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  • Faith Emblem Instruction at Home
    Are you looking for awards to complete on your as part of your Boy Scouting experience? In support of Protestant youth, Programs of Religious Activities With Youth (P.R.A.Y.), have developed additional resources for families and youth to aid in completion of religious emblems at home...
  • 9 Lakes Challenge
    With the heat holding on, an Indiana State Park is challenging people to hit the water. Chain O'Lakes State Park announced the first water-based challenge at Indiana State Parks...
  • Philmont trail meals and hiking snacks now available for sale online!
    Philmont might be closed for their summer camping season, but that doesn't mean that you can't take some of Philmont on your own adventure...
  • The Eagle - Andrew Cochensparger
    Troop 11 Eagle Scout Andrew Cochensparger has been inspired by Elon Musk's exploration and adventures and has plans to pursue a similar path ...
  • Get Smart About Drugs : A DEA resource for Parents, Educators & Caregivers
    Calling all scout leaders! The 2020 Red Ribbon Patch Program is now underway! Learn how your scouts can earn Red Ribbon patches and Certificates of Participation. The last day to submit your activity reports is November 30...
  • Summer Hours Update
    Our Scout Shop store hours have changed, Check out the link to see whats new...
  • Extraordinary Explorer - June Edition (Drew McClain)
    During these challenging times, one single connection and opportunity can make a positive difference in someone's day. Today's publication is about Drew McClain, a 2020 graduate from Findlay High School, and how the Exploring program connected him with an opportunity to explorer a career field in Firefighting...
  • Trail's End program changes for 2020 sale
    Trail's End is committed to support Scouting during these uncertain times, and we are taking steps to protect the Scouts, their families, their units, and the councils we proudly serve...
  • The Eagle -June Edition
    In 2014, Conner Winslow, a shy young man, joined Scouting. He wasn't sure what to think about Scouting, but he jumped right into the program by going on a weekend campout with a group of Scouts he had never met...
  • Boy Scouts of America National Membership Fee Update
    The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has worked to keep the membership fee as low as possible. Unfortunately, operating costs have continued to rise and COVID-19 has compounded the need to increase the fee to maintain the program. To ensure we have the resources to fulfill the promise of Scouting, the updated national membership fee is...
  • Salute to Scouting - June Edition
    This periodical communication seeks to highlight the great Scouters and chartered organization who call the Black Swamp Area Council home...
  • Cub Scout virtual Den Meeting programming online
    Cub Scout Virtual Den Meetings designed to help families continue to learn, grow and explore on their Scouting Adventure ...
  • May Mayhem pits Arrowwood vs. Great Oaks to raise support for Scouting
    Thank you everyone who participated in May Mayhem, together we were able to raise over $10,000 during the month of May!
  • Camp-In celebrated locally
    Tiffin families' virtual 5K hike leads to Top Photo for Black Swamp Area Council's National Camp-In ...
  • Salute to Scouting - April 22nd
    Have you heard about the Scout from Edgerton who earned his SuperNova Award? I bet you can't name the newest Troop in the Black Swamp Area Council. Well, if you click here you'll have both of those questions answered.

Upcoming Events

Thank you for choosing Camp Berry and Camp Lakota, both operated by the Black Swamp Area Council, for the 2020 Mini Session summer outdoor...
Thank you for choosing Camp Berry and Camp Lakota, both operated by the Black Swamp Area Council, for the 2020 Mini Session summer outdoor...
Bring your Pack or Troop to Camp Berry this summer and have a party at the pool.   Available weeknights 6-8PM and Weekends 12-2PM or...
Bring your Pack or Troop to Camp Berry this summer and have a party at the pool.   Available weeknights 6-8PM and Weekends 12-2PM or...
Bring your Pack or Troop to Camp Berry this summer and have a party at the pool.   Available weeknights 6-8PM and Weekends 12-2PM or...
Thank you for choosing Camp Berry and Camp Lakota, both operated by the Black Swamp Area Council, for the 2020 Mini Session summer outdoor...
Thank you for choosing Camp Berry and Camp Lakota, both operated by the Black Swamp Area Council, for the 2020 Mini Session summer outdoor...
Bring your Pack or Troop to Camp Berry this summer and have a party at the pool.   Available weeknights 6-8PM and Weekends 12-2PM or...
Thank you for choosing Camp Berry and Camp Lakota, both operated by the Black Swamp Area Council, for the 2020 Mini Session summer outdoor...

Black Swamp Area Council
2100 Broad Avenue, Findlay Ohio
(419) 422-4356