Resources

Advancement during COVID-19

Official details about Eagle extensions and more Time extensions for qualifying Scouts and Venturers working on the Eagle Scout, Summit and Quartermaster awards.  The ability to accept electronic signatures for rank advancement and award ...

SCOUT ON!

Chester County Council is proud to offer Scouting at Home resources called Scout On! This program is designed to help our Scouts and Scouters continue Scouting while social distancing. Summertime Pack Fun Passport Virtual...

Scouting @ Home

SCOUT ON with CCC​ To check out all the programs the Chester County Council is offering to help our scouts "Scout at Home", visit our SCOUT ON page! NO Contact fundraising for Scouts Both our Adventure Card and Popcorn Sales h...

For Cub Scouts

BSA National News & Resources This page is constantly updated. Check back often. Yo-Yo Preview Adventure sponsored by Duncan Toys This adventure  gives Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts the opportunity to learn the concepts that make a yo-yo work ...

Community Service

Community Resources & How to Help How to sew a face mask Good Turns during the coronavirus:...

AOL to Troop Transitions

Transfer Application 1 Confirm with the Pack that the Scout has earned their Arrow of Light and it is recorded in Scoutbook. 2 Parent / Guardian needs to complete a BSA Youth Application to transfer the Scout. A fillable PDF of the...

Online Safety

Digital Safety & Online Scouting Activities As Scouting moves to virtual and online platforms, we offer the following reminders to help keep kids safe. The below guidance applies to all online Scouting activities and meetings. ...

For Leaders

BSA National News & Resources This page is constantly updated. Check back often. Merit Badge Management with Scoutbook A look at what Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, Scouts, Parents and Merit Badge Counselors can do using Scoutbook for Merit...

For Scouts BSA

Virtual BSA Day at The Constitution Center Thursday May 14 and Saturday May 16 - - Announcing the National Constitution Center's first-ever two-day Virtual BSA Event! Scouts BSA members can participate in Zoom webinars specially designed to help you...

For Venturers

BSA National News & Resources This page is constantly updated. Check back often. Virtual 5K 30-day VenturingOutofCabinFever ...

Virtual Tours

Take a Virtual Tour every week day through May 29th Virtual Tour Calendar Virtual Franklin Institute Weekly classes, virtual tours #SparksOfScience series, and more! Animal Cams...

STEM / NOVA

BSA National News & Resources This page is constantly updated. Check back often. Virtual Franklin Institute Weekly classes, virtual tours #SparksOfScience series, and more! 30-day...

Membership Fees

On June 24, 2020 the Executive Board of the Chester County Council approved the implementation of an annual program fee for all registered youth and adult members. Read the letter from the Council Key 3  explaining the decision to implement an annual p...

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...

Related Organizations

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

Please contact your local District Training Chair for more information. HT : Art Beck: [email protected] DR: Stan Spotts: [email protected] OC: Cathy Guthrie: [email protected] Registration will soon open for the events below. 2020...

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 f...

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

Begin Internet Rechartering [email protected] PA Clearances unit reports will be sent out next week. Helpful Information 2021 Recharter Documents Recharter Guide Checklist ...

Chester County Council Newsletter

Subscribe to our 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. Submissions are due by 10:00 AM on the Monday prior to the release date....

BSA files Chapter 11

https://youtu.be/rUQTVzeBhXwThe Boy Scouts of America believes our organization has a social and moral responsibility to equitably compensate all victims who were abused during their time in Scouting. We also have a duty to carry out our mission for years...