News from Black Swamp Area Council

April 2024

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2024 Scouting Golf Classic
Register now for the Scouting Golf Classic on May 16th at the Findlay Country Club...

Fall 2024 Popcorn Sale
Fall 2024 Popcorn Sale is coming! Register your unit now...

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

Capital Campaign Update
On January 20, the only weekend this winter that there was snow on the ground in Northwest Ohio the Black Swamp Area Council held the ceremonial groundbreaking for Cooper Lodge with Keith Hubbard Dining Hall...

Silver Beaver Award Recipients Announced
Congratulations to this year's Silver Beaver Award recipients...

Growing Leaders Gala and Auction to take place on May 1
Arrowwood District Volunteers host Growing Leaders Gala & Auction...

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...

New Patches at the Findlay Scout Shop
Camping, Fishing, Pit Crew, Oh My...

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

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

High Adventure Expeditions Spring 2024 Edition
Are you looking for something to do this Spring? Are you unsure what to do? Then look no further, the High Adventure Expeditions Spring 2024 Edition has...

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...

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

Good Friday Closures
The Findlay and Lima Scout Shops and Service Centers will be closed Friday, March 29...

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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