News from Black Swamp Area Council

February 25, 2022

Coffee & Tea Sale Brews Adventure for Scouting

The 2022 Coffee & Tea Sale runs from March 1 to April 8 to provide an opportunity for council Scouts to earn money for their Scouting program. The sale features Erie Island Coffee Co . offering ground coffee and single-serve cups, and loose teas from Harney & Sons Master Tea Co. Learn more by CLICKING HERE!

Advancement News: Citizenship in Society Merit Badge

Scouting's newest merit badge is to help educate Scouts on diversity, equity and inclusion. This Merit Badge is one of the educational and awareness initiatives the BSA is implementing to ensure every youth feels welcomed and wholly included in Scouting. Interested Merit Badge Counselors can learn more on expectations and download the Citizenship in Society Merit Badge Counselor (Facilitator) Expectations application. CLICK HERE to learn more.

30 Days to Stronger Scouting returns

Units can earn FREE rank badges for the year

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.

In other news

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!.

National Cub Scout conference taking place in Findlay

The National Service Territory 9 presents a Cub Scout Leadership Summit, March 26, at the First Luthern Church in Findlay. This event will help you bring excitement, fun and adventure to the Cub Scouting program in your community. CLICK HERE to learn more!

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