Facts About the

Five Rivers Council


  • We served a total of 1,649 Cub Scouts, 982 Boy Scouts, 98 Venturers, and 20 Explorers in 139 Units. That’s 2,749 lives that we made a difference in!


  • More than 292 of our Cub Scouts attended summer camp.


  • Over 75% of our boy scouts attended summer camp


  • Our scouts sold over $425,000 in popcorn – earning more than $300,000 to support their units and the local program


  • Our scouts collected over 90,000 food items for Scouting for Food


  • 45 of our Boy Scouts earned the rank of Eagle Scout  


  • We sent contingents to Florida Sea Base, the Summit and to Philmont, including our 1st ever female contingent to Philmont.




  • We continue to rank near the top in the country in both trained leaders and youth protection-trained leaders.


  • We have been chosen to host 2 BSA Regional Conferences in 2017: Strategic Training Planning Conference and Seabadge.


  • After years of financial challenges, we finished 2016 with a budget surplus and made great strides in developing a sustainable financial plan of operations.


  • For the 1 st time in our history we were recognized by BSA National as a Gold Journey to Excellence Council (this is the highest ranking that a Council can receive with less than 10% of all councils nation-wide earning the distinction


special thanks to Corning Incorporated and its employees for generations of support to Scouting

special thanks to the Corning Foundation for its continued support of Scouting through the Employee Matching Gifts and Dollars for Doers Programs 


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