News from Black Swamp Area Council

March 2024

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

Youth Protection Training
Proof of Youth Protection Training certificate must be submitted with all adult applications...

Adult Application Flow Now Requires Completed CBC
Adult volunteer 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...

All ACE funds expiring July 1
All ACE funds must be used for allowable activities no later than July 1, 2024 ...

Council Commissioner Update
Tom Masterson takes over role as Council Commissioner...

2024 Coffee & Tea Sale
2024 Coffee & Tea Sale - Forms and Information are available now! Sale to start March 1st...

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 ...

High Adventure Expeditions Winter 2024 Edition
Do you like to do Winter Activities? Here are some activities you can do...

Findlay Scout Shop Clearance Sale and Sewing Offerings
Have you had the chance to check out the Findlay Scout Shop recently...

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