News from Black Swamp Area Council, B.S.A.

June 2022

Program Kickoffs Set for Each District

As we head into the Fall and Scouting kicks back into high gear, we are excited about the upcoming year. Join fellow Scout leaders, parents, and volunteers at this year’s Program Kickoff in your neighborhood ... CLICK HERE to find out when your district kickoff is set!

Den Leader Recruitment Helps Packs Grow

One of the biggest challenges Scouting faces is there are not enough unit level volunteers especially Den Leaders. Every Cub Scout Pack could use a few additional Den Leaders. CLICK HERE to learn more!

Join Us In Celebration Of Colin Earl

On July 13 we bid farewell to Assistant Scout Executive Colin Earl, who returns home after seven years here in Black Swamp Area Council. CLICK HERE for the farewell details.

New Membership Fees Take Effect Aug. 1

The Boy Scouts of America works to keep membership fee as low as possible. As you know, costs continue to rise, and the annual fee must be increased to address the fiscal realities faced in delivering a safe and quality Scouting program. To ensure national BSA has the resources to fulfill the promise of Scouting, the national membership fee structure takes effect August 1, 2022. CLICK HERE to see details!

'High Adventure Expeditions' - Summer 2022 Edition

Want to have FUN this Summer! Look no further! Here are some great summer time adventures, which you can read in our "High Adventure Expeditions" Summer 2022 Edition! See you on the Scouting Trail!. CLICK HERE to learn more!

Wood Badge Adult Leadership Training Is For All

Wood Badge is a great opportunity for adult Scout leaders to challenge ourselves to become better leaders in all that we do. This training draws upon the most current leadership models used by corporate America, academic circles and successful organizations throughout the country to present the latest in leadership theory and team development to a new generation of Scout leaders. CLICK HERE to learn more!

In Other News

Silver Beaver Video Spotlight

This year's Silver Beaver recipients share their individual Scouting journeys in these brief videos featured at this year's Council Dinner. 

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

Summer Hours:

Monday*: 10 am - 2 pm
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday*: 2 - 6 pm
Friday*: 10 am - 2 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

*Summer Hours until Aug. 29