Scout Day in Roscoe Village August 17


Saturday, Aug 17 10:00am - 4:00pm


600 N Whitewoman St, Coshocton, OH 43812


Attention all Scouts, Troops, Crews and Families: Be sure to register for Scout Day with the Muskingum Valley Council by calling 740-453-0571 or 740-891-8922. There will be a Canal Boat Charter at 11:30am and any remaining passengers may ride either @ 1pm, 2pm, 3pm or 4pm for this event. PLEASE REGISTER AS CAPACITY FOR THE BOAT IS LIMITED TO 100 PASSENGERS!

Scout Day coming to Roscoe Village

Saturday, August 17th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Scouts and family members will be admitted, at a greatly discounted price, for 'Scout Day at Roscoe Village'.  Registration/Sign up begins at 9a.m. in the Lock Landing at the Roscoe Village Visitor Center.

Starting at the visitor center, Scouts will view detailed dioramas, intricate maps, and models of the canal and lock system and a working gristmill. Next, ‘Ditches of Destiny’, a movie explaining the historic impact of the Ohio canal system, will start their tour placing scouts back in time with the rest of Roscoe Village.  Clary Gardens will be on site offering crafts and Let's Learn More presentations.  River Ridge Leather will be offering crafts in the afternoon at the main stage in the center of the Village.  There will be special exhibit presentations by the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, the Coshocton Canal Spinners and Weavers, a BB gun target range and an Archery range (both will be monitored by Scout volunteers).

The living history tour includes visits to the Blacksmith shop, the Canal Toll house, the Haycraft Building, Roscoe School, Crafters House, a canal boat exhibit and a chance to visit Dr. Maro Johnson's office to see the state of medicine back in the day - scary.  Along the way, there are many shops to explore.  

The Canal Boat charter and rides will be another highlight of the day.  For further information please contact the Muskingum Valley Scout Council, 740-453-0571.

Many of the visiting Scouts will camp Friday and/or Saturday at the Muskingum Valley Scout Reservation just a few miles south of Coshocton.  Call the Muskingum Valley Council Service Center; 740-453-0571, to reserve your tent camping site or cabin. Scouts should wear their uniforms to receive the discounted price at Roscoe.  Check in at the welcome center to receive your participant wristband. Walk-ins are welcome but Scouting Units or families may wish to pre-register by visiting  This will speed you through registration when you arrive.  Learn more about Roscoe Village at their website:


Scouting is a program for boys and girls in grades 1-12 and young men and women age 14 -21.  It is a family centered program teaching character, appreciation of the outdoors, achievement, leadership and service.  Youth interested in joining a local Scouting program should call the Scout service center: 740-453-0571. The Muskingum Valley Council proudly partners with the area United Way and thanks them for their continued support!


For more information contact Ed Mulholland at:  740-891-8922

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Scout Day in Roscoe Village August 17
Scout Day in Roscoe Village August 17
Scout Day in Roscoe Village August 17
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