Nevada Area Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America and serves approximately 14,000 youth through chartered organizations and BSA units in northern Nevada and northeastern California. See also Scouting in Nevada.
The parts of California served by the NAC are Alpine County, Lassen County, Plumas County, the northern portion of Mono County, and the eastern portions of El Dorado County, Placer County, and Sierra County.
Satellite offices located in Fernley, Elko, Carson City, and Susanville, California.
Each District coordinates scout leader training. activities and other resources for community based scouting programs. This council is divided into 2 Districts:
- Bristlecone District
- Humboldt District
- Lassen District
- North Star District
- Overland District
- Pinenut District
- Pony Express District, Nevada
- Sierra District
- Scoutreach Division
Council Camps Edit
Nevada Area Council Camps feature many resources for organizing exciting outdoor adventure group activities and are available for rental by scout groups, families and other youth groups. Some camps feature an organized week long campership program during summer months.
- Camp Fleischmann near Chester, California in the Lassen National Forest for Boy Scout Summer Camp and Cub Scout Resident Camp.
Council Special Events Edit
- Council Scout Fair
- Wood Badge
- University of Scouting
Order of the Arrow Edit
Order of the Arrow is the National Honor Society of Scouting and recognized those who uphold the scouting ideals of camping, service and citizenship.
- Tannu Lodge #346 is the Order of the Arrow Lodge for the Nevada Area Council in the Boy Scouts of America. It is headquartered in Reno, Nevada and spans from eastern California to Elko, Nevada.
Eagles Nest Edit
Noteworthy scouts and service projects of the council:
External Links Edit
- nevadabsa.org - Official Website of Nevada Area Council