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Miami Valley Boy Scouts of America

Scout Out An Adventure

Join the 100-year legacy of scouting in the Miami Valley. From new Cub Scouts to treasured alumni, there is a place for you in the Scouts.

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We provide all the vital tools you need to make the most of your involvement with the Scouts, whether you are an eager, first-time Den parent or a youth Scout motivated to advance. Find practical supplies and vital resources here.

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The camping program in the Miami Valley Council is one of the richest in Ohio, offering resident, day, and weekend camp programs. Operating two world-class properties, Woodland Trails Scout Reservation and Cricket Holler Scout Camp, the Council has a strong foothold in the area for outdoor activities, suitable for all types of outings.

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Upcoming Events

Thu 26

Thanksgiving Day

November 26 @ 12:00 am EST
Thu 26

Council Camping Committee

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Fri 27

Thanksgiving Day

November 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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About Our Programs

The units within the Miami Valley Council provide the ultimate combination for youth development and family connection: proven programs, dedicated, ever-learning leaders and access to quality outdoor educational facilities. Discover the trail that’s right for you and your family.

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Scouting is for all. All who are willing to learn and have fun. Scouting follows a faithful legacy of service, achievement, hands-on learning, and lifelong adventure. Find your local unit with the Miami Valley Council.


About Our Council

Miami Valley Council, BSA guides nearly 5,000 girls and boys in five counties in southwest Ohio. Our dedicated council offers unparalleled programs that teach leadership and citizenship through fun and exciting adventures for the whole family.

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Scouting News

National BSA Chapter 11 Financial Restructure, Update on Bar Date and Claims

Dear Scouting Family—   As the national organization reaches a significant moment in its bankruptcy

Scout Shop Hours Changing

Scout Shop Hours Changing

Effective Monday, November 2nd, the front desk at the Council Service Center will be staffed

Guidelines to Restart Scouting Safely

Guidelines to Restart Scouting Safely

The care and protection of our Scouts, families, and leaders are always the top priority.

MVC Clay Classic – $50,000 Raised!

MVC Clay Classic – $50,000 Raised!


2020 Unit Rechartering

All units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting

Blitz for Switch Winner!

Blitz for Switch Winner!

Congratulations to the winner of our online popcorn sales blitz week: Nathan F. from Pack

Statement of Diversity and Inclusion

The Executive Board of the Miami Valley Council adopted a new Statement of Diversity and


CAMPSITE RENTAL FEES AT CRICKET HOLLER WAIVED FOR 2020!!!   We have a number of campsites

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Set up camp with your closest friends, family, and unit members at one of our premier outdoor facilities! We also invite local organizations to come experience our sites’ offerings. Discover the camping destination perfect for your upcoming adventure.

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