Starting this fall, our council will be participating in the Lion Scouts pilot program. We received official approval from national & our Council Executive Board recently approved our implementation of this program. This new program will welcome kindergarten-age boys into the Scouting family for the first time. It’s an exciting opportunity to grow the Scouting movement and we’ve heard through the grapevine that many of our packs are looking forward to offering the Lion Scouts program in their packs!
There is still a lot of planning work and training yet to happen in getting ready for Lion Scouts in our council and offering the Lion Scouts program may not be right for every pack at this time.
Why is the BSA moving now to implement the Lion Scouts program? Rather than restate what’s already been written by our Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh, please take a few minutes to read this article about Lion Scouts.
Stay tuned & check back to this website for more information in the weeks ahead. For now, click on the Read more: link below for more information.
Scouts have another opportunity to earn the Railroading Merit Badge at one of the workshops being offered by Steamtown on three different weekends during the summer. Download the flyer below for more information. Note these workshops have not been organized by the NEPA council; they are being conducted by Steamtown Park Rangers, who are approved RR MB Counselors. Contact Steamtown directly for more information or to register.
Get Ready for an AMAZING night dedicated to Scouting and an Overnight, Outfield Campout!
Join us at PNC Field and represent your local unit for Scout Night with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders followed by a camp out on the field.
Regististration now open for the 3rd Annual Flag Day 5k run/walk to benefit The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council, Boy Scouts of America.
The first 250 registrants will receive a Be Prepared to Run T-Shirt! Prizes Awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for males and females in each age group.
Help spread the word for this annual event to your fellow Scouts, friends and relatives, by emailing them the link to the website.
POWDER HORN 2016
AUGUST 25th - AUGUST 28th, 2016
GOOSE POND SCOUT RESERVATION
Powder Horn is an full, hands-on opportunity designed to expose Scouting Adults and Youth (14 years or older) to the resources necessary to operate a successful high adventure program for their units.
For more information on the course or to register,
visit the official course website at:
Scout Shop Closed
06/01/2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DB - District Commissioners/District Committee
Scout Night with SWB Railiders
5:00 pm 06/03/2016 - 11:00 am 06/05/2016
Goose Pond Ordeal
Finance Committee Meeting
12:00 pm 06/10/2016 - 10:00 am 06/12/2016
06/11/2016 - 06/12/2016
Parent and Pal #1
Proud Member Agency
of the United Way