Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America

Prepared. For Life.

aka Minsi Trails Council, BSA   |   Lehigh Valley, PA   |  http://www.minsitrails.org

Mission

The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Minsi Trails Council, BSA serves nearly 6,100 youth in six counties: Carbon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, and Northampton in PA, and Warren in NJ. Scouting provides time-tested programs that build character, leadership skills, and achievement in young people.

Ruling year info

1965

Scout Executive & CEO

Mr. Richard Christ

Main address

P.O. Box 20624

Lehigh Valley, PA 18002 USA

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EIN

23-1708585

NTEE code info

Boy Scouts (O41)

Scouting (O40)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Cub Scouts

CUB SCOUTS (ages 5-10) is designed to meet the needs of younger boys and girls and their families through fun, hands-on activities and outdoor adventures that promote learning, character development, and self-reliance. For youth in grades K through 5, Cub Scouts helps families spend great times together while building character, leadership skills, and achievement in their children. Visit minsitrails.org to learn more.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

SCOUTS BSA (ages 11-17) is a fun and adventure based, outdoor program that develops character, leadership skill, and achievement in young men and women. Through learning life skills, Scouting helps youth be Prepared For Life! Visit minsitrails.org to learn more.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

EXPLORING (ages 14-20) is a co-ed program for young people focused on learning about specific career interests by mentoring with local businesses, professionals, and industry leaders through work site-based programs. Visit minsitrails.org to learn more.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

VENTURING (ages 14-20) is a co-ed program that helps teens grow into responsible young adults through high-adventure activities and other common interests shared by today’s teenagers. Visit minsitrails.org to learn more.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

SCOUTREACH Urban Scouting is an after-school outreach effort of Minsi Trails Council that brings the character and leadership development benefits of Scouting to disadvantaged, at-risk boys and girls. Scoutreach ensures that Scouting is available to all youth regardless of economic ability and provides a safe environment for young people to participate in Scouting often right in their own schools. Visit minsitrails.org to learn more.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

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Financials

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Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America

Board of directors
as of 06/10/2021
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Board chair

Mr. Dennis Morton

Morton Brown Family Wealth

Term: 2021 - 2023

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes