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Minsi Trails Council

For over a century, the Boy Scouts of America has helped youth find adventure in their local community and the great outdoors.  The number one goal of Scouting is to have FUN!  The Scouting program offers limitless activities to meet this goal; camping, canoeing, biking and snow tubing barely even begins to cover the awesome trips that units do on a regular basis.  There's more to Scouting than just the trips however; it also helps youth develop character, strong leadership skills and build lasting friendships with their fellow Scouts.  Growing up with Scouting is a positive life-changing experience that can give all youth lifelong social skills and unforgettable memories that can't be found anywhere else.

The local Minsi Trails Council, BSA serves nearly 9,400 youth through the leadership of 3,800 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 109 years to 1910 when the council’s first Scout troops were established in Allentown and Easton areas. The 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.

 

 

 

 

Monthly meeting of all Assistant Council Commissioners and District Commissioners. Email link and agenda will be sent to each member via email in...
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Family FOS Presenter Training Once registered, the meeting invite will be within the registration confirmation email or use the below link. ...
December Fellowship gathering and rechartering This month the district meetings will be replaced by unit rechartering and...
Monroe Recharter Day   The location and date are subject to change. Thursday, December 9th at the Monroe County Control Center, 100...
Carbon-Luzerne District Committee is currently an online meeting.  The committee is meeting to begin planning the new county base District...
2021 Northampton District Commissioners Meeting is held the third Thursday of every...
The topic this month is; December - Religious Awards Review of religious awards in Cub Scouts Review of religious awards in Scouts...
      The Monroe Merit Badge College is Back Live and in-person!!! Updated with additional badges and DEN CHIEF...
NRA RSO (Range Safety Officer) Date - Saturday December 11th 2021 Location- Camp Trexler  8am to 5pm Saturday This course is at...
Family FOS Presenter Training Once registered, the meeting invite will be within the registration confirmation email or use the below link. ...
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PROFESSIONAL OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 264-8551
9 AM – 5 PM (Monday  – Friday)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

 

SCOUT SHOP HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 266-7770
10 AM – 5 PM (Monday-Friday)
10 AM – 2 PM (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

 

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
991 Postal Road, Allentown, PA 18109

MAILING ADDRESS
P.O Box 20624, Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0624