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Pages: 33. Chapters: Scouting in Pennsylvania, Minsi Trails
Council, Chester County Council, Camp Archbald, Cradle of Liberty
Council, YMCA Camp Fitch on Lake Erie, Camp Ramah in the Poconos,
Camp Watonka, Unami Lodge, Camp Westmont, Camp Galil, Tyler Hill
Camp, French Creek Council, Neighborhood Bike Works, Camp Stone,
PONY Baseball and Softball, B'nai Brith Perlman Camp, Delaware
County Youth Initiative, Hawk Mountain Council. Excerpt: Minsi
Trails Council is a council of the Boy Scouts of America that
serves Scouts of eastern Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley and Pocono
regions as well as parts of western New Jersey. The council was
formed in 1969, after the merger of the Bethlehem Area Council,
Delaware Valley Area Council, and Lehigh Council. The council
consists of six districts and maintains two camps: Camp Minsi and
Trexler Scout Reservation. During the past 25 years, Minsi Trails
Council has experienced substantial growth. Youth participation has
grown 118% to over 31,4000 members. Camp attendance has kept pace,
rising 115% to over 3,800 campers. Over 36% of all local Scout-age
youth are involved in the program. The council is divided into six
districts. A seventh "Urban Scouting District" runs the national
Scoutreach program. Districts are divided by county and school
district boundaries based on geographic location and size. Minsi
Trails Council has three camps which they run and maintain. Camp
Minsi, a Boy Scout camp, is the largest of the three camps,
encompassing over 1,200 acres (5 km). The other two camps,
Akelaland (Cub Scout camp) and Settlers Camp (Boy Scout camp), both
share the almost 900 acres (3.6 km) of Trexler Scout Reservation.
Camp Minsi is a located on the shores of the 314 acres (1 km)
Stillwater Lake in Pocono Summit, Pennsylvania. The camp was
formerly owned by Bethlehem Area Council prior to the...
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