Council News

Order of the Arrow Dues

Brothers in the OA can now pay their 2017 Lodge Dues conveniently here to remain in good standing in the Brotherhood of Cheerful Service.

Seeking District Executive

We are presently seeking candidates to interview for the vacant White River Trails District Executive.  This rewarding and challenging position requires a Bachelor's Degree.  The successful applicant will be a self-starter, motivator, great team member, and will have a passion for enabling great programming for kids.  This position requires the executive to reside within the White River Trails District and comes with a competitive salary and first-class benefits.  interested parties should send their resume's to Glen Steenberger.

Winter Rendezvous

Join other Scouters, Scouts and families for a Winter Wonderland experience at Maumee Scout Reservation at the 2017 Annual Winter Rendezvous!  Brave the cold and live the life of a winter adventurer along with all the other hearty souls in the Wapehani District at this annual Scouting test of endurance and cold weather camping!  Learn more about this event that is a jem in our annual program line-up.

2017 Training Expo - February 4th

The 2017 Training Expo will be taking place at the Brown County Intermediate School again this year.  There will be a completely new choice of trainings and new instructors to present these valuable topics.  A complete list of class topics and registration is linked here.  Mark your calendars today for a great day of training, fun, and fellowship.

Cub Scout STEAM-O-Ree

​February 18, 2017 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Brown County Intermediate School, 260 School House Lane, Nashville
Youth Participant Fee $10 prior to February 10th, $15 after this date  Online Registration Coming Soon Here

Awesome one day Cub Scout activity that supplements local pack programming. Participants will have the opportunity to earn the STEAM-related Cub Scout awards.  Boys can also work on earning their NOVA Award. Additionally, students from Indiana University who study these career fields will be on hand to work with the Scouts!

Boy Scout Summer Camp News

Maumee Scout Reservation is committed to meeting the needs of BSA members, both youth and adult, by providing challenging programs, engaging education and life-changing experiences in an incredible outdoor setting where the values of the Boy Scouts of America excel.  An exuberant, friendly and experienced staff awaits the opportunity to facilitate fantastic adventures in the summer of 2017!

Mountain Man Rendezvous - Journey back in time to Fort Erie and “sharpen” your inner Mountain Man skills.   Challenges of buck-skinner skills, old-world refreshments and entertainment, awaits.

Provisional Scouts/2nd Week - Scouts who are unable to attend camp with their troop may come to  sessions 4 or 5 and be a part of a staff led troop.  Campers who want to return for a second week of camp can do so for 1/2 price!

Mountaineer Challenge - A three year camp challenge will be started that tests Scout skills, Ridge Runner, Voyageur, and Mountaineer.  Hiveranno is a potential honor for those returning a forth year to lead Fort Erie. Aimed to develop leadership, focuses on service to others and fun! Learn more about this adventure.

Major Gifts Initiative News

2016 ended with exciting movement on our Major Gifts Initiative.  We are pleased to report that funding has been secured to build the Ellison Scoutcraft Program Area and the Marchant Ecology Lodge.  Plans are presently being refined on these projects and impact is targeted to be realized by summer of 2017. 

The 2017 Friends of Scouting Campaign is underway.  This effort produces the largest funding source annually that supports the life-changing programs of the Hoosier Trails Council.

Learn more how you can help us make a difference!