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The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

For nearly a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through nearly a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

At the Northeastern Pennsylvania Council, our focus and determination is to make you and your unit our primary concern and gear our every effort into bringing all the assets Scouting has to offer directly to you. You'll discover a commitment on the part of everyone at our council to work with real zeal and determination to bring Scouting to over 6,000 area youth and train dozens of adult volunteers. You have our pledge to prove everyday that Scouting is not only good for youth, but good for adults as well. No other program is as rewarding - for any age - as Scouting, and our people are determined to prove it! Our programs and facilities are at your disposal to help you make your program the best that it can be!

What we do:

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council serves Packs, Troops, Crews, Posts and Groups with almost 6,000 registered scouts. The council is divided into two districts: Dan Beard and Two Mountains. As a Council, we provide:

  • Professional Staff members to aid everyone in a quality scouting program.
  • Activities to support unit programs
  • Formal training and supplies for all adult members
  • A variety of forms, flyers, and Kits
  • Handling all Scouter registrations with national
  • Aid with starting new units
  • Annual planning calendars
  • School night Flyers and kits
  • Awards, Knots, Ribbons for units and leaders
  • Maintains an insurance liability policy that protects all leaders and sponsoring organizations from a lawsuit arising from accidents during Scouting activities
  • Maintenance of two Camp facilities and their associated programs year-round.

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The NEPA Council Scout Shop is conveniently located in the Council Scout Service & Training Center at the base of Montage Mountain just off of Interstate 81.

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Store Phone Number:

(570) 207-1227, Option 4, or Ext. 222

Major Credit Cards Welcome - VISA, Master Card, American Express, and Discover
The perfect gift...GIFT CARDS for the Scout Shop or Goose Pond Trading Post, now available in any amount!

Hours of Operation:

Mon., Wed., & Fri.- 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tues. & Thurs. - 10:00am - 7:00pm
Sat. - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council Scout Shop is well stocked with all of the Scouting program items that you may need. From awards to uniforms to that Special Occasion Scouting gift , we've made a concerted effort to have a complete inventory and are carrying more items than we ever have before. We continue to work very hard to have the items you'll need to run you program in stock and available when you need them. And, if for some reason we're out of an item, it won't be very long before it's in. Inventory is replenished frequently and that means we probably have whatever you need in stock. It's our commitment to you to have what you need, when you need it!

Northeastern Pennsylvania Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing strong character, good citizenship, and promoting physical fitness in the youth of this region. Your financial gift in any amount ensures that Scouting's 100 year tradition of serving youth will continue here in Northeastern Pennsylvania. We depend on families, leadership, and community organizations that believe in the value of the Scouting program to help through direct contributions.

Your donation helps to provide just some of the following:

  • Excellent camping programs at Goose Pond Scout Reservation and Camp Acahela.
  • Training for adult volunteer leaders and youth leaders.
  • A full calendar of activities for units to participate in as a supplement to their own programming.
  • New program equipment & maintenance for both of our camps.
  • Unit level support in advancement records for all scouts.
  • A dedicated trained field staff who provide on-going support to volunteers and scouts.
  • Special programs including Council high adventure treks, Traveling Camporee, Merit Badge College, Harvestfest, roundtables, Challenge Camp, and much much more.

These are just a few of the many programs that your contribution provides.

On behalf of the youth we serve....We appreciate your support!

Make your Friends of Scouting Donation now!