News from the Black Swamp Area Council
June 6, 2019

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Check out our new Scout Shop hours!

The hours at the Findlay and Lima Scout Shops are changing...[Read more]

Community Youth Protection Forum featuring Cyber Chip and BSA Youth Protection program

Keeping youth safe, while enabling them to grow and develop their character making them prepared for life has been a key element of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) since our founding in 1910. On Monday, June 17, 6:30 pm at Camp Berry...[Read more]

Ohio State Fair: July 24 - Aug 4 Scouting Volunteers Needed

We are seeking volunteers from around the entire state of Ohio who can help run the activities in the BSA booth and serve as enthusiastic Scouting ambassadors for the public. The booth...[Read more]

District, Council, Merit Badge Counselor, and Supernova/Nova volunteers, it's time for you to renew!

Volunteers who are registered in a non-unit position need to complete the appropriate form to renew for the July 2019-June 2020 registration year...[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.

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

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


As summer approaches, packs, troops and crews are gearing up for outdoor adventures big and small. One of the most common activities is hiking...[Read more]



Adventure is waiting at camp this summer!

In 1907, Lord Baden Powell took a group of young men to Brownsea Island for the first Scout Summer Camp.  Since that first adventure, the outdoor program has been a foundation of the Scouting movement...[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 am - 5 pm (closed 1 - 2 pm for lunch)



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