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Upcoming Events

This training session is open March 1-31 for Black Swamp Area Council Members ONLY, the course will be open April 1st for Out of Council...
We are thrilled to welcome the best of the best racers from each District to join us on Saturday, April 27th, at Reineke Ford Lincoln dealership...
Spring cleaning is in full swing and we need your help to get camp ready for...
The Certified Angling Instructor Course delivers an understanding of the Mission and Vision of Outdoor Programs-Fishing, assisting in your efforts to...
Boy Scout Golf Classic is May 17 Join us for our 20th Annual benefit for Scouting at the renown Findlay Country Club for a day of golf, fun and...
Camp Lakota Scoutmaster Position-Specific training, course code S24, is the BSA’s initial level of training for the top leaders of Boy Scout...
Camp Lakota Hands-on participation is the best learning tool, and this course models the techniques used by effective Scoutmasters, Coaches,...
Camp Lakota Welcome to BALOO training! It is the Cub Scout leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including pack...
National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and...

 

Latest News

  • Volunteers Needed to Help at Marathon LPGA Classic
    On Saturday, July 13, Black Swamp Area Council is helping with the Marathon LPGA Classic in Toledo, and we are in need of 10 adult volunteers for that day. Will you help us and Scouting in our council?
  • Upcoming Office Closure Dates
    The Findlay and Lima Service Centers will be closed...
  • Den Leader-Succession Planning, where to look...
    Den leaders- They are like the first note of that school band concert. If that note is intune chances are the remainder of the concert will be enjoyable. Our Den Leaders set that tone for many...
  • Popcorn unit recognition dinner
    For the 2019 Popcorn sale, Black Swamp Area Council is partnering with ...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Pinewood Derby Rules
    Here are the official 2019 Pinewood Derby rules. On your mark, get set, have fun!

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