2018 Webelos Resident Camp

Camping is the great outdoor adventure of Scouting. As a Webelos becomes at home in the outdoors, they learn some of the skills, resourcefulness, and self-reliance of the pioneer. The aims and methods of Scouting are all pertinent in the outdoor camping experience. Resident camping is perhaps the best opportunity for Scouts to fully immerse…

Distinguished Citizen Award Luncheon

The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor Bob Buckhorn, Mayor of the City of Tampa, with the 2018 Distinguished Citizen Award. After a long history of service to the City of Tampa, Bob Buckhorn was elected as the 58th mayor of Tampa, where he leads over 4,300 dedicated and hard-working…

2018 Eagle Scout Banquet Banquet

We will host our 2018 Eagle Banquet on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 at the University of South Florida”s Marshall Student Center (4103 USF Cedar Cir, Tampa, FL 33620), from 6 pm-8 pm. Family members and Scout leaders are encouraged to attend the banquet. All Scouts that earned their Eagle in 2017 should have received an invitation…

Camp Shands Summer Jobs Available

If you are interested in working at Camp Shands this summer, come interview at our Council Office on February 24th, from 9 am to 1:30 pm. We have openings in all areas! Area Director Openings COPE/Climbing High Tech Media First Year Camper Program Manager Openings Camp Health Officer Trading Post Manager  Staff Applications and CIT applications…

WELCOME NEW EMPLOYEES!

Jim Rees Scout Executive   Start Date: January 1st, 2018. Jim began his Scouting career in 1991 as a District Executive in Evangeline Area Council in Lafayette, Louisiana, before serving that Council as a Field Director. In 2001,became the Director of Field Service in East Carolina Council in Kinston, North Carolina. In 2004, he returned to…

Camporee of the Century

The 2018 Camporee of the Century marks 100 years of Scouting in the Greater Tampa Bay Area, and you are invited to join in the fun! The camporee will be a grand celebration of Boy Scouting, Venturing, Sea Scouting, and Exploring, with engaging activities for youth in all of these program areas. Highlights will include:…