Council Events and Activities

The Tecumseh Council plays host to many events throughout the year. Please review our featured events listed below, see the other event sections on this website listed at the bottom of the page, or check the calendar for a full listing of all events and activities.

Featured Events and Activities

  • “Take Time for Scouting” Annual Recognition Dinner

    Please join us in celebrating the amazing efforts of the individuals in our council who will be honored during the Council Annual Awards Banquet. The event will take place on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Gathering begins at 5 pm with dinner and program starting at 5:30 pm. The event will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 1801 St. Paris Pike, Springfield OH. Come out and support our friends and...
  • 2020 Northern Tier Klondike Derby

    2020 Northern Tier Klondike Derby for Blue Jacket, Bullskin Trail and Lagonda Districts - Winter Outdoor Skills Competition! Saturday January 25, 2020. This is a traditional scouting outdoor skills competition. Each patrol/crew must bring a wood Klondike sled with a patrol flag. Patrols/crews will load the sled with equipment needed to complete the competitions...
  • 2020 Scouts BSA Summer Camp

    The Info Guide is now available! Please note: the Info Guide is subject to change and will be updated as needed! We will be offering three weeks of Scouts BSA Summer Camp in 2020 - Week 1: June 21-27; Week 2: July 5-11; and Week 3: July 12-18! Campsite reservations are now being accepted for 2020 Scouts BSA Summer Camp! Scout/Scouter and activity registration will begin January 2020...
  • BSA Range Master Training

    BSA Range Master Training will take place February 1 & 15, 2020 in conjunction with the Northern Tier Merit Badge Trail Drive from 8 am to 12:25 pm both days at Northeastern High School (1480 Bowman Rd, Springfield, OH 45502). This training is free, but please register online. You MUST ATTEND both days to complete the training. The course will be conducted by a BSA National Shooting Sports...
  • Campsites for 2020 Scouts BSA Summer Camp

    TROOPS...make sure to register for your campsite for 2020 Scouts BSA Summer Camp now. They are filling up fast! If you have already put in for your campsite, please make sure and pay the deposit and send estimated numbers to Damon.Kaufman@scouting.org.
  • Chillicothe District Merit Badge Trail Drive

    The 2020 Chillicothe District Merit Badge Trail Drive is February 8, February 22, and March 7, 2020 at the Greene County Career Center. The cost is $15 per Scout and registration must be done online. Registration will start November 1, 2019 and end February 2, 2020. New for 2020, there will be two registration periods: early bird and regular. Early-bird registration fee is $10 and ends December...
  • CHTB - Shooting Sports Saturdays

    The next CHTB Shooting Sports Saturday is December 14, 2019...bring an old Christmas ornament to shoot & Turkey Shoot Competition (afternoon only). Open to Scouts BSA Troops & Venture Crews • Organized by the Tecumseh Council Shooting Sports Committee. Camp Birch • Archery • Shotgun • Rifle Ranges will be staffed with NRA Certified Instructors/RSOs during all sessions...
  • Council Contingent to Philmont Scout Ranch in 2021

    Tecumseh Council has the opportunity to send a Council Contingent to Philmont Scout Ranch July 6-13, 2021. We are now taking a $100 down payment online for all those interested in attending. This is a fantastic way to provide a “Philmont Experience” to youth who would not otherwise be able to attend – especially those in smaller units unable to plan a high adventure trek like this...
  • Mad River Mountain Ski Days

    Join your fellow Scouts and their families for our days of skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing fun at Mad River Mountain! Sunday, January 5, 2020 or Saturday, February 8, 2020! Registration is online at: http://www.SkiMadRiver.com/signup.html select club name: tecumseh and password: skiday for discounted Scout pricing.
  • National Youth Leadership Training

    Tecumseh Council National Youth Leadership Training will take place May 31 through June 6, 2020 at Camp Birch. National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others...
  • Tecumseh Council COPE Director Training

    We are running a local COPE director training program at Camp Birch with orientation on 3/25 and course on 4/4-5 and 4/18-19. COPE stands for Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience and is also known as the low challenge and high ropes courses. This training will allow you to be on the cope staff at Camp Birch and run scout and other groups through the fun team building of low cope, the...
  • 2020 Cub Scout Summer Camp Programs

    Camp Birch is offering several summer camp programs for Cub Scouts in 2020! Wolf Bear Camp - June 12-14, 2020; Cub Scout Day Camp - June 15-19, 2020; NOVA STEM Camp - June 19-21, 2020; and Webelos Resident Camp - June 28-July 1, 2020.
  • 2020 Scouting for Food

    Tecumseh Council Service Project - Helping the Hungry During the Lowest Point of Year for Local Pantries! Goal = 100,000 pounds of food collected in the 5 county region of Logan, Champaign, Clark, Greene and Clinton. Dates: Saturday, March 14, 2020 – bag delivery and Saturday, March 21, 2020 – pickup food and deliver to food pantries...
  • 2021 National Jamboree

    The 2021 National Jamboree will be July 21-30, 2021 at The Summit Bechtel Reserve, Glen Jean West Virginia. Tecumseh Council is forming a Male Troop of 36 Scouts and 4 Adults and Female Troop of 18 Scouts and 2 Adults with Leaders Kevin Knepp, Richard Drye, Shawn Nixon and Sara Repasy. The National Scout Jamboree is Scouting’s flagship event which is a one-of-a-kind gathering of approximately...
  • Campership Application

    To ensure that every Scout can attend Camp Birch regardless of financial resources, camperships are available to any Scout registered in Tecumseh Council for a percentage of the cost of camp. The Scout’s family and Unit Leader must complete this application and return it to the Camp Director DL Kaufman at Damon.Kaufman@scouting.org or Council Service Center by March 27, 2020...
  • Chillicothe District Klondike Derby - The Search for Yeti

    Chillicothe Klondike Derby early/hat registration deadline has been extended to Wednesday December 18! Information guide is now available. To get troops started in their preparation, many favorite events will return – kettleboil/firebuilding, marksmanship, first aid, knot tying, claim jumper/smartest scout, winter rescue, sled race. Minor variations may be made to keep events interesting and...
  • Chocolate Sale

    We are pleased to announce that Tecumseh Council will be partnering with World’s Finest Chocolate for a Spring Fundraiser! This is a great opportunity for Scouts to sell boxes of chocolate, then use the profits to finance things such as registration & camp fees. By selling just 2 boxes of chocolate bars, the Scout will practically cover their registration fee for the entire year...
  • Class of 2019 Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet

    The Class of 2019 Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet is February 23, 2020 at 1 pm at Soin Medical Center, Kumar Conference Center (3535 Pentagon Blvd., Beavercreek, OH 45431). Eagle Scouts from the Class of 2019 are invited free of charge, and guests are $15. If you would like to sponsor an Eagle Scout, the sponsorship fee is $40. Please register online by February 14...
  • Dayton Dragons Scout Nights

    Break out your tents for the Boy Scout Overnighters at Fifth Third Field. As a troop or individual family, attend a Dragons game, watch a movie on the video board, and camp out on the field - all for $25! Friday, June 5, 2020 at 7 pm or Friday, July 10, 2020 at 7 pm! Want even more fun? Come to Fifth Third Field for a Dayton Dragons Scout Night. For $12...
  • National Jamboree Informational Meeting

    What: Informational meeting for all families of scouts interested in attending the 2021 National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia July 21-30, 2021. When: Sunday January 26th, at 2pm. Where: Camp Birch Turner Building. National Jamboree is a 10 day scouting adventure showcasing all that is great about the Boy Scouts of America...
  • Northern Tier Merit Badge Trail Drive

    The 2020 Northern Tier Merit Badge Trail Drive for Blue Jacket, Bullskin Trail, and Lagonda Districts will be held February 1, 15 and 29 from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm at Northeastern High School (1480 Bowman Rd, Springfield, OH 45502). The cost is $10 per Scout if registered by Dec 31, 2019 or $15 after Dec 31. The last day to register is Jan 24, 2020. Registration must be completed online.​..
  • Wood Badge Reunion Dinner 2020

    The Wood Badge Reunion Dinner for 2020 is now open for registration! Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at Terre Haute United Methodist Church (5899 High Street, Urbana, OH 43078). Gathering will begin at 6 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm. Critters from all course, those that support them, as well as anyone interested in attending a course in the future are invited to attend. Cost is $10. Please register...