Scouting and Guiding in Idaho
Scouting in Idaho has a long history, from the 1910s to the present day, serving thousands of youth in programs that suit the environment in which they live.
Early history (1910-1950)
Recent history (1950-1990)
The 1969 National Scout Jamboree was held at Farragut State Park. Half of the 1973 National Scout Jamboree (Jamboree West) was held at the same location. The park held the 12th World Scout Jamboree in 1967.
International Girl Scout gatherings named Senior Roundups were held every three years from 1956 until 1965. The last one was held at Farragut State Park, Idaho, from July 17 to July 26, 1965, with 12,000 girls in attendance.
Boy Scouting in Idaho
There are five Boy Scouts of America local councils in Idaho.
- Grand Teton Council
- Inland Northwest Council
- Ore-Ida Council
- Snake River Council
- Trapper Trails Council
Girl Scouting in Idaho
There is one Girl Scout council office in Idaho. Girl Scouts in northern Idaho are served by Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho headquartered in Spokane, Washington.
Silver Sage Girl Scout Council
- Camp Alice Pittenger in McCall in Valley County, Idaho. It has 53 acres on the shores of Payette Lake.
- Pine Creek Ranch in Shoup in Lemhi County, Idaho. It has 161 acres.
- Camp Ta-Man-a-Wis in Swan Valley in Bonneville County, Idaho. It has 40 acres.
- Camp Elkhorn is 12 acres in Baker in Baker County, Oregon.
- Friendship Square, a house in Boise, Idaho
Scout activities by County
Ada / Adams / Bannock / Bear Lake / Benewah / Bingham / Blaine / Boise / Bonner / Bonneville / Boundary / Butte / Camas / Canyon / Caribou / Cassia / Clark / Clearwater / Custer / Elmore / Franklin / Fremont / Gem / Gooding / Idaho / Jerome / Jefferson / Kootenai / Latah / Lemhi / Lewis / Lincoln / Madison / Minidoka / Nez Pierce / Oneida / Owyhee / Payette / Power / Shoshone / Teton / Twin Falls / Valley / Washington /