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Welcome Tyler Roman to Our Camping Department

The New Birth of Freedom Council is delighted to welcome our newest staff member, Tyler Roman, as the Administrative Assistant in our Camping Department.   Tyler brings a wealth of Scouting experience to this role, including service as a member of the summer camp staff at Camp Tuckahoe each year since 2014, most recently serving...

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PA Hunter-Trapper Education Online

The Pa Game Commission has canceled face to face training due to COVID restrictions on group gatherings. The PA Hunter and Trapper courses that were scheduled at Camp Tuckahoe and Hidden Valley are canceled. The PA Game Commission advised us that you can now complete the course online after registering. https://tinyurl.com/y6mhgd8u...

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“Green” Does Not Mean We Can Go Back to Normal

We’ve all had enough of wearing masks, physical distancing, and washing our hands countless times a day.  I’m almost embarrassed to share how much I miss being able to enjoy watching sports, even though, as a born-and-raised Pittsburgher, I know my beloved Pirates once again have no shot at a World Series this year.  I...

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Order of the Arrow Temporary Camping Night Policy Due to COVID-19

In light of the extended period of camping restrictions attributable to COVID-19, the following temporary modification is being made to the camping requirements for OA eligibility: Virtual camping (i.e., backyard or solo camping) may be counted toward the required nights of camping for OA election eligibility if all the following stipulations are met: To be...

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What Leaders & Parents Think About Our Summer Camps – Listening Sessions

In 2018, representatives from the Council Executive Board, Council Camping and Properties Committee, Camp Strategic Planning Committee, Commissioner Cabinet, and Council Unit Relations Taskforce embarked on engaging unit leaders and parents in discussions about their Scouting experiences in the New Birth of Freedom Council.  The objective of the group was to gather feedback in two...

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Shooting Sports Training

Welcome to the Shooting Sports Information Page. Here you will find updates & information regarding Scouting shooting sports. Watch this page for information regarding Scout related: merit badges, events, safety, training, & opportunities
In Scouting events and activities, the BSA’s primary consideration is the safety of its youth and adult members. To achieve that goal,...

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