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Summary of Completed Projects 2004-Present
$1,000,000 Invested

Eagle Lodge     
Kurtz Cabin & Loft
Hard Roof Shelters     
Septic System Replacement     
Firelight Pavilion      
Spillway Bridge Replacement/Culvert Replacement       
Don Bailey Campfire Circle      
Pool Liner (2005 & 2012)       
Rimmey Roof/Siding, Entryways Improvements    
Electric Lines to Upper Sites        
New Well         
Water Line Replacement      
Headings Parade Field      
Dump Truck (used)      
Waterfront Accessibility Ramp and Dock   
Dining Hall Roof Replacement    
Cook’s Cabin Roof and Siding     
High Efficiency HVAC for Dining Hall     
Shower House Water Heater         
Dining Hall Water Heater         
2 Heavy-Duty Mowers Equipment
Human Foosball Court        
Camp Sign Replacement        
Halderman Scoutcraft Area       
Handicraft Roof and Supports        
Staff Area Electric         
Pick Up Truck (used)       
Sound System at Campfire Circle
Implement Shed        
Sealed all Buildings        
Tractor (used)         
Archery Equipment for Cubs, Webelos Sound Equipment          
Sand Volleyball Court         




A new well wasdrilled and installed in the fall of 2012

Installed high efficiency on demand water heaters in the Pool Shower house and in the Dining Hall

Swimming Pool Liner replaced in 2005 and 2012
Funded in part of a state grant, new metal roofs were installed on the Dining Hall, Rimmey cabin and the Council Service Center

Rotary Club of Lewistown raised funds and built a new 20 x 30 pavilion at Leopold Village - named after Past Council President and Rotary President Randall Leopold who served in the 1950s. The Pavilion was dedicated in June 2014.

Two new Pavilions were added to the Shooting Sports area - one at the Shotgun Range and a larger pavilion at the Archery Range


Funds raised by the Seven Mountains Scout Camp Alumni Association and Proceeds from the "Totes for Tomorrow's Scouts" Designer Handbag Auction helped build a fireplace at the Firelight Pavilion.

Troop 124 funded and built a new Pavilion at Elks Campsite in Memory of long time Scoutmaster Joe Tabb who passed away in 2009. 

June 26, 2009 -- Family and friends of the late Louis "Fred" McChesney donated funding for the "Firelight Pavilion" at Seven Mountains Scout Camp,  Thanks to the Marboe family, accessible restrooms were also added to the pavilion.

Mrs. Doreen Baily donated funds to completely redesign the campfire Circle including the addition of a handicap accessible ramp. The Don Bailey Campfire Circle continues to receive rave reviews for the comfort and scenic views..

The family of Sam Halderman donated a new storage area and made improvements to the Scoutcraft Area at Seven Mountains

The old camp sign was replaced by the Seven Mountains Scout Camp Alumni in 2009.  Penelec relocated the sign to the State Game Land entrance to camp.

Repainted the Maintenance Building at the entrance to Camp

Fred Nicholas and Robert Kistler formed their partnership with a handshake because each were Eagle Scouts.  In 2006 they donated funds to build Eagle Lodge, which sleeps 36 people on each level, has a full kitchen and restroom/showers.


2006 - New Parade Field donated by "Buck" Headings in memory of his father.


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