About

Chester County Council BSA

Over 105 years of serving local youth through Scouting

The Chester County Council is the local operation of the Boy Scouts of America, serving Chester County, Pennsylvania and northern Cecil County, Maryland.  

It has a rich heritage of developing character and leadership skills in youth.  The Chester County Council received its original charter on January 17, 1919. 

We serve nearly 3,500 youth annually through thousands of dedicated, talented volunteers and a small number of professional staff and it partnership with over 80 community organizations to deliver quality Scouting programs.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Scout Oath   

On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.

         Scout Law     

A Scout is:
Trustworthy
Loyal
Helpful
Friendly
Courteous
Kind
Obedient
Cheerful
Thrifty
Brave
Clean
Reverent

Vision Statement

The Vision of the Chester County Council is to be the premier youth development organization to prepare the responsible and participating citizens and leaders of the future, leaders guided by the Scout Oath and Law.  

2022 CCCBSA Annual Report (PDF)

Click here to download the 2022 CCCBSA Annual Report