News from Black Swamp Area Council

February 2023

2024 Annual Membership Fee Update
Effective March 1, the BSA is eliminating the $25 one-time joining fee for new program participants ...

Adult Application Flow Now Requires Completed CBC
Adults volunteers applications now require completion of background check before individual can assume leadership role...

Scouters Conference
Scouting Forward! You are invited to attend our Scouters Conference Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Camp Berry. The Council Annual Meeting is part of the Scouters Conference, which will include...

Fireside Chats - 3 evening sessions added
As an effort to update our council unit volunteer leadership our council has a plan of 13 fireside chats, one in each of our counties. In addition, as per the request of our volunteers we are adding 3 evening sessions...

2023 Top Popcorn Sellers
Congratulations! Announcing our Top Popcorn Sellers...

Council Coordinated Meeting
You are invited to attend the upcoming Council Coordinated Meeting...

Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner
Registration for the Eagle Scout Dinner and Recognition Event on March 9th is open...

Placemats for Blue & Gold banquets available
Blue & Gold placemats featuring activities and upcoming fun for 2024 are available ...

Do you like to work with youth? Do you want to have a fun and filled summer? Then look no further because we have a spot..

Friends of Scouting 2024
We have kicked off the 2024 Friends of Scouting Campaign. Please consider a donation and support Scouting locally and help us prepare youth for life...

Resources for Cub Scout program update
BSA is beginning a monthslong rollout of information about the Cub Scout program updates. Get the most accurate information, here are four resources to keep your eyes on ...

Cooper Lodge with Keith Hubbard Dining Hall Groundbreaking and 2024 Klondike Derby
On Saturday, January 20, the Black Swamp Area Council conducted two amazing events at Camp Lakota...

2024 Coffee & Tea Sale Interest Form for Units
Attention all Units interested in Selling Coffee and Tea in 2024 - The Interest Survey is open...

Did You Forget to Subscribe to Scout's Life?
The Council is no longer able to add magazine subscriptions after registration, but subscribing is easy...

President's Day Closures
The Findlay and Lima offices and Scout Shops will be closed Monday, February 19...

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*:10 am -6pm
Tuesday*: 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

 *Closed 1-2 pm for lunch* 

Saturday: CLOSED