The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council was also recognized as being a Friends of Scouting year end Achiever for:
Most noteworthy, we were one of the highest scoring councils in the nation for our increase in camp attendance.
WANTED: SUMMER CAMP STAFF
The next three years promise to be exciting for Scouting as all three of our traditional programs will be updated based on several years of volunteer-led research and development!
Venturing is first up in 2014 with a totally new program and recognition approach focusing on progressive development in adventure, leadership, and service to others and personal growth.
Then in 2015, Cub Scouting will be updated with a new Adventure-based advancement system, activities that are more active and more aligned with the Aims/Mission, Tiger Cub becomes simply - Tiger, with a new image, and the earning of the Webelos badge no longer being required for the Arrow of Light.
And then in 2016, additions and revisions will be rolled-out to the Boy Scout requirements, including making Scout a rank.
To keep everyone up to date with all of the upcoming changes, the BSA has created a special Program Updates page in scouting.org.
Click on the links below for more information on Cub Scout & Webelos STEM/Nova Program.
Click on the links below to download a tracking form for a Nova or Supernova award.
Down & Dirty
Out of This World
Dr. Luis W. Alvarez Supernova Award
Dr. Charles H. Townes Supernova Award
Den Leaders looking for some program ideas around science for their Cub Scouts' advancement trail may find some helpful resources in this document:
From time to time, area vendors will offer opportunities for you to support Scouting with things you may buy or use everyday. Below are some current offers from area vendors who want to help support Scouting in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
The Order of the Arrow (OA) was founded by Dr. E. Urner Goodman and Carroll A. Edson in 1915 at the Treasure Island Camp of the Philadelphia Council, Boy Scouts of America. It became an official program experiment in 1922 and was approved as part of the Scouting program in 1934. In 1948, the OA was recognized as the BSA's national brotherhood of honor campers and became an official part of the national camping program of the Boy Scouts of America. Today, the OA is recognized as Scouting's National Honor Society.
Lowwapaneu Lodge #191 is the Order of the Arrow lodge of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Council. Formed by the merger of Amad 'ahi Lodge #542 and Acahela Lodge #223 when the Forest Lakes Council and Penn Mountains Council merged.
05/04/2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DB - District Commissioners/District Committee
05/07/2016 - 05/08/2016
Great Medicine Weekend #2
05/07/2016 - 05/08/2016
BALOO & Webelod Leader Outdoor Training
Merit Badge Counselor Training