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Last Update: 4/21/17

Allegheny Highlands Council, BSA

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Visits since January, 2003


We are a member agency of the Allegany County, Cattaraugus County, and Southern Chautauqua County United Ways, and the Kane Area United Fund.

What's New
Whats new...

Rechartering online!

Please Click HERE to to start, and first timers, we recommend you try the brief tutorial to get warmed up.

Click HERE for common charter questons and answers.


Scouting Around the World at Camp Merz!

2017 is going to be a great summer at Camp Merz!

We have a great theme planned and we are even having some special visitors. We are pleased to welcome the Hastings, Rye & District Scouts from the UK!! They will be joining us week 5!


Want to have an AMAZING summer?

Why not work at one of our camps?

Both Camp Merz and Elk Lick Scout Reserve are hiring summer adult and youth staff.

Camp Merz is looking for a Shooting Sports Staff, Kitchen Staff and Program Staff.

Elk Lick Scout Reserve is hiring an Aquatics director, Asst. Aquatics/waterfront director, Health officer and misc. Support staff.

CIT's are always welcome at both our camps. It is a great way to earn merit badges and obtain real world skills.

Contact Joe DeBiso at Camp Merz or Shane Wilson at Elk Lick.

Click HERE to apply online.


Campership applications are due no later than May 1st.
No exceptions.

Click HERE for the form.

Camp Cards and Candle Sale
April 21 , Friday  6 to 8PM - Candle pickup
Two Lakes at Blackstone in Jamestown
Western Gate at Bradford Forest

Click Here for signup form and to preorder sales candles Read the Winter Highlander article for the latest!

Here is all the information you have been waiting for...

Leader Overview
Scout Incentive Sheet
Discounts on our Camp Card
Leader Camp Card Control Sheet
Candle Master Record
Candle Phone in Sheet
Candle Order Form
Achievers Form


Saturday April 29
Camp Merz
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Register Online HERE

April 28-30
Camp Merz
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2017 Spring Council Camporee
Invitation to Adventure May 19th – May 21st
** New Location **
Allegany Firemen’s Park
1 North First Street Allegany, NY 14706

Click HERE for more information

National Youth Leadership Training

August 6– August 11, 2017

Elk Lick Scout Reserve
Smethport, PA

Click HERE for more information

To register click HERE

Elk Lick International Camporee
Click HERE for details

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PO Box 261
50 Hough Hill Rd.
Falconer, NY  14733
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