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Latest News

  • Fall Program News
    Learn about all our activities and trainings that are happening this Fall!
  • Family Fun Day
    Calling all Cub Scouts! Family Fun Days are right around the corner, and this is a perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy some Scouting activities! Both Camp Berry and Camp Lakota will play host to a Family Fun Day, both of which will be in October...
  • Shively Financial tops in Sporting Clays event
    Dozens of participants took to the field in the 7th Annual Sporting Clays for Scouting and Shively Financial was the clearly the best in the field this year ...
  • Scouting is Safer than Ever Before
    Learn about the BSA's expert-informed policies and barriers to abuse that help keep kids safe in Scouting today...
  • Extraordinary Explorer - September Edition
    During these challenging times, one single connection and opportunity can make a positive difference in someone's day. Today's publication is about Findlay High School Graduate Claire Bishop and how the Exploring program influenced her future career choice....
  • The Eagle -September Edition
    It was a great night for Scouting as Black Swamp Area Council virtually celebrated the Eagle Scout Class of 2019. Read more to find out about some of the amazing things that happen....
  • Get the latest news about Scouting through the new, improved magazine app
    For 107 years, Scouting magazine has been bringing leaders, parents and volunteers news about "all-things Scouting" as well as resources for building an exceptional program. The print version of the publication may have ended with the May-June 2020 issue, but the resources for Scouting volunteers and parents are better than ever in the Scouting magazine app...
  • State Bank wins Scouting Golf Classic
    The 21st Annual Boy Scout Golf Classic turned out to be a great day for Scouting and the State Bank team. ...
  • Advancement Process Updates
    We have recently made some changes to our Advancement recording process. Check out the changes that are happening...
  • Scouting Unit Operations COVID Update 8-20-20
    Here is an update on operations including unit camping. In addition to the guidance that was previously published, the council has developed an updated Restart Scouting Safety Planning Guide. This was created after input from our local health departments in locations that the council has camping facilities...
  • Extraordinary Explorer - August Edition
    During these challenging times, one single connection and opportunity can make a positive difference in someone's day. Today's publication is about Elizabeth Holman a sophmore at Findlay High school who is involved in the Blanchard Valley Health Systems Medical Exploring program..
  • Important Announcement- Findlay Service Center Closed for Training
    Findlay Service center will be closed for Training August 13th &14th , click to see further details....
  • Scouting's Cyber Chip program beneficial for all
    Online Youth Protection Training is more important now than ever as we are spending more time online for learning opportunities and socializing. Make sure you and your children are familiar with online safety. Cyber Chip is a must-do for all...
  • Salute to Scouting - August Edition
    So much in our lives have been altered this year, but we have found ways to adjust and move forward. Such is the case for Gabe Criblez, a Life Scout from Troop 11 in Allen County. Black Swamp Area Council had to change how camp operated this year to ensure Scouts got the opportunities to continue to learn, advance and grow as young people like Gabe. He was thrilled to have the opportunity to attend camp this summer and was not disappointed!
  • New Scout Shop Hours Starting Soon!
    With Labor Day fast approaching, check out the updated operating hours for our Lima and Findlay Scout Shops...

Upcoming Events

2020 Fall Induction Weekend #2 October 2-3, 2020 Camp Berry, 11716 CR 40, Findlay Check-in: Friday between 6:30-8:00 pm Check-Out:  Saturday...
Important Details Pre-registration for the event is REQUIRED!  Please select either the morning or afternoon session. If you reside in a...
Important Details Pre-registration for the event is REQUIRED!  Please select either the morning or afternoon session. If you reside in a...
COST is $5 per participant Important Details Pre-registration for the event is REQUIRED!  Please select either the morning or afternoon...

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