Battlefield District

Program Launch Postponed

The 2020 Program Launch that is scheduled for June 3 at Camp Tuckahoe has been postponed. We know that many of you look forward to this event and it is a key event in helping your unit conduct planning for the year.  As the commonwealth moves toward reopening, the current information suggests that we will...

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Guidelines for Unit Meetings in “Yellow” Phase Counties

As counties served by the New Birth of Freedom Council move from the “red” to the “yellow” phase of the Governor’s plan to re-open Pennsylvania, we know that some units are eager to resume Scouting activities.  We have assembled guidance for Scouting units to follow as they consider holding in-person meetings, activities, service projects, and other...

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In the Shadows of 1864 Camporee – POSTPONED

“In the Shadows of 1864 Camporee” – POSTPONED Given the current and on-going uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and how social distancing and group meeting limitations will effect the delivery of our program, we will be postponing this camporee indefinitely. The camporee will still be held in the future, on a date not yet determined. We have...

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Battlefield District Reception and Council Recognition Banquet

Instead of having a District Dinner this year all of the Districts in the Council will be holding a District Reception at the Council Volunteer Banquet on Saturday, May 4th at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in Harrisburg . The cost to attend is $30 per person and that includes hors d’oeuvres and a plated meal....

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2020 Battlefield Roundtable Meetings

Roundtable

Roundtables are open to all leaders, committee members, and parents of Packs, Troops, and Crews.  They are a great way to network with other leaders, discuss your programs that your unit offers, and to have fun and fellowship.  Important information is also distributed at the roundtables and each month has a theme.  Our meetings begin...

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