Julie Steckbeck – 2023 Silver Beaver Award Recipient

Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company, once said “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”

Over the past 23 years, Julie Steckbeck has always been busy as a leader in Scouting, never seeking the spotlight, but earning a reputation as someone who always makes a difference.

Julie began her volunteer Scouting career as a Den Leader in Pack 125, chartered to the New Oxford Social and Athletic Club, from 2000 to 2006. Since 2002, she has continuously served as a member of the committee for Troop 125. Julie earned the Tiger Cub Den Leader Award in 2002, the Cub Scout Den Leader award in 2005 and received the Cub Scouter Award in 2000.

She served as the Blue & Grey District’s Day Camp Director in 2000 and 2001, the Council’s Day Camp Administrator in 2021 and 2002 and as a Cub Scout Day Camp visitation specialist in 2004.

Since 2018, Julie has been an active member of the Battlefield District activities committee. Since 2017, Julie has also been heavily involved in planning and staffing trading post operations at the Council’s Wizard Safari and Rendezvous events. She is also active as a member of the Council’s Volunteer Recognition committee which oversees the Council’s annual volunteer recognition event.

Outside of Scouting, since 2017, Julie volunteers weekly at the food pantry operated by New Hope Ministries.

Julie has been a continuous substitute teacher since 2000 with the Conewago Valley School District, working with students in grades 4-6.