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

Minsi Trails Council 2018 Fishing Derby & Family Campout Saturday July 21 and Sunday July 22, 2018 Come and join us for a...
For: Current BSA registered adults and youth 15 years of age and older.  Where: Camp Minsi – Dining Hall & Range Name: NRA...
If you are a thrill-seeker looking for outdoor challenges and fun, then look no further than Minsi Trails Council’s exciting NEW Pocono...
1255 Third Street, Palmerton...
  All Scouting Alumni & Friends are invited to visit Camp Minsi. When was the last time you were at summer camp to enjoy the smell of a...
Scouts, Leaders, and Families are invited to spend a day learning about the Civil War with the 153rd PA Volunteer Infantry.  You and your Scouts...
3520 Sullivan Trail, Easton...
Please join us on August 2nd for the North Valley District Roundtable Picnic. Festivities start at 6:00 PM at Indian Trail Park.  Packs are...
2018 Iron Pigs Scout Night Friday, August 3, 2018 Please Click Here for printable flyer.  *Patch only for those Scouts...
South Mountain District Welding Merit Badge Event Northampton Community College Hartzell Technology Hall 3835 Green Pond...
Minsi Trails Council is proud to continue SkillsFest, an exciting summer camp experience for Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Explorers, hosted...
Whispering Willows Park, 329 South Main Street, Conyngham...
1718 Mulberry Road, Fogelsville,...
106 Camp Minsi Road, Pocono Summit,...


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Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-8551
Fax: (610) 465-4500

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991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 266-7770
Fax: (610) 266-7798

9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon., Wed., & Fri.)
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9:00am - 2:00pm (Sat.)