Scouts in Action

Venture Crew 7322 hiked into Hunter Creek Falls located in West Reno on Sunday, October 17th. 

Dare To Rebuild

The Dixie Fire is now fully contained. Our insurance team has visited camp several times and we are working with Plumas County on the next steps for debris removal and felling trees. Several committees will be organized regarding the rebuilding of Camp Fleischmann, interested in serving?  Send us an email at and mention “CF rebuilding committee” in subject line.

If you would like to assist, choose the Rebuild button.
If you'd like to donate to the cause, choose the Donate button.



Fall Recruitment

We're gearing up for a fruitful recruiting and membership season. We challenge every Scout to bring a friend to a meeting! Need recruiting materials? Email us at


Save the Date - Giving Tuesday is 11-30-2021

Did you Know Smith's Grocery Store Gives to Charities Like Us
You can help us earn funds while you are shopping at Smiths. If you have a      rewards card you could activate your card to donate 5% of your shopping total to Nevada Area Council as a charity. It's easy, just log into your Smith's account and search for Nevada Area Council or PQ718, then click enroll.

BSA Contingent to the 2023 World Scout Jamboree, South Korea 

The BSA International Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Valdyke, from the Central Florida Council, as our Head of Contingent to the 25th World Scout Jamboree. The WSJ will take place August 1-12, 2023, in SaeManGeum, South Korea. Registration for youth participants and International Service Team members is expected to go live by November 1st. Council approval of applications will be required. Scouters interested in serving as unit leaders can submit their interest at, the official information source for the BSA Contingent. Questions? Email

Tannu Lodge Contingent for NOAC 2022 

Tannu Lodge contingent registration for the 2022 National Order of the Arrow conference is open.  Travel will be July 24 thru July 30, 2022.  Please make your $100 deposit to ensure you get a spot. Deposits can be made here.  Estimated cost for attendance and travel is $1,500.  Anyone not able to make the deposit date or needing additional information, please contact Rick Cooley at

Any member looking to participate as staff or adults attending on their own should register thru the national site.

Reminder to Units - Follow Up on BeAScout Leads

Be sure to update your BeAScout pins and follow up with families eager to join Scouting.  Families by the thousands are eagerly reaching out, seeking to sign their children up for the adventure of Scouting. Please help ensure someone connects with them.  

To find out more about how to manage BeAScout leads, designate someone as registration support and online registration, visit

Once families have been connected and signed-up with your Scouting unit, please be sure to close them out in the system. This helps to ensure progress is tracked accurately. 

COVID-19 Council Update

Read the latest COVID Scouting update for the Nevada Area Council here by scrolling to the bottom of the page.

Boy Scouts of America COVID-19 statement.
Find the CDC COVID-19 updates here.
Aged 12 or older? Schedule your COVID vaccination!  Nevadans  Californians

Trading Post Saturday Schedule
With the holidays the Trading Post's Saturday Schedule will change from the last Saturday of the month to being open on these two Saturdays, November 20th and December 11th.

Trading Post - Reno Scout Shop
Newer Extended Hours!***

Tuesday - Friday, 11am-5:30 pm
Saturday, November 20th and December 11th 10 am-3 pm

775-787-1111 Ext 201
***Trading Post hours are separate from Office hours.

BSA News

Key Changes in the 2021 Guide To Advancement - Find out here.


Nov 14 Pinewood Derby Kick Off Event
Nov 25-26 NAC
 Office and Trading Post Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 11 Pinewood Derby Build It Event
Dec 11 Safety Awareness Merit Badge Fair

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