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February 23, 2019 - South Mountain District Klondike Derby at Camp Minsi will be the Lewis and Clark Expedition . Get the inside information (PDF) to be able to explore with Lewis and Clark. Register online now.

August 16-18, 2019 and September 13-15, 2019 - Wood Badge course N5-502-19 will be offered at Akelaland. Learn to speak with and understand your NYLT-trained youth leaders. Get info and register at http://www.minsitrails.org/wb2019/.

Check out the 2018-2019 Roundtable calendar and make plans to attend.

Read the Pinewood Derby Rules for 2019 (PDF).

Learn more about Trail to Eagle from the South Mountain District Advancement Committee's Eagle Advancement Board, which approves Eagle projects and runs Eagle boards of review.

Recruit a Scout, earn a patch!

The 2018 and 2019 South Mountain calendars are available (PDF).

Den Leaders, learn about places to take your dens in Pack 333's Go and See Guide for Den Leaders (PDF), courtesy of Michael Philip of Pack 333 and updated for 2016.

Learn about Cub Scout Leaders, Boy Scout Leaders, and Venturing Leaders Position Trained Requirements to make sure all leaders are trained for their positions.

Webelos Leaders, Cubmasters, and Cub parents should read the Parents Guide to Webelos to Scout Transition and Twenty Things I Know Now That I Wish I'd Known Then for hints and help about the transition from Cub Scout to Boy Scout from the South Mountain District Membership Committee.

Please fill out the South Mountain District Scout Family Survey and return it to your unit leader or email to Arby Beisel (Word document).

All training awards must be submitted using these forms.

Learn about cold weather camping in this presentation by Mark Firth, as part of his Wood Badge ticket. Available as PowerPoint (*.pptx, or *.ppt) or Acrobat PDF.

Read about the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record on our FAQ page.

Help young people to stay away from using tobacco at https://quitday.org and maintain smoke-free lifestyles at http://www.cancer.org.

Unit Webmasters, the Council Guidelines for Unit Websites are available as MS Word or PDF.

TeenWorks Program allocates grants of up to $1000 to teens doing community service projects throughout the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.

Lightning Safety - learn more about how to be safe when lightning threatens.

Bear Safety - The Pennsylvania Game Commission offers advice on avoiding bear conflicts. Visit the Game Commission's web site to learn more about Living with Bears (PDF). You can also learn more about the Pennsylvania Black Bear.

Canoeing, Boating and Sailing links

Online training links

Duty to God Promotion Patch - read more about this patch.

All registered Scouters in South Mountain District should fill out the district biography form (MS Word *.doc format) or PDF version that can be filled out and printed or saved and sent as an attachment (PDF file must be saved to your computer to do this) and drop off a printed copy at the Council office.

Links for Constructing a Web Site with information for unit webmasters and more.

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