News from Black Swamp Area Council

May 2023

The Wild West at Day Camp
Are you looking for something to? Do you like to go back in time to the Wild West? Then look no further as for this year we have 2 day camps calling for you...

Lakota Cub Scout Week Registration is Live
July 24 - July 28 - Travel to the past and outdoor adventure that awaits you! Five days of Day Camp with Overnight Options...

Adventure Camp 2023
Are you looking for a spot to send your youth for a week of Fun! Look no further, we at Camp Berry have an Awesome program Called Adventure Camp and you can come 1 week or more. We look forward to seeing you...

Berry & Lakota Packs 2023
CALLING ALL Parents, Guardians and Grandparents! We have a special thing this year called Berry Packs and Lakota Packs for summer campers. Come and see what they are...

Eagle Scout-Alumni Exclusive Axe Throwing Event at Camp Berry
Calling all Eagle Scout Alumni, the Black Swamp Area Council is holding an Eagle Scout-Alumni exclusive axe throwing at Camp Berry on May 25, with a BBQ dinner, RSVP by May 20...

Safety Moments
The Scout Motto is "Be Prepared" and the youth protection protocols of Scouting call for proper perpetration. All Scout meetings should start with a safety moment. Resources for safety movements can be found at the link above for use at Scout meetings and events...

Annual Meeting with Silver Beaver Awards
The 2023 Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for the Black Swamp Area Council was held on April 22 at Rhodes State College in Lima. During the annual meeting 4 new individuals...

Scouting program launch set - save your date
A new approach to the annual program kickoff is planned, so mark your calendars to attend and join in the conversation on recruiting and with the Fall product sale, while getting the latest on activities and events...

Fall 2023 Popcorn Sale
It's Coming! Check out the latest news on the 2023 Popcorn Sale...

Coffee & Tea Sale
The Coffee & Tea Sale has wrapped up - thank you to all who sold...

Council Strategic Objectives 2023
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law...

Capital Campaign Update
The Black Swamp Area Council has been on a journey to continually improve and update our camps. In particular our council has been working on two amazing projects...

National Youth Leadership Training @ Camp Berry
National Youth Leadership Training is the premier training for our Youth! This course is - "To provide youth with the information and knowledge they need to become successful leaders not just in scouting, but in life." Sign Up now while spots...

2023 Sporting Clays for Scouting
Join us for the 2023 Sporting Clays for Scouting on September 28th at the Elkhorn Lake Hunt Club in Bucyrus...

District Pages

Scout Shop and Service Center 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