Battlefield District

Join us for Program Launch 2022

We need “All Hands on Deck” to make the 2022-23 Scouting year the best year that it can possibly be!  To help get your unit prepared for the 2022-23 Scouting year we would like to invite you to attend our 2022 Program Launch at Camp Tuckahoe on June 1, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm....

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April 2022 Council-Wide Roundtable Follow Up

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the April 2022 Council-wide Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get a lot of good information. We shared that during the presentation we would share both the slide deck and the recording from the meeting.  A...

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Battlefield & Heritage Trails “In The Shadows of 1864” Fall Camporee

War – Civil War – has shaken up the countryside in Gettysburg! Over 3 long days in July, countless Union soldiers were lost in a hard-fought and bittersweet victory over the Southern Johnny Rebs. After attending President Lincoln’s stirring Gettysburg Address, you have decided to join your local regiment of the Union army to help...

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Register to Attend the April Council-wide Roundtable

The New Birth of Freedom Council will be holding a Council-wide Virtual Roundtable on April 7 at 7:00pm.  The Roundtable will feature a ton of great information (see the list below).  Roundtable is open to any adult, parent, or volunteer who would like to find out more about supporting and growing our local Scouting programs....

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Announcing the 2022 Camp Card Sale

It may be cold outside right now, but now is the perfect time to start thinking about Summer Scouting Adventures!  One of the best ways to help your Scouts earn their way to Summer Camp is to participate in the 2022 Camp Card Sale! The Camp Card is a “discount card” that offers deals at...

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Battlefield District Leader Awards for 2021

District Award of Merit

Now Calling for Award Applications! ‘Tis the season for determining awards from the 2021 Scouting year. While it was a difficult year for many of us, we hope that we can still recognize scouters who went above and beyond in 2021. Below you’ll find a diverse assortment of award applications. Some of them can even...

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December Membership Minute – The Gift of Scouting

As we enter the joyous holiday season let us ALL OFFER THE GIFT OF SCOUTING in three ways: When with your family and friends talk up the benefits of Scouting for our youth and their parents. Give them the GIFT OF SCOUTING.  Research shows that our youth members join because they or their parents have...

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Citizenship in Society Merit Badge

On November 1, the Boy Scouts of America launched the Citizenship in Society merit badge, its newest merit badge for youth in the Scouts BSA program (ages 11-17). In case you’ve heard rumors or seen early reports on this merit badge before its release, let us offer some clarity on what the Citizenship in Society...

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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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