News from the Black Swamp Area Council
April 18, 2019

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Campership Applications Now Live!

Applications for camperships are now being accepted for summer camp...[Read more]

Community Service Award

With a new year comes a new opportunity for your unit to earn the Community Service Award! One simple way for your unit to earn hours towards this award is to submit your Scouting for Food hours. Read more about the Community Service Award here.

NEW! Program Newsletter

In an effort to keep our units informed about upcoming programming, we have created a NEW program-specific newsletter. This quarterly newsletter will contain information pertaining to events, training and advancement and will be sent to only those that subscribe to be on the distribution list. To be put on the distribution list, click here.

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?...[Read more]

Clean Up Your Camp Day at Camp Lakota

Spring cleaning is in full swing and we need your help to get camp ready for summer...[Read more]

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...[Read more]

2019 Summer Camp Brochures

Is your Pack or Troop thinking about camp yet? View our 2019 camp brochure to find the camp that is right for you!

2019 Scouts BSA Camp Brochure

2019 Cub Camp Brochure

National Youth Leadership Training

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others...[Read more]

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]

Safety Moment

Annual Health and Medical Record

The Scouting adventure, camping trips, high-adventure excursions, and having fun are important to everyone in Scouting—and so is your safety and well-being. Completing the Annual Health and Medical Record is the first step in making sure you have a great Scouting experience...[Read more]



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...[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)



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