Media Press Releases

For Immediate Release



P19 -  Istrouma Area Council Selects New Scout Executive

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: May 23rd, 2023


P18 -  BSA Staying Safe; Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: March 13th, 2020


P17 -  Update Letter for Istrouma Area Council Volunteers

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Feburary 17th, 2020


P16 - National Council Chapter 11

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: January  15th, 2020


P15 - Additional Fireside Chat Announced

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: November 7th, 2019


P14 - Fireside Chats Announced in Two Locations

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: October 25th, 2019


P13 - BSA National Registration Fees and Council Program Fees;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; October 24th, 2019


P12 - Registration Fees and National Items;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; October 4th, 2019


P11 - National Scouting Fees, Message from the Chief Scout Executive;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; September 19th, 2019


P10 - Media Advisory, Avondale Scout Reservation Hunting;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; September 10th, 2019


P09 - Media Advisory, Building the Future Capital Campaign;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; September 4th, 2019


P08 - Avondale Scout Reservation Lease Consideration

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; September 4th,  2019


P07 - Media Advisory, Cooking for Character;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; May 24th, 2018


P06 - News from National Council

Irving, Tesas; July 27,2017


P05 - The Istrouma Area Council makes Membership a Priority;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; July 15th, 2017


P04 - Media Advisory, Cooking for Character;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; May 9th, 2017


P03 - First All Black Scout Troop;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; February 16th, 2017


P02 - Progress at Avondale Scout Reservation;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; February 5th, 2017


P01 - BSA Addresses Identity;

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; January 31st, 2017




The Istrouma Area Council, (IAC) serves 13 parishes in Louisiana and Wilkinson County, Mississippi. We provide a quality Scouting program to co-ed youth with adult volunteers supporting Cub Scout Packs, Scouts BSA Troops, Venturing Crews, Sea Scouts and Exploring Clubs/Posts.

It is the mission of the Istrouma Area Council, Boys Scouts of America, to build character, citizenship and total fitness while preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over the course of their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.


Istrouma Area Council

Pennington Scout Service Center

9644 Brookline Avenue

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809

Phone: 225-926-2697


Istrouma Area Council Service Center: M-F 8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Istrouma Area Council Service Center: Closed on Saturday & Sunday