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Monroe District

Serving the Scouting Units in Monroe County.

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What's Hot 

Nominations and submissions are now being accepted for the Monroe District Awards.  You asked for online submissions and here they are (Thanks Mr. Wescott).  Submissions are due by March 31, 2022.  Paper forms are also available.

  • The Unit Fellowship Award is a selection by the Pack committee or the Troop, Crew and Ship senior youth leader for the adult they feel should be recognized for their efforts on behalf of the Unit.
  • The District Outstanding Leader Award is a nomination by senior leadership of the unit adult and youth members that they feel should be considered for selection as the District outstanding leader for their program.
  • The District Award of Merit is a council award presented by districts. The award is available to Scouters who render service of an outstanding nature at the district level.

 


Monroe District Maps 

Find a unit by School District or Township

Monroe County Cub Scout Packs 

Cub Scouts is for boys and girls k-5

Monroe County Scouts, BSA Troops, Venture Crews, Seascout Ships 

Scouts, BSA Troops are for young men and women 11-17

Venture Crews and Seascout Ships are for young men and women 14-20

 


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District Key Leadership 

Below are email addresses for the District Key 3, and a new email address to reach all three at once.  Plus a link to the unit commissioners for all units in the district.

District Key 3 monroedistrict@minsitrails.org

District Chairperson - Tracy Fox, monroedistrictchair@minsitrails.org 

District Commissioner - Thomas Millermonroedistrictcommissioner@minsitrails.org

District Executive - Edward Schaefer, monroedistrictexecutive@minsitrails.org

Unit Commissioners


Monthly District Meetings Schedule

Roundtable

2nd Thursday of Month

7:00pm

Monroe County Control Center

online/in -person hybrid

District Committee

2nd Thursday of the Month

8:00pm

Monroe County Control Center

online/in -person hybrid

Commissioner Service

Integrated with District Committee

 

 

Monroe County Control Center, 100 Gypsum Rd., Stroudsburg, Pa 18360 (Snydersville exit off of 33)

Please see the Minsi Trails calendar event page for online link information

 

 

Advancement

The link below from Nicole Kresge is to a document that has been put together to help guide Scouts through the BSA program, especially now during COVID-19. While searching for resources, she found a leader that has made videos for many of the requirements all the way to Eagle. They seem to be very helpful in learning the material needed to rank up. She has also included some other materials found along the way. Take a look and share your thoughts with Nicole.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lPIK4yEixgJ2VkE3RWzyj7Waq339_cx0BRTwTKTcXJM/edit?usp=sharing 

 


Recruiting and Membership

A host of recruiting signs, marketing materials and ideas are available from the Mark Kresge, the District Membership Chair.  Contact Mark for all your membership needs.  


Upcoming Monroe District Activities/Events

  2022 Monroe District Recharter Day Thursday, December 8th Monroe County Control Center Please register for a block of time to arrive to...
        The Monroe Merit Badge College    Updated with additional badges and Chaplain's Aid...
Save the Date 2023 Monroe Klondike Derby Additional information will be posted as soon as it is...
Save the Date Monroe-Carbon/Luzerne  Day Camp 2023 August 11-13 Akeleland Cub Scout...
  2023 Monroe Merit Badge College Save the Date SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9,...


Upcoming Council Wide Youth / Leader Training

Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
NRA RSO     (Range Safety Officer) Date - Saturday December 10th 2022 Location- Camp Trexler- Nature Lodge  8am to 5pm...
        The Monroe Merit Badge College    Updated with additional badges and Chaplain's Aid...
NRA Basic Rifle Date - Saturday Dec. 17th Location- Camp Minsi- Weytrex Side A 8am to 6pm Sat. This course is at least 8-hours long and...

 

District Leadership Needs  

We are looking for new Volunteers to support district operations in a committee or commissioner capacity.  Listed as bullets below are the needed positions.  Please email the Chair to find out how you can help or learn more today!

Job descriptions can be found in this excerpt from the District Operating Manual. Click here.

District Administration - Contact Tracy Fox

  • Membership Chair
    • Marketing Chair
    • Awards Chair
    • Cub Scout Membership Chair
  • Finance Chair 

District Committees - Contact Tracy Fox

  • District Vice Chair - Operations
    • Outdoor Programs (Cub Scout Resident Camp Chair and Cub Scout Day Camp Chair)
    • Advancement (Scouts BSA Advancement Chair)
    • Training Committee
      • Cub Scout Training Chair
      • Scouts BSA Training Chair

Commissioner Service  - Contact Thomas Miller

  • Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner
  • Assistant District Commissioner for Roundtable
  • Unit Commissioners 

Unit Commissioner Assignments

Units are encouraged to contact their assigned unit commissioner below, Brad Mann Asst District Commissioner or Tom Miller District Commissioner for any assistance they need.

 

Unit Commissioner
Pack 84 Thomas Miller (acting)
Pack 85 Brad Mann
Pack 86 Thomas Miller
Pack 89 Woody Johnson
Pack 90 Thomas Miller
Pack 99 Alan Lippincott
Pack 100 Francis Oquendo
Pack 101  
Pack 102 Steve Rhoads
Pack 103 Francis Oquendo
Pack 300 Thomas Miller
Ship 940 Bill Snell
Troop 80  
Troop 83 Francis Oquendo
Troop 84 Thomas Miller (acting)
Troop 85B Brad Mann
Troop 85G Thomas Miller (acting)
Troop 86B Thomas Miller
Troop 86G  
Troop 87 Thomas Miller (acting)
Troop 89 Woody Johnson
Troop 94 Thomas Miller (acting)
Troop 97 Thomas Miller (acting)
Troop 98 Brad Mann
Troop 99 Alan Lippincott
Troop 100 Francis Oquendo
Troop 101B Thomas Miller (acting)
Troop 101G  
Troop 102 Brad Mann
Troop 300 Thomas Miller (acting)
Troop 902 Thomas Miller

 

 

 

Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
The Northampton District Committee meeting is held the first Wednesday of every month at the Council Office.  Please contact Mike Caffrey...
  2022 Monroe District Recharter Day Thursday, December 8th Monroe County Control Center Please register for a block of time to arrive to...
We will be having the 2022 Warren District Recharter Day on December 8th at the District Committee Meeting. We will begin at 7:00pm until 9:00pm....
Please join us for the Warren District Committee meeting and Roundtable. All units are asked to have representation but all are...
Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
NRA RSO     (Range Safety Officer) Date - Saturday December 10th 2022 Location- Camp Trexler- Nature Lodge  8am to 5pm...
The 2022 Northampton Recharter Day will be held on December 10th from 8:00am-3:00pm At Wind Gap Fire Hall (111 N Broadway Wind...
        The Monroe Merit Badge College    Updated with additional badges and Chaplain's Aid...
NRA Basic Rifle Date - Saturday Dec. 17th Location- Camp Minsi- Weytrex Side A 8am to 6pm Sat. This course is at least 8-hours long and...
"Deck the camp with Scouting spirit. Fa la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la..." Come out to Camp Trexler in Jonas, PA for our annual holiday...
Monthly meeting of the Minsi Trails Council Commissioners 3rd Tuesday at 7:30 pm https://powerschool.zoom.us/j/95244083745?from=addon Council...
The Northampton District Commissioner Meeting is held the 4th Wednesday of every month in the Large Conference Room of the Minsi Trails...
The Northampton District Committee meeting is held the first Wednesday of every month at the Council Office.  Please contact Mike Caffrey...
Carbon/Luzerne Meetings will be in person starting in October The District Roundtable and a combined Commissioner/Committee meeting will be...
Lodge Family Banquet January 7, 2023 at Stroudsmoor Country Inn   Click REGISTER below to register for this...
This event has been cancelled. It is asked that units consider participating in the Monroe Klondike Derby scheduled for January 27-29 at Camp...
Save the Date 2023 Monroe Klondike Derby Additional information will be posted as soon as it is...
2023 Council Recognition Dinner You’re invited to help honor and recognize Scouting volunteers from throughout Minsi Trails...
The Northampton District Committee meeting is held the first Wednesday of every month at the Council Office.  Please contact Mike Caffrey...
Carbon/Luzerne Meetings will be in person starting in October The District Roundtable and a combined Commissioner/Committee meeting will be...
  Come experience winter at Camp Minsi with a day of fun on the frozen water of Stillwater Lake. Programs will run from 9AM to...
 MORE....

 

PROFESSIONAL OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 264-8551
10 AM – 5 PM (Monday  – Friday)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

 

SCOUT SHOP HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 266-7770
Temporary Closed (Monday-Friday)
Temporary Closed (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

 

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
991 Postal Road, Allentown, PA 18109

MAILING ADDRESS
P.O Box 20624, Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0624