Mission & Facts
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
Old Hickory Council 2016 Fast Facts:
- 4,525 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Explorers
- 2,136 Adult Volunteers
- 147 Scouts earned Eagle Scout rank.
- 6 Districts served
- Blue Ridge
- Hanging Rock
- 33,123 Service Hours provided
- 2,706 Students in Learning for Life character education programs
- 3,200 Acres at Camp Raven Knob
- 4,609 Scouts attended council summer camps.
- 12 States represented at Boy Scout summer camp
- 64,546 Pounds of food collected in Scouting for Food
- 8 Counties in NW North Carolina are served by our council.
- 940 Arrowmen in Wahissa Lodge
- 102 Scouts attended national high adventure bases.
- 207 Units (Packs, Troops, Crews, Posts)
- 5,373 merit badges earned