Overland Trails Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of Americaserves youth in western Nebraska, with headquarters in Grand Island. See also Scouting in Nebraska.

History Edit

The Tri-Trails Council of North Platte was subsumed into this council in 1994. The council camp is Camp Augustine, located in Grand Island, although its address is in Doniphan. The Order of the Arrow Lodge is "Tatanka Anpetu-Wi, #94"

Districts Edit

Each District coordinates scout leader training. activities and other resources for community based scouting programs. This council is divided into 3 Districts:

  1. Covered Wagon OTC District
  2. Pawnee OTC District
  3. Pony Express OTC District
  4. Buffalo Bill OTC District
  5. Republican Valley OTC District

Council Camps Edit

Overland Trails 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.

  1. Camp Augustine, located in Grand Island, although its address is in Doniphan.

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.

Eagles Nest Edit

Noteworthy scouts and service projects of the council:

External Links Edit

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