BSA National Youth Protection Training Update - National 3/01/2018

March 2018 Letter                     Youth Protection Training Link

Youth Protection Training "How to Guide"

Integration of Lion Cubs into the Cub Scout Program - National 2018

Recognizing the success of the National Lion pilot program, the Boy Scouts of America's Board of Directors have approved integrating Lions into the Cub Scout program empowering chartered partners with packs to offer the experience to Kindergarten-age children nationwide. Learn More

BSA Expands Program - National 10/11/2017

Family Scouting Q & A               Family Scouting News Release

PA State Youth Protection Clearance Requirements (PA Act 15) - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 2015

For youth-serving organizations in Pennsylvania, new clearance requirements were enacted that need to be completed before you can volunteer and work with youth in PA. Please click here for all the important new details.

Scouting Impact - National November 2017

An independent research study conducted by Tufts University reported boys involved in Scouting had a four-fold increase in character attributes like cheerfulness, helpfulness, kindness, obedience, trustworthiness and hopeful future expectations. Positive character translates into doing better in school, having higher career goals and making better life choices. In short the Tufts Study shows, Scouting Builds Character. Click here for more details on the Tufts Study.

Career with Minsi Trails Council

Donor Relationship Manager Open Position Click Here for more info. 

Minsi Trails Council, BSA serves over 10,000 youth through the leadership of 5,000 adult volunteers. The council provides programs to youth throughout the Anthracite region, Pocono Mountains and Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania along with western New Jersey and serves six-counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Carbon, Luzerne, and Warren Counties. The local Scouting heritage dates back more than 105 years to 1910 when the council’s first scout troops were established in Allentown and Easton. Minsi Trails Council has three Scout camps in the Pocono Mountains: Akelaland Cub Scout Camp and Settlers Camp at the Trexler Scout Reservation in Jonas, PA and Camp Minsi located in Pocono Summit, PA. Combined, these camps serve more than 5,000 campers annually. 

Who We Serve:
• 10,000 local youth members
• 5,000 local adult leaders
• Nearly 300 packs, troops and crews
• More than 200 chartered organizations

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Upcoming Events

  North Valley District ANNUAL RECOGNITION DINNER   Date: Thursday April 5, 2018 Time: 6:30pm, doors open at 6pm Location: Lehigh...
This meeting was re-scheduled from March 8, 2018 Where:      St. Lukes Ambulatory Training Center          ...
19th Annual ALLENTOWN TRADE-O-REE & Boy Scout Memorabilia Show www.AllentownTOR.com Hosted by:  Witauchsoman Lodge #44 &...
Volunteer Breakfast at Bear Creek Mountain Resort  8:30am -...
The South Mountain District’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation and Recognition Dinner Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018 Time: Doors open at 6pm,...
FORKS OF THE DELAWARE DISTRICT ANNUAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITION BANQUET Come out and enjoy a night of fellowship with other Scouters from the...
The Pocono District, Boy Scouts of America, annual Friends of Scouting Dinner honoring: Robert and Doris Kinsley, Distinguished Citizens Award...
Second Thursday of the Month 7:30PM Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 2115 Washington Blvd. Easton, PA...
Eligible: Current Boy Scouts of America registered adults.  Current Boy Scouts of America registered youth 15 years of age and older and who...
Location: Minsi Trails Council Service Center (large conference room) 991 Postal Road, Allentown PA Cost: $5 for one session, 2 sessions or...
What are the Dates? The two-weekend course will occur:  Weekend 1 - Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22, 2018 Weekend 2 -...
Calling all Venturing Crews and older-Scout patrols! The Spring Rendezvous is an exciting opportunity for Venturing Crews (and Venturing-aged...
Click here for the 2018 North Valley District Pinewood Derby Rules. Click here for the 2018 North Valley District Pinewood Derby...


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