-Rama with the state’s largest annual outdoorsmen event for the entire family. The Sportsmen's Expo will make its 13th appearance in Arizona during the week of February 21st - 24th at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. BSA’s outdoor Scout-O-Rama, on UoP grounds, will attract more than 10,000 youth and family members on Saturday, February 23.


Some of the activities planned for Scout-O-Rama include Dutch-oven cooking, knots and lashing, push carts, monkey bridges, water rockets, archery and more. Families who participate in Scout-O-Rama will also receive ISE $2 discount coupons. Inside the Expo, the new Scouts Challenge will offer prizes to troops competing in several activities, including BB-gun and archery ranges, rock-climbing wall, catch-and-release fishing, and a radio-controlled offroad race track, hosted by Arizona Off Highway Vehicle Coalition.


Families and outdoors enthusiasts are invited to participate in Scout-O-Rama for just $5. Families that include a uniformed Scout enter for free. According to Ty Page, Grand Canyon Council Program Director, “The lifelong values and basic survival skills these young boys learn are bound to shape who they are for years to come. We foster the values of leadership and personal responsibility, but also, we encourage Scouts to help others along the way. It’s going to be a great day!”


Inside the UoP Stadium’s 160,000-square-foot space, the ISE’ 300 exhibitor companies will sell the hottest new hunting, offroading, RVing, boating and camping products and services, also spotlighting travel destinations nearby and around the world. The Expo features an Adventure Theater, giant fishing-demonstration tank, huge casting pond, two trophy displays, a computer-controlled three-dimensional pop-up target archery range, and a Youth Fair with hands-on activities—all gear and guides included at no charge. Youth under 16 enter ISE for free, and parking is also no charge.


The Grand Canyon Council of the Boy Scouts is one of the largest organizations serving youth in the state of Arizona, even including some areas in New Mexico. In total, this council includes some 22, 000 registered adult leaders and more than 48,000 kids, engaging in educational activities and learning to become the future leaders.



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