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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 located in the Pocono Mountains: Akelaland Cub Scout Camp and Settlers Camp at Trexler Scout Reservation in Jonas, PA and Camp Minsi 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

NEW PA State Youth Protection Clearance Requirements
(PA Act 15 – formerly Act 153)

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.

 

upcoming events

Please click Trainer's Edge for the sign up flier and...
All troops and crews are invited to participate!  Linked here is the event information packet for participants:  2016 SMD Klondike Derby...
South Mountain District 2016 Pinewood Derby   March 5, 2016 Registration: 8:00 – 9:00am Race begins at 9:30am First Baptist Church 3235...
Forks Webelos Klondike Brochure 2016 Come test yerhuntin’ -n-trappin’ skills again’ them feller Scouts Bring your best & win...
Build a cardboard sled with your pack. Ride it down a snow covered tubing...
Course Location - Minsi Trails Council Service Center, 991 Postal Rd. Allentown, PA 18109  This course will provide Scoutmasters and...
North Valley Venturing Cardboard Box Derby 2016 Venturing Cardboard Box Derby...
To our 2016 Camp Leaders & Others……… Minsi Trails Council Camp Staff invite you to participate in a pre-leaders meeting for...
The NRA Muzzleloader Instructor Course will certify a candidate (upon successful completion) as an NRA Muzzleloader Instructor. ...
          Click here to view the 2016 University of Scouting Course...
St James Lutheran Church, 1213 US Route 22, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 This course will provide an overview of the BSA including its mission and...
Course Location - Troop 66 Scout House, Victory Park, Slatington, PA 18080   This course will provide Scoutmasters and Assistant...
Download Load Event Flier Here: First aid and CPR day Location: Emmaus Fire Department 100 North 6th Street Emmaus, PA...
Forks District Pinewood Derby Registration Forks District Pinewood Derby Rules Forks District Pinewood Derby March 19, 2016 Belvidere High School...
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MINSI TRAILS COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

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

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon. -  Fri.)
 

MINSI TRAILS SCOUT SHOP

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

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

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon. & Fri.)
9:00am - 7:00pm (Tues. - Thurs.)
9:00am - 2:00pm (Sat.)