The Pennsylvania Dutch Council relies on the support of many generous donors and sponsors throughout the year.  Below are some of the ways you can support the 2,700 youth involved in Scouting through out Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.  Included on this page are links to each of our annual fundraising projects.

If you would like specific information on how you can support a specific project please contact Zena Korba, Development Director at 717-553-4209 or

Friends Of Scouting

The Pennsylvania Dutch Council relies on the support of many generous individuals and businesses throughout Lancaster and Lebanon counties. Friends of Scouting (our annual giving program) comprises 12% of the annual budget needed to support our 2,700 youth and 2,400 volunteers. If you would like to support Scouting in the Pennsylvania Dutch Council follow the donate now link below; it costs $250 per year to support one youth in our Scouting programs. Thank you for your support.  Learn more about Friends of Scouting here: Friends of Scouting



To make a pledge or donate to the

2024 Friends of Scouting Annual Campaign,

please click the button below.

Donate Now – Friends of Scouting 2024


Special Events

The Pennsylvania Dutch Council has three special events that help support Scouting in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties; the Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner,  the Annual Golf Classic, and our newest event, the Sporting Clays for Scouts tournament. These three events provide almost 6% of the funding for our annual budget.  Learn more about each of our Special Events here: Special Events

If you would like more information on sponsorship opportunities or attending any of the events please contact Zena Korba at 717-553-4209 or


Donate a Vehicle to Support Scouting

Vehicles donated to One Car One Difference™ help the Pennsylvania Dutch Council, BSA. We auction your unwanted vehicles and the proceeds support Scouting.  Click the logo below to learn more.


Memorial Gifts and Tributes

Many people appreciate opportunities to express their feelings toward others. Scouting can play an important role in providing these recognition opportunities in its community. A gift to the Pennsylvania Dutch Council’s Memorial/Tribute Endowment Fund is a thoughtful way to express respect, gratitude, and sincere affection. Your gift honoring a loved one, friend, and others in times of sadness or joy will enrich the lives of the thousands of youth served by our council. For additional information or ways to designate a gift, please contact Zena Korba at 717-553-4209 or

Click Here To Donate – Memorial/Tribute Gifts


Planned Giving & Endowment

Sometimes our charitable giving can go beyond us to the next generation.  If you would like to learn more how placing Scouting in your will or your estate plan can impact the lives of youth for many generations please contact Zena Korba at or 717-553-4209.  Learn more at Planned Giving.

 PA Dutch Council Annual Reports:

2017 Report to Community

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report