Overview & Mission Statement

Louisiana Swamp Base is a national conservation and high adventure recreation base created in 2010 by the Evangeline Area Council, Boy Scouts of America to commemorate the Centennial of Scouting while also making a 100 year commitment to annually immerse thousands of youth in the environment and culture of the Atchafalaya Swamp.

Each year Swamp Base focuses on improving the quality and experience of the Atchafalaya Swamp through environmental stewardship efforts and high adventure programs that instill pride and ownership in the area by allowing youth to experience the swamp firsthand.

To promote the importance of the Atchafalaya Swamp to the Boy Scouts of America, the communities of Acadiana, and the State of Louisiana through environmental stewardship and high adventure activities, in order to create the next generation of individuals passionate about the protection of this important natural resource and culture.

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