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HT District Pinewood Derby - Open to ALL PACKS in CCCBSA!
April 29th at Exton Square Mall

HT District Pinewood Derby Runoff is NOW OPEN to all Packs in Chester County Council!

Click Here to sign up! 

April 29th at Exton Square Mall, 260 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, PA 19341, United States
9 am to 12 noon

The top three finishers from each pack can compete in this council wide runoff event! The first 75 registrants will receive participation ribbons.

Questions? Contact pinewood@cccbsa.org

2017 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
May 5-7 & May 12-14 2017

Deadline to sign up EXTENDED TO 4/28/17!

NYLT is a youth-led conference that focuses on providing youth leaders the skills to run successful youth-led units.  The NYLT skills are also lifelong leadership skills that will distinguish participants from their peers. The event fee includes meals and materials for the event. The course is designed for youth that are 13 years of age and older or have completed the 7th grade.  Scouts must be First Class or above in rank. Click here to Register for NYLT.

WHEN: This event includes 2 weekends 5/5 - 5/7 and 5/12 - 5/14

WHERE: Camp John H. Ware III
Arrival on Friday each weekend is by 5:30 pm. (Please eat before arrival.)
Departure is at 3 pm on Sunday.

NOTE:   Registrations can not be accepted for participants who cannot attend the full, two weekend session.

All participants must complete Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews (ILST/C). It is recommended that all troops offer this program as a unit activity. A day course will be offered on 4/22 at Camp Ware. Click Here to Register for ILST/C.

A limited number of camperships are available. To inquire about a campership, please email nylt@cccbsa.org

Council Roundtable and Program Launch
Thursday, May 11th - Hopewell United Methodist Church, Downingtown, PA

Program Launch (Roundtable)
Thursday, May 11, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Hopewell United Methodist Church, 852 Hopewell Rd, Downingtown, PA 19335

Join us from 6:30-8:30 for burgers and franks at Hopewell UMC. Visit breakout sessions introducing programs for your unit’s use in 2017-2018.

Please RSVP so our master grillers will have enough food for everyone! Thank you!

Click Here to sign up for the event.

BALOO - Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation
May 13 - 8:00am - 4:30pm

BALOO Course on May 13th, 2017
Click Here to Register

Location: Central Presbyterian Church, 100 W Uwchlan Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335

Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm

The fee being charged for this event will cover the cost of printing materials, coffee and donuts in the morning, and food for cooking lunch. 

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a one-day training event that introduces parents and leaders to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping, that are safe, meaningful, and fun.


  • Understand the focus of the CUb Scout level of the BSA outdoor program.
  • Gain the skills needed to plan and carry out a succesfful Cub Scout-level overnight activity.
  • Learn more about the resources available from the BSA for carrying out this activity.

This training is required for any adult who is in charge of planning a pack campout.

2017 Pacesetter Dinner
Tuesday, May 16th, 2017