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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:


PA Act 153 of 2014:
Requiring Comprehensive Criminal and Child Abuse Background Checks
Dear Scouters, As you may or may not be aware, PA Act 153 of 2014 went into effect January 1, 2015. This law will have a direct impact on paid employees working with children and unpaid adult volunteers in Pennsylvania, including those involved in Scouting. This law requires that every person responsible for the welfare of youth obtain and keep on file, comprehensive and regularly updated criminal and child abuse background checks. This new PA law is applicable to any person...
Friday, Oct 16th - Saturday, Oct 17th
Saturday, Oct 17th

Support Your Scouts

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. ...


On-Line Registration 2016

Custaloga Town summer camp registration is going on-line.

The process of registering for summer camp and signing up for merit badges will be going on-line shortly.

Unit's will be able to reserve their campsites and complete the merit badge sign-ups on-line.

Wednesday, Oct 7th
Saturday, Oct 17th

District News & Events

Chief Kiondashawa

Life to Eagle Rank information

Power point information from Kenda Hoovler's roundtable presentation at February 2014 Roundtable concerning Life to Eagle advancement.

Saturday, Nov 7th
Thursday, Oct 8th, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Colonel Drake

Cub Olympics

Time to round up the pack and come and spend a fun day with the other Cub's in the District.

Saturday, Oct 17th
Saturday, Nov 7th

Oliver Perry

Otters Night
The puck drops November 7th for the annual Scout Night Sleepover with the Erie Otters. Join the Otters as they battle the Windsor Spitfires. After the game stick around for a movie, pizza, drinks, prizes, and a few autographs! Scouts and their families can also sleep overnight in the arena. The cost is $13 to attend just for the game. $15 if you plan to sleep over. All those staying over will get a special patch as well. In addition, there is an optional $6 concession voucher during the...
Saturday, Nov 7th
Thursday, Oct 8th, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Washington Trail

Flagship City Trade-O-Ree
A Trade-O-Ree is an event & gathering where people buy, sell and trade Boy Scout memorabilia.  Vendors wishing to sell merchandise pay a nominal fee to obtain table space and set up displays, boxes and cases to sell memorabilia.  Some sellers focus on Council Strip Patches (CSP), others focus on Order of the Arrow (OA) flaps and memorabilia. Others focus on esoteric items like OA Sashes, rank insignia, trail medals, uniforms, pocket knives, camp patches, and other miscellaneous...
Friday, Oct 16th - Saturday, Oct 17th