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National

Leadership Policy Change
On Monday, July 27, the National Executive Board ratified a resolution that removes the national restriction on openly gay adult leaders and employees. The resolution was recommended for ratification by the Executive Committee earlier this month. Of those present and voting, 79 percent voted in favor of the resolution. Watch the video below to hear the important message from Dr. Robert M. Gates on the adult leadership policy change and read his remarks here. Link to video:

Council

Outdoor Leader Training
OWL/Baloo/OLST
All leaders need the appropriate training. Based on your position, determine which course you need. Location: Custaloga Town Scout Reservation When: September 19 – 20, 2015 Registration from 8:30 am to 9:00 am with training starting at 9:15 am. *Please Pre-Register for this training early so course materials can be prepared appropriately. Registration deadline September 11, 2015, No Reservations after September 16th. BALOO is a one day training course for Cub Scout Leaders. This...
Saturday, Sep 19th - Sunday, Sep 20th
Friday, Oct 2nd

Support Your Scouts

2015 FALL POPCORN SALE INFORMATION
It is that time of year again where the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts all across the country are selling the most delicious snacks and popcorn money can buy.  Units can earn as much as 37% of their sales to support the boys going to camp and many other program needs throughout the year.  We know the Packs and Troops need money to operate and we think this is one of the best opportunities around and the sales not only support the local units, it also supports the local Council. ...

Camp

Summer Camp Leadership Requirments
State guidelines for summer camp adult leaders

State of PA camp leadership requirements

Wednesday, Sep 2nd
Saturday, Sep 19th

District News & Events

Chief Kiondashawa

District Executive Vacancy

Immediate opening for a District Executive of Chief Kiondashawa District

Saturday, Sep 19th - Sunday, Sep 20th
Friday, Oct 2nd

Colonel Drake

Fall Camporee

Fall Camporee to be held on September 11-13, 2015.

Saturday, Sep 19th
Saturday, Sep 19th - Sunday, Sep 20th

Oliver Perry

Aviation Day
The 5th Annual O.P. National Aviation Day Celebration Wednesday, August 19th from 8:30 am until 2:30 pm will be Aviation Day at the Erie International Airport (North Coast Air Hangar of Asbury Rd on Kudlak Drive) Scouts will be able to earn the Aviation Merit Badge. Throughout the day Scouts will hear presentations on aviation, learn how pilots plot courses (and plot one themselves), get a behind the scenes tour of the airport, help a pilot go through pre-flight inspections of a plane,...
Saturday, Sep 19th - Sunday, Sep 20th
Friday, Oct 2nd

Washington Trail

Washington Trail District Fall Camporee
Raft & Canoe Race
The Camporee will be held at Gibson Park, near Harmonsburg. There is a wooded area that was set aside especially for the Harmonsburg Troop, where we can camp. There are large mowed areas that we can use for the round robin morning activities. The Camporee Committee will ask some of the Troop adults to help set up and staff some of the morning stations. The event will be on Friday, September 11, Saturday, September 12, and Sunday, September, 13. Gibson Park is located just off the Harmonsburg...
Friday, Sep 11th - Sunday, Sep 13th
Saturday, Sep 19th - Sunday, Sep 20th