Black Swamp Area Council Cub Scouts Invite Boys For Fun & Adventure

VR LOGO - WEBFour County Area (Defiance, Fulton, Henry & Williams) Cub Scouting wants you! Now is the time to join the fun and excitement of America’s foremost youth program for boys—Cub Scouting. A sign-up night will be held on September 18 at locations throughout the county!

Cub Scouting is for boys in the first through fifth grades. The program combines outdoor activities, sports, academics, and more in a fun and exciting program that helps families teach ideals such as honesty, good citizenship, and respect.
Cub Scout sign-up nights are scheduled at the following locations on September 18 at 7PM unless otherwise noted:

•Archbold – St. John’s Christain Church – Upstairs Youth Room
•Ayersville Elementary School
•Defiance Elementary School – Gymnasium
•Delta Elementary School
•Edgerton Elementary School
•Evergreen Elementary School
•Fayette Elementary School
•Hicksville – The Alley at 6PM
•Holgate Local School – Multi Purpose Room
•Montpelier School – Auditeria
•Napoleon – Shelter House Across from Kidz Kingdom on Glenwood Ave.
•North Central Elementary – Cafeteria
•Patrick Henry Middle School
•Pettisville Elementary School
•Sherwood VFW at 7PM on September 16th.
•Tinora Elementary School
•Wauseon Primary School
•Wauseon Elementary School
•West Unity Memorial Park

At the sign-up night boys will have an opportunity to meet other Scouts and interested boys and participate in a game. Parents can learn more about the local unit’s activities and how Scouting can benefit their child.
For more information, please contact District Executive, Janssen Lemley, 419-509-7100 or

Beginning in the first grade, Scouting provides children with hands on experiences that engage the imagination and promote independence. The positive impact Scouting has on our youth and the opportunities Scouting provides to volunteers have a ripple effect that extends out to all parts of our communities. To find a local group in your area go to

Scouting in the Black Swamp Area Council began in 1915-1923 when the Scouting program was introduced to the young people of West Central and Northwestern Ohio. Scouting became synonymous with camping, hiking, and outdoor fun and adventure using the outdoor educational programs of Scouting to teach personal responsibility, citizenship, character development, achievement of specific goals, service to others and learning about the outdoors–all based upon the values found in the Scout Oath and Law.

The Black Swamp Area Council was formed in 1992 with the merger of the Put-Han-Sen and Shawnee Councils. The Black Swamp Area Council now has two camps, one in Hancock County and one in Defiance County. Today thousands of Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Explorers and Scout leaders use both camps annually, living out the Scout Oath and Scout Law one scout at a time.

For more information about finding scouting near you, visit

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