Samoset Vision: Every youth prepared for tomorrow's challenges.
Fun, Adventure, Values… You've found it all with Scouting, the most proven and successful youth program in America. Founded in 1920, Samoset Council currently serves 6,300 youth in north-central Wisconsin. We provide the necessary support services to ensure success of our districts and the units they support. Furthermore, the council provides year-round camping programs, youth and adult training opportunities and a council service center.
Scouting for Food, April 11 & 18, 2015: Place non-perishable food items in bag. Place bag outside of door on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 by 9:00 AM. If your bag is not collected by the Sunday after collection day, please deliver the food items to your local food pantry. Please only nonperishable food items: soup, canned vegetables, dry mixes, canned meats, flour or sugar.
Cub Scout Program Changes: Exciting changes are coming to the Cub Scouting program in June. These changes will make it simpler to execute for unit leaders and more fun for boys!
Report to the Governor: On Wednesday February 18, 2015 seven Eagle Scouts, representing the 57,000 youth served by Scouting in Wisconsin, gathered at the State Capitol in Madison to deliver the 2014 Boy Scouts of America Report to the State. The annual report highlights the positive contributions that Scouting has on youth and communities across Wisconsin.
BSA to prohibit use of 15-passenger Vans: Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the use of 15-passenger vans manufactured before 2005 will no longer be allowed in connection with Scouting programs and activities.
Part-Time Program Delivery Specialist Position: The Program Delivery Specialist will have direct responsibility for the development and success of Scouting Outreach programs. Qualified applicants will have a passion for Scouting and for serving youth. Strong organizational and time management skills in addition to strong communication skills are a must. Qualified applicants will thrive working with young people as well as adults. For a complete job profile, click here.
Applicants should submit a completed application, to Adam Freund at .
BALOO Training: April 25, 2015
Wilderness & Remote First Aid: May 1-3, 2015, Hanna Venture Base, Rhinelander
Spring Work Trek: May 1-3, 2015
OWL Training: May 8-9, 2015
TKC Service Corps: May 15-17, 2015
"Pull" for Scouting Sporting Clays: June 12, 2015
National Youth Leadership Training: June 14-20
Woodbadge 2015 - August 21-23 & Sep 18-20
World Scout Jamboree 2015: Imagine that the day is July 29! You have just finished your first day at the Jamboree in Japan. You have shared this experience with over 25,000 Scouts from over 160 nations in the world’s largest gathering of youth who are devoted to building leadership skills and global peace initiatives.