Adult CPR/AED Certification Training Date & Time: March 3, 2018 from 12 Noon to 5:00 PM Location: Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, 268 Hidden Valley Road, Loysville, PA 17047 Cost: $15 Register for Adult CPR/AED Certification Training Now! Wilderness & Remote First Aid Training WARFA is designed for people whose volunteer activities take them to remote wilderness settings...Read More »
Child Abuse Clearances and Youth Protection Training are Required for All Adults who will be attending any New Birth of Freedom Council Camping Program.
All adults who are non-Pennsylvania residents must comply with the child abuse requirements of their home state. (If you are unsure of your state’s requirements, please contact your council...
In memory of Christine Geesaman, her Family has made a generous gift of $125,000 to provide a memorial for the continuing contributions of their daughter “Crissy” who served as a Cub Scout Leader, Council Trainer, and Camp Staffer for various councils and camps over numerous years. The New Birth of Freedom Council is honored to...Read More »
October 14-16 Erdman Sportsman’s Club 1138 Erdman Road, Lykens PA 17048 There are three exciting events happening at this location on these dates: 1) Fall Camporee for the Weekend, 2) Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) 2016 on Saturday October 15, and 3) a Cub Scout Rocket Launch Event for NEW Cub Scouts....Read More »
A list of packs approved to participate in the Lion pilot program in the New Birth of Freedom Council has been compiled and sorted by county and school district to make it easy for parents to find out where their kindergartner can join Cub Scouts this year. Whether you are new to scouting or you’ve...Read More »
Friends of Scouting (FOS) is the annual giving campaign to the New Birth of Freedom Council. It provides Scouting’s families, volunteers and friends with the opportunity to financially support the operations of their local council. The New Birth of Freedom Council’s overall goal is to provide value to South Central Pennsylvania by preparing youth...Read More »
At this year’s Program Launch, the Lion Pilot Criteria and Commitment form were released. Again, Lions is a program for Kindergarten aged boys at participating Cub Scout units. Packs need to turn in this paperwork as soon as possible so that the unit may be considered for participation. All interested units must submit the form...Read More »
In an effort to be good stewards of our donors’ dollars, the 2015 New Birth of Freedom Council Annual Report is being made available electronically. It can be viewed on any device, but we recommended viewing it on a computer screen. Whether this is your first interaction with our Council or you’re a long-time supporter,...Read More »
Welcome to the Shooting Sports Information Page. Here you will find updates & information regarding Scouting shooting sports. Watch this page for information regarding Scout related: merit badges, events, safety, training, & opportunities
In Scouting events and activities, the BSA’s primary consideration is the safety of its youth and adult members. To achieve that goal,...