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Annual Report to the Nation
March 14, 2016 Recently, I had the opportunity to spend a brief time with our delegates during Scouting’s annual Report to the Nation journey to Washington, D.C. Due to office demands, I couldn’t spend the entire week with them (I certainly hope to in future years), but I did get a strong sense of how powerful this trip was for these young people. I also witnessed the tremendous impression on our elected officials as they met with a select group of the best and brightest of our...


Council Recognition Dinner
The French Creek Council would like to congratulate Greg Hartzell, Chris Rodgers, and Steve Allen as this years Silver Beaver Recipients. The Silver Beaver award is the highest award a Boy Scout council can bestow on a volunteer for outstanding service to the Scouting program. We will be taking the opportunity to celebrate their achievement and also recognize our youth that reached the goal of Eagle Scout in 2015 at the annual French Creek Council Recognition dinner being held on Saturday May...
Saturday, May 21st
Friday, Sep 9th - Sunday, Sep 11th

Support Your Scouts

Ways to Support Scouting
We often hear from people about their childhood experiences in scouting and how it made a difference in their lives growing up and shaped who they are today.  Usually people will then say something like “I wish I knew how to give back” or “I would like to give back but don’t know how.”  Well there are many ways that people can contribute to scouting and help make a difference.   Here are a few. Donate money to support the Council through...


Early Bird Camp Deadline is approaching
Hi All you Campers! Just a reminder that the deadline for Early Bird discount for all summer camps including Boy Scout, Cub Scout Resident and Cub Scout Day Camp is May 15th. Scout Office will receive payments on Saturday, May 14th until Noon for your convenience. Payments can be made online using Credit/Debit cards. On May 15th at midnight the system will automatically roll over to the full payment amount for camp. If you have questions please call 814-868-5571 or email...
Wednesday, May 4th
Saturday, May 21st

District News & Events

Chief Kiondashawa

Print registration form and rules here.

Saturday, May 21st
Friday, Sep 9th - Sunday, Sep 11th

Colonel Drake

Scouting's Journey to Excellence

Journey to Excellence is the BSA's performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units, districts, and councils.

Saturday, May 21st
Friday, Sep 9th - Sunday, Sep 11th

Oliver Perry

Seawolves Sleepover
July 8th at 7:05 pm the Erie Seawolves will face off against the Altoona Curve (AA affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates). Ticket Options: Package A - $9 per ticket. Includes your seat and the Seawolves will donate $2 to French Creek Council Package B - $14 per ticket. Includes your seat, a hotdog, drink, chips, and the Seawolves will donate $2 to French Creek Council. Tickets should be ordered by July 1st to guarantee your seats! Once you order tickets, they will be available either at...
Saturday, May 21st
Friday, Sep 9th - Sunday, Sep 11th

Washington Trail

Scouts Go To College Day
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Scouts Go To College Day Sponsored by Penn State Behrend Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm   Scouts will get to choose up to two (2) from the following Merit Badges. There will be some offered in the morning session and some offered in the afternoon session.    Entrepreneurship Journalism Astronomy Environmental Sciences Movie...
Saturday, May 21st
Friday, Sep 9th - Sunday, Sep 11th