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The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

The Palmetto Council is chartered by the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America to provide support to local Scouting programs in 6 counties in South Carolina. The counties we serve are Spartanburg, Chester, Cherokee, Lancaster, Union and York.We provide support for over 200 Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Venturing, Exploring, and Learning for Life programs at local community organizations throughout all 6 counties. More than 5,500 youth are members of these programs.

Palmetto Council News

Palmetto Council News

Mr. Art Harris, York Senior District Executive, has been granted early retirement from active professional service in the Palmetto Council, Boy Scouts of America.

The Palmetto Council NESA Committee honored a lifelong Scouter, Norman F. Schaefer, as our third recipient of the NESA National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award.