The Minsi Trails Council Office will be Closed Monday, February 19th in observation of President's Day. 

BSA Expands Program

Family Scouting Q & A               Family Scouting News Release

Letter to Unit Leaders, Committee Chairmen, Chartered Organization Reps, District Committee Members & Commissioner Staff Members

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

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.

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Weekend Camping/Facility Rental (Shortcut Link)

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

Come experience winter at Camp Minsi with a day of fun on the frozen water of Stillwater Lake. Units are responsible for their...
STEM Committee registration and sign...
Hello Scouters!! Once again the Minis Trails Council will be...
South Mountain District Klondike Derby 2018   Camp Minsi, Pocono Summit, Pa February 24, 2018 Sign In:  Saturday 8:00 – 8:45...
Please click on the flyer below for all information: INFORMATIONAL...
North Valley District Roundtable takes place the first Thursday of every month at the old school next to St. John the Baptist Church in Whitehall....
South Mountain District 2018 Pinewood Derby   March 3, 2018 Registration: 8:00 – 9:00am Races begin at 9:30am First Baptist Church 3235...
Click here for the event details and rules. Click here for the Box Derby Release form. This form must be signed by the parent or guardian and...
Please register your top 3-5 place winners from your...
To our 2018 Camp Leaders & Others……… Akelaland, Camp Minsi and Settlers Camp  Minsi Trails Council Camp Staff invite...


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Allentown, PA 18109

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

9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon. -  Fri.)


991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

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

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