Boy Scouts of America Last Frontier Council
3031 NW 64th St
Oklahoma City OK 73116-3528
Tax Exempt Status Public Supported Charity
Mission Statement The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Scouting teaches leadership and values to youth. Eagle Scouts are one of our best examples of that.
Contact Information
Contact Name Ryan Lemons
Contact email
Address 3031 NW 64th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73116 3528
Phone (405) 840-1114
Fax 405-840-1652
County Oklahoma County
How to Give
Donate to Endowment
Other ways to donate, support or volunteer
Donations are accepted via check to our address as well as over the phone. In-kind donations can be made by calling the Development Department at 405-858-4623. 
Volunteer opportunities are available for positions with Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, and Venture Crews as well as committees and support at the Executive Board level. Serving as a volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America would depend on the volunteer's interests, knowledge and availability. Time could range from 1 or two hours a month to weekly meetings at the Pack/Troop level. For more information about volunteering contact Ryan Lemons at 405-840-1114.
Financial Summary
Projected Revenue $4,111,769.00
Projected Expenses $4,038,795.00
History and Background
Former Names
Year Founded 1914
IRS Ruling Year 1965
State Registration Expiration Mar 2020
Mission The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

The Last Frontier Council was founded in Oklahoma City in 1914, four years after the founding of the Boy Scouts of America. The Last Frontier Council currently serves more than 11,000 youth in central and southwest Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma City metro, Altus, Chickasha, Clinton, Duncan, Lawton, Shawnee, Seminole, and Weatherford.


In 2018, 12,000 scouts participated in the program.  There were 405 units within 264 Charter Partners. 

Over 3,600 Cub Scout ranks earned.

Over 1,800 Boy Scout ranks earned.

7,750 merit badges earned.

268 Eagle Scout Awards earned.

Over 49,000 service hours were completed by scouts.

20,004 nights were spent camping at council events.

Over 2,750 STEM-related merit badges were completed.
  1. Volunteers to serve as mentors to Scouts and raise funds to support them.
  2. Volunteers with skills in marketing and communications to assist us in promoting Scouting through print, electronic, and social media.
  3. Contributed funds to help us support the more than 12,000 Scouts we serve. A gift of $320 supports one Scout for an entire year.
  4. Chartered Partners to sponsor Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops, providing youth with character building activities and exposure to good role models.
  5. Access to community partners that, through collaboration, can strengthen youth through Scouting and other activities to our members and the community at large.
CEO/Executive Director Statement
The Scout Oath begins with "On my honor, I will do my best...." and the Cub Scout Motto is "Do Your Best." These two key affirmations show that excellence is at the core of Scouting.

A key focus annually is the progress of our five-year strategic plan. As Lord Robert Baden-Powell put it, "Scouting is a game with a purpose." Our strategic plan ensures that, from a youth perspective, Scouting is fun, and from an adult/parent perspective, Scouting develops values like leadership and character to build the leaders of tomorrow.
As the Strategic Plan is implemented, we are excited about how the Last Frontier Council can support our local and neighborhood Scouting programs in making a difference in the lives of youth. 
Board Chair Statement
Our vision is to bring Scouting to more young people through collaborations with community-based chartered partner organizations. These partners are faith-based org, civic groups and schools. Through this effort we strive
to bring program features to our youth that no other organization can offer. As a result we will achieve a higher quality program that shapes character.
Area Served
Area Served
Geographic Area Served
Canadian County
Central Oklahoma
Cleveland County
El Reno
Grady County
Logan County
McClain County
Midwest City/Del City
Nichols Hills
Nicoma Park
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Pottawatomie County
The Village
Warr Acres/Putnam City
We serve 24 counties in central and southwest Oklahoma. Specific communities are listed in Geographic Areas Served, but also include: Duncan, Altus, Anadarko, Rush Springs, Lindsay, Fort Sill, Sayre, Elk City, Hobart, Mangum, Frederick, Walters, Marlow, Tuttle, and Waurika.
Service Categories
Secondary Organizational Category Youth Development/Boy Scouts Of America
Tertiary Organizational Category Youth Development/Youth Development-Citizenship

Cub Scouts – Youth, ages 6-10: A family-oriented program for parents and children to learn and interact together through fun activities and service projects. Cub Scouts begin to learn about their communities through field trips, community service projects, and other tasks designed to teach them the value of leadership and teamwork.

Scouts BSA – Youth, ages 11-18: A outdoor skills-based program that teaches character development, the value of being a good citizen, and physical fitness. At this stage of their development, Scouts are taught to become more self-reliant and adult leaders begin to give them more opportunities to make decisions and learn from their mistakes.

Venturing - Ages 14 through 21: a co-ed program designed to move participants beyond simply engaging in activities, but designing them, leading them, and evaluating them. In many ways, this program is designed to simulate the workplace that these young adults will face after they graduate college.

Council and District Activities, camps, and training courses supplement the unit level activities. The council operates six camp properties and runs multiple camp programs throughout the year. Council committees also organize large activities, service projects and high-level training courses.

Population Served Children Only (5 - 14 years) Adolescents Only (13-19 years) Adults
Program Long-term SuccessHelpDescription of the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future or represent an ideal state. To continue to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
Description The council training committee’s job is to get adult leaders trained. One of the keys to the success of the Scouting program is trained volunteer leadership. Second only to the selection of the right person for each responsibility is his or her training in the purposes of Scouting, the methods through which these purposes are achieved, and the techniques of their individual job.
Population Served Adults
Description The council camp promotion and outdoor committee provides outdoor programs that most units are unable to provide on their own, and outdoor programs are often the main reason youth join a Scout unit. From Cub Scout day camp to high-adventure programs, this committee helps make exciting outdoor programs available for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturers.
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years)
Description The council activities and civic service committee’s job is to provide mountaintop experiences that dramatically capture the attention of the whole Scouting community: a Scout color guard at a city hall ceremony, a presentation of the Award of Merit to leaders at a district recognition dinner, an exciting competition of Scouting skills, or a meaningful community clean-up project. We help units make these great events happen in the lives of Cub Scouts, Scouts SBA, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, and leaders.
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years)
Description The council advancement committee implements procedures that help achieve the BSA advancement program. The committee helps Cub Scout packs, Scouts BSA troops, Varsity teams, and Venturing crews succeed in helping youth members advance in rank. If they advance, they will have a good experience and will grow in their Scouting adventure.
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years)
Disaster Programs
The Last Frontier Council has no specific disaster relief program. Rather, we respond to disasters as they happen, typically working at relief shelters, assisting with delivery of supplies, and recovery efforts.
Previous Disaster ExperienceHelpOrganization's previous experience during the immediate response, recovery or rebuilding phases following a disaster.
When wild fires struck in 2012, Scouts were among the first on the scene organizing donated supplies and assisting with clean up efforts. One Eagle Scout even built hundreds of sift boxes as part of his Eagle project to assist those who had lost their homes sift through ash and debris to recover valuables.
When tornadoes struck Moore and Shawnee in 2013, Scouts were among the first in the affected neighborhoods deliviering supplies, clearing debris, and communicating to victims where they could go to get help. For a time, Scouts ran the largest Red Cross relief center in the state in Moore.
We work closely with city leaders in each community we serve so that they know they can call on Scouts to help whem the need is greatest.
Resources and/or Services Offered in Disaster
Scouts and their adult volunteers primarily provide manual labor and assistance as part of disaster relief efforts. There are limitations on what we can ask them to do, particularly the youth. But for the most part, Scouts are able to help manage and organize supplies and help with debris removal.
Comments on Programs
CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments
The current focus is to place new Scouting programs in very localized areas where service is more personal and can be delivered quickly. Having a Scouting program close to where youth live is also more convenient for the the parents and families. 
Neighborhoods that do not currently have a Scouting program are identified as "zero-density" or "low-density" areas and volunteers at a community-level have the goal of finding partners and developing relationships to ensure every youth who wants to be in Scouting will have a quality program to join. 
CEO/Executive Director
CEO/Executive Director Jeff Woolsey
Start Date Mar 2010
Experience Jeff Woolsey has more than 30 years experience in the Scouting movement. An Eagle Scout who has served on council staffs in Texas, Ohio, and Hawaii prior to joining the Last Frontier Council, his leadership has been a key part of the tremendous growth in membership and fundraising since 2010.
Senior Staff
Bob BockDirector of Support Services
Ryan LemonsDirector of Development
Jarod PickensDirector of Field Service
Number of Full-time Staff 29
Number of Part-time Staff 6
Number of Contract Staff 0
Number of Volunteers 4000
Staff Retention Rate 90
Are professional development opportunities provided? Yes
Does CEO/Executive Director have formal evaluations? Yes
Management reports to board? Yes
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 2
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 29
Hispanic/Latino 2
Native American/American Indian 2
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 15
Female 20
Organizational Plans
Fundraising Plan Yes
Policy against commission-based compensation for fundraising consultant Yes
Communication Plan Yes
Strategic Plan Yes
Number of Years Strategic Plan Considers 5
Date Strategic Plan Adopted Oct 2011
Management Succession Plan Yes
Organization Policies and Procedures Yes
We have over 400 Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, and Venture Crews that are all conducted in partnership with local community organizations. This is in addition to collaborations through United Way sister agencies such as Red Cross, Salvation Army, and partnerships with other organizations like the OKC Boathouse Foundation/Riversport Oklahoma.
United Way of Central Oklahoma member agency1950
Best Marketing CampaignBoy Scouts of America2014
Best Fundraising Support MaterialsBoy Scouts of America2014
Best Annual Campaign BrochureBoy Scouts of America2014
Best Digital MarketingBoy Scouts of America2014
Best Multicultural MarketingBoy Scouts of America2014
Government Licenses
Is your organization licensed by the government (federal, state and/or local)? No
Board Chair
Name Mr. Russ Harrison
Company Affiliation Cemplex Group
Term Dec 2018 to Dec 2020
Board of Directors
List Current as of Jan 30, 2020
Board of Directors List
Mr. Rob AbernathyVoting
Mr. Jim AikmanVoting
Mr. Alan AneshansleyVoting
Mr. Brian AneshansleyVoting
Mr. David AtlandVoting
Mr. Jack BarrettVoting
Mr. Dave BertVoting
Ms. Colleen BicketVoting
Mr. Dan BorenVoting
Gen. Billy BowdenVoting
Mr. Chris BrewsterVoting
Mr. Jim Buchanan, IIIVoting
Mr. Brad BurgessVoting
Mr. Mark BursonVoting
Mr. Dave CarpenterVoting
Mr. Mike CarrollVoting
Mr. Randy ChandlerVoting
Mr. Richard CookVoting
Mr. Jim DavidVoting
Mr. Bruce DavisVoting
Mr. Scott DavisVoting
Mr. David DezellVoting
Mr. Robert DudleyVoting
Mr. Jim EnglishVoting
Mr. Mohammad FarzanehVoting
Mr. Ellen Fleming IVVoting
Mr. Bill FordVoting
Mr. Richard ForsheeVoting
Hon. Steve FriotVoting
Mr. Andy FugateVoting
Mr. Gerry GambleVoting
Mr. Drew GrahamVoting
Mr. Mark HansteinVoting
Mr. Russ HarrisonVoting
Mr. Steve HartVoting
Mr. David HoltVoting
Mr. Reggie JohnsonVoting
Mr. Donnie JonesVoting
Mr. Gary JonesVoting
Mr. Carey Carey Joullian IV IVVoting
Mr. Farooq KarimVoting
Mr. Mike KnoppVoting
Mr. Joe KozlowskiVoting
Mr. Jeff LampeVoting
Mr. Ed MartinVoting
Mr. Steve MasonVoting
Mr. Travis MasonVoting
Mr. John McNamaraVoting
Mr. Herman MeindersVoting
Mr. Wayne MillerVoting
Mr. Lewis MooreVoting
Mr. Seth MooreVoting
Mr. DJ MorganVoting
Mr. Steve MurdockVoting
Mr. Kennith NashVoting
Mr. Roger NayarVoting
Mr. Tal OdenVoting
Mr. David OstroweVoting
Mr. Seth ParnellVoting
Mr. Tom ParrishVoting
Mr. Collins PeckVoting
Mr. Jon PenningtonVoting
Mr. Oren Lee PetersVoting
Mr. Brian PillmoreVoting
Mr. Brad PoarchVoting
Mr. Leo PortmanVoting
Mr. David RainboltVoting
Mr. David ReidVoting
Mr. Pat RooneyVoting
Mr. Art SchmidtVoting
Mr. Lee Allan SmithVoting
Mr. Grant SoderbergVoting
Mr. Bob SpinksVoting
Ms. Kathleen StevensonVoting
Mr. Tom StevensonVoting
Mr. Doug StussiVoting
Dr. Ron SutorVoting
Mr. David ThompsonVoting
Mr. Mike TurpenVoting
Mr. Jim WaldoVoting
Mr. Noris WhitakerVoting
Mr. Jeremy WhitlowVoting
Mr. Alvin WilliamsVoting
Mr. Jerry WinchesterVoting
Mr. Gary WoodsVoting
Mr. Jeff WoolseyVoting
Mr. Hal YocumVoting
Mr. Ed YoungVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 3
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 83
Hispanic/Latino 1
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 2
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 86
Female 3
Not specified 0
Board Term Lengths 1 years
Percentage of Board Making Monetary Contributions to the Organization 100 %
Percentage of Board Making In-Kind Contributions to the Organization 40 %
Board Orientation Yes
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes
Written Board Selection Criteria? Yes
Standing Committees
Advisory Board / Advisory Council
Board Governance
Capital Campaign
Communications / Promotion / Publicity / Public Relations
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Human Resources / Personnel
Program / Program Planning
Special Events (Golf Tournament, Walk / Run, Silent Auction, Dinner / Gala)
Strategic Planning / Strategic Direction
Advisory Board
Advisory Board Members
Loyd BensonRetired
Jeff BrownMiller-Jackson
Rev. Lee CooperProspect Church
Robert EadesCommunity Volunteer
Brian LuxM-D Building Products
Marc Nuttle
Jerry OrrRetired
Marty PosticPostic & Bates Attorneys
John RobbersonRetired
Joel RodriguezRetired
Shad SatterthwaiteOU Educator
Paul SchmidlkoferGordon Cooper Tech Center
Don VickJGVE Engineering
Comments on Board & Governance
CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments The Last Frontier Council continually strives for high levels of governance. Executive Board members are engaged at multiple levels from Cub Scout Pack and Scouts BSA Troop participation to standing operating committees such as budget, audit, camp promotion and more. The financial and operational details of the organization are audited by an independent audit firm and also reviewed annually by the National Council, Boy Scouts of America as a part of the Charter Renewal process.
Current Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Jan 01, 2020-Dec 31, 2020
Current Year Budgeted Total Income $4,111,769
Current Year Budgeted Total Expenses $4,038,795
Financial Documents
Audit 2017
IRS Letter of Determination
Prior Three Years' Financial History
Revenue and ExpensesHelpFinancial data for prior years is entered by foundation staff based on the documents submitted by nonprofit organizations.Foundation staff members enter this information to assure consistency in the presentation of financial data across all organizations.
Fiscal Year201820172016
Total Revenue$3,693,157$4,934,791$3,693,990
Total Expenses$4,201,490$4,330,643$4,188,759
Revenue Less Expenses($508,333)$604,148($494,769)
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201820172016
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
Government Contributions$0$0$0
Individual Contributions------
Investment Income, Net of Losses$12,960$2,139$4,725
Unrealized Gain/Loss($323,619)$909,492$632,344
Membership Dues------
Special Events$1,094,893$1,069,534$863,449
Revenue In-Kind------
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201820172016
Program Expense$3,690,996$3,890,818$3,837,180
Administration Expense$82,963$162,293$182,549
Fundraising Expense$427,531$277,532$169,030
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.881.140.88
Program Expense/Total Expenses88%90%92%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue40%30%26%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201820172016
Total Assets$24,155,363$24,757,044$24,058,067
Current Assets$1,774,482$1,809,959$1,336,298
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities$562,308$655,656$560,827
Total Net Assets$23,593,055$24,101,388$23,497,240
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201820172016
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities3.162.762.38
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201820172016
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Funding Sources
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201820172016
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountSpecial Events $1,094,893Earned Revenue $1,225,980Earned Revenue $918,418
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountContributions $1,058,777Special Event $1,069,534Indirect Public Support $894,907
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountEarned Revenue $976,427Contributions $936,116Contributions $655,098
Endowment? Yes
Endowment Spending Policy Percentage
Endowment Spending Policy Percentage (if selected) 5 %
Credit Line? Yes
Reserve Fund? No
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Campaign Purpose
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next Five Years? No
Comments on Financials
Foundation Staff Comments
All prior year financial information is from the IRS Form 990s.
Note:  In 2017 and 2016, "Other" revenue includes uncollectible pledges in the amounts of ($9,000) and ($434,306), respectively. 

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Address 3031 NW 64th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73116 3528
Primary Phone 405 840-1114
Give to Endowment
CEO/Executive Director Jeff Woolsey
Board Chair Mr. Russ Harrison
Board Chair Company Affiliation Cemplex Group