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Organizations supporting the work and aims of the Boy Scouts of America.
Boy Scouts of America scouting bands.
Please provide your council name, the location (city, state) of the headquarters, and a description of the site and council. Suggestions: -What is the area served (communities, counties, regions of states)? -What is the most fascinating fact about your council? -Does your site have a calendar? training information? district information? message board? summer camp information?
The council is the subdivision of the Boy Scouts of America that administrates the program at the local level. Generally based on populations, density, and size; The area that a council office provides a program in ranges from one large city to multiple small states. Councils are further divided into districts in similar fashion.
Welcome Scouters and other submitters
This section is for sites of BSA Cub Scouts and WEBELOS.

Keep in mind that this is an edited directory. The Editors are all scouters who have volunteered in the ODP. They have developed guidelines for the placement and description of scouting sites. Please do them a good turn - by reading and following these guidelines.

Note
The format of the directory is to start with "Pack 111" the words "Cub Scout" are omitted because this branch of the directory is restricted to Cub Scout sites. The sites are divided by State.

The descriptions are edited to disclose the content of the site, the editor''s question is, "what is on the site" - does the site have a photo gallery, activity calendar, leader contacts, etc.
Mission statements, puffery, such as "Greatest Site in America!!! " ; "**Best group this side of the Missouri**" etc., will be edited out.

Here is what the editors are looking for in your submission:

Example of Title:
Pack 123 - Springfield

Example of Description:
Includes (or Contains or Provides)leader contacts, meeting times and locations, calendar of events, midi music, interactive forms, downloadable forms, and links. In the Xyz Council, chartered by the United Methodist Church.

Please describe what type of information is presented.

Do Not use the description to present information.
For example, a statement "Our group meets Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. at the downtown scout hall on Pine Street"
will be edited out,
and the editor will substitute "meeting time and location".

By following these guidelines you will speed the processing of your submission''s entry into the ODP Directory.

Yours in Scouting - 1st ODP Scout Troop
Cub scouting is the section of the Boy Scouts of America for boys age 6 to 11. This includes the program for senior cub scouts called WEBELOS.
Please provide your district name and council name (and council number, if available) in the title. A description of the site and district should be included. Suggestions: -What is the area served (communities, counties, regions of states)? -How many units/youth are in your district? -Does your site have a calendar/event list? training information? committee information? message board? summer camp/camp-o-ree information? map?
Districts are the subdivisions of Councils in the BSA. Districts are not autonomous but are an organizational necessity of most Councils. Districts are generally based on regional statistics such as population, density, and square mileage. This category contains sites that are specifically for individual districts.
Welcome Scouters and other submitters
This section is for sites of BSA Explorer Scout Posts.

Keep in mind that this is an edited directory. The Editors are all scouters who have volunteered in the ODP. They have developed guidelines for the placement and description of scouting sites. Please do them a good turn - by reading and following these guidelines.

Note
The format of the directory is to start with "Explorer Post 111" the word "Scout" is omitted because this branch of the directory is restricted to Explorer Scout Post sites. The sites are divided by interest.

The descriptions are edited to disclose the content of the site, the editor''s question is, "what is on the site" - does the site have a photo gallery, activity calendar, leader contacts, etc.
Mission statements, puffery, such as "Greatest Site in America!!! " ; "**Best group this side of the Missouri**" etc., will be edited out.

Here is what the editors are looking for in your submission:

Example of Title:
Explorer Post 123 - Springfield, Illinois

Example of Description:
Explorer scouting, site includes leader contacts, meeting times and locations, calendar of events, midi music, interactive forms, downloadable forms, and links

Please describe what type of information is presented.

Do Not use the description to present information.
For example, a statement "Our group meets Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. at the downtown scout hall on Pine Street"
will be edited out,
and the editor will substitute "meeting time and location".

By following these guidelines you will speed the processing of your submission''s entry into the ODP Directory.

Yours in Scouting - 1st ODP Scout Troop
Exploring is a worksite-based program. It is part of Learning for Life's career education program for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the eighth grade) through 20 years old.
Special council societies promoting camping, scouting skills and honor recognition.
For sites about Scout troops that are involved in the promotion of tradition native dances and culture.
This category is intended for National and Region sites only. Sections, Lodges, Chapters, and Teams should submit to its own respective category.

Please include the region name and some geographic description of your region. Also include some information about your site specifically.

The Order of the Arrow, OA, is a national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America. Founded by Dr. E. Urner Goodman and Carroll A. Edson in 1915, it seeks to develop and maintain a lasting brotherhood of cheerful service, Scout camping traditions and spirit, and appreciation for Native American culture. For information about membership, organization, leadership, or programs, please visit the official OA site at http://www.oa-bsa.org/.
Welcome Scouters and other submitters
This section is for sites of BSA Sea Scouts and Sea Explorer Scouts Ships.

Keep in mind that this is an edited directory. The Editors are all scouters who have volunteered in the ODP. They have developed guidelines for the placement and description of scouting sites. Please do them a good turn - by reading and following these guidelines.

Note
The format of the directory is to start with "Sea Scouts Ship 111 / Sea Explorer Scouts Ship 111" and followed by the name of the ship, if any. The sites are divided by State.

The descriptions are edited to disclose the content of the site, the editor''s question is, "what is on the site" - does the site have a photo gallery, activity calendar, leader contacts, etc.
Mission statements, puffery, such as "Greatest Site in America!!! " ; "**Best Ship this side of the Missouri**" etc., will be edited out.

Here is what the editors are looking for in your submission:

Example of Title:
Sea Scouts Ship 123 - Ship Name

Example of Description:
Springfield, Illinois, scouting group, includes leader contacts, meeting times and locations, calendar of events, midi music, interactive forms, downloadable forms, and links

Please describe what type of information is presented.

Do Not use the description to present information.
For example, a statement "Our group meets Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. at the downtown scout hall on Pine Street"
will be edited out,
and the editor will substitute "meeting time and location".

By following these guidelines you will speed the processing of your submission''s entry into the ODP Directory.

Yours in Scouting - 1st ODP Scout Troop
Sea Scout Ships of the Boy Scouts of America. The Sea Scouts were begun in the United Kingdom by Lord Baden-Powell and his brother, an avid sailor, Warrington Baden-Powell. Sea Scouting in America was founded in 1912. That year, Arthur A. Carey of Waltham, Massachusetts, had Sea Scouts using the schooner Pioneer and was appointed Chairman of the National Council Committee on Sea Scouting. That summer, Charles T. Longstreth organized the first Sea Scout patrol that had use of his yacht in Philadelphia. Sea Scouting, now part of the Exploring program, is organized to promote better citizenship and to improve members' boating skills and knowledge through instruction and practice in water safety, and boating skills through a program of sailing, outdoor, social, and service experiences. It also promotes knowledge of American maritime heritage. It is a co-educational program for 14 to 21 year olds.
Welcome Scouters and other submitters
This section is for sites of BSA Scout Troops.

Keep in mind that this is an edited directory. The Editors are all scouters who have volunteered in the ODP. They have developed guidelines for the placement and description of scouting sites. Please do them a good turn - by reading and following these guidelines.

Note
The format of the directory is to start with "Troop 111" the word "Scout" is omitted because this branch of the directory is restricted to Scout sites. The sites are divided by State.

The descriptions are edited to disclose the content of the site, the editor''s question is, "what is on the site" - does the site have a photo gallery, activity calendar, leader contacts, etc.
Mission statements, puffery, such as "Greatest Site in America!!! " ; "**Best group this side of the Missouri**" etc., will be edited out.

Here is what the editors are looking for in your submission:

Example of Title:
Troop 123 - Springfield, Illinois

Example of Description:
Scout group, site includes leader contacts, meeting times and locations, calendar of events, midi music, interactive forms, downloadable forms, and links

Please describe what type of information is presented.

Do Not use the description to present information.
For example, a statement "Our group meets Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. at the downtown scout hall on Pine Street"
will be edited out,
and the editor will substitute "meeting time and location".

By following these guidelines you will speed the processing of your submission''s entry into the ODP Directory.

Yours in Scouting - 1st ODP Scout Troop
Websites for Individual Boy Scout Units (Troops/Teams)
Welcome Scouters and other submitters
This section is for sites of BSA Varsity Scouting groups.

Keep in mind that this is an edited directory. The Editors are all scouters who have volunteered in the ODP. They have developed guidelines for the placement and description of scouting sites. Please do them a good turn - by reading and following these guidelines.

Note
The format of the directory is to start with "Varsity Scouting".

The descriptions are edited to disclose the content of the site, the editor''s question is, "what is on the site" - does the site have a photo gallery, activity calendar, leader contacts, etc.
Mission statements, puffery, such as "Greatest Site in America!!! " ; "**Best group this side of the Missouri**" etc., will be edited out.

Here is what the editors are looking for in your submission:

Example of Title:
Team 123 - Springfield, Illinois

Example of Description:
Includes leader contacts, meeting times and locations, calendar of events, midi music, interactive forms, downloadable forms, and links

Please describe what type of information is presented.

Do Not use the description to present information.
For example, a statement "Our group meets Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. at the downtown scout hall on Pine Street"
will be edited out,
and the editor will substitute "meeting time and location".

By following these guidelines you will speed the processing of your submission''s entry into the ODP Directory.

Yours in Scouting - 1st ODP Scout Troop
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Welcome Scouters and other submitters
This section is for sites of BSA Venture Scout Crews.

Keep in mind that this is an edited directory. The Editors are all scouters who have volunteered in the ODP. They have developed guidelines for the placement and description of scouting sites. Please do them a good turn - by reading and following these guidelines.

Note
The format of the directory is to start with "Crew 111" the words "Venture Scout" are omitted because this branch of the directory is restricted to Venture Scout sites. The sites are divided by State.

The descriptions are edited to disclose the content of the site, the editor''s question is, "what is on the site" - does the site have a photo gallery, activity calendar, leader contacts, etc.
Mission statements, puffery, such as "Greatest Site in America!!! " ; "**Best group this side of the Missouri**" etc., will be edited out.

Here is what the editors are looking for in your submission:

Example of Title:
Crew 123 - Springfield, Illinois

Example of Description:
Venture scouting, site includes leader contacts, meeting times and locations, calendar of events, midi music, interactive forms, downloadable forms, and links

Please describe what type of information is presented.

Do Not use the description to present information.
For example, a statement "Our group meets Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. at the downtown scout hall on Pine Street"
will be edited out,
and the editor will substitute "meeting time and location".

By following these guidelines you will speed the processing of your submission''s entry into the ODP Directory.

Yours in Scouting - 1st ODP Scout Troop
Venturing is a co-ed program of the Boy Scouts of America for youth 14 to 21 years of age. Venture Crews have an individual focus such as outdoors, high adventure, or sea scouting.
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