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Richard L. Campbell, Esquire

A humble community leader, Richard L. Campbell, Esquire has always been available to assist and support the Scouting program and help develop our community as a whole in any way he can. 

Dick earned the rank of Eagle Scout on November 23, 1956 and became an Assistant Scoutmaster.

In 1972, he joined the Juniata Valley Council Executive Board and among other leadership roles he assumed, he became the Council’s Legal Counsel – a position he continues to hold.  He has given countless hours to the council in working with leases, trusts, endowment/trust work, and general counsel.  In addition he has served on the Nittany District Good Scout Committee for over 20 years as a member, table host, and coordinator.  He was instrumental in securing the donors and funding for Eagle Lodge from Robert Kastler and Fred Nicholas and has supported the council’s Distinguished Eagle Scout and funds through the Centre Community Foundation.

Mr. Campbell has been active and served on boards of Leadership Centre County, United Way of Centre County, Centre Community Foundation (in which his family was instrumental in its founding), Penn State Alumni, and numerous other local charities and civic organizations. Dick served as Centre County's first assistant district attorney, argued cases before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and represented municipal entities throughout the central Pennsylvania region. Dick was instrumental in the formation of the University Area Joint Authority (sewer system in the Centre region).

A father of two grown sons, Dick is President of Campbell, Miller, Williams, Benson, Etter & Consiglio, Inc., Law Firm, Solicitor for numerous municipalities and authorities in the mid-state area, Director and Assist. Secretary/Treasurer of Tussey Mountain Ski Corp.

For outstanding service to the community and youth, the Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America is proud to present the Silver Beaver Award to Richard L. Campbell, Esquire.


William H. Port


A humble, dedicated Eagle Scout, Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow from Mount Union who returned from a career with the Navy to give back to the program that instilled the values that made him who he is describes William H. Port.

Involved in Scouting since his childhood, Will has served as Monaken Lodge Chief for two years, Section Chief and today is the Fund Development Chair and Executive Board of the Juniata Valley Council, BSA.  He works with the staff through weekly visits and conference calls to assist in raising funds for the Juniata Valley Council operating fund.

A former Seven Mountains Camp Staff member, Mr. Port is one of the co-founders of the Seven Mountains Alumni Association and has served as their Spring Kick-Start Campaign Chairman – which raises funds for projects at Seven Mountains Scout Camp.   He has also been instrumental in organizing Alumni work days at camp and providing supplies as needed.  He and his family have coordinated and run the concession stand at the Klondike Derby over 40 years.

Following retirement from the United States Navy, Mr. Port currently serves on as a contract employee when he assists in supply for the Navy. 

He is a member of the Huntingdon Masonic Lodge and Mount Union Lutheran Church.

Will and his wife Kathy are the parents of  Eagle Scout son Jack and reside in Mechanicsburg, PA.

For outstanding service to the community and youth, the Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America is proud to present the Silver Beaver Award to William H. Port.


Donald A. Reed

An Eagle Scout and member of the Order of the Arrow from McVeytown, Don has been highly involved in scouting as an adult leader since mid-1980’s. He was Scoutmaster of Troop 34 of Bellefonte for 17 years where he helped 17 Scouts reach the rank of Eagle. Don’s commitment to First Aid training in the troop has led to numerous trophies for Troop 34 at District and Council First Aid meets.

Mr Reed is a Member of the Board of Trustees of Faith United Methodist Church where they have helped fund numerous trips and activities for the church youth group. He was also active in the church youth group and Bellefonte Band Boosters for many years. He was involved with the Ulster project which brings exchange students from Ireland.

Don has been instrumental in helping obtain donations from Faith Church members and community organizations to help defray costs to attend summer resident camps for those Scouts whose economic situation would have otherwise prevented them from attending. Don has been active within the Nittany Mountain District with Fall Camporee, First Aid Meets, Klondike Derby, Advancement Day, and currently serves as it’s District Chairman.

He is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, member of Penn State Hazmat Team and is an officer with the Penn State University Police..

Don and his wife Barb have two sons.
For outstanding service to the community and youth, the Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America is proud to present the Silver Beaver Award to Donald A, Reed.


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