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Scout Day at UW – September 9th 2023

Scout Day at the University of Washington happens on September 9th and you’ll want to be there when the Huskies take on Tulsa at 2pm!
Tickets for this match-up start at just $24 and include a limited edition UW Patch designed especially for Scouts and Scouting families.
Tickets are limited so be sure to purchase NOW!

Popcorn! Units and individual youth can still register

It’s awesome to see so many units registered for the fall popcorn sale, signing up for site sales, and working to place their popcorn orders! But, if you have yet to join in YOU STILL CAN!! Units and individual youth can still register to start earning for next summer’s adventures.

First orders will give units product on hand starting on this week, but if you forgot to order we have some extra to get you through. The second orders to provide product on September 14/15 are open now. 10/31/23: Third (Take Orders) orders due

For the dates and info check your email, go to or contact Chaffin at

2023–2024 BSA National Membership Fees (Effective 8-1-23)

The BSA will implement the following national membership fees which were approved by the National Executive Committee at the annual meeting. Scouting offers a valuable year-round program at a reasonable annual price, however if needed registration assistance is available. If you are hosting joining events make sure families are aware of the membership fee changes effective August 1st, 2023.

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Camp Parsons Family Camp – September 1-4 2023

Bring your entire family for a weekend camp!

The perfect end of summer experience awaits your family on the Hood Canal at Camp Parsons Family Camp! Enjoy a relaxing time on our scenic, waterfront, wooded property while we will take care of your needs for the weekend. This escape for Scouting and non-Scouting families includes all meals, accommodations and activities!

Head to swim beach, canoe on the canal, or try out the rifle and archery ranges. Let the littles get creative in our craft lodge or be adventurous at the climbing tower or at our ATV program (age 14 and up). Sign up for as many activities as you want, they’re all included!

Evening events include a movie night under the stars, complete with popcorn and snacks, and let our staff treat you to a traditional Camp Parsons campfire production, including yummy s’mores or join in a family game night in our beautiful dining hall.

This is the stuff great summer memories are made of, don’t miss your opportunity to grab one of these spaces. For information and to register, click the link below.

2023 Family Camp at Camp Parsons

Bird Study June 10th at Camp Pigott

Looking for fun way for your youth to earn another Merit Badge? How about heading to Camp Pigott for this one!—Bird-Study—Camp-Pigott

Wood Badge Register Now!

Wood Badge is an advanced, intense, experiential course on small-group leadership. There are presentations and activities. There are games, but there is no dead time – the games are all with a purpose. The course, and working your ticket afterwards, will help you make your Scouting unit stronger, and will also help you in your work, church, family, and everywhere else.

Wood Badge

NYLT Registration is Open!

Great News, 2 sessions of NYLT are offered this year; July 31 to August 5 and August 7 to August 12 at Camp Sheppard!!This exciting, action-packed program designed to provide youth with leadership skills and awesome experiences!! Participants must be a registered youth, and at least 13-years old. Camperships are available for this outstanding course offering! For more information and to register go to:
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

Citizenship in Society – June 10th 2023

The Citizenship in Society workshop is an amazing journey for youth. The workshop happening on June 10th at Camp Long is now open for registration. The session is limited to 120 participants, cost is $20. If you haven’t registered your youth for this required Merit Badge do so now. Register now at:

Citizenship in Society Merit Badge Workshop

Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet – May 17 2023

This night is for them; to honor their dedication, hard work and persistence to achieve the rank of Eagle.
We invite you to join us at this once in a lifetime celebration on Wednesday, May 17th at the Museum of Flight. If you are an Eagle Scout, we especially ask that you attend to help welcome this class to your ranks, if you cant their are multiple ways to support this group of stellar youth.

Eagle Scout Banquet 2023

Seattle Sounders FC – April 8th

Here’s an outstanding opportunity to watch the champion Seattle Sounders FC with your Scout on April 8th. Make sure you use this link to purchase your tickets, groups of 6 or less can select seats together online, larger groups should contact Conner directly for seating together.

Go to: and buy your seats today!

Crewapalooza March 17-19 at Camp Pigott

Crewapalooza is the adventure older Scouts have been waiting for! A weekend just for Venture Crews, Sea Scouts and Explorers, full of the events designed for you and those who are in joining you! Join us at Camp Pigott March 17th – 19th for all the FUN!
All food will be provided, housing in cabins or yurts available on a first come, first served basis so make sure to take advantage of this amazing weekend! Just $40 per person for this awesome weekend!
For more information email or register directly at:

Crewapalooza March 17-19 at Camp Pigott

Trail to First Class and Paul Bunyan Award Day

Get set now for one of our most popular programs, The Trail to First Class. This only happens at 2 limited sessions, one on April 29th and one on May 6th, both at Camp Sheppard. Each of these one day events help youth new to ScoutsBSA units have their first outdoor experience, while accomplishing a large part of their Trail to First Class rank requirements! Limited to just 70 youth per session and just $40, these spots will fill quickly, register now at:

Trail to First Class and Paul Bunyan Award Day