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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

If interested having your troop march in the parade.  Please contact Ray Green at lilgiant@rcn.com or (484)...
Witauchsoman Lodge #44 Order of the Arrow Lodge Spring Fellowship Weekend June  3-5, 2016 Trexler Scout Reservation OA Ordeal Candidate (newly...
2016 Anthractie District & Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner This years program recognized the adult recipients of the District Award of Merit, the...
Please join us for the 2016 Slate Belt-Nazareth Area Friends of Scouting Breakfast Honoring State Senator Mario M. Scavello  as a  2016...
Witauchsoman Lodge #44 Order of the Arrow Section NE-5B Conclave Staff June 10-12, 2016 Trexler Scout Reservation OA Member - Conclave Staff (all...
Mahoning DriveIn has invited all my scouting friends to come and watch a double feature and camp overnight! We ask that you register for the event so...
2016 Pocono Boy Scout Golf Classic We are pleased to invite your participation in the 12th Annual Boy Scout Golf Classic!  The Golf...
Iron Pigs Scout Night 2016 The IronPigs are teaming up with Minsi Trails Council for two special nights of baseball for Scout units and their...
Meeting will be in the Settlers Dining Hall.  No registration...
Shooting sports training provides fun and adventure for boys. Archery and BB gun shooting teach skills, discipline, self-reliance, sportsmanship, and...
Meeting will take place in the Akelaland Dining Hall.  No registration...
Cub Scout Day Camp provides safe fun and adventure in the outdoors for Cub Scouts! Please note that all checks payable to Minsi Trails...
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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 - 6:00pm (Tues. - Thurs.)
9:00am - 2:00pm (Sat.)