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  • District, Council, Merit Badge Counselor, and Supernova/Nova volunteers, it's time for you to renew!
    Volunteers who are registered in a non-unit position need to complete the appropriate form to renew for the July 2019-June 2020 registration year...
  • Safety Moments-Hiking
    As summer approaches, packs, troops and crews are gearing up for outdoor adventures big and small...
  • Volunteers Needed to Help at Marathon LPGA Classic
    On Saturday, July 13, Black Swamp Area Council is helping with the Marathon LPGA Classic in Toledo, and we are in need of 10 adult volunteers for that day. Will you help us and Scouting in our council?
  • Den Leader-Succession Planning, where to look...
    Den leaders- They are like the first note of that school band concert. If that note is intune chances are the remainder of the concert will be enjoyable. Our Den Leaders set that tone for many...
  • Important Changes to Membership Card and Charter Certificate Printing Requirements
    The BSA is committed to streamlining basic operations by putting tools in the hands of volunteers. For several years now, individuals and unit key 3 have had access to print membership cards through my.Scouting. In addition, functionality will be added to my.Scouting by January 1, 2019, to enable members of the unit key 3 to print their unit Charter Certificate...
  • 2019 Cub Scout Summer Camp Directors
    With the first Cub Scout Summer Camp opportunity roughly 77 days away, we are excited to introduce the Scouters who will serve as Camp Directors for the Cub Scout Summer Camp events this year. Read below for more details...
  • Safety Moment - Campout Safety Checklist
    As the winter months come to a close, many units are preparing for upcoming campouts. A campout safety checklist will help to ensure these aspects of camping are accomplished while keeping you safe.
  • Scouts BSA Summer Camp Directors
    Summer Camp 2019 is roughly 100 days away and we are gearing up for another exciting summer camp! We are thrilled to welcome girls to our camps as new Scout BSA Troops have formed around the region. This year is shaping up to be outstanding, and we want to take a moment to introduce the dedicated leaders who will be guiding our summer camp operations at Berry and Lakota...
  • Black Swamp Area Council, holds Council Annual Meeting and Recognition Luncheon
    The Boy Scouts of America, Black Swamp Area Council, held its Council Annual Meeting and Recognition Luncheon on Saturday February 16. At the luncheon, 3 Silver Beaver awards were bestowed, 2 new board members were elected to join the board, and the...
  • Troop 4 presented Kitty Freed Community Service Award
    On February 16, 2019 the Black Swamp Area Council presented the 1st Kitty Freed Community Service Award to Troop 4 chartered to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta.
  • Scoutbook Single Sign On
    Scoutbook was updated on December 20 to provide the new Single Sign On (SSO) feature. This process allows users to log in with the same credentials as my.scouting accounts...
  • Pinewood Derby Rules
    Here are the official 2019 Pinewood Derby rules. On your mark, get set, have fun!
  • Incident Reporting and Accident Insurance Information
    Keeping Scouts safe is everyone's job! Now what to do when and an accident or near miss occurs. To help determine if a report needs to be filed please use this...
  • 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...

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