The Scouting movement has been strong in the Greater Cincinnati area since Daniel Carter Beard's days with his "Sons of Daniel Boone" in Covington, Kentucky over 100 years ago. Today, with a membership of over 33,000 Scouts and their families impacted by great Scouting programs, and a community that embraces the important work of character development that Scouting delivers, the Dan Beard Council Scout Achievement Center (SAC) serves as the home and headquarters for Scouting in our area.
This impressive 27,000 square foot structure celebrates the traditions of Scouting, provides a state-of-the-art meeting place for thousands of volunteers, and houses the council service center. Built with the next 100 years of Scouting in mind, the Scout Achievement Center project has become a landmark in the Scouting world and the Cincinnati community, incorporating green features, a beautiful natural building design, and future-ready technology.
Written by Mike Swofford Monday, 10 January 2011 01:59
The Scout Achievement Center (SAC) is the perfect place for your group to hold a meeting or event! At the center is the The Rettig Volunteer Training Center with a variety of meeting rooms, each with full audio/video capabilities. A great place for Scouting unit meeting as well as business meetings, banquets, committee planning sessions, or training, the SAC can be reserved as available for your group. We invite you to learn more about the amenities available to your group and how to make a reservation...Last Updated on Monday, 07 February 2011 12:56
Written by Mike Swofford Sunday, 09 January 2011 18:58
The story of the Scout Achievement Center shows the commitment of the Greater Cincinnati community to the ideals of Scouting. Years of planning, generous support from hundreds of donors, and input from thousands of Scouting volunteers led to the completion of the SAC project in July, 2009.
Click the Read More button to learn the history of this incredible project and the development of a one-of-a-kind Scouting building...Last Updated on Monday, 07 February 2011 12:56
Written by Mike Swofford Monday, 10 January 2011 02:00
The vision of the Scout Achievement Center (SAC) was to create an outstanding resource facility that offers a multitude of services and opportunities for youth, volunteers, and the community while incorporating sustainable features throughout the entire campus. The Dan Beard Council first became intrigued by the idea of a "green" building during the planning process for the new center. For 100 years, Scouting has stayed true to the values expressed by the Scout Oath and Law, yet we continue to remake our program to meet the needs of contemporary children and youth. Today's new generation of Scouts are more environmentally conscious than any earlier generation...Last Updated on Monday, 07 February 2011 12:56
Written by Mike Swofford Monday, 10 January 2011 00:44
The Scout Achievement Center (SAC) is full of surprises, large and small. The construction and design team for the SAC project carefully planned every detail to express the excitement of the Scouting programs, highlight 100 years of Scouting history, and fulfill the promise of "Inspiring Achievements." The building itself has many unique features that make it a one-of-a-kind Scouting facility.
The casual observer may miss them, but those with a keen eye will be rewarded with the interesting details that went into the design and construction of the building. There's lots more to this building than meets the eye!
Click the Read More button to discover some of the trivia about the SAC project that you may now know...and then come visit the SAC and see it for yourself!Last Updated on Monday, 07 February 2011 12:56