News from the Black Swamp Area Council
January 18, 2018

*Eagle Banquet Invitation Error*

There was a error in our email lists and some of you may have received an invite to the Eagle Scout Recognition Event by mistake. We apologize for this and for any inconvenience it may have caused.

The Silver Beaver nomination deadline has been extended!

The Silver Beaver nomination deadline has been extended! If you haven't turned in your nomination form yet, please submit it to kora.burtch@scouting.org no later than January 26th! 

Please follow this link to the Nomination form: https://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/92-103.pdf

Council Recognition Dinner

Save the Date! The annual Council Recognition Dinner is March 3rd. Registration will be open at www.blackswampbsa.org soon! Stay tuned!

Council Annual Meeting

The Council Annual Meeting is to be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:00 A.M. at Kalida High School, 208 N 4th St, Kalida, OH...[Read more]

Klondike Derby

Excitement is mounting in anticipation of the Black Swamp Area Council Klondike Derby to be held January 20, 2018 at Camp Lakota in Defiance, Ohio. Participation in the annual Black Swamp Area Council Klondike Derby will get your Scout Troop and Venture Crew off to a running start for the New Year.  Mark your Scouting Calendar now, announce the event at your next Troop meeting and watch the enthusiasm mounts as your Scouts prepare for this great winter event! Click here to register, early bird discount ends January 12!

January High Adventure News

See the high adventure base news from the Boy Scouts of America...[Read more]

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Findlay National Scout Shop

The current promotions for the Findlay Scout Shop...[Read more]

Lima Scout Shop

Hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 am - 5:30 pm (closed 1 - 2 pm for lunch)



You and your family are invited to our 2018 Winter Banquet! Doors open at 5:30 pm and a delicious meal catered by Henry's Restaurant will begin at 6:00 pm. Awards to be presented will include Arrowman of the Year, Founder's Award, the Chapter Spirit Stick, recognition of our 2017 new Ordeal, Brotherhood, and Vigil Honor members, and many more!

Come and be inspired by our keynote speaker, retired Army Lt. Col. Mike Walton. Named an Outstanding Eagle Scout and recent Vigil Honor Member, Mike is a current member of the Transatlantic Council Executive Board and Vice President of the U.S. Scouting Service Project. We are excited to feature one of the Internet’s outspoken, most often quoted and inspirational writers and speakers on American Scouting!

The price is only $15 per person; register now at mawatwoakus.org!

Keep up-to-date on our lodge activities at www.mawatwoakus.org. Be sure to sign up for our lodge-wide Remind by texting “@mw449” to 81010 or going to www.rmd.at/mw449