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A Charity That Builds Character
The Boy Scouts of America changes lives by providing youth with character development, citizenship training, personal fitness, and leadership skills they will carry forward into their adult lives. The values Scouting instills are just as relevant in helping youth grow to their full potential as they were in 1910 when the organization was founded. "It makes me feel like I'm doing something worthwhile," says one Scout. "The whole Scouting program is like that. I'm one...
Sunday, Feb 5th
Sunday, Feb 5th - Saturday, Feb 11th
Training Extravaganza or TREX for short is a one day training event for Scouters of all programs and levels, from introduction to specialized advanced classes, we have something for you. TREX is scheduled for November 5, 2016 at the Saegertown High School. We are excited to be offering so many opportunities for leaders, interested parents, and classes for Boy Scouts as well. See the link below for some of the course offerings and topics. Registration for this event...
Support Your Scouts
Training There are two training opportunities for Unit Popcorn Kernels to attend: Monday, August 1st at the McGarvey Scout Service Center, 1815 Robison Road West, Erie PA 16509 and Tuesday, August 2nd at the Cub Pavilion at Custaloga Town Scout Reservation, 7 Boy Scout Lane, Carlton PA 16311. Multiple changes in the program will be reviewed and your unit earns an additional 1% commission on your Fall Take Order Sale for attending! * Dates The Family Sales Brochure will be mailed to...
Off season camping at CTSR
Custaloga Town Scout Reservation is a year round camping facility. In addition to the Boy Scout Summer Camp and Cub Scout Resident programs, there are facilities available for use during the remainder of the year by Troops, Crews, and other groups. For the use of cabins, campsites, pavilions, please complete the Short Term Camping Application and send it with payment to the McGarvey Service Center in Erie. To use the rifle range, archery range, climbing tower/zip line, and rent canoes or...
Wednesday, Nov 2nd
Saturday, Nov 12th
District News & Events
Each year, the French Creek Council of the Boy Scouts of America honors local residents for outstanding leadership in community endeavors that contribute to the vitality of Mercer County and Brookfield Ohio. Recent recipients include Dr. John Scullin, Attorney James Epstein, William Perrine, Robert Beach, George Gerhart, Jerry Nighswander, Clifford Hovis, Dale Deist, Senator Bob Robbins, Karen and Donna Winner and Pastor Larry Haynes. These recipients and others like them have all helped to...
November 5th, 2016 Join us for the annual Erie Otters Sleepover on November 5th at the Erie Insurance Arena. Scouts, Parents, and families are invited to join us for this great event. Come watch a great game of hockey and stick around afterwards for some prizes, giveaways, and pizza. Those who choose can even sleep over night in the arena! All those in attendance will also receive a commemorative Scout Patch for the event. Tickets are... $18 for the Game AND Sleepover $13 for just the...
Just a reminder: There is a change in normal time and location for the Washington Trail District Roundtable in November. The November 10th Roundtable is being held at the Meadville Elks Lodge on Route 86 at 6:30 PM for the Annual Flag Retirement Program. This meeting is sponsored by the Elks with light refreshments being served after the program. An abbreviated Roundtable program will follow the ceremony. Resources Flag Retirement Flyer