The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council Executive Board is pleased to announce that David J. Price has been elected as our new Council President at the Council's Annual meeting on January 20, 2015. Dave, who is an Eagle Scout, and a Silver Beaver Award recipient, has been a member of the Council Executive Board for many years. He has also served as a member and Chairman of the Council's Eagle Board and Chairman of the Council's Distinguished Citizens Award Dinner. Dave is currently the President of PDQ Print Center in Taylor, PA and resides in Clarks Summit, PA. Click on the READ MORE link below to learn more about our new Council President.
Please be sure to give Dave a hearty "Welcome" when you see him around the Council!
For almost 100 years, Scouting programs have instilled in youth the values found in the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Today, these values are just as relevant in helping youth grow to their full potential as they were in 1910. Scouting helps youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, leadership skills, and citizenship skills that influence their adult lives.
The Boy Scouts of America provides youth with programs and activities that allow them to
While various activities and youth groups teach basic skills and promote teamwork, Scouting goes beyond that and encourages youth to achieve a deeper appreciation for service to others in their community.
Scouting provides youth with a sense that they are important as individuals. It is communicated to them that those in the Scouting family care about what happens to them, regardless of whether a game is won or lost.
Finally, and perhaps most importantly, Scouting promotes activities that lead to personal responsibility and high self-esteem. As a result, when hard decisions have to be made, peer pressure can be resisted and the right choices can be made.
Be sure to visit the Scout Shop in the NEPA Council Service and Training Center after Summer Camp to become a Founding Member of the “Dan Beard Cabin Society”. For a donation of $1.00 or more you will receive a membership card and get to sign the “Fort Pitt Door” founder’s book which will be on permanent display at the Dan Beard Cabin once it is reassembled.
$500.00 + Donation will receive –
An original piece of log from the cabin with a brass plate.
$1000.00 + Donation will receive –
A laser printed log slice with a wooden plank base. Both pieces original to the cabin.
$2500.00 + Donation will receive –
A plaque with an original log slice and a brass plate.
$5000.00 + Donation will receive –
A Cabin picture mounted behind an etched original glass window pane in a frame made from original cabin wood.
Congratulations to Donnie Stephens from our NEPA Council who was elected as the 2015 National Vice Chief of the Order of the Arrow! Donnie, who is an Eagle Scout, is currently an Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 232, sponsored by Gate Heaven Church in Dallas, PA and a member of Crew 163, sponsored by Shavertown United Methodist Church.
Donnie is a Vigil Honor member and Founder's Award recipient from NEPA's Lowwapaneu OA Lodge where he served as Lodge Vice Chief and 2014 Conclave Chairman. He has also served as Section Chief and Section Vice Chief for OA Section NE-5B.
He is also a recipient of a James E. West Fellowship and the Venturing Leadership Award. He is currently studying economics at the College of the Holy Cross.
Best of luck to Donnie in his new position!
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