Council News

Cub Scout Splash-O-Ree

June 22, 2019 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, Maumee Scout Reservation, 12975 West County Road 925 North, Norman

Youth Participant Fee $12 prior to June 18th, $15 after this date

The Cub Scout Splash-O-Ree is a day-long event for Scouts and their families. Come to Maumee Scout Reservation and spend a day at the beach with us and all your friends.  We will be swimming, boating and fishing plus other water games. Bring a fishing pole or use one of ours to learn the fundamentals of fishing. Participation is all day or part of the day. You may bring your lunch or we will be grilling hot dogs (included in the fee). NO CAMPING WILL BE PERMITTED! This event is between weeks of Boy Scout summer camp.  Families are invited to attend this activity and, have fun, enjoy fellowship, and meet new friends. We will have many beach related game and activity stations close by for some fun while your bait is in the water. Just sign up and enjoy a day on the lake.  Register for this day of summer fun!

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District Consolidation Announcement - Download Town Hall Meetng Presentation

The Hoosier Trails Council, BSA would like to share plans to consolidate the Hoosier Hills and Lenni Lenape Districts into a newly formed service area.

"As a former chair of the Nominating Committee and as the current Finance Chair for the Hoosier Hills District, I concur that we need to make a significant, structural change.  We have serious leadership challenges in the current district configuration, and more importantly, I look forward to re-imagined and expanded district programming.” – Lake Lambert

“As the Council Commissioner and former Lenni Lenape District Chair, I support the recommendation for the district restructuring.  This will strengthen our ability to address the challenges that we face and will ultimately enable us to better serve the youth in the eastern part of the Council.   While change can be difficult,  I am confident that leaders in the new district will manage this with the Scouts’ best interests in mind.”  – Mark Wilson

Enter to win $100 Scout Shop Gift Card by suggesting the new district's name.

Platinum Journey to Excellence

We are happy to announce the 2018 Platinum Journey to Excellence achievers and the 2019 program standards and recognitions.  Check it out!

2019 Wood Badge Course

An awesome WB Staff (meet the course's staff) is preparing for a life-changing course for participants in 2019, check out more information here.

May-Jul Trail Signs Now Available

The latest edition of our printed newsletter is at press and will soon reach your mailbox; however, get a sneak peek by clicking here.

Major Gifts Initiative

We have added content to our MGI webpage, including site plans, project spec sheets, building drawings, an MGI newsletter and more.  Check it out.  Scout units can participate in the investments in our camps, an Adopt a Campsite option has been made available, through which a Scout unit or individual can commit to a gift of support, payable over three years.  Special recognition will be posted in the campsite.  Presently four such shelters are being installed at MSR.  Get more details on this opportunity.

Order of the Arrow Dues

Brothers in the OA can now pay their 2019 Lodge Dues conveniently here to remain in good standing in the Brotherhood of Cheerful Service.