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South Mountain District -- delivering Scouting's promise with enthusiasm and fun, building character and strong values!

South Mountain District covers the school district boundaries of Bethlehem Area, Saucon Valley and Southern Lehigh school districts or the towns of Bethlehem, Hellertown, Center Valley, Coopersburg, Bethlehem Twp., Hanover Twp., Fountain Hill, Lower Milford, Freemansburg, and Farmersville.

South Mountain District Key Three—
District Chairman: Matt Woodruff
District Commissioner: Eily Leicht
Senior District Executive: Arby Beisel
(contact information for other district volunteers is listed in the current district newsletter)

PLEASE NOTE: All face-to-face activities and events are postponed or canceled. Some district meetings are being scheduled online. Please check your email for updates. More information is available on the Minsi Trails Council website.
All adults -- leaders and parents -- are welcome to attend the South Mountain District Scout Roundtables at St Luke's on the first Wednesday of every month.
Roundtable and the OA meeting are held at 7:00 pm at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem on Ostrum St. inside the Priscilla Payne Hurd Education Center. Get directions...

If you are looking for a Cub Scout Pack, Scouts BSA Troop, or Venturing Crew to join, please visit where you can enter your zip code or address to find nearby units and contact information.

Unit Webmasters, the Council Guidelines for Unit Websites are available as MS Word or PDF files.

If you have any questions about our district, please contact the District Executive.

The South Mountain District website is used to complement the South Mountain web pages on the Minsi Trail website.

What's going on in the South Mountain District?
Roundtable Committee Meeting full calendar

Cub Scout and Scouts BSA Roundtables are held the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM at:

An online Zoom meeting with link in email from Arby. Contact me if you did not get the link.

Roundtable resources are available here.

All adult and junior leaders are encouraged to attend. The Roundtables and the Forum are opportunities to hear about program possibilities, to network with other units and to participate in training events, when available.

The District Committee meeting is held the first Monday of the month (note new day) at 7:00 PM at Minsi Trails Council Service Center, 991 Postal Road, Allentown, PA. All district committee members are encouraged to attend these meetings. Anyone with a concern to address is welcome as well.

Order of the Arrow

The Tunkhannock Chapter of the Witauchsoman Lodge meets the same time and place as Roundtable (the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM at St. Luke's Bethlehem Campus). For more information visit the OA web site


The Commissioners for South Mountain District and its units meet the third Wednesday of the month at the Minsi Trails Council Service Center. Learn more about the Commissioners.

Eagle Boards and Project Reviews  NOTE NEW LOCATION 

Eagle Board and Project Reviews are held the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM at St. Luke's Hospital, Priscilla Payne Hurd Education Center, Bethlehem. Please contact Eagle Advancement chair Mike Caffrey at at least one week in advance to schedule a board or project review. Eagle Boards and Project Reviews must be scheduled beforehand and are made on a first come/first served limited basis. PLEASE NOTE: this is a new location.


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