Boy Scouts of America
Boy Scouts of America - Lancaster

Offers 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.

- Scouts BSA: A troop and patrol-centered program for boys and girls 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.
630 Janet Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17601
Eligibility: Must meet membership requirements as set by the National Council
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 394-4063 Main
  • (717) 394-7776 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Telephone, walk-in, visit local program sites
Fee Amounts: Set annual membership fee; additional fees vary by program. Camperships are available
Service Contact: 717-394-4063
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