Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing offers youth in the Susquehanna Valley endless opportunities and adventures, while developing leadership skills that will last them a lifetime.
Pack 116 in Jersey Shore is kicking off the 2012-13 Scouting year at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Allegheny Street.
All boys ages 6 to 11, and their families, are welcome to the event, which will include creating a craft and watching the movie "Down and Derby."
Members of Boy Scout Troop 12 recently cleaned up the grounds surrounding the Thomas T. Taber Museum, 858 W. Fourth St. The Scouts weeded, raked mulch, clipped bushes, and conveyed chairs and tables for a concert performed by the Dansbachers, a German-style band, on Aug. 23, shown at top. More than 100 people enjoyed the concert. The Scouts included, above, from left, Craig Niklaus, Ted Piotrowski, Ryan Niklaus, Josh Bernocco, Chris Frey, Tanner Nickens, Jimmy Gardner, Nate Casper-Miller and Taylor Nickens.
Cub Scouts are for boys in first through fifth grade; Boy Scouts are for young men ages 11 to 18; and Venturing is for boys and girls ages 14 to 21.
The Susquehanna Council, Boy Scouts of America provides quality youth programming to more than 2,700 youth and 1,500 adult volunteers throughout the five county areas: Clinton, Lycoming, Northumberland, Snyder and Union.
For more information about Scouting and the Susquehanna Council, call 326-5121 or visit www.susquehannabsa.org.