Lackawanna District

2016 Membership Recruitment Planning Time!

Start your Pack's Spring Recruitment planning now!
This is a "must read" for all Packs and Troops.
We need your Unit's information! Read on....

Leader Training Sessions are Available
Check them out!

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Program Items

Lackawanna Day Camp Registration is Open
July 19 - 21, 2016
Don't miss the fun at Boyce Park this summer!

Registration cost is $85 for three days of fun and excitement!

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National Park Service - Find Your Park

2017 National Jamboree

Spotlight Activities

Send in your photos of your Pack, Troop, or Crew events!

Check out the photos from the District Pinewood Derby

~ Den, Pack, Troop Meetings ~ Pack Pinewood Derby ~
~ Blue & Gold Banquet ~ Crossover Ceremony ~
~ Christmas Caroling ~ Parades ~ Service Projects ~
~ Pack Outings ~ Camping Trips ~


We need your assistance to make our Scouting programs
the best they can be in the Lackawanna District.
If you know someone who has the time and talent to share in
areas such as Program and Events, Training, Advancement,
Unit Service and Commissioner Service, Recruiting
and Membership, and/or Finance and Fundraising,
please let us know!

We need you; now more than ever!

Here are a few District positions available:

District Vice-Chair:
Oversees the District Operating Committees:
Activities, Advancement, Camping, Finance, Health and Safety,
Membership, and Training and other duties as assigned by the District Chair.

Goal: To ensure the District meets the annual goals and obtains the highest
possible (bronze, silver, or gold) level of "Scouting's Journey to Excellence".

The District Chair is NOW Accepting Adult Applications for District Vice-Chair.

Program Chair:
Provides leadership to the Activities, Advancement, Camping,
Membership, and Training, and Health and Safety Committees.

Goal: To meet the District Activities, Advancement, Camping, and Training goals;
to ensure healthy and safe operations within the District.

The District Chair is NOW Accepting Adult Applications for Program Chair.

Finance Chair:

Provides leadership to the District Finance Committee

Goal: To meet the District’s finance goals including Friends of Scouting,
Scout Fair Value Pack Sales, and Popcorn Sales;
and to support Units when have they have questions
that are related to finance and money earning projects.

The District Chair is NOW Accepting Adult Applications for Finance Chair.

Nominating Committee Chair:
Oversees the District Nominating Committee which selects and recruits qualified
adults to serve in key leadership positions within the District.

Goal: To select and recruit qualified adults to serve as the District Chair, District Vice Chair,
and District Commissioner and nominate District Committee members-at-large.

The District Chair is NOW Accepting Adult applications for Nominating Committee Chair.

Membership Committee:
The district membership committee is primarily responsible for:
(1) the relationship with community organizations
(2) the organization of new units in order to provide opportunity for
unit youth membership growth, and
(3) youth recruitment.

The District Chair and the Membership Chair
are NOW Accepting Adult Applications.

Apply Today! Help make a difference in a boys life!

We will be contacting the Membership Chairs from each Pack and Troop
to work on and with the Membership Committee to assist and organize
 with the Fall 2016 youth recruitment.

District Popcorn Chair (Kernel):
Provides leadership to the District Popcorn Committee by
organizing the District popcorn campaign.

Goal: To meet the District's Popcorn sales and participation goals and help Units
achieve their goals. The objective of the popcorn sale is to provide necessary funding
for individual Units and the Council in order to support a quality Scouting program for
the youth of our community.

The District Chair is NOW Accepting Adult Applications for the Popcorn Chair.

District Members-at-Large:

We are always in need of members to participate in committees such as
activities, camping, popcorn, friends of scouting, and training.

Current Scouters from Packs, Troops, and Crews, as well as those who have
stepped away from Scouting, are encouraged to take part in the excitement
of planning and implementing District events and possibilities.

Contact the District Director, District Chairman, District Commissioner, or
any other District Committee member listed below in the District Key Leadership list.

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District Key Leadership

District Director
Alahna Bell (724) 309 3552
District Chairman Mike Wojcik (412) 736 3637
District Commissioner Dave English (412) 527 2336
Vice-Chair Finance
Accepting  Position
Vice-Chair Program
John Foster
(412) 612 7310
Vice-Chair Membership
John Draganosky
(412) 519 3075
FOS Chair
Keith Kondrich
(412) 523 1441
FOS Co-Chair
Paul Myers
(412) 613 6596
Scouting For Food Chair
Alan Karp
Popcorn Kernel
Accepting  Position
Advancement Chair
Tom Strong
Order of the Arrow Chair
 Art & Barb Sylvester
Training Chair  Jack Russell
(412) 389 9085
Training Chair George Shaffer
(412) 818 6085
Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner
Paul Myers
(412) 613 6596
Boy Scout Roundtable Commissioner
Dave Stiffey
(412) 829 2078
Camping Chair Scott Schrecengost
(724) 882 7909
District Web Site
John Draganosky
(412) 519 3075

District Committee Meeting starts at
7:00 P.M. at the CCAC Boyce Bistro - 5th Floor
Wednesday 3 August 2016

Next Roundtable will be August 10th at 7:00 P.M.
CCAC Boyce - 4th Floor Lecture Hall