Christopher Styers

We’re Hiring – Check Out Our Employment Opportunities!

As Scouting programs continue to come back after prolonged closures due to COVID-19, we are excited to announce employment opportunities for passionate, dedicated, and highly motivated individuals.  Below are the current positions for which we are seeking applicants.  If you are interested in applying for any of the below positions, please send your resume to...

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Last Chance Popcorn and Nuts Sale

We have had a fantastic popcorn and nuts sale this fall!  We look forward to distributing all of the products on November 12 to all the great customers that supported our Scouts across the council. We have received several requests for late orders and individuals looking for additional products.  Since we normally place a small...

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5 Things Your Unit Can Do to Recruit More Scouts

Whether you are a Pack, Troop, Crew, or Ship here are 5 great ideas of what you can do now to help recruit new Scouts into your program! Option 1: If you HAVEN’T held your unit’s recruitment night(s) yet: Activate your parents!  Energetic, engaged parents will be a big boost to your recruitment efforts. Reach...

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Friendstorming – Inviting Friends to Join Your Unit

Covid took a big bite out of our membership last year, but if each of us grabs an oar – remember our nautically themed “All Hands on Deck” membership plan? – we can turn that ship around and make this a great membership year.   We had some units that had an awesome September! Special...

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2022 University of Scouting

Join us for the University of Scouting on Saturday, January 29, 2022, from 8:15 am to 4:00 pm, at Bishop McDevitt High School at 1 Crusader Way in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  Hosted by the New Birth of Freedom Council, it is open to all Scouters, Venturers, and older Scouts.  This training event is packed full of...

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Register to Attend the October Council-Wide Roundtable

The New Birth of Freedom Council will be holding our first Council-wide Virtual Roundtable this fall on October 7 at 7:00pm.  For the 2021-22 Scouting year, we will hold a combination of virtual and in-person Roundtable meetings (see the schedule below).  The October Roundtable will feature training for the 2022 Recharter Process.  This is an...

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Popcorn Online Sales Now Available

We are excited to announce that Online Sales are now available for the 2021 Popcorn Sale.  This platform is a secure, web-based platform that helps Scouts and their parents sell more popcorn by easily promoting their sale to family and friends online using their own custom profiles.  Scout profiles can be set up and managed...

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Popcorn and Nuts Sale Off to a Great Start

The 2021 Popcorn and Nuts sale is off to a great start!  We are excited to share that both our new vendor, Pecatonica River Popcorn, and our returning vendor Whitley’s Nuts were able to deliver all of their product and orders on schedule for distribution.  All of the products shipped as promised and made for...

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