News & Events

Our Ongoing Commitment to Keeping Kids Safe

Friday, October 11th, 2019

The safety of children in our programs is the most important priority of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). These highlighted BSA’s safeguards are key parts of our multilayered approach to help keep kids safe.

Recognitions and Awards, September 2019 Executive Board Meeting

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

The Executive Board of the Indian Nations Council, Boy Scouts of America honored and recognized Venture Scout, Leah Adams, with the Venturing Summit Award, Scouting’s highest honor for a youth in Venturing. Neosho District Chairman Tom Carment was recognized for his years of dedicated service in the Boy Scouts of America. Tom received his 40 Year Veteran Pin during the Executive Board meeting, September 10, 2019. 

Peer-to-Peer Recruiting Program

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Bring A Friend – An Opportunity to Grow Scouting! Once again, the Indian Nations Council is announcing the Peer-to-Peer Recruiting Program or “Bring A Friend Program”. The first 200 Scouts that recruit a NEW Scout will receive a LIMITED-EDITION COUNCIL SHOULDER PATCH for uniform wear! This is a tremendous opportunity for growth! If you are […]

Planning for the Future of the Indian Nations Council

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Please review THIS LETTER from the Indian Nations Council, Boy Scouts of America Scout Executive/CEO, Bill Haines, regarding the Strategic Long-Range Plan.

Scoutbook App Updates

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Scoutbook should be your go-to app for your next den meeting – If you’re a den leader, you’re going to love the latest update to Scoutbook!  The Boy Scouts of America’s online tool for tracking Scouting advancement just rolled out a new update that’s going to make it easier than ever for den leaders to prepare for and […]

Vintage Scout Book Sale

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Calling all bibliophiles and Scout memorabilia collectors! The Indian Nations Council has been given a once in a lifetime opportunity to share an incredible collection of Scouting novels, biographies, merit badge books, field books, handbooks and other vintage materials in print. Are you looking for copies of the handbook and field book from your youth? […]

Scouting’s Annual Fall Festival

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Join us this fall to try Scouting on for a day! September 21, 2019, at Graves Scout Reservation, families and youth of all ages will get to experience fun-filled activities and learn why Scouting is simply the best youth activity going!

Mother Road Market Pinewood Derby & Classic Car Show

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Join Mother Road Market, Boy Scouts for America and the Oklahoma Route 66 Alliance September 14, 2019, for a traditional Pinewood Derby mini-car race, running all day long, for all ages, with a variety of fun prizes and trophies to take home like Best Design, Most Colorful and more!

Enjoying Summer Without the Bite of Tick-borne Illness

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Summertime is in full force, and with the warmer temperatures come opportunities for outdoor adventures… and tick bites. In Oklahoma, there is a wide range of tick species, each of which can carry serious diseases, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis and Tularemia. In fact, there has been an uptick in tick-borne […]

24th World Scout Jamboree will be Once-in-a-Lifetime

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

The World Scout Jamboree is upon us, and it’s set to be the largest in the history of Scouting. Read this letter from Chief Scout Executive, Michael Surbaugh, to get a glimpse of what this once-in-a-lifetime event has in store.