Cub Scout Den Leader Meeting Resources

We are excited to be able to provide these video resources to our new and experienced den leaders.  We are thankful for several local councils that put these videos together! Below are two links.  One is linked to an orientation video for den leaders to show them how to use these videos.  The other is a link to the video resources and Scoutbook resources.

Council Service Center Moving to New Hours

The Council Service will be moving to shortened hours.  The hours will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am – 2pm.  Please know that supplies can still be ordered 24/7 through the trading post email address.  We also have a mailbox outside the front door of the Service Center if you need to drop off something and you arrive after hours.

Should you need immediate attention, please refer to the Contact Us page for phone numbers and individual email addresses.

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Trail’s End Rewards
Camp Fees
Uniforms
Patches & Awards
Annual Dues
Pinewood Derby
Blue & Gold
Unit Adventures
Campouts
Unit Supplies
Camp Upkeep
Lifelong Memories

SAFE Restart Scouting Checklist - Safety Guidance

As always, the safety of our Scouts, volunteers, employees and communities is our top priority. The Restart Scouting Checklist has been developed to assist you, your units and chartered organizations plan for a SAFE return to in-person Scouting activities. This checklist outlines several minimum guiding protocols that adult leaders/volunteers must consider while working with local and state health departments, local councils, chartered organizations, and Scouting families on when and how to resume meetings, service projects, camping and all other official Scouting activities.

New Volunteers

As a new adult leader in the Scouting program, we are committed to get you the resources that you need to put on a quality Scouting program for your Scouts. Program Resources and information on the PA Act 15 (volunteer clearances) are available on this site. Please note that all new leaders need to have the clearances prior to becoming a Scout leader. Please use the Volunteer Background Check Upload Portal to upload the needed forms in pdf format.

New Youth Protection Training Required for All New Leaders

Effective October 1, 2018, a new Youth Protection Training will be required for all leaders at the time of registration.

Send your Trading Post Orders via Email

Packs, Troops and others may now opt to send their trading post orders for badges, books, etc. to Bucktail Council Trading Post. This will allow us to more efficiently get your orders ready for you to pick up or to mail to you.

Go to BeaScout.org to find the Nearest Scouting Program!

Go to BeaScout.org to find out how you can sign up for Scouting! Just type in your zip code and a Google Map with pins will appear with the programs in your area. There will also be contact information for the Pack so that you can call or email for more information. You can also contact the Council Service Center at 814-371-5650.

New Camp Mountain Run Facilities Rental System!

Camp Mountain Run has a new state of the art Facility Rental System for your use. We have migrated all of our reservations to the new system and it is up and running! While the system is very intuitive, we have posted 3 short orientation videos on how to use the system. We are very happy to be able to serve your needs and this solution has been thoroughly reviewed by our council and many others as one of the best camp reservation systems out there.
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