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Juniata Valley Council's Impact in 2021 Financial Sustainability Congressman GT Thompson
JTE/Quality Council Other National Awards JVC Volunteer Regional and National Recognitions

Juniata Valley Council, BSA's Impact in 2021


336,423 – Hours of Positive Adult Leadership Received by Scouts
  80,000 – Non-Perishable Food Items for Local Food Pantries
– Reported Hours of Community Service by Scouts
    1,904 – Merit Badges Earned by Scouts BSA youth 
    1,320 – Youth Participating in a Juniata Valley Scouting Program
       812 – Adult Role Models Registered as Leaders
       1,066 – Cub Scout Advancements Earned       
       329 – Scouts BSA youth advanced  
       195 – Friends of Scouting Contributors 
– Years of Scouting in the Juniata Valley Council
– Years of Seven Mountains Scout Camp
– Scouts BSA Youth Earned the Eagle Scout Award
– Eagle Scout Palms Earned
8 – Percent of Youth Age 11-14 Involved In a Scouts BSA Troop
– Percent of Youth in Grades 1-5 Involved In a Cub Scout Pack
– Percent  of young people registered in the Juniata Valley Council
           7 – *National Quality Council Awards
           1 – Nationally Recognized Journey to Excellence Silver District           
– Nationally Recognized Journey to Excellence Bronze Districts
– Nationally Recognized “Thriving Performance” OA Lodge
           1 – Nationally Recognized Journey to Excellence Gold Council


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Recognized 16 Times by the
National Council for Operational Excellence


2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2005, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996


We are one of only two councils nationally to have achieved

this recognition all nine years

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Financially Sustainable
Balanced Operating Budget

2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019



 Increase In Unrestricted Net Assets

















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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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