The Hudson Valley Council Boy Scouts of America is comprised of five counties. In New York state there is Sullivan, Orange, Rockland and Dutchess Counties. In Pennsylvania we serve Eastern Pike County.
Through the efforts of approximately 4,200 adult volunteers, the Council serves almost 11,000 youth.
Our Council operates two camps. Camp Nooteeming in Salt Point, Dutchess County which has weekend camping and during the summer Cub Scout day and resident camping. Camp Bullowa is located in Stony Point, Rockland County which also has weekend camping and during the summer conducts cub scout day camp.
Mission: The mission of the Hudson Valley Council, 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.
Scout Oath: On my honor I will do my best, to do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
Scout Law: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent
Vision Statement: The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.
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Urgent Message From The Council President:
Dear Friends of the Hudson Valley Council,
It is with mixed emotions that I announce that Eric Chamberlin, our Executive Director has accepted a position with the Northern New Jersey Boy Scout Council. Eric will become the Director of Finance Services for the Northern New Jersey Boy Scout Council effective March 16, 2007. The Northern New Jersey Council serves more than 23,000 young people and has an operating budget of over $3,700,000.