Mission & Facts

Mission Statement

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 2018 Fast Facts:

  • 4,368 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Explorers
  • 1,977 Adult Volunteers
  • 159 Scouts earned Eagle Scout rank.
  • 17,669 Service Hours provided
  • 1,973 Students in Learning for Life character education programs
  • 3,200 Acres at Camp Raven Knob
  • 4,556 Scouts from 12 states attended Raven Knob Scout Reservation last year.
  • 22,150 Pounds of food collected in Scouting for Food
  • 8 Counties in NW North Carolina are served by our council.
  • 839 Scouts in our council are members of the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's honor society.
  • Our Council was formed in 1912.