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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.

Training Opportunities

Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills

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.


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Palmetto Council News

Palmetto Council News

The Palmetto Council is excited to recognize the volunteer efforts of four individuals by presenting them the Silver Beaver Awards.  The Silver Beaver is the highest award a local council can bestow upon a volunteer.  Please join us in congratulating our 2014 Silver Beaver Class.

Congratulations to Alex S. from Pack 145!

Alex won a four-foot Scout stocking during the Santa's Scout Shop event on December 3rd.

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