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Archery

Challenge your friends and fellow scouters at who has the best shot on the range, with over six archery targets to choose from in any weather.

Merit Badges Offered:

Archery

Camp Programs:

Archery Carnival

Archery Tic Tac Toe

Early Morning Shoot

Open Archery Shoot


 

Area 7

Our Area 7 is the perfect place for you if you're on your way to becoming an Eagle Scout! Area 7 will offer you many opportunities to take part in many Eagle required Merit Badges!

Merit Badges Offered:

Chess

Citizenship in the Nation*

Citizenship in the World*

Communications*

Emergency Preparedness*

First Aid*

Camp Programs:

Eagle Forum

Games Night

Open Chess

Patch Trading


 

Athletics

Our newly improved athletics field equipped with lights and many different types of athletic equipment also includes a baseball/softball field, basketball hoops, volleyball court and much more!

Merit Badges Offered:

Athletics

Personal Fitness*

Sports

Camp Programs:

Horseshoes

Night Frisbee

Scoutmaster Softball

Scoutmaster Nukem

Soccer Scrimage

Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

Volleyball Tournament


 

E-Con

Merit Badges Offered:

Environmental Science*

Fish and Wildlife Management

Forestry

Geology

Insect Study

Mammal Study

Nature

Oceanography

Plant Science

Pulp and Paper

Reptile and Amphibian Study

Soil and Water Conservation

Weather

Camp Programs:

Econ Scavenger Hunt

Open Oceanography



 

Handicraft

Like creating and making new things? Our handicraft area will be your favorite hangout! Similar to our This Old Camp, learn handy skills and make any project you desire.

Merit Badges Offered:

Basketry
Leatherwork
Model Design
Plumbing
Textiles
Woodcarving
Woodworking

Camp Programs:

Open Toolbox


 

Hawkeye Action Center & C.O.P.E.

Boasting one of the largest COPE courses in the Northeast Region, a BMX track and all new shooting sports activities along with other great older boy activities, Camp Hawkeye is our effort to provide a summer program for older scouts who are seeking a more adrenaline fueled camping experience. 
 

Merit Badges Offered:
Signs, Signals, and Codes
Geocaching

Camp Programs:
BMX
BMX Trail Riding (Bring Your Own Bike our use ours!)
Climb on Safely
Disc Golf
Open C.O.P.E. Climb
Paintball
Pole Spar Climbing


 

Media Center

Learn to capture your week like an artist with photography, or talk to another scouter around the world on a HAM radio in our Media Center! Learn all about games and the digital technology in our lives, even while at camp!

Merit Badges Offered:

Digital Technology
Game Design
Photography
Radio

Camp Programs:

Open Computer Lab


 

Operation First Class

Our Operation First Class program is an accelerated program designed to give younger and first time scouters the knowledge, skills and requirements to reach the First Class rank. Scouters partaking in the Operation First Class program will have the opportunity to experience different programs Settlers Camp has to offer including:

Merit Badges Offered:

Leatherwork

Mammal Study

Camp Programs:

20+ BSA Rank Advancement Requirements

Rifle Shooting

Totin Chip Certification

Trexler Rangers

Waterfront Swimming/Boating

Wilderness Outpost


 

Scoutcraft

Like to cook in a Dutch oven or over an open fire? Check out our Scoutcraft program where there is always knots to tie and ropes to lash!

Merit Badges Offered:

Camping*

Cooking*

Fishing

Indian Lore

Orienteering

Pioneering

Wilderness survival

Open and Evening Programs:

Leave No Trace

Trek Safely

Woodsman Competition

Scoutmaster Breakfast/Lunches


 

SENTR

If you're into scientific hobbies SENTR will feel like home! Spend your time gazing at the stars in Astronomy to shooting for the stars in Space Exploration!

Merit Badges Offered:

Astronomy

Electronica

Nuclear Science

Robotics

Space Exploration

Open and Evening Programs:

Astronomy Stargazing


 

Shooting Sports

Our shooting sports program area offers you the opportunity to safely operate and learn proper gun safety while engaging in practices to enhance your skills.

Merit Badges Offered:

Shotgun Shooting

Rifle

Open and Evening Programs:

Early Morning Shoot

Open Muzzleloader

Open Rifle/Shotgun

Rifle Poker

Scoutmaster Shotgun Shoot off


 

This Old Camp

Become the DIY handyman after a week at This Old Camp by learning skills such as automotive maintnence and our popular merit badge welding!

Merit Badges Offered:

Automotive Maintenance

Electricity

Welding

Open and Evening Programs:

Handyman Competition

Power Tool man Competition


 

Waterfront

Our waterfront offers a chance for scouts to cool off during the hot summer days. Our waterfront is also fully stacked with canoes, kayaks, and rowboats all available every day for scouts of all ages and ability groups to venture out onto Lake Trexler.

Merit Badges Offered:

Canoeing

Lifesaving*

Kayaking
Rowing

Swimming*

Open and Evening Programs:

BSA Snorkeling
Mile Swim
Open Boating (Canoes/Kayaks/Rowboats)
Open Swimming
Safety Afloat/Safe Swim Defense
Sandcastle Competition

 

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.)
Wednesday, November 22nd- Closing at 1:30pm
Thursday, November 23rd- Closed
Friday, November 24th- Closed

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 - 2:00pm (Sat.)
Tuesday, November 21st- 9am-6pm
Wednesday, November 22nd- 9am-5pm
Thursday, November 23rd- CLOSED
Friday, November 24th- 9am-5pm
Saturday, November 25th- 9am-2pm
Saturday, December 9th- CLOSED 2pm for inventory