Scouting and Guiding in Nevada

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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

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BSA Councils in Nevada

There are four Boy Scouts of America local councils in Nevada.

BSA Scout Camps in Nevada

See also Scouting in California for many more nearby camps.

Camp Name Council Status Location Notes
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.

Scouting museums in 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