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 2,000 youth in north-central Wisconsin. We serve youth and families in the following counties: Adams, Juneau, Wood, Portage, Marathon, Taylor, Lincoln, Langlade, Price, Oneida, Forest, Vilas and Clark. 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

  • Hanna Eagle Scholarship Program
    The Hanna Eagle Scout Scholarship Program has been established to offer Samoset Council, BSA Eagle Scouts and Venturers with an opportunity to secure funding for their higher educational goals. Applications are due January 31.
  • Winter Camp 2024 Registration Open
    Are you looking for something to do with your Pack, Troop or Crew this winter. Join us for Winter Camp and enjoy the winter wonderland of Wisconsin.
  • Smiley News August 2023
    A monthly newsletter for families and leaders of Samoset Scouting.
  • Updated Registration Fees
    Updated National BSA registration fees took effect on August 1. New Council Program Fee will be effective October 1, 2023. Learn more.
  • National Membership Fee Changes Begins August 1
    Beginning August 1, 2023, all new youth and adult members will have a 12-month membership cycle. The BSA will cease prorating fees. Both youth and adults will pay the full annual membership fee and will renew their membership on the anniversary date of joining Scouting. Read on to learn more.
  • Samoset District Names Announced
    During the past month and a half, two email surveys were conducted with each registered volunteer and family in our Samoset programs to name our five Scout districts. Read the results and learn more.
  • Youth Protection Updates
    In February, the National BSA updated the Youth Protection and Barriers to Abuse FAQs page. In addition the current "72-hour" rule will be eliminated on September 1. Please review this page for more details.


Upcoming Events

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The office and shop will be closed December 22 - January 1 so staff can spend time with their families and...
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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.