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Upcoming Events

STEM is part of an initiative the Boy Scouts of America has taken on to encourage the natural curiosity of youth members and their sense of wonder...
Join the Cultural Connections of Hancock County and earn your American Cultures OR Citizenshi pin the World Merit Badge during a morning sessions at...
Preparing for the Future   The Boy Scout motto is Be Prepared and the Boy Scout movement helps to prepare young people for Life.  Where...
Great Oaks District Committee and Commissioner meeting The montly business meeting for the district, from 7-8 p.m. on the first Thursday of each...
Join us for our monthly District Committee meeting to discuss camping, advancement, training, and events. If you are interested in joining the team...

Latest News

  • Don't Miss the 2019 World Jamboree
    The 2019 World Jamboree will be co-hosted by the United States, Canada, and Mexico and will be held at the Summit in West Virginia on July 21-August 2 2019...
  • Campership Applications Now Live!
    The campership online applications are now available...
  • 2018 Council Annual Dinner
    The Council Annual Dinner is our opportunity to celebrate our successes for the previous year, and to recognize our volunteers who make our Council...
  • High Adventure News February 2018
    See the high adventure base news from the Boy Scouts of America...
  • Planned Giving Seminar, Tuesday, February 27
    The Boy Scout motto is Be Prepared and the Boy Scout movement helps to prepare young people for Life. Where the economy is going and how changes in the tax code are going to affect individuals and organizations are important questions. The Boy Scouts of America, Black Swamp Area Council is hosting a continuing education seminar and donor seminar ...
  • Council Annual Meeting
    The Council Annual Meeting is to be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:00 A.M. at Kalida High School, 208 N 4th St, Kalida, OH...
  • BSA Expands Programs to the Entire Family
    BSA's mission 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 Scout Law...
  • Membership Fee Increase
    Please see this important message in regards to the national membership fee increase.
  • Unit Committee Training Pack and Troop
    The Executive Board of the Black Swamp Area Council adopted a training requirement for adult volunteers in the council in 2012. Those training requirements are being phased in over a number of years. The goal of the training is to enhance the programs offered to our youth members so that more of them will stay in Scouting. Since the implementation of the training requirement, year over year the council has had an increase in youth retention...
  • Do You Need Training?
    Are you wondering where you take training? Look no further...
  • Training Schedule 2018
    A leader in Scouting is considered fully trained and entitled to wear the Trained leader emblem when he or she has completed the training courses for their position...

Black Swamp Area Council
2100 Broad Avenue, Findlay Ohio
(419) 422-4356