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Juniata Valley Council By The Numbers 2016 Financial Sustainability Congressman GT Thompson
JTE/Quality Council Other National Awards JVC Volunteer Regional and National Recognitions

Juniata Valley Council, BSA by the Numbers In 2016

381,603 – Hours of Positive Adult Leadership Received by Scouts
  54,117 – Skill Objectives Completed by Cub Scouts
  57,000 – Non-Perishable Food Items for Local Food Pantries
  13,826 - Reported Hours of Community Service by Scouts
    1,495– Merit Badges Earned by Boy Scouts   
    1,667 – Youth Participating in a Juniata Valley Scouting Program
    1,000 – Adult Role Models Registered as Leaders
       366– Friends of Scouting Contributors
       557 – Cub Scout Advancements Earned       
       304 – Boy Scouts Advanced  
         89 - Years of Scouting in the Juniata Valley Council
         84 –Years of Seven Mountains Scout Camp
         50–Young Men Received Their Eagle Scout Award
         17— Percent of Young Men Age 11-14 Involved In a Scout Troop
         14 —Percent of Boys in Grades 1-5 Involved In a Cub Scout Pack
         13 – Consecutive years of Overall Unrestricted in Net Assets
         11 – National Quality Council Awards
         21 – Eagle Scout Palms Earned
           7 —Consecutive Gold Journey to Excellence Council Awards
           2 – Nationally Recognized Journey to Excellence Silver Districts            
           1— Nationally Recognized Journey to Excellence Bronze District
           1— Nationally Recognized Journey to Excellence Bronze OA Lodge
           1 – Nationally Recognized Journey to Excellence Gold Council

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Recognized 13 Times by the
National Council for Operational Excellence

2018, 2017, 2016. 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2005, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

One of only five councils nationally to have achieved this recognition all eight years

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Financially Sustainable
Balanced Operating Budget






2009,  2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
2017, 2018                      

 Increase In Unrestricted Net Assets














2017 2018

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Other National Recognitions


Northeast Region BSA Top 3 &
National BSA
 "Best of the Best"
Award Winner

National BSA
Foundation Award for
Endowment Achievement
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009


National BSA
Good Turn for America Achievement Award
2007, 2008. 2009


Home Council of
Distinguished Eagle Scout
Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson

The Juniata Valley Council is proud to be the home council of Pennsylvania's 15th Congressional Representative Past OA Lodge Chief, Eagle Scout, Past Scoutmaster, and Immediate Past Council President Glenn "GT" Thompson. 

On January 30, 2012 Congressman Thompson received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award

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Juniata Valley Council Volunteers Recognized Regionally and Nationally

Dr. Robert J. Flipse -- Silver Antelope Award.  Bob received the award from the Northeast Region,,BSA in 1982 for his volunteer work in Area 4 and the region.  Bob served as the Juniata Valley Council' Commissioner from 1967 - 1999 and remains active on the Executive Board as By-Laws Chair and Woodbadge Coordinator.  He also is active with Nittany Mountain District  

Joseph V. Paterno -- Silver Antelope Award.  The Northeast Region of the Boy Scouts of America presented the legendary coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions with the Silver Antelope in 1983 not for his work on the field, but for the impact he has had on thousands of young people.  Joe and his wife Sue have been honored with the Nittany Mountain District Good Scout Award.   

Dr. Hal A. Yocum, -- 2007 Silver Buffalo Award recipient.  An Eagle Scout with 12 Palms, he is from Newton Hamilton, Pennsylvania.  He served on Seven Mountains Camp Staff, OA Lodge and Vice Chief, Area Chief and served on the OA Conference Committee.  He is currently registered as a volunteer in Edmond Oklahoma and active on several committees at the National Council level.

Andria Neff -- 2007-2008 Northeast Region Venturing President.  Andria is a founding member of Venturing Crew 31 of State College, Pennsylvania (chartered by Saint Paul's United Methodist Church) where she served as Crew President for two terms.  Andria served as 2005-2006 Northeast Region, Area Four President and 2006-2007 Area Four Vice President of Program.  

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If you have a question, comment or suggestions, please E-mail:  Jim Kennedy

Juniata Valley Council, BSA, 9 Taylor Drive, Reedsville PA 17084  (717) 667-9236(voice)  717-667-9798 (fax)