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Upcoming Events

Test your knowledge and feel good about it at the Trivia Night Special Event on Wednesday, March 27th. Come to Camden Falls, 2460 OH 231, Tiffin, OH,...
ATTENTION! The following is the registration schedule of the  Pinewood Derby Races. Races will start shortly after registration. If you are...
Eagle Scout-Alumni Exclusive Event Black Swamp Area Council’s National Eagle Scout Association Committee invites you to be part of an exclusive...
Below is the Great Oak's District Pinewood Derby Registration form. Three scouts from each den are able to advance to the district...
 2019 Chinquapin District Pinewood Derby Saturday April 6th   Where:  St. Martin's Lutheran Church, 203 Defiance St., Archbold,...

Latest News

  • 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...
  • Scouting is more than you think..
    When you ask people, what is the first thing that they think of when you mention the word Scouting, many things come to mind. I guarantee that some of the first thoughts that come to mind are...
  • 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.
  • District and Council Pinewood Derby Info
    Pinewood Derby season is upon us!
  • 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...
  • Campership Applications Now Live!
    Applications for camperships are now being accepted for summer camp and NYLT...
  • 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.
  • Boy Scout Golf Classic is May 17
    The 20th annual Boy Scout Golf Classic tees off May 17 at the Findlay Country Club to benefit the Scouts in the community ...
  • Eagle Scout-Alumni Husky Refinery Tour
    Our council's NESA Committee invites members and alumni for a special behind-the-scenes tour at the Husky Lima Refinery on April 3 ...
  • 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...
  • Required Minimum Distribution
    Still need to take your Required Minimum Distribution? If you are at least age 70 ½, have an IRA, and plan to donate to charity this year, one consideration may be to make a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from your IRA. This action..
  • 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...

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