"The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others."
-- Robert Baden-Powell

Eagle Scouts

Below is a list of all Eagle Scouts of Troop 529.

35. Skie Wilder (09/27/2018)
Project

Removed trash and scrap from basement and installed new entrance deck at Unitarian Universalist Church, Reading, PA

Where is he now?

Attending Albright College. ACTIVE: Scouter Reserve

34. Joseph Iverson (04/02/2018)
Project

Built maintenance shed and concession stand at High Point Camp, Geigertown, PA

Where is he now?

PA National Guard. ACTIVE: Scouter Reserve

33. Jacob Kennedy (03/31/2018)
Project

Landscaping and beautification at Shady Hollow Assisted Riding, Birdsboro, PA

Where is he now?

Attending college. ACTIVE: Scouter Reserve

32. Andrew Taylor (01/31/2017)
Project

Outdoor swing at High Point Camp, Geigertown, PA.

Where is he now?

Attending Bob Jones University. ACTIVE: Scouter Reserve

31. Benjamin Wilder (04/25/2016)
Project

Outdoor classroom, steps, and trail at Owatin Creek Elementary Center, Reading (Exeter), PA.

Where is he now?

Attending Moravian College. ACTIVE: Scouter Reserve

30. Nathaniel Piekos (07/07/2015))
Project

Outdoor classroom and bird boxes, Robeson Elementary Center, Birdsboro, PA.

Where is he now?

Attending Weidner University. ACTIVE: Scouter Reserve

29. Jacob Ewing (11/12/2013)
Project

Trail clearing and wildlife habitat improvements, Shady Hollow Assisted Riding, Birdsboro, PA.

Where is he now?

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology graduate.

28. Benjamin Ewing (07/01/2013)
Project

St. Paul's U.M. Cemetery Inventory/Mapping Project, Geigertown, PA

Where is he now?

Millersville State University graduate; living, working, and playing music in Lancaster.

27. Andrew Crew (03/10/2011)
Project

Luminaria Bags at Pottstown Relay for Life, Pottsgrove High School, Pottstown, PA.

Where is he now?

Working.

26. Justin Weld (07/14/2010)
Project

Landscaping at St. John's Lutheran Church, Gibraltar, PA.

Where is he now?

Working in the Exeter, PA area.

25. Kyle D. Witman (07/14/2010)
Project

Cleanup and new flag pole at St. Stephen's Polish National Cemetery, Kenhorst, PA.

Where is he now?

DeSales University graduate. Working and residing in Lansdale, PA.

24. Jonathan Carl (03/24/2010)
Project

Flagpole and landscaping at High Point Camp, Geigertown, PA.

Where is he now?

Bob Jones University graduate; living and working in Montana.

23. David Kocher (01/19/2010)
Project

Entrance sign and landscaping at St. John's Church, Gibraltar, PA.

Where is he now?

Living and working in the Morgantown area.

22. Andrew Lee (2008)
Project

No record

Where is he now?

Chef, Philadelphia.

21. Patrick Pomian (10/22/2007)
Project

Memory Garden, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Birdsboro, PA.

Where is he now?

Working in the Reading area.

20. Matthew McKeon (08/17/2007)
Project

Labarynth and reflecting area at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, Douglasville, PA.

Where is he now?

PA National Guard. ACTIVE: Scouter Reserve

19. Mark Petersen (06/28/2007)
Project

Replacement of flag pole and landscaping/beautification of surrounding area.

Where is he now?

Unknown

18. Matt Howell-Clark (12/19/2005)
Project

Bleacher painting and park beautification at Exeter Community Park.

Where is he now?

Lebanon Valley College graduate. Residing in Nashville, TN.

17. Erik Eddy (10/24/2005)
Project

Permanent orienteering course at Ridley Creek State Park.

Where is he now?

Working in the Reading area.

16. Jim Ruland (08/18/2003)
Project

Site cleanup and safety signage at Trap Rock public rock climbing site.

Where is he now?

Last known attending Penn State University.

15. Christopher McCarty (03/11/2003)
Project

Introduction to Orienteering Event - Engelman's Park.

Where is he now?

Kutztown University graduate in Biology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

14. Jon Prine (05/20/2002)
Project

Advanced permanent orienteering course - Daniel Boone Homestead.

Where is he now?

Penn State University graduate in Actuary. Employed in Ithica, NY.

13. David McCarney (08/13/2001)
Project

Build nature trail at Robeson Elementary School and write up guide book for use in classroom instruction.

Where is he now?

Clarkson University graduate, Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering. Employed by Dassault Falcon Jet, Arkansas.

12. Matt Prine (07/08/2000)
Project

Re-modeling of Sunday School classrooms at 1st Baptist Church, Reading, PA.

Where is he now?

Penn State University graduate in Industral Engineering. Employed by Enersys, Reading, PA.

11. Terence Lovell (03/02/1998)
Project

Building pavilion for a group campsite at French Creek State Park. Where is he now: Former U.S. Marine Corp (Avionics).

Where is he now?

Penn State University graduate for Electonics.

10. John Arters (07/29/1996)
Project

Building dugouts for the ball field at the Gibraltar Playground.

Where is he now?

Working in the Exeter area.

9. Richard Linsky (09/18/1995)
Project

Clearing of land and design and installation of a tot lot at his home church near Mohnton, PA.

Where is he now?

Drexel University graduate in Architectural Design.

8. Isaac Karasin (10/10/1994)
Project

Clearing and trail drainage maintenance of the Thun Trail, a local Rails-To-Trails project.

Where is he now?

Brandeiss University Graduate in History. Berkely Law School Graduate. Lives in Boston, MA.

7. Ryan Jones (09/19/1994)
Project

BRestoration and beautification of the Gibraltar War Veteran's Memorial in front of Gibraltar Playground.

Where is he now?

U.A. Army working at Fort Indiantown Gap in helicopter sheet metal repair. Served in Iraq War, Two tours of duty. ACTIVE - Den Leader and Committee Member.

6. Edwin Stallman III (10/18/1993)
Project

Researched and installed a rubble reef and fish spawning habitats in Hopewell Lake, French Creek State Park.

Where is he now?

Millersville State University graduate in Tech. Ed. Teaching at Boyertown Area School District.

5. G. Frank Arters, IV (03/08/1993)
Project

Installed a handicap accessible 'turnpike' over a marshy area of trail near Hopewell Lake, French Creek State Park.

Where is he now?

Works for G. Frank Arters trucking firm. ACTIVE - Committee Member.

4. Chris Bitler (09/02/1982)
Project

Re-painting of the Gibraltar Playground pavilion and various other playground pieces.

Where is he now?

Penn State University graduate in Accounting. Former officer in U.S. Navy in Operation Desert Storm aboard the U.S.S. Caron Missile Cruiser. Presently working as an accountant in New Jersey.

3. Scott Duesterhoeft (02/18/1981)
Project

Researched, mapped, plotted, and recorded all tombstones in the old unmapped section of St John's U.C.C. Church Cemetery to assist in locating graves. The map and indexed listing was presented to the Church for their records.

Where is he now?

Working for AMP, Inc in Harrisburg, PA. Studying for the Ministry.

2. Francis Kiedeisch (02/17/1978)
Project

Built and installed two picnic tables and a welcome sign across from the Gibraltar Playground to act as a road-side rest area for passing motorists.

Where is he now?

Works for Teleflex, Inc, in Reading, PA. Living in Oley, PA.

1. Timothy Abright (11/21/1977)
Project

Designed and made available for distribution, a Welcome Wagon brochure for the Township of Robeson, listing all local businesses, recreation areas, stores, community services, etc.

Where is he now?

Consultant. Total Operations Consulting, Tompkins Associates. Studying for the Ministry.

Scoutmasters

Below is a list of all current and past Scoutmasters of Troop 529.

Term Name
2017-Present Andrew Rimby
2011-2017 Eric Silva
2004-2011 David Weld
1987-2004 David Prine
1986-1989 Donald Anlauf
1984-1986 Scott Duesterhoeft
1979-1984 Brian Supplee
1975-1979 Barry Herman, Sr.
1973-1975 Curtis Fritz
1972-1973 Dolnald Oldt
1966-1972 George Templin
1964-1966 Lloyd Ulrich
1962-1964 Arnold Balatgek
1958-1962 George Templin
1957-1958 Roy Adams
1955-1957 Dan H. Seifrit
1952-1955 Paul R. Lehman
1949-1952 Corson L. Hart
1947-1949 Robert Weller

Cubmasters

Below is a list of all current and past Cubmasters of Pack 529.

Term Name
2019-Present Marc Johnson
2017-2019 Jessie Lamon
2015-2017 Curt Fitterling
2012-2015 Andy Rimby
2011-2012 Jeremy Chapa
2008-2011 Eric Silva
2005-2008 Dennis Ewing

Frontiersman Award Recipients

Below is a list of all volunteers from Pack and Troop 529 who have received Frontier District's Frontierman award.

Year Name Unit
2019 Marc Johnson Pack
2018 Lisa Wilder Troop
2018 Jessie Lamon Pack
2017 Erica King Pack
2015 Jody Silva Troop
2015 Patrick Meals Pack
2013 Dudley Snyder Troop
2013 Jeffrey Scott Pack
2012 Matthew McKeon Troop
2011 David Kocher Troop
2011 Andrew Rimby Pack
2010 Jeremy Chapa Pack
2009 Frank Wilder Troop
2009 Lisa Wilder Pack
2008 Eric Silva Pack
2007 David Weld Troop
2006 Terrance "T.D." Lovell Troop
pre-2006 Glenn Piper Troop
pre-2006 David Prine Troop

District Award of Merit Recipients

Below is a list of all volunteers from Pack and Troop 529 who have received the District Award of Merit.

Year Name
2016 Jody Silva
2015 Andrew Rimby
2015 Eric Silva
2014 David Weld
Matthew Prine
1989 David Prine
1988 Glenn Piper

Silver Beaver Recipients

Below is a list of all volunteers from Pack and Troop 529 who have received the Silver Beaver distinguished service award from Hawk Mountain Council.

The Silver Beaver is an award given to those who implement the Scouting program and perform community service through hard work, self-sacrifice, dedication, and many years of service. It is given to those who do not seek it.

Year Name
2017 Eric Silva
2015 Lisa Wilder
2011 Diane Arters
2011 Matthew Prine
1994 David Prine
1993 Glenn Piper