Here are the new rank requirements that we are now mandated to use in 2017. If you have an “old” book,  click on the link to he left to open the file. Search for your next rank and print off those pages for the new requirements.


GearForAdventureUse these gear lists to get started  and modify them based on the specifics of your event.  Will it be cold, hot, or wet, and what are the activities for which you should Be Prepared?

Obtaining a parent’s permission will be required for some trips or events

The BSA Medical Form must be completed annually and is a requirement for summer camp.  The form always needs a doctor’s signature, and is due in May.

To reduce your medical costs, we recommend that you have your Doctor/Pediatrician complete the Scout Medical Form during your Scout’s normal annual checkup, so you don’t have to make an extra trip.

Use this checklist to prepare for your rank pre-board.  This is a helpful reminder of the types of topics you’ll be expected to know. 

Troop 160 requires that all new Scouts and Parent’s sign the Troop 160 Code of Conduct.  This form may need to be signed again if there are language revisions.  The Code of Conduct clearly describes our expectations for Scout and Adult behavior.  Consequently, no one will be surprised by behavior requirements or by the consequences of not living up to the Troop’s conduct expectations.

Pictures at Scout events are often posted to our website or published in the newspaper.  Parent’s are asked to sign a Talent Release form indicating your approval.  Turn in the form to the Webmaster or scan and email to

This is a link to the official Eagle Application and Process on the BSA website.  This page is full of guidance, and helpful information to guide you on your trail of the Eagle. The Eagle Application form can be completed online and printed, or can be saved to your computer.

award_natloutdoorsbadgeYou can earn the Boy Scout National Outdoor badges for qualifying events.  Take a look at the requirements at Boy Scout Trails and you’ll find that you might already qualify based on the many events held each year by Troop 160, and you can keep on earning additional event badges as your Scouting career continues.

Boy Scout Trail is an awesome resource with Activities, Games, Ceremony Resources, Badge and Award Requirements, Recipes and lots of other great stuff.  

indexThe Northeast PA Council offers discounted lift tickets to Montage Mountain.  You need to complete this permission form in order to participate.

The Northeastern PA Council website has information on events within our District (Dan Beard). There are links to pages on Summer Camp, Advancement, Training and more. 

Campfire Songs


Outing Forms


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