Welcome

The Great Trail Council serves Cub Scout Packs, Scout Troops, Venturing Crews & Explorer Posts in Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Summit, Trumbull and Northern Wayne Counties

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

The Vision of the Great Trail Council to reinforce traditional family values through the delivery of Scout programs that will foster creativity, promote family unity, and inspire and motivate our Scouts to develop the skills that will provide the foundation needed to become productive citizens. More than 10,000 youth in over 300 units are guided by more than 4,000 adult volunteers, all focused on a common vision of building a brighter future for themselves and their communities.


Restart Your Unit Programming

Restart Exploring


The chart below was created to help units determine the best ways to continue Scouting throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please use this chart as a reference on how to continue Scouting activities.

Restart Exploring Spreadsheet.pdf

THE SCOUTER

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