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Akelaland Summer Resident Camp requires to attend as an adult.

Anyone who is 18 and older, reside in the State of Pennsylvania to be compliant with the the PA State Youth Protection Clearance requirements (PA ACT 15).

  • This applies to parent(s)/guardian(s) attending with their son, as well as leaders attending with their Pack.

  • Why?  As an individual parent/guardian with your son, your parent/unit leader responsibilities include:

    • Acting in lieu of or on behalf of a parent providing care, supervision, guidance or control of children.

    • Having regular contact with children that is integral to your parent/unit leader participation responsibilities.

  • Who do I turn my clearances into?

    • Clearances must be secured and submitted to your Pack Committee Chair prior to your arrival of your week at camp.
       
  • What if I reside outside of Pennsylvania?
     
    • You are not required to secure PA ACT 15.
       
  • How? 
    • This link will direct you to the Minsi Trails Council website for all PA Act 15 information, as well as where to apply for clearances. minsitrails.org/resources/act15  
       

Anyone who is 18 and older, must complete (YPT) Youth Protection Training.

  • Why? Youth Protection training is required for attending adults. Youth protection training must be taken every two years. Expiration date must not pre-date your last day at camp.   
  • Who do I turn my YPT certification into? 

    • Certifications must be secured and submitted to your Pack Committee Chair prior to your arrival of your week at camp.

  • How?

    • This link will direct you to the Youth Protection Training my.scouting.org . A login is required, but anyone may create a user account and view the courses. Registered members of the BSA may provide their member numbers (as part of the user profile) to receive credit.

 

Akelaland Summer Resident Camp supplemental training for adults.

Although not required, taking these additional resource trainings can help in your experience at camp. 

  • BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) is an instructor-led course which is conducted at the Council level. BSA's Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the necessary tools to help units carry out a successful camping experience. Completion of this course is mandatory for at least one adult on a Pack overnighter. Courses offered here.
  • E-learning section of my.scouting.org . A login is required, but anyone may create a user account and view the courses. Registered members of the BSA may provide their member numbers (as part of the user profile) to receive credit.

    These include:

    Supplemental
    Safe Swim Defense
    Safety Afloat
    Weather Hazards
    Climb On Safely
    Trek Safely



 

MINSI TRAILS COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-8551
Fax: (610) 465-4500

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon. -  Fri.)
Monday, January 16th- Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

MINSI TRAILS SCOUT SHOP

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 266-7770
Fax: (610) 266-7798

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon., Wed., & Fri.)
9:00am - 7:00pm (Tues., & Thurs.)
9:00am - 4:00pm (Sat.)