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June 2015 - Program Kickoff

Do not Miss the June Kick Off!
Everything to Help You Plan a Great Scouting Year!

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Where: CCAC Boyce Campus

At the Lackawanna District June Program Kick Off, we will have
everything you need to prepare for a great Scouting year:
Calendar of Events, Popcorn Information, Training Schedules,
and much, much more!

At our midway tables, you will find information on:
  • Membership/Recruitment
  • Program – calendars, events, and planning information
  • Training/Clearances/Journey to Excellence
  • Finances – Popcorn, Friends of Scouting, and more
  • Scouting for Food Patches
  • Advancement/Order of the Arrow
  • Scout Shop Supplies and Information

During our program, we will cover:
  • Program Planning Process for the Coming Year 
  • Clearances to Comply with the New PA Law 
  • Introduction of 2015-16 District Committee 
  • District Newsletter and Website Updates and Plans

You will not want to miss this special event to help you get ready
for an amazing year in 2015-16 for your Pack, Troop, or Crew!

All participants will receive Scouting for Food patches,
Journey to Excellence unit ribbons, popcorn commitment cards,
and cookies!

Packs will be able to pre-order new Cub handbooks for pick up
and payment that evening.

Please Join us for an informative session!

New Changes in Scouting Program:

You may have heard that there are some upcoming
changes being made in the Scouting Program.
Here is the website with more information:

Program Updates

The District pages are being updated as information is released.
Check back often for Lackawanna News and Information.

Please let us know how we are doing!
We want to hear from you!

Training Updates:

Please check your training records on
If there are mistakes, please email Jack Russell
with the corrections and a copy of the training.

If you haven’t registered for camp, please do so ASAP.
Weekends are filling up fast.
You can register at

Lackawanna Calendar Laurel Highlands Council
  Training Calendar
Calendar Calendar

Get Your MAY NEWSLETTER here!!

Get it while it is HOT!!!


At a retreat on January 31, Lackawanna District prepared
goals and calendars for the year. We are preparing to have a
great 2015 and an even better 2016.  We need your input and
assistance to make our scouting programs the best they can be.

If you know of someone who has time and talent to share in
areas such as programs and events, training, advancement,
recruiting and membership, finance and fundraising,
and/or unit service and commissioner service,
please let District Chair - Mike Wojcik,
District Commissioner - Dave English,
or District Director - Alahna Bell know.

We need you; now more than ever!

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 Program
John Foster
(412) 612 7310
Vice-Chair Membership
John Draganosky
(412) 519 3075
FOS Chair
Keith Kondrich
(412) 523 1441
Popcorn Kernel
Linda Winkler
(412) 612 1180
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
District Newsletter/Web Site John Draganosky
(412) 519 3075

Next District Committee Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
at the CCAC Boyce Campus.

Wednesday 5 August 2015

Next Roundtable will be June 10th - Program Kickoff.