Ohio Valley

Cub Scout Program Changes

  Webcasts on the New Cub Scouting Program A new Cub Scouting program is launching June 1, 2015, that will be more fun and exciting for boys, and easier to implement for unit leaders. A number of webcasts were hosted on January 17 to outline the coming changes, how to prepare, and when resources will be available….

Shop AmazonSmile and Automatically Donate to SKC

You can donate to Simon Kenton Council, just by signing up and shopping! Be sure to go HERE and select Boy Scouts of America Council. Thanks in advance and happy shopping.When first visiting AmazonSmile, you are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile…

A Night Out for Scouting

You’re invited to join us this Friday, November 21st at 6:30 p.m. at Woodland’s Backyard as we enjoy an evening out to support Scouting!  Cost of admission is $50 and includes entrance, live music, two drink tickets, appetizers and a night of fun! Click Here for more information. Must be 21+

Service Hours Available at Winter Wonderland

Attention Boy Scout Troops & Venture Crews! How would you like to earn some service hours? We have several stations at Winter Wonderland that could use your talent and expertise! With activities including cookie decorating, Christmas crafts, rope making, bb shooting, archery, ice fishing, model railroad, tomahawk throw and more. To sign up to volunteer…

Apple Butter Festival

Registration is still open for the Apple Butter Festival at Camp Falling Rock this Saturday, November 1st.  Bring your friends and family (open to the public)  and join us from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for Fresh Hand-Made Apple Cider, Apple Butter for Sale, Archery, Branding, Tomahawk Throw, Flint & Steel Fire-Starting, Rope-Making, Frontiersman Living, Nature Exhibits and more!

Ohio Valley Welcomes New District Executive

  Hello! My name is Kyrsten Stenerson and I will be serving as your new Ohio Valley District Executive. I just wanted to introduce myself. I recently graduated from Capital University where I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and a minor in Organizational Communication and Public Speaking. I am a proud…

Share Your Scouting Story

We want to hear from you! Share with us your Scouting stories and you may see yours in the next issue of The Scouter. Whether your experience was a memorable camp out, hiking at Philmont, or your Scout creating lifelong friends…we want to know! You can even have your Scout send us an email explaining…

Simon Kenton Council OSU Ushering – 90 Years of Service!

Simon Kenton Council’s football ushering civic service project requires youth and adults of the highest caliber. Our success depends upon the best leadership and people skills we can provide. This project serves three purposes: (1) to maintain the visibility of Scouting in the public domain, (2) to maintain the visibility of The Ohio State University…

Register for 2015 World Scout Jamboree

Registration is now finally available for the 2015 World Scout Jamboree. Japan will host the 23rd World Scout Jamboree, Tuesday, July 28th through Saturday, August 8th 2015. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a World Jamboree! Location: Kira-hama, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan The Jamboree is located on Kirahama or Kirara Beach in Yamaguchi Prefecture….

2013 Ohio Valley District Award of Merit Recipients

“The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.” Robert Baden-Powell Ohio Valley presented the district’s top award for leadership & service to scouting this past month. The 2013 recipients were Roland Guay & Mike Kilmer. Thank you both for your many contributions to Scouting & the Ohio Valley…