Scouting and Guiding in Nevada
Scouting in Nevada 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)
The first Girl Scout troop in Nevada was formed in Boulder City, Nevada on April 15, 1932.
Recent history (1950-1990)
Boy Scouts of America in Nevada
BSA Councils in Nevada
There are four Boy Scouts of America local councils in Nevada.
- Golden Empire Council #047 - serves a large section of Northern California, primarily the Sacramento Valley and the northern Sierra Nevada mountains.
- Las Vegas Area Council #238 - covers most of Southern Nevada plus parts of California and Arizona.
- Nevada Area Council #239 - covers Northestern California and most of Northern Nevada.
- Snake River Council
BSA Scout Camps in Nevada
See also Scouting in California for many more nearby camps.
|Boulder Creek Scout Reservation|
|Del Webb High Adventure Base||Las Vegas Area Council||Summer Camp||Zions National Park||—located in the pines and aspens above Kolob Reservoir and Zion National Park in southern Utah|
|Fleischmann Scout Camp||Nevada Area Council||Summer Camp||Mount Lassen Volcanic Park||Located in the Cascade Mountains.|
|Kimball Scout Reservation||Las Vegas Area Council||Summer Camp||Mount Potosi, NV||traditional scout summer camp that resembles a wild west mining town, but much cooler than Las Vegas about 40 minutes away.|
|Levi-Levi Scout Camp||Las Vegas Area Council||Summer Camp||Hualapai Mountains||Tall pine forests located south of Kingman AZ|
|Winton Scout Camp||Golden Empire Council||Summer Camp||Bear River Reservoir||Combination wilderness and aquatic camp with overnight canoe treks in the Central Sierra Nevada mountains of California.|
Girl Scouting in Nevada
There are two Girl Scout council offices in Nevada.
- Girl Scouts of Frontier Council, Las Vegas, Nevada, http://www.frontiercouncil.org
- Girl Scouts of The Sierra Nevada, Reno, Nevada, http://www.gssn.org
Scouting museums in Nevada
- Las Vegas International Scouting Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
Nevada Scouting by County
Carson City / Churchill / Clark / Douglas / Elko / Esmeralda / Eureka / Humboldt / Lander / Lincoln / Lyon / Mineral / [[Scouting and Guiding in Nye County, Nevada| Nye] / Pershing / Storey / Washoe / White Pine