Stewart Smith

Stewart Smith has been involved in Scouting since the year 2000 and he has worked for over 12 years with summer camps in both Florida and South Dakota. While working at Summer Camp at Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation, Stewart started as an Area Director, then the Camp Program Director for 2 summers and as the Summer Camp Director for 2 summers. During his time at Tanah Keeta, Stewart helped grow the program and expand what was offered at the camp.

Stewart has been working for the past 7 summers at Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch where he started in 2015 as the Summer Camp Program Director where he has helped bring in new program areas, and increased Merit Badge offerings. Over the last 7 summers the camp has successfully been using a Block Schedule for Merit Badges. Stewart became a full time employee with the Black Hills Area Council in August of 2018 as the Council Program Director.

Stewart is a Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow, a Silver Beaver Recipient and has been a Wood Badge staff member from his volunteer years in Florida.

Prior to joining the Black Hills Area Council, Stewart worked as a teacher for the Saint Lucie County School District in Florida. He is a graduate of the University of Akron where he earned a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and minors in Drawing, Photography & History.

Stewart ,as the Council Program Director, oversees the all of the business operations of camp. He will help guide the Camp Director, Program Director and Commissioner. He will also serve as the primary contact for the council office and council executive board.

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Jacob Jensen

Jacob Jensen will be working as the Program Director this year at Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch. He has been involved in Scouting for many years both as a youth and adult. Jacob was a Scout in Gulf Stream Council as a youth before travelling to South Dakota to work at Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch in the summer of 2015. Jacob has worked at MMSR for over 7 years in many different positions. In 2015 Jacob was an Outdoor Skills Staff and has served as the Apex Director, Outdoor Skills Director and the past 2 summers as the Camp Trading Post Manager. Jacob is NYLT trained and certified as an NCS Program Director. Jacob is excited to work with all of the Scouts and staff attending to MMSR for camp.

Jacob Jensen
Program Director
Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch

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