News from Black Swamp Area Council

June 2021

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National Membership Fee Increasing

The national annual membership fee is increasing by $6 annually, or $0.50 per month as of Aug. 1...

Summer Camp COVID Policy - June 10

The health of all while participating in Scouting remains a top priority this summer for Black Swamp Area Council volunteers and staff. Visit the council website for a copy of the latest guidelines to help ensure all have a wonderful summer experience...

COVID Scouting Safe Planning Guide - June 2

Black Swamp Area Council has updated the guidance for unit operations as the State of Ohio announces several related COVID health orders...

Exploring advisor Michael McGuire dead at 59

Longtime deputy and Exploring advocate Michael McGuire who served the community and youth for more than 30 years has passed...

Maria Stein Scout recognized for heroic actions

Troop 97's Hayden Steinbrunner honored for his quick thinking while responding to house fire...

New Scout Shop Hours as of June 14

The Findlay and Lima Scout Shops are now open more hours each week for your shopping needs...

Adventure Camp registration still open

Adventure Camp is open to all elementary age youth this summer. Not a Scout? No problem, you can still sign up today! Bring a buddy, call a friend...

NYLT dates & location have changed

This year's National Youth Leadership Training has some updates to its location and dates. NYLT will now be at Camp Lakota from Sunday, July 25 through Friday, July 30. Registration is now open.

District News

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Program kickoff is Aug. 12

Look for details in the coming weeks on this year's annual kickoff.


Program kickoff is July 29

Keep an eye on your email inbox for details on this year's kickoff

Great Oaks

Leipsic Day Camp 2021 

Check out all the details on Leipsic Day Camp . (More Details & Register)

Old Sycamore

Program kickoff is Aug. 10

Look for details soon on this year's August kickoff

AmazonSmile helps Black Swamp Area Council

With AmazonSmile, Black Swamp Area Council can benefit from your purchases online...

Safety Moment

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Operating Hours 

Findlay Scout Office

(419) 422-4356

2100 Board Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840


Monday: 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
 Saturday: CLOSED

Findlay National Scout Shop

(419) 423-7174

2100 Board Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840


Monday*: 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday*: 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday*: 9 am - 7 pm
Friday*: 9 am - 5 pm
 *Closed 1:30-2 pm for lunch* 

 Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm

Lima Scout Shop and Office

(419) 227-2107

752 W Robb Ave
Lima, OH 45801


Monday*: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Tuesday*: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday*: 9:30 - 6 pm
Friday*: 8:30 am - 5 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

*Closed 1-2 for lunch