The Calcasieu Area Council is comprised of 5 Parishes (Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vernon).
- Over 65 churches, schools, service clubs partnered with us to deliver Scouting.
- Ranked #1 in the Nation in percent of membership growth at 12.8% in 2015.
- Scouts completed more than 40,000 hours of community service in 2016.
- Almost 1,000 families joined Scouting in 2016.
- Camp Edgewood had over 14,000 visitors enjoy the beauty of camp and our fantastic camping programs.
- Launched 12 new Scouting programs as part of our Council’s commitment to ensuring all families in SWLA have access to a Boy Scout group.
BSA at a Glance
The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®” The Scouting organization is composed of more than 2.3 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and nearly 1 million adult volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories.
Scouting provides unique, life-changing experiences youth can’t get anywhere else.
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.
On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
A Scout is.....
Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient,Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent