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Ski Day at Mad River Mountain is Sunday, Jan. 26 Great News Black Swamp Area Council Scouters as we received ski day information on Jan. 7 and all...
Celebrating our accomplishments and planning for our future. Join us at Tri-Star Career Center for a day of important Scouting meetings,...

Latest News

  • Registration Opens Jan. 15 for 2021 Sea Base Adventures
    Ocean Adventures Await at the Sea Base. Scouts and Venturers can choose from 20 different Sea Base adventures at six spectacular locations. Learn scuba diving at a five-star PADI Instructor Development Resort. Camp on Sea Base's own primitive barrier island. Enjoy a STEM program where you'll catch and tag sharks to collect critical scientific data. The possibilities are positively oceanic...
  • Ski Day is Jan. 26
    Ski Day is set for Jan. 26 - find information here...
  • Recruiting Den Leaders
    Pack Unit Committee Meeting Dates
  • New Lakota Program Director
    Justin Moyer hired as next Program Director at Camp Lakota.
  • Camp Berry Ecology Handbook
    The Black Swamp Area Council is proud to present the Camp Berry Ecology Handbook, 4th addition. The guide book identifies many of the natural elements including...
  • Popcorn seller's club event Jan. 4
    Eligible Scouts should have received an email on Dec. 18 with details on how to register for the movie event ...
  • Council Strategic Plan
    When a crew of Scout plan a trek at Philmont, they plan a route. Our council is the same, we need a route/plan to bring the best youth...
  • Updated Criminal Background Check Forms-Required for Recharter
    The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is committed first and foremost to keeping youth safe. Part of that commitment includes continually updating our youth protection policies to help ensure we are always on the forefront of youth safety. As you know, one of the BSA's many barriers to abuse is a mandatory criminal background check...
  • Council Annual Meeting Notice & Executive Board Nominations
    You are invited to the Black Swamp Area Council Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday February 8, Noon in Celina...
  • Funding Scouting-Monthly Scout Executive Blog
    The 8th point of the Scout Law is a Scout is Thrifty. Which is defined as Scouts work to pay their own way. Try not to be wasteful. Use time, food, supplies, and natural resources wisely. Scouting is funded in several different ways from the unit level to the national council...
  • Understanding Volunteer Training Requirements
    Several years ago, our council felt strongly that training was so important that it now requires that all registered unit level volunteers complete the basic training for their...
  • Scoutbook Den Leader Webinar
    Did you miss our Scoutbook webinar when it was streamed live? You can rewatch it here!
  • 2021 Philmont Trek Registration Now Open!
    Starting today, registration for the 2021 lottery for 12-day, 9-day and 7-day treks, as well as Calvalcade, is open. Crews can enter the lottery at any time between now and December 3rd...
  • Online Recharter Begins in November
    Each year the unit reviews youth and adult membership for those participating.
  • National Membership Fee Increase
    For more than 100 years, Scouting has helped build future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun and adventure in the outdoors. At Boy Scouts of America, we are dedicated to developing leaders of character by preparing young men and women for life by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. The timeless...

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