Staff

Meet Our Staff.

Meet the LHC Staff, from District Executives out in the field to office staff who keep everything running smoothly. Below you’ll find contact information for all LHC staff members.

Administration.

Todd McGregor, Scout Executive and Chief Executive Officer, 412-325-7901

Brian Kuritzky, Chief Financial Officer, 412-325-7905

Carolyn Guzik, Administrative Assistant, 412-325-7901

development.

Tracey Burkey, Chief Development Officer, 412-325-7923

Abigail Tolbert, Special Events Director, 412-325-7911

Alex Stavros, Development Director, 412-325-7907

 

Field Service.

Michele Brenneman, Assistant Scout Executive, 814-471-1090 ext 7109

Keith Walton, Assistant Scout Executive, 412-325-7950

Justin Hultman, Forbes Trail/ Fort Bedford District Executive, 412-325-7976

Justin Schmiedel, Seneca/Japeechan District Executive, 412-325-7967

Keith Walton, Frontier District Executive, 412-325-7969

Michele Brenneman, Chestnut Ridge & Keystone District Executive, 814-471-1090 ext. 7109 

Andy Mackert, Potomac Community Ambassador, 301-729-1300 ext. 7152

Kornelius Neal, Anawanna Trails District Executive, 412-325-7960

Keith Walton, Eagle Valley District Executive, 412-325-7968

Keith Walton, Beaver District Executive, 412-325-7966

Terry Kennedy, Lackawanna District Executive, 412-576-6106

Bob Zelleznick, TrailBlazer Executive, 412-325-7973

Kim Miller, TrailBlazer Associate, 412-325-7995

Cameron Boston, Scoutreach District Executive, 412-325-7970

Derek Riley, Scoutreach Associate, 412-325-7981

Fariba Shakeri, Council Registrar and Financial Data Entry Specialist, 412-325-7903

Morgan McCallister, Marketing & Communications Director, 412-325-7931

 

CAMPING, PROGRAM, & FACILITIES.

Mike Manner, Director of Camping, 412-325-7914

Amanda Erickson, Administrative Assistant – Support Services and Camping, 412-325-7921

Shawn Cole, Caretaker, Camp Seph Mack, 412-471-2927

Kim Daniher, McGinnis Education Center Coordinator, 412-782-2669

Mike Daniher, Ranger, Camp Guyasuta, 412-782-2669

Andy Mackert, Caretaker, Camp Potomac, 301-338-3678

Luke Roser, Caretaker, Camp Anawanna, 240-727-2565 

Tony Amrhein, Head Ranger, Heritage Reservation, 412-651-7589

Chuck Pinkerton, Ranger, Camp Baker, 724-843-5801

Dave Wilkins, Ranger, Heritage Reservation, 412-592-7899

Adam Hoffman, Flag Plaza Facility Manager, 412-325-7902

Customer Service.

Melissa Uzelac, Johnstown Customer Service Representative, 814-471-1090 ext. 7103

Kimberly Steinemann, Cumberland Customer Service Representative, 301-729-1300 ext. 7150

Karen Straub, Retail Sales Manager and Pittsburgh Customer Service Representative, 412-325-7922

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Find recruitment tools and forms to make your recruitment season an easy, but a successful one! 

WE served

16,468

youth in 2020

Support Scouting.

Scouting is a rewarding program where youth can learn, lead, grow and participate in a world of exciting outdoor activities.

Why Join Us?

Working at summer camp is a real job. Camp Staff members get the opportunity to develop 21st century skills in high demand by employers. Some of these skills include:

Practical, applied leadership skills learned through supervising others, engaging in decision-making, managing behavior, and living ethics and values.

Communication, collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity skills.

Beyond hands-on experience, camp staff positions also provide:

A paycheck

Room and board

Networking opportunities

Training & certifications in a variety of skill areas.

Ongoing professional development

Camp staff opportunities may also be eligible for college credit in some cases or be able to be used as an independent study, practicum, or internship experience.

HERITAGE RESERVATION - FARMINGTON, PA.

You can change a life!  Did you know that the Laurel Highlands Council operates three Scout camps at Heritage Reservation including one for Cub Scouts and their families (elementary aged), two for Scouts BSA members (middle and high school aged), an outdoor adventure program (high school aged), as well as winter programs for Cub Scouts?

Each of these offers opportunities for a variety of summer camp staff jobs. Most Scout camp counselors are at least 16 years of age, but the Scouts BSA and Cub Scout camps have a limited number of jobs for 15 year olds with previous Counselor in Training experience.  The high adventure program employs young people who are at least 18 years of age.

Summer positions at Heritage Reservation run seasonally from June to August. Winter positions run January to March. Meals and on-site housing is provided.

Available Positions

Updated Job Descriptions Coming Soon

Medics (min. age 18, hold current certification as an EMT or higher)

Business Managers (min. age 18)

Outdoor Marketing Director (min. age 18)

ATV Safety Program Director (min. age 21)

ATV Safety Program Staff (min. age 18)

Aquatics Directors (min. age 21, hold current lifeguard certification with 2 years experience)

Lifeguards (min. age 16)

Ski Boat Drivers (min. age 18)

Climbing & Challenge Course Director (min. age 21)

Climbing & Challenge Course Staff (min. age 18)

Skill Area Instructors (shooting sports, ecology, crafts, outdoor skills) (min. age 15)

Trek Leaders (min. age 18)

Camp Store Managers (min. age 18)

Camp Store Clerks (min. age 15)

Counselors in Training (14 y.o. Must be 1st Class Scout or Venturing Discovery Rank)

Use the button below to express interest in working on our staff in 2023. 

 

Individuals who recommend a new staff member who is hired and works the full season will receive $100 in camp trading post credit.

CAMP GUYASUTA - SHARPSBURG, PA.

Camp Guyasuta offers hourly positions from March through November with additional opportunities from June through August when STEM Day Camp runs. Available positions include asst. rangers, lifeguards, challenge course facilitators, program counselors, and jr. counselors.  To learn more about Camp Guyasuta's available positions and to apply click the button below.

PHEAA STATE WORK STUDY PROGRAM.

Certain Pennsylvania college students may qualify for the Pennsylvania High Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) State Work Study Program. The State Work Study Program can be used to supplement your camp staff salary for the summer.

How does PHEAA STSP Work?

For program information, to find out if you qualify, and to get the application click here.

If you qualify, complete Section 1 of the application and either scan and email it to [email protected] or mail it to:

BSA Laurel Highlands Council

Attn: Camping Department
1275 Bedford Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Once received, the LHC Camping Department will complete Section 2 and submit the application to the state. If your application is approved by the state, you will be notified by mail. This notification will include the maximum amount that you may receive (not necessarily the amount you will receive which is dependent upon actual time worked)

HERITAGE RESERVATION CAMP STAFF ALUMNI ASSOCIATION.

 The purpose of the Heritage Reservation Camp Staff Alumni Association is to provide a social environment to unite past camp staff of Laurel Highlands Council, BSA and maintain these connections well past the camp staff experience.

The HRSAA also encourages service to and promotion of the Laurel Highlands Council, BSA's camps and camping programs. The HRSAA does this through social and service events.

Become a Scout

Join our scouts and start your adventure today!

Navigate our toolkit.

Welcome to the Laurel Highlands Council Resources page. Here you will find recruitment tools and forms to make your recruitment season an easy, but a successful one! If you have questions about any of the tools or forms on this page, please contact your District Executive. 

Council forms

Below is a list of forms that are specific to the Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council:

CUB SCOUTS & RECRUITING

CUB SCOUT FAMILY GUIDE

Parent Guide

National Guide

WAYS FOR CUB SCOUTS TO MEET!

Ways to Meet

MEMBERSHIP PLANNING

Workbook

RECRUITMENT IDEAS

Idea Book

44 Ideas

RECRUITMENT VIDEOS

30 Second: Boy

30 Second: Girl

SCOUTS BSA & RECRUITING

RECRUITMENT IDEAS

Idea Book

RECRUITMENT VIDEOS

30 Second: Girl

30 Second: Boy

EXPLORING & RECRUITING

RECRUITMENT IDEAS

Idea Book

VENTURING & RECRUITING

RECRUITMENT IDEAS

Idea Book

Popcorn

The Laurel Highlands Council and Trail's End thank all the units and Scout families that participate in the annual popcorn fundraiser. Your efforts help maintain our beautiful camps, fund Scout outreach programs, and send hundreds of Scouts to camp each year who would not be able to afford Scouting otherwise.

View Our calendar

Join us for a number of events throughout the year!