Welcome To the Boy Scouts of America!

For over a century, the Boy Scouts of America has created a strong foundation of leadership, service, and community for millions of America’s youth ranging from ages 6 - 21.  In 2012 the organization celebrated two centennial anniversaries: the 1st Scout achieved Eagle rank and the organization launched “Boys Life” as its official magazine.

The Revolutionary Trails Council, one of the first councils established in the United States, has impacted the lives of over 8,000 men and women through a variety of age specific programs in the central New York counties of Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Hamilton, Lewis, and Otsego.  Since 1913, over 4,300 Scouts have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout under the guidance of leaders in our council. 



Cub Scouts: get ready for the 2014 Fall Family Camp & Trailblazer Program! Bring your entire family to Camp Kingsley the weekend of October 4-5 and have fun together on the trolley line, bouldering wall, climbing tower, range and much more! Don't forget to bring your fishing gear, pinewood derby cars and raingutter regatta boats! Cost is $15/person. Click here to register today!


Now is your chance to get trained at University of Scouting on Saturday, October 11 at Utica College! Trained leaders run better Units, retain more Scouts and have more fun. UoS is also a great opportunity to network and share ideas with fellow leaders Council-wide. At the end of the day, join your fellow leaders for a Fireside Chat with RTC's new Scout Executive, Steve McEwan, from 4:00pm-5:00pm. Register before Monday, October 6 and pay only $10.00! Registration is $15.00 on Tuesday, October 7. Click here for course offerings, course descriptions, schedule and to register.


It's that time again! Click here to download the 2014 Popcorn Guidebook for great tips on how to grow your sales and earn your way to camp in 2015.


Bring your Troop or Crew to Camp Russell the weekend of October 17th for RTC's Trek Tech2! Practice trekking technologies and techniques you need to be at home in the wilderness. Click here for more information and registration.


Join us Thursday, October 23, 2014 at The Yahnundasis Golf Club to help us celebrate leadership in our area and the importance of fostering leaders among our youth in Central New York at our 2nd Annual Leadership Dinner! Click here to get tickets today.



Join us at the Revolutionary Trail’s Council Spirit Trail if you DARE. October 25th, 10am-2pm at the Oxbow Falls County State Park in Canastota. Come enjoy a haunted hike, pumpkin bowling, scarecrow dress race, crafts and more. Cost is $5 per child and includes a patch. Adults are free. Lunch available for $3. Click here to register today!











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