Can Units Go Camping?

For several months, one of the biggest missing components for Scouting units has been outdoor activities like camping. When the Arkansas State Health Dept announced that tent camping would be allowed at Arkansas State Parks beginning June 1, it signaled to the Quapaw Area Council that it was safe to go back into the woods, […]

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Summer Camp Cancelled / Mystery Camp Registration Open

Statement regarding Camp Rockefeller Scouts BSA Resident Camp (Summer Camp) The safety of our Scouting Family is our top priority. After a very in-depth review of the State directives for operating overnight camps, the recommendation from our Council Health and Safety committee and our Camping Task force is to cancel Camp Rockefeller Scouts BSA Resident […]

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Council Service Center & Scout Shop Opening in a Modified Format

The Quapaw Area Council is Here for You For the safety of our employees, volunteers, and members, the Quapaw Area Council shall support local government and community efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. Quapaw Area Council Scout Service Center Beginning Wednesday, May 20th and until further notice, the Quapaw Area Council will open in […]

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Delayed Start to Camp Rockefeller due to COVID-19

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 Law. Our aims are character development, leadership development, citizenship training and personal fitness. Central among the various methods that we use to […]

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Sustain Scouting and get CARES Act Federal Deduction

We hope that you and your family continue to remain safe during this national health crisis. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as we navigate these difficult times. We wanted to let you know that the Quapaw Area Council is continuing to work to deliver quality programming to our Scouting families. We know that […]

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Scouts Tell Hunger to Take a Hike!

The Quapaw Area Council, in cooperation with the Arkansas Food Bank and the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas, held their first annual Scouting For Food campaign earlier this month. Scout Executive/CEO Marcal Young reported that over 400 Scouts and Scouters collected over 13,000 pounds of food across 39 counties of Arkansas, contributing over 2000 service […]

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Silver Beaver Nominations Now Open

The Quapaw Area Council Advancement and Recognition Committee would like to formally announce the opening of the Silver Beaver Award nominations. The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered Scouters who have made an impact on […]

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New Camp Director Selected – Garry Hahne

The Quapaw Area Council is pleased to announce that Garry Hahne has been selected as Camp Director for Camp Rockefeller. A Silver Beaver recipient, Garry has been serving in Scouting for over 35 years. After a 22 year career in the military, retiring as a M.Sgt, Garry had the opportunity to serve as a camp […]

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26th Annual Boy Scout Classic Another Huge Success

A summertime tradition in Paragould has become the annual Boy Scout Classic golf tournament to benefit local Scouting. On June 20th, this year’s event provided yet another great day of camaraderie and fun, all while raising over $15,000 for the Quapaw Area Council. This year’s winning team (pictured) was representing Community Title. Congratulations to Chad […]

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Camp Rockefeller Once Again Nationally Accredited

Camp Rockefeller was rated a nationally accredited camp today, June 18, 2019.  Congratulations to the Camp Director, David Clark; Program Director, Archer Tribett and the quality Camp Staff for meeting the many standards required to be a Nationally accredited camp.  Over 200 standards related to safety and quality program were reviewed for Camp Rockefeller to […]

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