Two Mountains District

General Information

Northeastern Pennsylvania Council, Boy Scouts of America

72 Montage Mountain Road
Moosic, PA 18507-1776

Phone: 570-207-1227 ~ Fax: 570-207-1232

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Professional Staff

Scout Executive/CEO - Mark Barbernitz

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Phone: Extension 227

Two Mountains District

Senior District Executive - Ryan Murray
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Phone: Extension 233

Dan Beard District

Senior District Executive - Stephen Lenceski 
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Phone: Extension 229

Council Camping & Program Director

Program Director - Dave Srebro
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Phone: Extension 225

Scout Reach Program

Para-Professional - Dan Flynn
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Phone: Extension 230


Office Staff

Camping & Program Secretary / Office Manager - Jan Shoener
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Phone: Extension 234

Registrar & Eagle Scout Secretary - Karen Jones
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Phone: Extension 231

Administrative Assistant & Finance Secretary - Becky Mozeleski
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Phone: Extension 226

Scout Shop: Extension 222

Scout Shop Manager & Popcorn Coordinator - Cindy Johnson
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Phone: Extension 244

Accounting Specialist - John Boni
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Phone: Extension 228

Program Assistant - Bill Betz
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Phone: Extension 238


Council Ranger

Council Ranger for Camp Acahela & Goose Pond - Bill Ditchey
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Phone: 570-335-0283


Additional Information

Phone: 570-207-1227
Fax: 570-207-1232
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Finding us via GPS Address Use:
72 Montage Mountain Road
Moosic, PA 18507

Service Center Hours:
Monday through Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Scout Shop Hours:
Mon-Wed-Fri - 10am to 5pm
Tues-Thurs - 10am to 7pm
Sat - 10am to 2pm

Summer Camps:
Goose Pond Scout Reservation 570-689-2561 / Fax:570-689-7669
Camp Acahela 570-646-2223 / Fax: 570-643-3371

 

The NEPA Council Scout Service & Training Center (SSTC) and Scout Shop are conveniently located at the base of Montage Mountain just off of Interstate 81.

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From points North

  • Take I-81 South to Exit 182 A
  • Turn Right at Light, Down Hill
  • Then the first Driveway on Right

From points South

  • Take I-81 North to Exit 182 A-B
  • Turn Left at Light at the End of the Ramp
  • Then the first Driveway on Left

 


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Additional Contact Information:

Address
72 Montage Mountain Rd
Moosic, PA 18507-1776

Phone: 570-207-1227
Fax: 570-207-1232
Wilkes Barre Exchange: 570-606-0209
Toll Free outside of Scranton/Wilkes Barre: 800-894-2211
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Finding us via GPS Address Use:
72 Montage Mountain Road
Moosic, PA 18507

Service Center Hours:
Monday through Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Scout Shop Hours:
Mon-Wed-Fri - 10am to 5pm
Tues-Thurs - 10am to 7pm
Sat - 10am to 2pm

Summer Camps:
Goose Pond Scout Resevation 570-689-2561 / Fax:570-689-7669
Camp Acahela 570-646-2223 / Fax: 570-643-3371

BeAScout.org uses Google Maps to help you locate packs, troops, and crews near your home and let you request information from local Scout units. When you click on join Scouting, BeAScout.org will lead you to local units using Google Maps.

Here’s what you need to do to get information on an Scouting Unit near you.

1) Click on BeAScout.org
2) Click the appropriate check box. Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venturing, or Volunteer. Cub Scouts are Boys age 7 -10 or int he 1st thru 5th grades Boy Scouts are Boys age 11 -17 or at least 10 and have completed the 5th grade Venturing is Coed Ages 14 - 20 or 13 and completed the 8th grade
3) Enter your address, this will provide you a Google® map of the units in your area.
4) Click GO.... It's that simple.

"As one of America’s largest youth-serving organizations, the Boy Scouts of America continues to work to bring the benefits of our programs to as many children, families and communities as possible.

“While we offer a number of programs that serve all youth, Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting are specifically designed to meet the needs of boys. For more than 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America, along with schools, youth sports and other youth organizations, have ultimately deferred to the information on an individual’s birth certificate to determine eligibility for our single-gender programs. However, that approach is no longer sufficient as communities and state laws are interpreting gender identity differently, and these laws vary widely from state to state.

“Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the gender identity indicated on the application. Our organization’s local councils will help find units that can provide for the best interest of the child.

“The BSA is committed to identifying program options that will help us truly serve the whole family, and this is an area that we will continue to thoughtfully evaluate to bring the benefits of Scouting to the greatest number of youth possible – all while remaining true to our core values, outlined in the Scout Oath and Law.”

Those wanting additional information should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council is pleased to announce that for the SECOND YEAR in a row the council has achieved JTE GOLD status!

The Council received high marks in the following criteria:

  1. Fiscal Management
  2. Endowment Growth
  3. Youth Retention - 80.4% of our youth members stayed in Scouting
  4. Cub Scout Advancement
  5. Cub Scout Camping
  6. Boy Scout Camping
  7. Community Service
  8. District Committee Operations
  9. Trained Unit Leadership

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council was also recognized as being a Friends of Scouting year end Achiever for:

  1. Having an increase in Friends of Scouting in 2015 compared to 2014.
  2. A Balanced Operating Budget
  3. A Board approved Fund Development Plan for 2016

Most noteworthy, we were one of the highest scoring councils in the nation for our increase in camp attendance.

Congratulations!

New PA State Law - Act #153

Click on the Read more link, below, to read an Open Letter from our Scout Executive to all Scouters in the NEPA Council regarding the new PA state law.

The next three years promise to be exciting for Scouting as all three of our traditional programs will be updated based on several years of volunteer-led research and development!

Venturing is first up in 2014 with a totally new program and recognition approach focusing on progressive development in adventure, leadership, and service to others and personal growth.

Then in 2015, Cub Scouting will be updated with a new Adventure-based advancement system, activities that are more active and more aligned with the Aims/Mission, Tiger Cub becomes simply - Tiger, with a  new image, and the earning of the Webelos badge no longer being required for the Arrow of Light.

And then in 2016, additions and revisions will be rolled-out to the Boy Scout requirements, including making Scout a rank.

To keep everyone up to date with all of the upcoming changes, the BSA has created a special Program Updates page in scouting.org.

CLICK HERE for more Information.

WANTED: SUMMER CAMP STAFF
Consider spending the summer at Camp Acahela or Goose Pond in 2017 as a member of our great staff. Or, maybe you know someone who would make an ideal staff member, let us know! Camp staff applications for 2017 are available by clicking on the link, below, to download (fill-able version) or at the Service Center. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details on having the summer of a lifetime.

 

Upcoming Events

Mar
28

03/28/2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Apr
1

04/01/2017 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Apr
5

04/05/2017 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Apr
12

04/12/2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm