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As an employee of Minsi Trails Council - Camp Staff, you are required by law to secure and provide the following clearances to Minsi Trails Council:

  1. Report of Criminal History from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Fee $$ to process

  2. Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services, Fee $$ to process

  3. Fingerprint based FBI Criminal History Clearance submitted through the Department of Human Services, Fee $$ to process

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Why do i pay the fees for each clearance?

A.  All fess are incurred by the person applying, recognize this is not a BSA fee, rather a state law.  The fees are associated with the State of Pa. 

Q.  How long does it take the Commonwealth to process the clearances?

A. Some of the clearances come back within a few minutes, however some may take as long as 4-6 weeks.

Q. What is the timeline to provide the clearances to Minsi Trails Council?

A. As Per Pennsylvania law, all new employees must secure their clearances prior to employment in any capacity. 

Q. How to Submit Clearances to Minsi Trails Council?

A. Camp Staff: You submit the originals to the Director of Support Services.  Please include with your camp staff paperwork.  

RESOURCES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

  1. Pennsylvania Website on Child Protection: www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov

  2. Pennsylvania Volunteer FAQ: keepkidssafe.pa.gov/cs/groups/webcontent/documents/document/c_135249.pdf

  3. Pennsylvania Mandated Reporter FAQ: keepkidssafe.pa.gov/cs/groups/webcontent/documents/document/c_137646.pdf

If you need assistance or have questions, please contact your local District Executive 

Minsi Trails Council

 

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., Wed., & Fri.)
9:00am - 7:00pm (Tues., & Thurs.)
9:00am - 3:00pm (Sat.)