News from the Black Swamp Area Council
August 24, 2018

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Rocket Into Scouting

Learn some tips and tricks for having a great recruiting season!...[Read more]

Online registration and Be A Scout Unit Pin Management

Make sure your Be A Scout pin is updated! Packs that choose to incorporate girls into their packs in the fall should first have their charter organization representative login and make the appropriate selections. Then the unit leader/committee chair can finish the job! Here are a couple resources to coach you along to update your unit's Be A Scout pin: Unit Pin Management Unit Pin Management (Family Scouting-including girls)

Any youth registration applications that are completed online can be approved by the unit's committee chair, charter organization representative or cubmaster/scoutmaster. Applications can be approved at http://my.scouting.org

Volunteers needed for All-Abilities Annual Field day

We are in need of volunteers for our Annual Field Day held at Camp Berry on Friday, September 7th. Youth students with special needs from Hancock County and Findlay City Schools will be in attendance.  Over 200 youth will get an opportunity to participate in archery, climbing wall, water rockets, fishing and more…volunteers are needed to help support program stations running from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  You may register at  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090E4BACA82BA31-boyscout lunch will be provided.  Even if you can assist within 2 hour blocks that would wonderful.  Any questions contact Colin Earl colin.earl@scouting.org.

*DATE CHANGE* October IOLS Training

The October 4-6 Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills training has been rescheduled...[Read more]

BSA Today

Welcome to BSA Today - a new series of short videos featuring information and updates on timely topics in Scouting. Each installment will provide you with news you can use...[Read more]

SCOUT ME IN and serving today’s families

Charter organizations have been visited and many units will be serving the whole family this fall. 'Scout Me In' will be the membership marketing campaign for this year’s recruitment. There are some great resources to help aid your unit's recruitment efforts. Please check out https://www.scouting.org/familyscouting/ for some excellent marketing materials. Here you will find anything from social media posts, flyers, stickers, videos and more! It’s a must see!

Don't Miss the 2019 World Jamboree

The 2019 World Jamboree will be co-hosted by the United States, Canada, and Mexico and will be held at the Summit in West Virginia on July 21-August 2 2019...[Read more]

Expeditions: 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 - 5:00 pm (closed 1 - 1:30 pm for lunch)



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