Welcome to Palmetto Council’s home on the web. We hope you enjoy exploring our website and learning more about the Scouting program. If you would like to find a unit near you, please visit beascout.org.
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.
District Pinewood Derby Race
Daniel Morgan and Three Rivers Districts
Saturday, March 15
Wofford College, Andrews Field House
Registration deadline: March 7
Weigh-in: 7:30am - 8:30am
Race begins: 9:00am
When: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 8am - 5pm
Where: Buford Street United Methodist Church, 120 East Buford Street, Gaffney, SC 29340.
Who should attend: adults who are, or plan to be Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters; or Cub Scout/Webelos leaders who will cross over to a Scout troop in the next 12 months. Troop committee chairs are also invited to attend in order to better support their troop. This course is also prerequisite for Wood Badge and will not be offered again prior to 2014 Wood Badge.
Participants should bring paper/pencil for note-taking.
Coffee/breakfast snacks and lunch will be provided.
When: Friday, May 2 @6:00pm - Sunday, May 4 @noon
Where: Camp Bob Hardin, 805 Scout Camp Road, Saluda, NC 28773
Who should attend: adults who are, or plan to be Scoutmasters or Assistant Scoutmasters; also Cub Scout/Webelos leaders who will be crossing over to a Scout troop in the next 6-12 months. Troop committee chairs are also invited to attend in order to better support their troop.
Participants should have completed Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training as a prerequisite to this training. BSA Health form parts A & B required upon check-in at the class site.