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Get Ready for the 2019 Popcorn and Nuts Sale

The 2019 Popcorn and Nuts Sale is ready to pop into action!  As Scouts are enjoying their summer adventures, many are doing so because of their hard work through the Popcorn and Nuts Sale.  Check out all of the information about this year’s sale and how to power your year of Scouting with Popcorn and...

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Council Volunteer Recognition Banquet and District Receptions In Review

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, the New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA celebrated the many accomplishments of its members in 2018, culminating in the presentation of this year’s Silver Beaver Class.   This year’s event, which was completely reimagined from prior years, was held at the Scottish Rite Cathedral and Masonic Temple in Harrisburg.  More...

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2019 Program Launch

Join us June 5 at Camp Tuckahoe for a great evening of fellowship and information as part of the 2019 Program Launch!  Every unit is encouraged to bring up to 5 people to participate in the information sessions and to visit the numerous booths of vendors that will be present.   We will continue to...

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New Portal for Online Giving

The New Birth of Freedom Council is happy to announce that it is now easier than ever to make a contribution to support Scouting Online.  Our new online platform is live and new donors can make a gift to Scouting and current donors may even pay pledges.   Donors can simply follow our Donate Now...

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2019 Spring Recruitment

The 2019 Spring Recruitment Campaign is here!  As families get thinking about spring and getting into the outdoors, it is a great time for active packs to recruit new Scouts into their program.  It is also a great time for units to get current members and new members signed up to attend one of a...

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Scoutbook – Getting Started

There is a TON of information available about Scoutbook, but that can also mean that there is a TON of information to wade through.  We’ve helped to compile some of the most important information on Scoutbook in one place....

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Harrisburg Senators Scout Night – Saturday, June 15

We’re pleased to announce that the Harrisburg Senators professional baseball team is holding a Scout Night and Sleepover on Saturday, June 15 at FNB Field. Here are a few more details for Scouts and their families that will be attending the game and/or sleepover: Pre-game Scout parade at 5:15pm Your Unit’s name on the Video...

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Brian DeBease – New Director of Development

As of March 1, Brian DeBease will join the New Birth of Freedom Council as our new Director of Development. Brian has been a Scouting professional for over 22 years and has been involved in Scouting for over 32 years.  Brian is coming to us from the Del-Mar-Va Council where he served as the Director of...

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Scoutreach Program Job Opportunities

Scoutreach Program Job Opportunities in York and Harrisburg! Are you an energetic and passionate individual who loves Scouting and would like to make a difference in the lives of boys and girls and young men and women?  If this sounds like you, the New Birth of Freedom Council has openings in its Scoutreach Program Staff...

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Camp Card Order System is Live

The 2019 Camp Card Order system is now available for units to order cards.  Camp Card Orders are due on February 14.  If you haven’t signed up for the sale yet, you can do so when you place your order!  The Camp Card Sale is a great way for Scouts to earn their way to...

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