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.
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.
Congratulations to the 2014 class of Silver Beavers: We are thrilled to announce the 2014 recipients of the Samoset Council Silver Beaver Award. These outstanding volunteers will be formally recognized at our council's Annual Recognition Evening coming up on Friday, January 30, 2015. Please plan to join us as we recognize: Nick Bostwick Marita Hattem, Rus Hofmann, Sandy Irwin, Ray Knihtila, and John Mabry. Register to attend the celebration.
Part-Time Program Delivery Specialist Position: The Samoset Council is seeking qualified applicants to fill part-time Program Delivery Specialist positions. 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 .
Al Hanna Donates $3 million to Samoset: The Samoset Council, Boy Scouts of America is thrilled to announce a gift of $3 million from long-time supporter Albert C. Hanna, a north-central Wisconsin native and Chicago real estate executive. The donation will extend outreach to underserved youth in the Samoset Council, as well as fund college scholarships for local Eagle Scouts. Learn more here.
Charter Renewal: Charter Renewal time is here. Each district has scheduled a Charter Renewal Turn-in Day. This is the best time to turn in your completed charter renewal paperwork. More details found in the charter renewal packet.
- Ahdawagam: January 22
- Mushkodany: January 29
- Ojibwa: January 29
- Rib Mountain: January 29
- Northwoods: January 29
- Crystal Lake: January 22
Winter Camp 2015: Registration Open.
Webcasts on the New Cub Scouting Program: January 17, 2015
Samoset Recognition Evening: January 30, 2015
Samoset Eagle Recognition Banquet: February 10, 2015
BALOO Training: April 25, 2015
World Scout Jamboree 2015: Imagine that the day is July 29….one year from today!! 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.