Boy Scouts of America


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United Way of Lancaster County United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers scouting opportunities for boys, young men and women on five different levels:
- Tiger Cubs: A one-year, family-centered program for first grade boys and one or more adult family members. True to its motto: "Search, discover, share," this program stresses fun activities and strengthening family bonds while helping children build confidence and self-esteem.
- Cub Scouts: A family-centered program for boys in second through fifth grade. This program capitalizes on a boy's natural interests which fosters self-esteem and teaches cooperation and the meaning of healthy competition through sports, games, crafts, skill building, recognition, camping and fun.
- Boy Scouts: A troop and patrol-centered program for boys in sixth grade through senior high school. This program builds self-esteem, resourcefulness, and leadership skills through a blend of outdoor experiences, educational and instructional skills, recognition, value building and fun.
- Varsity Scouts: For boys 14-17 years of age. A modification of traditional Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting has five program fields of emphasis: advancement, high adventure, personal development, community service and special events. Organization is built around the team concept
- Exploring: A unique and flexible co-ed program for young men and women, 14 through 20 years of age. Its aim is to help youth make intelligent decisions about their future by giving them in-depth exposure to a variety of careers. Participate in exciting, adult-style, social, outdoor and community activities

Additional programs include:
- Summer day and resident camp experiences providing campcraft and handicraft skills, nature programs and fellowship.
- High Adventure Programs are made available to boys, ages 13 and older, to such places as the Florida Keys, Rocky Mountains, and New Mexico
- Participation in National and International Jamborees

Programs are held in local communities, as well as at the J. Edward Mack and Bashore Scout Reservations.
LocationLancaster
Geographic AreaLancaster, Lebanon
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone717-394-4063
Physical Site Address 1630 Janet Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipLancaster, PA 17601
Main Phone717-394-4063
Fax717-394-7776
Program Emailmatthew.adams@scouting.org
Web Addresswww.padutchbsa.org
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Boy Scouts of America - Pennsylvania Dutch Council
This Program: Boy Scouts of America
Affiliated Services: Boy Scouts of America - Lancaster
Boy Scouts of America - Summer Camp