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WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO
More than 6,000 families across Berks, Schuylkill, and the Panther Valley School District are counting on Scouting to help instill character, develop skills, leadership, and build resilience in their sons and daughters. Throughout the past 110 years, the Hawk Mountain Council has never wavered in its mission to empower young people to be contributing citizens of the community. Our commitment is to ensure that every boy or girl who wants to be a Scout can join, regardless of their economic circumstances or geography.
THE CORONAVIRUS AND SCOUTING
CORONAVIRUS has robbed many young people of both their sense of control and connection to their peers and mentors as schools, athletic organizations and community centers have suspended programs. Yet, Scouting’s programs continue. Seemingly overnight, HMC helped volunteers shift weekly meetings to online sessions, organized free virtual merit badge programs and live Online Cub Scout Adventures and helped kindle the bonds of friendship and community around virtual campfire programs. [Read more…]