AHFS is the sponsoring organization of Cleveland’s Hungarian scout troops.

The American Hungarian Friends of Scouting is an official non-profit 501(c)(3) organization chartered in the state of Ohio. All donations to the AHFS are tax deductible.

With your help the AHFS, as the sponsoring organization of the Cleveland Hungarian scout troops, can continue to help fund the many operating expenses incurred by the troops.

The American Hungarian Friends of Scouting (#52064) is approved to receive donor designations through United Way campaigns.


The AHFS officers

Michael Horvath, President
Louis Szigeti, Vice-President
Andrea Fricke-Tabor, Treasurer
Irene Slattery, Secretary
Tas Nadas, Secretary
Vera Harris + , Auditor
Judith Gyorky, Auditor
Ferenc Jasper, Recorder
Steven Graber Jr., Property Mgr.

Balazs Bedy, Honorary President
Elizabeth Balassy, Scout Ball Chairperson
Anna Maria Gyorky, Scout Banquet Coordinator
Joseph Gyorky, Scout Center Director
Janos Szigeti, Scout Park Director
Julianna Gulden, Newsletter Editor

Scout Festival

Click here to see pictures from the 2016 Scout Festival.
Click here to see Bocskai Radio’s pictures from the 2016 Scout Festival.
Click here for more information about the 2016 Scout Festival.

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Click here for Map to German Central Park


Again this year you can purchase your food & drink tickets with your  MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover credit card!

Take-out available!  Handicapped parking near front entrance and accessibility throughout the park!


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Information about previous festivals is below.


Kathleen Szentkiralyi’s official photos of the 2015 Festival can be viewed here.

View Bocskai Radio’s pictures of the 2015 Hungarian Scout Festival here.

Video report from Hungary in English about the 60th annual Cleveland Hungarian Scout Festival.

See Ohio Governor John Kasich’s proclamation here.

See U.S. Senator Robert Portman’s (OH) letter of greeting here.


You may view pictures from the 2014 festival here.


Click here to see pictures from the 2013 Hungarian Scout Festival.


Click here for pictures from the 2012 festival.


Pictures and video from the 2011 Scout Festival can be found here

More pictures of the 2011 Scout Festival can be found here.


Click here for a pictures and a report on the 2010 Scout Festival.


The 2016 raffle prizes are listed below.

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Please support our prize donors.


2016 Hungarian Scout Festival raffle winners

1st prize – Barbara Paduano

2nd prize – Kathy Gulden

3rd prize – Suzanne McIntee

4th prize – Irene Allen

5th prize – Pam Stayrook

6th prize – Nancy Pohancsek

7th prize – Anna Sattelmeir

8th prize – Suzanne McIntee

9th prize – Dr. Ildiko Bakos

10th prize – Kathy Nemeth

11th prize – Arpad Viiberg



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