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Since 1913, the BSA has utilized several different organizational structures for councils and lodges (Geary ii). In 1938, lodges were grouped first into fifteen, then eventually twenty-six areas. When the OA became fully integrated into the BSA in 1948, lodges were reorganized as part of the Twelve Scouting Regions.

The 1973 New Section Operation realigned lodges into areas and sections among the Six Regions.

In 1992, the Six Regions were consolidated into four. The East Central and the eastern half of the North Central Region was merged to create the Central Region, while the western half of the North Central Region merged into the Western Region. The Southeast and South Central Regions were combined to create the Southern Region. The Northeast Region's seven areas were reorganized into five; however, its boundaries remained unchanged.

Works Cited:

Geary, Patrick. Councils of the BSA 6th ed. n.p., 2000, p. ii. Print.

"New Section Operation," Order of the Arrow Bulletin, vol. 4. Boy Scouts of America, 1972, p. 4. Print.

New Regions?

National has been working on a restructuring proposal, called the Churchill Plan (pdf). Among other details, this plan recommends that the current BSA organizational structure of four regions, areas, and sections should be redrawn as 16 "National Service Territories".

Rumor has it that while details haven't been finalized, including the number of territories, the final plan will come into effect after the 2021 National Meeting. No word yet on how the OA will be affected. As these territories include 13 to 20 councils each, one would hope that these would be subdivided for lodge conclaves and other "sectional" activities.

More information will be posted here as it becomes available.

CR Section Conclaves
C‑1A Midwest Bible Camp, SD
Tetonwana 105
Oct 1-3, 2021
C-1B Camp Decorah, WI
Ni-Sanak-Tani 381
& Blue OX 26
Sep 17-19, 2021
C-2 location?
host lodge?
C-3A location?
host lodge?
C-3B Camp Illinek, IL
Illinek 132
Oct 15-17, 2021
C-4 Seven Ranges SR, OH
Sipp-O 377
May 14-16, 2021
C-5A location?
host lodge?
C-5B H. Roe Bartle SR, MO
Tamegonit 147
Apr 9-11, 2021
C-6A Old Ben SR, IN
Kiondaga 422
Oct 22-24, 2021
C-6B Camp Hugh Taylor Birch, OH
Tarhe 292
May 14-16, 2021
C-7 Virtual Event Held Online
Apr 16-18, 2021
& Camp Stronghold, IL
Wulapeju 140
Aug 20-22, 2021
NE Section Conclaves
NE-1 Yawgoog SR, RI
Tulpe 102
Jun 11-13, 2021
NE-2A Camp Mattatuck, CT
host lodge?
Jun 11-13, 2021
NE-2B Virtual Event Held Online
host lodge?
NE-3A Camp Woodland, NY
Lowanne Nimat 219
Jun 5, 2021
NE-3B Camp Wakpominee, NY
Kittan 364
Aug 27-29, 2021
NE-4A &
C Conestoga, Eberly SR, PA
Wagion 6
Jun 11-13, 2021
NE-5 Goose Pond SR, PA
Lowwapaneu 191
Jun 11-13, 2021
NE-6A Henson SR, MD
Nentego 20
May 21-22, 2021
NE-6B Virtual Event Held Online
Tschitani 10?
Jun 4-5, 2021
SR Section Conclaves
SR-1A Camp Edgewood, LA
Quelqueshoe 166
Apr 16-18, 2021
SR-1B C Euchee, Spanish Trail SR, FL
Yustaga 385
Apr 23-25, 2021
SR-2 Camp Perkins, TX
Wichita 35
April 16-18, 2021
SR-3 Lost Pines SR, TX
Tonkawa 99?
SR-4 Camp La-No-Che, FL
Tipisa 326
Apr 9-11, 2021
SR-5 Camp Daniel Boone, NC
Tsali 134
Apr 23-25, 2021
SR-6 Camp Davy Crockett, TN
Sequoyah 184
Aug 16-18, 2021
SR-7A C Lions, Pipsico SR
Wahunsenakah 333
Sep 17-19, 2021
SR-7B Camp Bowers, NC
Klahican 331
Apr 16-18, 2021
SR-8 Camp Simpson, OK
Wisawanik 190
Apr 30 - May 2, 2021
SR-9 Camp Patten, GA
Withlacoochee 98
Apr 16-18, 2021
WR Section Conclaves
W-1E Camp Morison, ID
Tukarica 266?
Sep 24-26, 2021
W-1N Fire Mountain SR, WA
Sikhs Mox Lamonti 338
Sep 17-19, 2021
W-1S Hoodoo Ski Area, OR
Tsisqan 253
Sep 10-12, 2021
W-2N Camp Buffalo Bill, WY
Tatokainyanka 356?
Sep 10-12, 2021
W-2S San Isabel Scout Ranch, CO
Tupwee 536?
May 21-23, 2021
W-2W Camp Tracy, UT
host lodge?
Sep 10-12, 2021
W-3N &
Coast Guard Island, CA
Talako 533, Hungteetsepoppi 466, & Yerba Buena 719
Sep 10-12, 2021
W-4N Hubert Eaton SR, CA
host lodge?
Sep 17-19, 2021
W-4S Camp Tahquitz, CA
host lodge?
Oct 8-10, 2021
W-6E Virtual Event Held Online
host lodge?
Apr 10, 2021
W-6P Virtual Event Held Online
Achpateuny 498?
Apr 9-11, 2021
W-6W Camp Raymond, AZ
host lodge?
Oct 15-17, 2021

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