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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 4,500 youth through the leadership of 2,000 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 112 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 3,000 campers annually.

 

 

 

 

The Northampton District Committee meeting is held the first Wednesday of every month at the Council Office.  Please contact Mike Caffrey...
July 7-9, 2022 Do you have a Scout who is completing Kindergarten this year, join us this summer for the Great Tiger Adventure! Come experience a...
Join us for a very important informational meeting each month. Either clicking on the highlighted link or join by phone.  Carbon-Luzerne...
Unit Kernel Training Join us for a very informative training session on the How To, What To, and Where To!  Everything related to the...
  Bots & Bricks Camp (maximum 16 Scouts) July 10-15 -Open to Scouts entering grades 3-5. Attend with or without a parent. Do you have...
Welcome to Akelaland! Akelaland Cub Scout Camp is a top-rated, nationally accredited overnight Cub Scout camp conveniently located in the...
2022 Northampton District Day Camp   July 11-15, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Louise Moore Park   Day Camp is open to all youth entering Grades...
Alumni & Friends Day All Scouting Alumni & Friends are invited to visit Camp Minsi. When was the last time you were at summer camp to enjoy...
Please join us for the Warren District Committee meeting and Roundtable. All units are asked to have representation but all are...
Unit Kernel Training Join us for a very informative training session on the How To, What To, and Where To!  Everything related to the...
Carbon-Luzerne District Committee is currently an online meeting.  The committee is meeting to begin planning the new county base District...
Monroe District Meetings ENJOY YOUR SUMMER. OUR NEXT MEETING WILL BE...
July 17-22-Open to Scouts entering grade 5. Attend without a parent. Pioneer Camp is designed to build the Scouting Skills and independence...
Welcome to Akelaland! Akelaland Cub Scout Camp is a top-rated, nationally accredited overnight Cub Scout camp conveniently located in the...
Unit Kernel Training Join us for a very informative training session on the How To, What To, and Where To!  Everything related to the...
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PROFESSIONAL OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 264-8551
10 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