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Octoraro Lodge #22 Order of the Arrow Lodge serving the Chester County Council.  Website Horseshoe Scout Reservation Alumni Association    Website

Volunteer

One of the most amazing results of the Scouting program is how its values lead to greater volunteerism, civic participation and community service among its participants later in life. If you're really looking to make a difference for future generations,...

Training Overview

The Boy Scouts of America offers some of the finest leadership, team building and outdoor skills training available anywhere and the dedicated team of volunteer trainers in our council are anxious to serve you.

Upcoming Training

https://youtu.be/dNr_mIHXDi8 There is no training scheduled at this time. Please contact your district executive for upcoming training opportunities. Training@cccbsa.org | Contact list

National Youth Leadership Training

Register Here May 1-3 and May 8-10 Camp John H. Ware 3rd 239 Jubilee Road Peach Bottom, PA 17563 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed two-weekend council-level program designed to provide Scouts in troops, ...

Wood Badge

Overview Registration Information Overview SCOUTING’S PREMIER LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ADULTS! Who is eligible for Wood Badge? Any Scouter currently registered with the Boy Scouts of America who has completed the basic l...

2020 Adult Volunteer Membership Fees

District Committee, Merit Badge Counselors, or other Adults not associated with a unit...Renew your BSA Membership for 2020 $36.00 ~ BSA National's Adult registration fee $ 9.00 ~ Council provided medical gap insurance fee $45.00 Total Click the button...

Youth Protection Policy

Critical, critical stuff. did you know that scouting uses education as a key way to provide a safe environment? We encourage all parents to complete the online youth protection training, and require that training for all registered leaders.

PA Background Checks

The Boy Scouts of America realizes that background checks of registered adult volunteers are an important component of a comprehensive Youth Protection program. That’s why, before a volunteer can be confirmed as a leader in Scouting, references are c...

How to Obtain PA Mandated Background Check Certifications

PA laws requiring mandated background checks will require many Scouting volunteers to get 2, possibly 3, background checks and they must be renewed every five years. What Clearances are needed and what do they cost? Pennsylvania State Police Response...

Submitting PA Background Checks, Waivers, and Disclaimers

Once you get the certifications of the background checks, make several copies of each.  They are good for 5 years and lots of organizations may need them.  HOLD onto the originals – so you can make additional copies as needed.  (The fee for the background chec...

Frequently Asked Questions about PA Mandated Background Checks

Click here to download all of these questions and answers in pdf format. Are these final or will they change? As with all laws, there could be additional changes. No additional changes are being considered at this time. What...

Internet Rechartering

Internet Rechartering This site supports Chrome  and Firefox  and Internet Explorer 11  (without Compatibility View) with a minimum screen resolution of 800x600. This site requires JavaScript to be enabled for your browser. ©2019 Boy Sc...

Chester County Council Newsletter

The Chester County Council Newsletter is emailed on the 3rd Sunday of the month, with an occasional special edition a few times a year. Click Here  to join our email list. We also post updates and announcements regularly to our Facebook Page . Submissions ar...

Forms

For Leaders For Parents and Leaders For Council Committees For Leaders Age Appropriate Camping and Activity Guidelines Chart View a chart showing age-appropriate guidelines for Scouting activities. Campfire Program...