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Annual Leadership Breakfast

Black Hills Area Council’s ANNUAL LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST April 20, 2022 REACH NEW HEIGHTS Featured Speaker TODD HUSTON We are very excited to invite everyone to attend our Annual Leadership Breakfast.…

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2022 Wildfire Awareness Month Coloring Contest

May is Wildfire Awareness Month! Please join us in spreading the message about preventing wildland fires in South Dakota with a coloring contest. Our objective is to educate South Dakota’s…

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Scouting Safely Update: Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Scouting Activities

The Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Scouting Activities have received an update and now include Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Camping. That change will align with the upcoming update to the Guide to Safe…

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S.A.F.E.

Scouts and their parents expect all Boy Scouts of America activities to be conducted safely. To ensure the safety of participants, the Boy Scouts of America expects leaders to use…

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Did you know you can create a fundraiser on Facebook to benefit the Black Hills Area Council?

It is so easy to create an online Fundraiser through Facebook and have the money donated benefit the Scouting Program right here in the Black Hills Area Council. All you…

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Council Sponsors

Scouting is for the Family

United Way of the Black Hills

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America 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 Law.

Scout Oath

On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.