Samoset Opening Phase II Update

The Wausau Homes Scout Service Center (WHSC) Phase II Reopening Plan has been modified to include that all visitors to the Scout Shop or office must wear a face covering.  Disposable versions will be on hand for anyone that does not have one.  Council staff will also wear face coverings while interacting with visitors at the facility.

This change includes any committee meetings at WHSC.

July Roundtable

Please register for the July virtual Roundtable which will be held on July 16th at 7pm. There will be guest speakers from the Ice Age Trail and the Wisconsin Maritime Museum.

Register Here.

Summer Day Camps

Get ready for adventure and fun this summer. Signup for one or more of our summer day camp opportunities.

Our STEM day camps offer activities for boys and girls going into grades 2-6. They’ll work in teams, make new friends and perform experiments that make science, technology, engineering, and math come alive.

Our others day camp programs will feature traditional camp activities like archery, BB-guns, and outdoor cooking. These are open to the entire family, including non-Scouts.

Learn more here!

Sporting Clays

Friday August 7, 2020
Wausau Skeet and Trap Club

The 8th Annual Sporting Clays is Samoset Council’s flagship fundraising event.  You have the option for either a morning or afternoon shoot with lunch provided between them.  Your safety is our top priority, and safety measures will be in place to ensure a safe event.  The funds from this event help our 5,000 youth with need-based scholarships, continual outreach development, and providing a high-quality camping experiences. For questions or registration information visit

Questions:  Contact Adam Freund 715-409-9415 or

Samoset 100th Anniversary Picnic

Samoset Council is excited to celebrate 100 years of Scouting in north-central Wisconsin.  The council was granted a charter from the Boy Scouts of America in July of 1920.  Join us on July 30 at Camp Phillips to celebrate this milestone.  For the safety of all attending, pre-registration is required.  The event will be broken into two blocks (3:00 - 4:45 PM and 5:15 - 7:00 PM).  During this event, participants will have the opportunity to learn more about our history and participate in some traditional camp activities.  Food  & drink concessions will be available.

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Motor Boating Merit Badge

The Marathon County Sheriff’s Department Boat Safety Instructors will be offering the Wisconsin DNR Boat Safety Course and Motor Boating Merit Badge.  Classes will be from 6-9 p.m. on July 27, 28, and 30th. July 31, 2020, the class will be from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. and students need to attend all four nights. 

Learn more here

SAT / ACT Test Prep for Scouts

The eKnowledge and the SAT/ACT Donation Project remains in effect for Scout families – both current and former – enabling them to access SAT and/or ACT test-prep computer programs for a reduced rate. The test prep includes multiple hours of video instruction, several lessons and drills, hundreds of practice questions, and numerous automatically graded tests.

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