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Upcoming Events

Let's get ready to ROCKET!!! Bring your brand new rockets for FREE admission into the fun! Don't have a new rocket, no problem! For only $5...
Shooting Sports Weekend Come out to Camp Lakota on September 29 for a weekend of fun! We will be having open shoot sessions for Boy Scouts...
. Basic Leader Requirements Need to know what are the requirements to be trained for your unit leadership role? This sheet explains the training...
The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the safest environment possible for our youth members. To that end, BSA’s...
Bring the whole family and enjoy ALL of the FUN of camp! Hike, climb, row, and so much more! PLUS... NEW SCOUTS LAUNCH THEIR...
Let the haunting of camp entertain you! A little less scary at 6:00pm, a little scarier at 7:30 until the scares stop around 9:00pm. Come out for an...
Black Swamp Area Council presents the Meecheway 5K Trail Run Walking is OK! - Kids Welcome!     Saturday, October 20, 2018 2180...
How effectively the Boy Scouts of America influences the lives of youth depends on its leaders and their ability to apply the aims and methods of...

 

Latest News

  • Scouting Impact on the Youth of the Community
    20 years ago, I had the chance to hear Stephen Covey speak at a training conference, which spurred me to read his book, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People". After reading Covey's book, it struck me how well the Boy Scout Oath and Law align...
  • Youth Protection Training Update
    This Spring, the Boy Scouts of America revamped their Youth Protection Training, releasing YPT2. We need YOUR HELP to reach our goal of having 100% of our leaders being trained. Find out how you can help...
  • Join Scouting Night Resource Center
    It is your one-stop-shop to find everything you need to know about Join Scouting Night! New Scout? Find your Pack or Troop here! New Parent? Find info about our organization here! Unit Leader? Find resources to have a great recruitment here!
  • *DATE CHANGE* October IOLS Training
    The October 4-6 Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills training has been rescheduled...
  • BSA Today
    Welcome to BSA Today - a new series of short videos featuring information and updates on timely topics in Scouting. Each installment will provide you with news you can use...
  • NEW Youth Protection Training Information
    National recently implemented the new YPT-2 training course. For now, it consists of three separate training modules...
  • Learn more about Family Scouting and Den Leader Recruiting!
    Cub Packs this fall will be able to serve girls grades k-5. In preparation, we are asking packs to begin to identify incoming den leaders. Click here to read more...
  • NEW! Community Service Award
    The Black Swamp Area Council, BSA is pleased to announce a new Community Service Award...
  • BSA Expands Programs to the Entire Family
    BSA's mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law...
  • Unit Committee Training Pack and Troop
    The Executive Board of the Black Swamp Area Council adopted a training requirement for adult volunteers in the council in 2012. Those training requirements are being phased in over a number of years. The goal of the training is to enhance the programs offered to our youth members so that more of them will stay in Scouting. Since the implementation of the training requirement, year over year the council has had an increase in youth retention...
  • Do You Need Training?
    Are you wondering where you take training? Look no further...
  • Training Schedule 2018
    A leader in Scouting is considered fully trained and entitled to wear the Trained leader emblem when he or she has completed the training courses for their position...

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