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Last Frontier Council

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The Last Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America delivers the promise of Scouting to youth through these programs: Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturing and Sea Scouts. The Last Frontier Council web site serves as a resource for parents, Scouts, Venturers and volunteer leaders.

The council operates six camps and is based in two service centers which are located in Lawton, Oklahoma and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Last Frontier Council supports its volunteer leaders, who deliver Scouting in twenty-four counties in central, western and southwestern Oklahoma.

Units

In Last Frontier Council, scouting units which have an online presence and have notified the council of their online presence are listed in the online units section of the council web site. Last Frontier Council, in conjunction with the Boy Scouts of America, also makes available a unit locator feature to help prospective members or members new to the area find a scout unit.

History

  1. The former Black Beaver Council was absorbed into the Last Frontier Council in 19??
  2. the Canadian Valley Council was merged into the Last Frontier Council in 1948

Districts

Baden-Powell District

Geographic territory covers Northwest Oklahoma City from Memorial Road on the North to Santa Fe Avenue on the East to County Line Road on the West, and along Reno Avenue on the South in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

Big Tepee District

Geographic territory includes the Capitol Hill area of southwest Oklahoma City and portions of northeast Oklahoma City and the eastern Oklahoma County communities of Midwest City, Del City, Jones, Harrah, and Choctaw. Also included are Crooked Oaks School District and Tinker Air Force Base. The district boundaries include, from I-40 and Santa Fe, traveling North on Santa Fe Ave. to 63rd St., East to Anderson Road then North to Memorial Road (which includes Jones) then East to the county line. Traveling South from Memorial Road to 89th St., then go West to County Line Road and then North on County Line Road to I-40. Travel East on I-40 from County Line Road to Santa Fe Ave.

Black Beaver District

Geographic territory covers the Oklahoma communities of Lawton, Cache, Medicine Park, and all other communities in Comanche County, and all of Caddo County communities except for those communities which are in the northern tip of Caddo County. Named for the former Black Beaver Council, when it was absorbed into the Last Frontier Council, the troop numbers of the council were augmented by making them all of the 4000 series (i.e. Black Beaver Council 327 became Last Frontier Council 4327).

Canadian Valley District

Geographic territory includes all communities in Pottawatomie County, Seminole County, Hughes County and also the communities in the southern one-third of Lincoln County.

Chisholm Trail District

Geographic territory includes all communities in Grady County except for a small area in the north eastern part of Grady County which is in Sooner District, all communities in Cotton County and Stephens County, all communities in Jefferson County]] except for a small portion in the southeast corner of Jefferson County. Chisholm Trail District also includes the city of Lindsay which is located in Garvin County.

Eagle District

Geographic territory covers all of Logan County and the north tip of Oklahoma County including Edmond from Memorial Road north and west to Macarthur. Communities served through Eagle District include NW Oklahoma City, Edmond, Guthrie, Crescent, Coyle, Luther, Langston, and Mulhall/Orlando in Logan County and Oklahoma County. The town of Wellston in Lincoln County is also a part of Eagle District.

Kickingbird District

Geographic territory covers all of Harmon County, Greer County, Kiowa County, Jackson County, and Tillman County in Oklahoma.

Sooner District

Geographic territory in Oklahoma covers Norman, Moore, Little Axe, Washington, Goldsby and all other communities in Cleveland County; Purcell, Blanchard]], Wayne, and all other communities in McClain County; Tuttle and some other communities in eastern Grady County.

Western Plains District

Geographic territory in western Oklahoma includes all of Roger Mills County, Custer County, Beckham County, Washita County, and the northern tip of Caddo County in Oklahoma.

Will Rogers District

Geographic territory includes all communities in Canadian County and western Oklahoma County from Portland Avenue and to the west and from NW 39th Street and to the south.

Camp Properties

  • Diamond H Scout Ranch

Located near Lake Tenkiller, the Diamond H Scout Ranch is located in eastern Oklahoma. The camp property is currently undeveloped and restricted in use. Only primitive, weekend camping is presently available. Advanced reservations are required to visit the property.

  • Dripping Springs

Camp Dripping Springs is an 80 acre property in western Oklahoma. The camp setting offers the opportunity for Scouts to practice tracking, track casting, star study, compass work, fishing, or tree identification.

  • George Thomas

Camp George Thomas is located at the foot of the Wichita Mountains in Caddo County off State Highway 19. The camp is used for general unit camping by packs, troops, teams, crews and ships, for training courses, numerous district and council events, Cub - Webelos Scout Resident Camp, and the council's Cub-Webelos Fall Family Adventure (family weekend camping) opportunities each fall.

  • Kickapoo

Camp Kickapoo, maintained since 1932, is the oldest camp property within the council. Located on the southwest edge of Oklahoma City at SW 119th and County Line Road, Kickapoo is available year round to Scout groups for overnight campouts, weekend campouts, and various training opportunities. Camp Kickapoo serves as the host location for several day camp weeks each summer and for the Kickapoo Kampers Family Overnight Adventures each fall.

  • Sasakwa

Camp Sasakwa is situated near Holdenville, Oklahoma. the property is used for primitive, short-term camping only, offering a low-impact, high adventure setting. Advance reservations are required and all supplies and water must be carried in and all refuse must be carried out.

  • Slippery Falls Scout Ranch

Slippery Falls Scout Ranch (SFSR) is located near Tishomingo. 'Slip' is the largest and the most developed of the six camping properties in the council. SFSR is the summer camp facility in the council for Boy Scouts and Venturers.

OA Lodge

  • Order of the Arrow Ma-Nu Lodge 133 - means "White Buffalo"

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