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2019 Merit Badge Colleges and Registration

Newville Merit Badge College

There are many great opportunities to participate in a Merit Badge College in 2019.  Below is a link to each of the Council-approved merit badge colleges along with the information on how to register!  All Merit Badge College Registration in 2019 is accessed through Tentaroo!  You will need to create an account before you...

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2018 Scouting for Food and Shelter Drive Participation

The 2018 Scouting for Food and Shelter Drive has concluded.  Thank you to all of the units and community members that helped to make this service project, which is the largest single project in the council, a great success!   For all of those units that participated, please be sure to complete the Scouting for ...

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Scouts BSA New Unit Information Sessions

For the first time in the history of the BSA, girls will be able to be able to embark on the Trail to Eagle.  Starting February 1, 2019, all-girl or linked troops will officially be established.  Between now and February, we will be working to charter these troops that will welcome the BSA’s newest members....

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2019 Rechartering Information

2019 Recharter has begun.  Everything you need to know about this year’s recharter process can be found online.  There are a few new enhancements this year to continue to streamline the process.  Most importantly is the requirement to make sure that all of your registered leaders have the most current Youth Protection Training....

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Christopher Lontz – New Battlefield District Executive

The New Birth of Freedom Council would like to welcome Christopher Lontz who will serve as the new Battlefield District executive starting on September 4th.   Chris is a recent graduate of Mansfield University with a B.S. in Chemistry. After spending 8 summers on camp staff at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, Chris has decided to continue...

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Tentaroo Year-Round Reservations Open June 15th for 2019-2020

Year-Round Reservations open June 15th at 9:00am for September 2019 to May 2020.   Currently, units can register for a weekend or an event at Camp Tuckahoe, Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, Camp Conewago, or Wizard Scout Ranch until May 2019.  Additionally, reservations for the 2019 Camping Season are also open.   Starting on June 15th,...

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Afterschool Scouting Employment Opportunities

The New Birth of Freedom Council is currently accepting applications to fill positions to support our Urban Programs in Harrisburg, Steelton-Highspire, and York.   The New Birth of Freedom Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is seeking qualified applicants to work 6 to 12 hours a week to organize, run, and provide leadership to...

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2018 Merit Badge Colleges and Registration

There are many great opportunities to participate in a Merit Badge College in 2018.  Below is a link to each of the Council-approved merit badge colleges along with the information on how to register!  All Merit Badge College Registration in 2018 is accessed through Tentaroo!  You will need to create an account before you...

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Scouting for Food

This weekend is Scouting for Food pick up!  Scouting for Food is the single largest service project conducted by the New Birth of Freedom Council.  Each year we tally the contribution that Scouting has made to fight hunger in our communities.  Units can share their results using the Scouting for Food Participant Roster Form....

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2018 Internet Rechartering

The 2018 Rechartering cycle has started.  Unit codes and packets were made available at October Roundtables.  Follow the link to read more about the changes for this year’s recharter cycle....

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