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Saint Patrick Parish Emergency Procedures Handbook (updated 2015) provides information needed in the event of an emergency at a parish location.

Information on the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law (amended effective July 1, 2015 (Act 15 of 2015).


Local Order of the Arrow Lodge

Troop 168

T168 Committee approved the document, Troop 168 Guidance, on 10/28/2018. All T168 Scouts and families should familiarize themselves with this document and its expectations.


Scouts BSA Advancement Requirements Changes

Scouts BSA Advancement Requirements Changes Effective January 1, 2024.

Several ranks require serving in a troop position of responsibility. 

Check out Which positions of responsibility count toward Star, Life and Eagle Scout?.   It is a blog from 10/03/2017 (which was updated in 2021) posted on Bryan on Scouting: A blog for the BSA's Adult Leaders.

Merit Badge Worksheets          While these worksheets are often helpful, they are NOT required.


Camp Bashore 160 Moonshine Rd. Jonestown, PA 17038

Camp Conewago 450 Boy Scout Road, New Oxford, PA 17350.

Hidden Valley Scout Reservation 268 Hidden Valley Rd. Loysville, PA 17047

Rodney Scout Reservation 400 Rodney Scout Road North East, MD 21901

Camp Tuckahoe 400 Tuckahoe Rd. Dillsburg, PA 17019


Eagle Helps

BSA Form 512-927 is a fillable PDF. (Feb. 2023 printing.) N.B.: Follow download instructions and open in Adobe Reader.

Fill-in PDF Eagle Scout Rank Application (2022 printing)



Guide to the 34 BSA square knots currently available and where to place them.

Detailed information on "where" patches should be sewn on Scouts BSA Uniform and/or Merit Badge Sash. (8/19 printing)

Check out BSA's uniform Web site! Click on the appropriate Scouting program (i.e., Cub Scouts, Webelos, Scouts BSA, etc.). You will be able to drag and drop desired item to a uniform.

Leader/Volunteer Resources

Collection of links for starting a Scouts BSA troop, helping Scouts earn merit badges, guiding youth leaders toward more effective troop meetings, etc.

Posts for latest information on program changes by the National Scouts BSA Committee.

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