The Scouting event of a lifetime is coming – July 21st-30th 2021, and it’s time to sign up and get ready! Join over 40,000 Scouts and Venturers from around the world for a mind-blasting and fun experience. The 2021 theme, “Face The Challenge,” speaks to the fact that nothing is impossible for our prepared Scouts!...Read More »
This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting. This course is at least eight hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules;...Read More »
This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target. This course is at least 10 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; shotgun parts...Read More »
The BIT Course is designed to teach you how to setup and conduct NRA basic firearms courses.
There is no firearm shooting involved in this course. This course is for Scouters and is provided for those leaders who will be serving as firearm instructors at Scout shooting events. *Note: if you take another firearms instructor...
Level 1 Instructor Certification Course provides graduates the necessary tools to maintain a high level of safety both on and off the archery range and ensures that minimum standards for archery instruction are consistently taught to provide for the safety and enjoyment of the participants, instructors and spectators. Level 1 Instructors are well prepared to...Read More »
The Camping Department has started interviewing applicants for the 2020 summer camping season! The New Birth of Freedom Council is currently looking to fill the following seasonal staff positions for Camp Tuckahoe and Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. Food service staff is not required to live at the camp. Room and board is included. All positions...Read More »
In a world that often offers common stereotypes about this vs. that generation, we are happy and proud of the reputations of our camp staff....Read More »
The New Birth of Freedom Council will be offering Climbing/COPE Instructor training courses over two weekends (May 8-10 and May 29-31) at Hidden Valley and Camp Tuckahoe for volunteers, particularly for those individuals who have an interest in staffing council-level climbing events. Class size is limited to 12 participants both weekends. COPE & Climbing Foundations...Read More »
If you would like to financially support or donate any items on this list, please contact Todd.Weidner@scouting.org Summer Camp Wish List Department Item Description Quantity Estimated Cost Each Aquatics Deck Storage Boxes 2 $150.00 Aquatics Fishing Poles 24 $20.00 Aquatics Kayak Paddle 6 $50.00 Archery Left-Handed Genesis Bow 4 $85.00 Archery Oar Locks 8 $25.00...Read More »