Why buy separate gear items when things already in your backpack or trunk can pull double (or triple) duty?
A Scout is thrifty, after all.
So here, courtesy of our friends at Thermacell, you’ll find a list of 5 camping items that can serve purposes beyond the obvious.
By two or more pair of socks and get 25% off for all socks purchased. This offer is for a limited time. Please see a Scout Shop employee for details.
Burn it, recycle it, donate it — Scouts and Scouters have a number of options for retiring worn-out American flags.
And as the youth-serving organization most closely associated with patriotism, we have a duty to do so responsibly.
Merit Badge Academy Spring 2017 was one for the record books! The number of participants exceeded any other academy in recent memory. The Council received advance registrations of 664 Scouts, 53 adult leaders for lunch and 96 adult leaders who signed up for training. Our thanks go out to the many volunteers who stepped up…Details
The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council’s annual Eagle Banquet was held May 11 at MacDill Air Force Base’s Surf Club. The event celebrated the achievement of 113 Eagle Scouts in attendance. Each Scout present was recognized by Tom Hochhausler, Council President. In 2016, 374 Council Scouts earned the Eagle rank. Other awards given at the…Details
Greater Tampa Bay Area Council is partnering with Trails End again this year to offer premium popcorn products as a unit fundraising opportunity. The first step is for each participating unit to designate a Popcorn Kernel. Next, each unit needs to register by visiting this link for the Trails End website: http://bit.ly/2017gtbacpopcorn. Note that units…Details
Eddie Eichhorn-vonWurmb, affectionately known as “Miss Eddie,” passed away earlier this year at the age of 88. She served in a variety of volunteer Scouting roles for more than 50 years. A memorial service will be held in her honor at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 10 at Camp Brorein’s waterfront camp fire ring. A cracker…Details
Consider for a moment how many images you come across in a single day. Add up each post on Facebook and Twitter and Snapchat and Instagram and Pinterest and … That’s the cluttered online landscape into which those of us who want to grow Scouting must venture. How do we capture and share the story of Scouting in a…Details
Join us as we celebrate a century of Scouting in west Florida! On March 16-18, 2018, the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council will host the Camporee of the Century at Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation in Lake Wales. Meet Scouts from around the Council, celebrate our storied past, and look to an even more remarkable future…Details
The Seminole Service Center and Tampa Service Center and both Scout Shops will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. All locations will resume normal operations on Tuesday, May 30.