James R. Brommer became a Boy Scout back in 1952 in Pine Grove, PA, where he became an Eagle Scout. He also earned the Pro Deo et Patria religious award, went to Philmont and earned the Exploring Silver Award.
Jim’s love of the outdoors, especially hiking, has always figured prominently in his Scouting service. He has camped at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation “hundreds” of times since 1971 and has served as a camp commissioner there. His record of service at the unit level includes stints as an Assistant Scoutmaster and pack and troop committee member for several different units. Jim has also served as a member of the Pioneer District Committee and as a member of the council’s Executive Board, including service as the council’s Vice President for Membership.
In the community, Jim is an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Camp Hill, where he is a member of the chancel choir, strategic planning committee and president from 2014-15. Jim is also extremely active as a Master Mason, Ancient Order of Free and Accepted Masons. He is also past president of the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table and a member of the Sweet Arrow Hunting Club.
The New Birth of Freedom Council is pleased to present the Silver Beaver Award to James R. Brommer.