Category Archives: Scout Supplies

Longview Scout Shop to be Closed for the Day on March 8th

The Longview Scout Shop will be closed for the day on March 8th.

Regular hours at the Longview Service Center in the Merk Building

1339 Commerce Ave
Longview, WA 98632


Mon, Wed, & Fri 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Phone: 360.423.6960


Portland Plastic Bag Ban Affects Scout Shop

Those who go to the Nor West Scout Shop in Portland may want to bring their own bag when coming to the scout shop. Due to the plastic bag ban in Portland, the Scout shop is no longer able to use their plastic bags. As they are one of only 2 national scout shops affected by this ban, there are no plans to supply paper bags.

The scout shop does sell the reusable shopping bags if you forget to bring your own.

Scout Supply Clearance Event to Start 2014

A Sizzling Clearance Event…
One of Many Awesome Reasons to Shop!


Who wouldn’t want to save money after the holidays and be able to choose from a best selection of BSA® markdowns?

So start 2014 with some sweet deals up to 50% off on gear for the new year… you’ll find steals in every Scouting category. But remember, these items are sure to go fast so shop now!

Some supplies may be limited selection may vary online and at Scout Shops.

Uniform Prices Going Up

There is word going around that scout uniform prices will be going up, maybe as early as January 6th. The estimate is $5/ea for shirts and pants. Socks and other uniform parts could also go up.

If you have been thinking of getting new uniforms, you may wish to sooner rather than later.

Get Ready for Camp Day – May 11th at the Scout Shop

The Nor’West Scout Shop will be having different demonstrations during the day.  Backpack fitting, getting ready for camp, preparing for a hike, and  Dutch oven cooking.  They will also be giving a $20.00 gift card with the purchase of $100.00 worth of camping gear.

New Manager and Store Hours for Longview Scout Shop

In a message from Jim Hill, Director of Support Services

We are pleased to announce Mike Mealy is joining the council team as the new Longview store manager as of today. Mike has been a great local Scout leader for his troop and crew in the Chinook District and has been a dependable district store volunteer. He looks forward to providing great service to the Chinook, Ft. Clatsop and Ft. Vancouver customers who rely on the Longview store for Scouting supplies.

The Longview store will be closed April 3-7 for spring cleaning.  The store will reopen Monday, April 8 with new, easy-to-remember hours:

Beginning April 8: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Great Resource to Help New Cub Scout with Uniform Patch Placement

With spring recruitment right around the corner…Have you noticed the “Resource” section on the bottom right side of this blog? There is a link you can share with those new families to show were all those patches go on new Cub Scout uniforms.