Minsi Trails Council


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Council Telephone System - Possible Service Interruption Wednesday 11/12/2014

On Wednesday 11/12 the Minsi Trails Council office phone service is being switched to a new service provider (roughly between 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.).  During that period, the council office phone system will be disabled for a period of time.  The plan is to keep the telephone outage as short as possible and will not affect communication via email or cell phone service with council employees.  If you need to reach the council office by phone on Wednesday and experience a service issue, please use email.  We apologize in advance for this interruption while telephone service changes are being made.  Please note that the Scout Shop will not be affect by this change.  Thank you for your understanding.


The local Minsi Trails Council, BSA serves nearly 11,500 youth through the leadership of 5,000 adult volunteers. The Council provides programs to youth throughout the Anthracite Region, Pocono Mountains and Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania along with western New Jersey and serves six-counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Carbon, Luzerne, and Warren counties. The local Scouting heritage dates back 100 years to 1910 when the council’s first Scout troops were established in Allentown and Easton areas. The Minsi Trails Council has three Scout Camps located in the Pocono Mountains: Akelaland Cub Scout Camp and Settlers Camp at Trexler Scout Reservation in Jonas, PA and Camp Minsi in Pocono Summit, PA. Combined, these camps serve more than 5,000 campers annually.



Who We Serve:

  • 11,500 local youth members
  • 5,000 local adult leaders
  • Nearly 350 packs, troops and crews
  • More than 375 Chartered Organizations








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