Category: News and Information

Scouting for Everybody!

I am excited to announce that we have a new “Values statement” but I’d call it our motto. The tag line we put under our name, if you will. The new one is: Scouting for...

New South Region Commissioner

Please take a moment and welcome our new South Region Commissioner: Nicholas Provenzo, OSG Knight and GSM of the 107th Dogwood Group in Alexandria, VA! Nick has been active with Outdoor Service Guides since...

New BOARD!

Outdoor Service Guides just elected a new board. As of Feb 22, 2022, our board will be: Chief Commissioner: Richard Sowdon Secretary: Mathias Neuber Treasurer: Aislinn McEwen In OSG, our elected board serves for...

Happy Pride Month!

One of our goals in Outdoor Service Guides is to be radically inclusive.  Why “radically inclusive”?  Because there have been many people denied access to scouting, we seek to fix that. We want to...

BPSA becomes OSG

In 2020, the Baden Powell Service Association announced that we would be making a change to our name. After months of work, debate, and voting, we have arrived at our new name: Outdoor Service...

17th BlackBears: Fall 2020

We love seeing what all our groups are doing in the South! It inspires us all to see what is working for other groups.  If you have pictures of your group to share- please...

2020 Scouting Options

Finding our way into scouting this fall is challenging. The pandemic means that many groups aren’t able to return to “normal” with meetings and activities.  What are some reasonable ideas?  The 17th Black Bears...