Pocono Heritage Land Trust

is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and stewarding natural lands in the Pocono Mountains.

Learn more about what we offer, and how to get involved!

Explore our nature preserves

Join us for an event

Volunteer on our trails

Donate to support the cause

Visit us! Our offices are located within the Brodhead Creek Heritage Center in Analomink, PA. 

Camp Trexler is one of the few remaining properties in our area large enough to provide habitat for plants and animals that need a large, unbroken forest, such as bear, foxes, fishers, and a diverse array of birds. Unfragmented forests are also essential to preventing flooding and protecting headwaters and ground water recharge areas, so that the wells in our yards can continue to provide clean, safe drinking water.

Trexler Scout Reservation has been a Boy Scout camp for nearly
100 years, since General Harry Trexler deeded the pristine 755-acre woodlands to the Boy Scouts in 1927. 
For financial reasons, Minsi Trails Council has decided to sell the camp. 
Under the care of Pocono Heritage Land Trust (PHLT), these 755 acres of forest would be permanently protected in their natural state. It is up to the Minsi Trails Council to agree to work with PHLT to protect this land.

PHLT's interest in protecting this unique property has recently been covered in multiple press outlets, including the Pocono RecordLehigh Valley Live, Channel 69 News, and Easton Express-Times.

Read more about the history of Camp Trexler and PHLT's vision here.

Camp Trexler Photo by
Boy Scout Robert Lubenetski, age 13

 

Sign the petition and add to the growing list of people who support preserving this important natural land.

If you are able, please consider the option to pledge a financial contribution.

 

Make a donation to ensure that properties like Camp Trexler  can be permanently protected  in their natural state, forever.

We rely on community support to preserve important lands in the Pocono Mountains.

 

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Partnership

 

Support Our Cause 

 

Contact your representatives and let them
know you want their help to preserve the natural
and cultural treasure that is Camp Trexler!
 
Read this flyer for more information on who to contact
and why this protection project is so important.

 

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Help Preserve Camp Trexler's 755 Acre Forest


 

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Would you like to see this land protected? Here are ways you can help:

 

We’re looking for a partner who shares our passion for the natural world to help acquire and protect this land.

Read our press release to learn more about what it means to partner with PHLT.