Save the Date!  Tuesday, November 28, 2023 is “Giving Tuesday”. 

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

Help us to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime – character development, leadership training and mental and physical fitness.  Your gift will make a difference in local communities.  We serve the counties of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson and the western portion of Centre. 

Merit Badge Pamphlets now available in pdf!

All Merit Badge Pamphlets are now available online as pdf’s.  No more purchasing Merit Badge pamphlets!

We hope this helps in a time when everything else is going up in price! 

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.

Invite your Friends to Join Scouting!

Scouting gives young people the opportunity to explore a world beyond the boundaries of everyday life. It presents them with chances to try new things, provide service to others, build self-confidence and develop leadership skills. These experiences help Scouts while they are young, and stay with them throughout their adult lives, helping them to grow into exceptional men and women who respect their families, communities, religions, countries and themselves and are Prepared. For Life.


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.

New and Convenient Ways to Order Supplies and Advancements

Packs, Troops, Crews and others may now opt to send their trading post orders for badges, books, advancements, etc. to Bucktail Council Trading Post. This will allow us to have orders ready for you before you arrive to pick them up.

This fall the Bucktail Council will be unveiling a new ordering system that will allow customers to order Bucktail Council-related items online and, either have orders set aside for pickup, or shipped to you directly.
National Supply also has a website for units and individuals to order supplies and advancements while having them shipped directly to your house at www.ScoutShop.org.
We look forward to serving 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.

Camp Mountain Run Facilities Rental System!

Camp Mountain Run uses a state of the art Facility Rental System for your use.  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.
We offer an email based form of contact, called MailChimp. You can join our email list by clicking on the “Join Email List”. We do our best to not overwhelm you with emails and send only related emails to your interests. We do not sell our list to any other third parties.