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Shop Shops Now Hiring

The Springdale Scout Shop and Fort Smith Scout Shop are currently hiring. Both positions are part time, 15-20 hours per week. You must be available to work until 6pm a couple days a week and some Saturdays. Apply in person. Fort Smith Scout Shop 1401 Old Greenwood Rd Fort Smith, AR Springdale Scout Shop 3409 Elm Springs Rd Springdale,AR 72762

2017 Scouting for Food Recently Added Content

On February 4 and 11, 2017, Scouts throughout the Westark Area Council will help make a difference to fight hunger. Scouting for Food is the leading service program for Boy Scouts of America and is a part of the national BSA program - Good Turn for America.

All You Need to Know to Register Your Troop for Summer Camp at Camp Orr! Recently Added Content

Camp Orr is your X-treme Camping Destination! Camp Orr High Adventure Base, located near Jasper, Arkansas is the only BSA accredited High Adventure Base sheltered on all sides by the National Park Service. Nearly 600 acres of the scenic Buffalo National River Wilderness Area are available for long-term summer camping for Boy Scouts of all ages and abilities.

Spring 2017 Wood Badge Course - Adult Leader Training

Wood Badge is advanced leadership training for Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, and Venturing adult leaders at the unit, district, council, and professional levels. It is taught by living the experience of a Boy Scout Troop, utilizing the patrol method, over two weekends

2017 Family Friends of Scouting

Friends of Scouting is the annual giving campaign of the Council which provides the necessary funds to ensure a quality Scouting program. Your unit can help make this campaign successful by signing up for a Friends of Scouting presentation The presentation informs parents and leaders of all council services, its financial needs and extends an opportunity to help fulfill the need.

2017 National Jamboree

At the second jamboree to be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, you’ll be able to explore the mystery, adventure, and beauty of a West Virginia summer, and the adventure of Scouting.

Youth Protection Training Video Available for Units on the Council's You Tube Page

The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members. All adult volunteers are required to take Youth Protection Training. In order to help facilitate this training, we have made the Youth Protection Training video available over at the Council's You Tube page. Read the article for the link.


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