Jacob Horner Joins Susquehanna Council
Jacob Horner is the new District Director for Susquehanna Council. He graduated from Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y. with a degree in Biology and Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation. Jake started his Scouting career in Western New York, where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 2009, received the Vigil Honor in 2011, and served as an Assistant Scoutmaster and OA Lodge Ceremonies Advisor. In the summer of 2014, he served as a Ranger at Philmont Scout Ranch. Jake comes to Susquehanna Council from Albany, N.Y. where he served as a Senior District Executive with the Twin Rivers Council for the past four years including an assignment at Camp Wakpominee.
The fourth annual STEM Merit Badge College will take place on Feb. 16, 2019 at Penn College of Technology. This day-long event presents the opportunity for Scouts to earn up to three Merit Badges taught by qualified faculty in state-of-the-art facilities. Lunch is included in the $40 fee.
Learn more and register online at bsa.pct.edu.
Program Training Conference Debuts
While the Scouts are enjoying the Merit Badge College at Penn College on Feb. 16, adults and parents can attend the Program Training Conference in a building nearby.
There will be six periods with multiple topics from which to choose, from tips for new Cub Scout den leaders to complete training for merit badge counselors. The cost is just $22 and includes the lunch. Download the PDF to browse the selections and register. Don’t wait! Registration closes Feb. 1.
The Susquehanna Council, Boy Scouts of America, serves more than 2,100 youth through the leadership of 1,000 adult volunteers. Scouting provides programs to youth in five counties in Central Pennsylvania – Clinton, Lycoming, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.