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  • Starkville Kiwanis Funds Camp Kitchen

    On March 2, 2010, the Starkville Kiwanis Club donated a check for almost $5,000 to the Pushmataha Area Council, to fund the purchase of a new stove for the Camp Seminole Dining Hall kitchen.  The presentation of the check followed a report on Scoutin...
  • Summer Camp On Front Burner

    The 2010 Summer Camp Planning Committee met early on the morning of Wednesday, March 10, and made great headway on what promises to be the best summer camp experience in our council in many years.  Terry Smith, Committee Chair, heard a report on the ...
  • BIG PUSH Vol. 1, No. 3

    Read the March 2, 2010 Issue of the BIG PUSH (Vol. 1, No. 3)...
  • Camp Seminole Interim Ranger Selected

    Scott Comish, Camp Seminole Administrative Committee Chair, reports that an interim Ranger has been selected for Camp Seminole.  The committee had previously selected a candidate for the un-paid ranger position.  When that candidate became unava...
  • 2009 Silver Beaver Recipients

    2009 Silver Beaver Honorees John Herring (L) and Les Arnold (R)During the February 9, 2010 Council Banquet, two of our council's staunchest pillars of Scouting service were recognized for their service and Scout spirit by being award the Silver Beaver.&nb...
  • 2009 Eagle Class Honored

    On the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America, Scouts and Scouters from all across our council gathered at The Ritz in West Point, Miss., to honor the 2009 Frances Wells Memorial Class of Eagle Scouts. Approximately 200 people watched as each Eagl...
  • The BIG PUSH, Vol 1, Issue 2

    Read Vol. 1, Issue 2 of the BIG PUSH, Feb. 4, 2010  ...
  • The Big Push

    Read THE BIG PUSH, the Commissioner's Council Newsletter...
  • NYLT Starts March 19, 2010

     National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT), first session, will be March 19-21, and the second session will be April 30-May 2. This top level youth leadership training is available to all registered Scouts who are at least 13 years old, and at l...
  • 2009 Eagle Recognition Banquet

    The Pushmataha Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America cordially invites you to attend an evening in celebration of 100 years of timeless values and traditions of Scouting.We celebrate the achievements and lifetime contributions of Sam Haskell, 2009 Dis...
  • District Banquet Postponed

    The District Banquet, scheduled for tonight, has been postponed until Thursday, January 14.  Hopefully we can do this next Thursday without getting out the ice picks and the snow boots....
  • Council Officer Nominations Sought

    The Pushmataha Area Council Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for officers of the council to serve in 2010.The Nominating Committee will be preparing a list of nominees who will be voted upon during the next council annual business meeting...
  • Camp Seminole Admin Committee Meets

    The first meeting of the newly formed Camp Seminole Administrative Committee met Tuesday night, Nov. 17, 2009, in the Dining Hall at Camp Seminole.Scouter Scott Comish (pictured left) was elected to be chairman of the Administrative Committee.  Scott...
  • Emergency Preparedness Shelter Training

    The American Red Cross and the Boy Scouts of America both stress preparedness.  A structured program of preparedness and awareness has been developed in the American Red Cross to prepare for and respond to emergencies.  By utilizing the ...
  • Columbus Compass Course

    Joe Gibson has created the Columbus Compass Course, a 46 stop course that takes a hiker through historic sections of old Columbus.  After successfully completing the course, a Scout can submit his completed answer sheet and a small fee and receive ...
  • Philmont Shakedown Hike #1

    Philmont Contingent Advisor Royce Bowden has provided a report on the council's first shakedown hike in preparation of the contingent's 2010 trek.  Read all about it in the Philmont section of the forums ....
  • Camp Admin Committee To Meet

    The first meeting of the Camp Seminole Administrative Committee will be held at 7:00 PM at Camp Seminole on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009.  All  Scouters interested in the future of our camp are invited to attend....
  • Sam Baker Is Four Star Recipient

    During a Court of Honor held on November 1, 2009, Eagle Scout Sam Baker of Troop 55, Amory, received two religious awards. The first was the God and Life Award and the second, the Four Star Recipient Award. Shown with Sam (center) are (left) Meadowo...
  • BALOO Training 2010

     Where: Camp Seminole, Starkville MSWhen: February 20-21, 2010 Saturday & SundayRegistration starts at 7:30 am and training will start 9:00 amWho: Training is for any Cub Scout Leader or ParentCost: $30.00 before Dec. 31,2009 / $40.00 After Dec 3...
  • Second Chance Popcorn Sale

    Many of the council’s units got a late start getting organized this year.  Many of the leaders of these units felt that the late organization took a toll on their popcorn campaign.  Kelly Bellar (Trails End) offered to our council a “Second ...