News from Black Swamp Area Council

January 26, 2022

Scouters Conference 2022 is Feb. 12

Celebrate our accomplishments and help plan for our future at this year's Scouters Conference, set for Feb. 12. Join us as we recognize our Silver Beavers for this year, conduct the annual meeting and celebrate other volunteers who made a difference in the local Scouting program. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Silver Beavers to be honored Feb. 12

Congratulations to our Silver Beaver recipients for this year - Linda Meyer, Don Brewer, Larry Weimert, and Mike Metzger. They will be recognized during the council's annual recognition luncheon on Feb. 12. Register today to join the celebrations luncheon and help recognize these individuals for their efforts in the local Scouting program. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Leader Guides for Scouts BSA 2022 camps available

We are excited to announce the 2022 Leaders Guide for Camp Lakota and Camp Berry are live on our website. You can find each Leader's Guide on our Scouts BSA Camping webpage under each of the camp's Resource section. - CLICK HERE!

Hockey Scout Night is Feb. 4 - Free admission for Scouts in uniform

FREE admission for Scouts wearing their uniform into the Findlay Trojans vs. St. Johns hockey match at The Cube on Friday, Feb. 4. CLICK HERE to learn more. Come see an exciting night of hockey and celebrate being a Scout.

Eagle Scout Youth Recognition is March 12

Celebrate the Eagle Scout Class of 2021 and all the youth who accomplished great things during the year at the annual council recognition dinner. CLICK to register.

Wood Badge Adult Leadership Training

Wood Badge welcomes all Scout leaders! Whether you are a Pack, Troop, Crew, District or Council leader, you will find the essential tools at Wood Badge to help yourself and the Scouts you serve grow better. CLICK HERE to learn more!

NYLT Registration Now Open

The National Youth Leadership Training models a typical month in a Scouting unit and reinforces a youth-led, adult-guided model helping Scouts build on their leadership skills during this week-long course. CLICK HERE for more!.

30 Days to Stronger Scouting Program returns

Each Scout unit can earn rank badges for FREE for a year by completing its Friends of Scouting presentation and surpassing the unit goal within 30 days. CLICK HERE for more information.

National outdoor program conference set

Learn more to help present the promise of Scouting with this conference for all Outdoor Program Support committees in council. This event offers specialty sessions, updated NCAP information and other news from the National Council. CLICK HERE for more information.

In other news

Operating Hours 

Findlay Scout Office

(419) 422-4356

2100 Broad 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*: CLOSED
Tuesday*: 10 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 6 pm
Thursday*: 10 am - 6 pm
Friday*: 10 am - 6 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