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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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HAPPY RETIREMENT: John Baringer!

The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council would like to give an enormous thank you to John Baringer for 43 years of service.John has acted as the Director of Special Projects along with a host of many other roles. He has been a crucial asset to the success of our council and will be sorely missed. Happy Retirement…

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Distinguished Citizen Award Luncheon

The Distinguished Citizen Award recognizes local leaders who are advocates and supporters of youth and their development. The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council hosts two annual events, the Distinguished Citizens Award Dinner in St. Petersburg in November and the Distinguished Citizen Award Luncheon in downtown Tampa in March.  The Dinner is a ticketed event that supports local…

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