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Upcoming Events

High School Career Exploration Day The Exploring Career Fair will be joining the College Fair on September 27, 2017 at Findlay High School from...
Defiance Regional Medical Center 1200 Ralston Ave in Defiance. “Enter main doors walk down the stairs to the Tiffin...
Great Oaks District Committee and Commissioner meeting The montly business meeting for the district, from 7-8 p.m. on the first Thursday of each...

Latest News

  • Spooktacular 2017
    Spooktacular is the Halloween event that you will not want to miss! Participants will hike the trail and wander into a "haunt" and be entertained tastefully and safely scared out of their wits. Refreshments and craft stations are also available. Participants will evaluate the haunts, hospitality and craft stations. Scores can be determined by originality, creativity, costuming, scare-ability without physical contact or harm, tastefulness, etc. FUN will be had by all!
  • EAGLE SCOUT ALUMNI GATHERING AT MARATHON PETROLEUM CORPORATION
    Our first meeting of our Eagle Scout Alumni Association will be on Wednesday, October 11th from 6:00PM-8:00PM. This gathering is open to Eagle Scout, regardless of where they earned the rank, that are now living in Northwest and West Central Ohio. This meeting will be held at Marathon Petroleum Corporation, 539 South Main Street, Findlay, OH 45840.
  • Membership Fee Increase
    Please see this important message in regards to the national membership fee increase.
  • Fall District Camporees
    Be sure to put your district's camporee on your schedule for this fall...
  • Don't miss the community events happening this fall!
    Join us for two days of fun at Camp Berry and Camp Lakota...
  • The way Scouts earn Eagle Palms is about to change
    Eagle Palms are bronze, gold and silver awards presented to young men who earn five, 10, 15 or more merit badges beyond the 21 required to become an Eagle Scout...
  • Partnership to Provide Renewable Scholarships to Stellar Girl and Boy Scouts
    The University of Findlay is partnering with Girl Scouts of Western Ohio and Boy Scouts of America to offer scholarships to scouts who attain the highest level of service achievement...
  • 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...
  • Improved User Navigation of Cub Scout Content in the BSA Learn Center
    User navigation to begin eLearning courses has now been simplified and streamlined ...
  • 2018 High Adventure Trek Opportunities
    Check out the upcoming High Adventure opportunities...
  • Training Schedule 2017
    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