Your generosity is an investment in "HONOR" Scouting is something that works its way deep into the minds and hearts of the young men and women it touches. Ask any old salt who claims to have been a Scout to repeat the Scout Oath and, despite the fact that he has probably forgotten much, he will recite "On my honor..." without hesitation. Isn't a program that can have that much impact on a life worth your support? Even if you can't be an active leader, your financial support can insure that the good work Scouting does continues here in Northeastern Pennsylvania with a number of programs tailored to match your ability to give.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing strong character, good citizenship, and promoting physical fitness in the youth of this region. Your financial gift of any size ensures that Scouting's 90 year tradition of serving youth will continue here in Northeastern Pennsylvania. We depend on families, leadership, and community organizations that benefit from Scouting to help out with direct contributions.
To insure the future of our council and our ability to continue serving the youth of our area, our council has created a special Endowment Fund. The money in the Endowment Fund is carefully invested by a corporate trustee, under guidelines given to it by the Council Executive Board. The purpose of an endowment fund is to never spend the principal of the fund. Instead, interest earned by the fund each year is transferred into the operating fund to help finance the council's programs.
The endowment fund needs to grow each year. The National Boy Scout Council believes that ultimately 25% of a council's operating budget will need to come from this kind of income. Everyone can help build our endowment fund in any of the following ways.
There are a number of ways you can support the Northeastern Pennsylvania Council’s work while providing real financial benefits for yourself or your family. Planned giving is a valuable and creative approach that takes advantage of the incentives provided by the Internal Revenue Service to design a gift you can make now without impacting your cash flow, lifestyle or family security. With proper planning, you can receive an immediate income tax deduction, provide yourself or a loved one with an annual income, and provide meaningful support for the Northeast Pennsylvania Council and our work. Please consult with your attorney or financial advisor before making any decisions. Click on the link, below to find out more.
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The Boy Scouts of America has several online tools available to help unit leaders and other Scouters with Training, Advancement, Rechartering and other aspects of their Scouting Responsibilities.
Your MyScouting account gives you access to Scouting resources specific to your role in Scouting. These resources are intended to help you perform your Scouting duties most effectively.
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*Some of these tools require a Member ID.
Units can use Internet Advancement to record their youth member advancements online. You will find this new method to be easy, convenient, and accurate because you enter the information, and it will save you the effort of hand writing advancements onto a three-part carbon form. Use Internet Advancement for adding ranks, merit badges and awards. and to update information on existing advancements (except the Eagle Scout rank).
Things you will need
Internet Rechartering allows you to renew your unit's charter online and perform the following actions:
Before beginning Internet Rechartering, collect all member information, including new member forms with the appropriate signatures. To complete the process, you must be connected to a printer to print the final report for signature.
11/21/2016 - 12/10/2016
12/10/2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
12/10/2016 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Scout Shop Holiday Open House
VOA - Officers advisor Meeting
12/12/2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Troop Committee Training
Merit Badge College Early Registrations Due
12/14/2016 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
12/14/2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TM - Commissioners
12/14/2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DB - Cub Scout/Boy Scout Roundtable
12/14/2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TM - Annual Meeting / District Committee