Thank you for attending Scout-O-Rama 2019 AND Thunderbird Adventure Day!
Only 86 more days till Scout-O-Rama 2022!


O Bee Credit Union
Thank you to our 2019 Platinum Sponsor, O Bee Credit Union!


Pacific Harbors Council, BSA presents:

Scout-O-Rama 2019 is a family-friendly Scouting skills show or 'Scout Con', open to the public, offering over 60 different outdoor related activities to learn more about Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Sea Scouts and the Venturing program for older teens. Girls in the Boy Scouts? YES! Find out about the the Family Scouting program for girls in the BSA for girls ages 6 - 10, and the traditional Scouts BSA program for boys AND girls 11 to 17 years old!

A Scout-O-Rama is a huge, interactive, indoor-outdoor hands-on "Scouting Experience", featuring family friendly activities, informational displays and hands-on opportunities to demonstrate Scouting's value to today's active families.

Try your hand at crossing a monkey bridge, ride a merry go round made of logs, play 'human foosball', learn to cook in the outdoors, explore a cave, tie knots, try climbing a rock wall, face painting, enjoy family friendly entertainment, munch on hot dogs & fixings, and race a Pinewood Derby car down the Longest Pinewood Derby Track in Washington state and more! The Reptile Man will also be there with alligators, snakes and lizards and Rhubarb The Reindeer from the Tacoma Rainiers and the Berenstain Bears from O Bee Credit Union will be there too!


Scout-O-Rama 2022

Scout-O-Rama 2022 is still in the planning stages, and promises to be another awesome experience!

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What's New at Scout-O-Rama?

Only 86 more days till Scout-O-Rama, here's what happened at Scout-O-Rama 2019:

Troop 307 brought a Merry-Go-Round! (video)

Rhubarb The Reindeer from the Tacoma Rainiers was at Scout-O-Rama!

The Berenstain Bears from O Bee Credit Union was at Scout-O-Rama!

The Reptile Man was back!

Longest Pinewood Derby Track at Scout-O-Rama

Show Schedule

Show Schedule

10:00 AM: Berenstain Bears Characters
11:00 AM: Pinewood Derby Championships
12:00 Noon: Family Scouting presentation
12:30 PM: The Reptile Man
1:30 PM: Rhubarb The Reindeer
2:00 PM: Drawing for Rainiers VIP Experience Tickets
4:00 PM: Show Closes

Pacific Harbors Council Pinewood Derby Championships!

Register your car today, and try for the Council Championship!  Check in starts at 10:00 AM, racing begins at 11:00.  Trophies to the top 3 finishers.  Anyone can race!  Racing included with admission fee, must purchase tickets to race.  Limited to the first 50 registered contestants.


Scout-O-Rama Patch

The official patch design has been revealed!
Only 130 are left, so buy your tickets and get yours today!

Reptile Man!

The Reptile Man will be back at Scout-O-Rama 2019, with his Cuban rock iguana, African Sulcata Tortoise, American Alligator, Rattlesnake, Cobra, Python, and more!

Girls in Boy Scouts?

Yes it's true, girls CAN now join the 109 year old youth program in the BSA; "Scouts BSA" for girls and boys ages 11 to 17.

Find out how at Scout-O-Rama


Longest Pinewood Derby Track!

Bring your Pinewood Derby cars, and race them on the longest track in Washington state!

Cave Exploraorium

Pack 27's Cave Exploratorium at Scout-O-Rama 2018!


Who Can Go?

The General Public is Invited!

Fun for the whole family!  For Scouts and non-Scouts alike!

Scout-O-Rama is a family friendly 'Scout-Con' convention that promises fun for the whole family!  Learn what Scouts do in an interactive 'trade show' atmosphere, with interactive demonstrations of outdoor skills, camping, climbing, pinewood derby racing, games, arts & crafts, sports and much more!

The Scout-O-Rama will be an indoor/outdoor display of all Scouting has to offer, featuring activity stations from units around the Tacoma area, to provide a Scouting skills demonstration, game, activity or other information.

Buy Tickets Here

Scout Units and the general public can buy blocks of 10 tickets and receive discounted pricing.  Save $20 on 10 tickets!


For Scouting Units

Each Scouting unit in the Council will have an opportunity to participate in this event, with the potential benefits being unit level networking with other Scout units, fun for the whole family and more.

Units develop the idea for a hands-on activity that would give visitors a chance to actually "do" Scouting — whether it be learning how to make ice cream in coffee cans, demonstrating knot tying, flag folding, arts & crafts, games or finding out more about how to cook a meal using no pots or pans. All this, and so much more, could be the focus of a unit's 10' x 10' Scout-O-Rama display booth.

To participate in this event, please choose one of the following options:

  1. Register your Troop, Pack, Crew or Ship for a display booth
    (get registered)
  2. Information inquiries for Scout Units (ask a question)
  3. Volunteer as an Event Staffer
  4. FAQ's for Scout Units
Activity Booth Signup

Scout Units Sign Up For an Activity Booth Here (indoor or outdoor activity)



When & Where?

Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

PLU Olson Auditorium
900 124th St S
Tacoma, WA 98447

Pacific Harbors Council, BSA

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View the 2019 venue floorplan

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More Information

Here are some downloads that will help you learn more about the Scout-O-Rama:

Kickoff Presentation Slideshow
Download a Scout-O-Rama 2019 Flyer
Download the 2019 SOR Leader's Guide

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or the
What is a Scout-O-Rama page for more detailed information.

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O Bee Credit Union
Thank you to our 2019 sponsor, O Bee Credit Union!

Who is Participating in Scout-O-Rama 2019?

The following Scout units and others are on board for a display booth at Scout-O-Rama 2019!

  Unit# City Booth Idea Conf?
1 Troop 307 Tacoma Merry Go Round Pioneering Project Yes
2 Pack 27 Fox Island Cave Exploratorium Yes
3 Troop 27 Fox Island Knot Tying Yes
4 Girls Troop 727 Fox Island Tent Setup Contest Yes
5 Pack 621 Graham STEM/NOVA - Down & Dirty - Large dinosaur dig and erupting volcano demonstration. Yes
6 Troop 148 University Place Model Campsite & Outdoor Cooking Demo Yes
7 Steve Wark Chehalis Longest Pinewood Derby track in Washington State Yes
8 Hot Dogs & Concessions Tacoma District Executive Staff Yes
9 Tacoma Rainiers Baseball Tacoma Scout Night @ Cheney Stadium, VIP Ticket Raffle & Visit from Rhubarb The Reindeer Yes
10 O Bee Credit Union Olympia Berenstain Bears Character Visit Yes
11 Pack 462 Lakewood Gaga Ball Pit for Cubs Yes
12 Crew 9033 - Tylene Byrd Olympia T-525 Climbing Wall Yes
13 Troop 294 Fircrest Pioneering - Monkey Bridge Yes
14 Pack 305 & Pack 301 Federal Way Miniature Horse Rescue Yes
15 Troop 336 Federal Way Human Foosball Game Yes
16 Wild Waves Theme & Water Park Federal Way Scout Day at Wild Waves promotion Yes
17 Council Commissioners Tacoma Rich Waterman, John Osborn - Council Commissioner's Coffee - Info Booth Yes
18 Scouting Alumni & NESA Tacoma NESA & Alumni Information Booth Yes
19 Cindy Iversen Gig Harbor Woodbadge Course Information Yes
20 Camp Thunderbird Alumni - Jim Kumm Olympia Camp & Alumni Reunion Information Yes
21 John Ruppe Crew 007 Tacoma International Committee - World Scout Jamboree Yes
22 OA Trading Post Tacoma Nisqually Lodge Trading post Yes
23 Nisqually Lodge Order of the Arrow Tacoma OA Information Booth Yes
24 Crew 216 Tacoma Emergency bracelets and knots Yes
25 Girl's Troop 216 Tacoma First Aid - Make A Stretcher Yes
26 Boy's Troop 216 Tacoma CPR Demonstration Yes
27 Amanda Lafferty & Commissioner Staff Tacoma Girls in Scouting and the Family Scouting program Yes
28 John Spiegelberg Tacoma Pinewood Derby Championships Yes
29 Scout-O-Rama Shop Tumwater Patches, mugs, T-shirts & souvenirs Yes
30 Tacoma Scout Shop Tacoma Camping Gear, Scout Supplies Yes
31 Troop 9048 Olympia Knot Gauntlet -Teaching knot tying skills - Mini Hourglass Tower Yes
32 OA Staff Tacoma Gaga Ball Pit for Scouts Yes
33 Larry Bentz/NW Dutch Oven Cooking Tacoma Dutch Oven cooking demo Yes
34 Michael Farnum Tacoma PLU Admissions/ Military Outreach Yes
35 William Rogers Tacoma Chess Merit Badge Gaming Area Yes
36 Philip Healy Tacoma Vintage Scout Patch Collection Yes
37 Charlene Miseli - Council Fundraising Council Clay Classic & Thunderbird Challenge Yes
38 Girl Troop 9373, Timberline Paper Airplanes Yes
39 Boy Troop 9373 and Crew 9373 Timberline Poisonous Plant ID Yes
40 Troop 172 - Ken Fuqua Puyallup Klondike Derby Yes
41 Sky View Columbia Tower Observatory Seattle Sky View Tour Promos Yes
42 Kevin Rudesill Olympia OA Patch Collections Yes
43 Carla Richards Tacoma Scouting with DisAbilities Yes
44 Crew 81 - John Decker Edgewood NYLT Promotion Yes
45 Jeni Gates Tacoma Cub Scout Day Camp Program Yes
46 The Reptile Man Monroe Snakes, lizards, tortises and more! Yes
47 Sea Scout Ship 110 Charles N Curtis Tacoma Sea Scouting Sailboat Yes
48 Troop 472 Dupont Campsite Safety Yes
49 Crew 643 Yelm Face Painting Yes
50 Troop 1932 Yelm Face Painting Yes
51 Crew 1775 Yelm Map reading and radio communications Yes
52 Troop 71 Steilacoom TBD Yes
53 Christine Beck Council Cub Resident Camps & Family Camps Yes
55 Troop 9007 Lacey Leave No Trace Yes
56 Pierce County Environmental Education Pierce Co. Patch Program Yes
57 Crew 27 Fox Island Spinning Wheel Game - Zombie Invasion Camporee Yes
58 MarComm Committee Council Social Media - Join your new District Facebook Group: Rainier District - Olympic District Yes
59 Just Serve Tacoma Volunteer Opportunities Yes
60 Green Dot Schools Tacoma School information Yes
61 Washington State Parks Olympia State Parks programs Yes

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4802 S 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98405
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