News from Black Swamp Area Council

Sept. 23, 2021

BALOO & IOLS trainings Oct. 2-3

Register today - Limited space for both courses; no walk-ins

FOR CUB SCOUT PACKS: Any Pack campout not part of a council activity must have a Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) trained registered leader present for the duration of the Pack Campout.
FOR SCOUTS BSA TROOPS: Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmasters, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) is a necessary part of the training for your position.
To learn more about these two great training opportunities, CLICK HERE!

New Unit Membership Incentive for Recruiting

Unites recruiting at least 5 new Scouts and 2 Den Leaders or 2 Scouts BSA leaders can earn a $100 or more Scout Shop gift card for their efforts. CLICK HERE for more information!

Short-term Camp Administrator Training Oct. 17

Short-term camp administrator is designed to prepare the participant to manage the short-term camp. Find out more by CLICKING HERE!

Lima Scout Shop is closed temporarily

The Lima Scout Shop is closed through at least Sept. 25. Please look for an update on www.BlackSwampBSA.org or Facebook for the re-opening.

Exploring Posts taking off with Fall join nights

Exploring provides exciting activities and mentorship for youth looking to discover their future. Find out about the local Posts focusing on engineering, dentistry, aviation, information technology or agricultural. CLICK HERE for details! 

Second Show & Sell Popcorn Order Due Sunday

There is an additional Show & Sell Order being placed this year to get more product for units. Each unit has until end of day Sunday, Sept. 26, to place its order. CLICK HERE to find out more!

Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Scouting Activities Updated

CLICK HERE to read an important update for guidelines for Scouting safely.

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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 Broad Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840


Monday*: 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday*: 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday*: 9 am - 6 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