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 over 6,000 youth in north-central Wisconsin. We provide the necessary support services to ensure success of our units. Furthermore, the council provides year-round camping programs, youth and adult training opportunities and a council service center.

Featured News

  • Smiley News 10/13/20
    Bi-Weekly Samoset Council News
  • Scouts BSA Fall Camporee Virtual 2020
    Our Fall Camporees will be changed to a local, virtual event for each Troop to perform in their local communities due to the recent uptick in COVID cases across Central Wisconsin.
  • Weekly Update August 21
    A weekly newsletter for families and leaders of Samoset Scouting.
  • 2020-2021 Resource Guide
    Providing a year-round quality Scouting program is the key to unit success. We encourage each unit to spend time this summer planning activities for the next Scouting year and building an active outdoor program.
  • Samoset Scouting COVID-19 Updates
    Samoset Scouting is continuously updating policies and procedures following Wisconsin and CDC guidelines. Visit this page to learn more.
  • Camp Signup for 2021
    Opens March 1, 2020.
  • Scouting and Youth Safety
    The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members. Child sexual abuse continues to be a significant topic of the national conversation.

Upcoming Events

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A virtual roundtable for all Scouting leaders will be held on November 5th at 7:00 PM. Scouting is a valuable program for every...
Smiley's Stampede 5K Virtual Run - Can be done, starting November 6th through November 14th.  Participants, are able to run at their own...
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) is designed for all Scoutmasters and their Assistants of Scouts BSA troops. This is the hands on...
Smiley's First Annual 5K Trail Run, will take place on November 7th at Samoset Council Camp Phillips.  Runners will enjoy the amazing...
Samoset Council is offering the option of a virtual pack for youth to join in these challenging times. While we continue to offer in person...
Weekend open to Madison, Milwaukee, Illinois, and Southern Bay Lakes Council only This weekend includes the option to stay overnight on Sunday and...
Weekend open to Samoset Council and Northern Bay Lakes Council only.   SCOUTS BSA Hanna Winter Resort aims to provide everything Scouts BSA...

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 Samoset Council, Boy Scouts of America
 3511 Camp Phillips Rd, Weston WI 54476
 715-355-1450 (phone) | 715-355-9849 (fax)

Samoset Vision: Every youth prepared for tomorrow's challenges.