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...Read More »
Fishing offers a great opportunity for Scout recruitment and retention; however, it needs YOU as a Fishing Champion within your council. The course is designed to qualify volunteers for improving the Outdoor Program in their Council through the utilization of Fishing programs. The Certified Angling Instructor (CAI) course is a program within the National Boy Scouts of America...Read More »
The New Birth of Freedom Council is currently seeking seasonal staff positions for Camp Tuckahoe and Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. Room and board is included. Food service staff are not required to live at the camp. All positions start in early June and end in mid-August.
Business Manager at Camp Tuckahoe Minimum age: 21...
Merit Badge Sign-ups open on Friday, February 1 at 9:00 AM to all Scouts that have paid a $60 deposit. The Tentaroo system has been updated since last year and we created a walkthrough to help make the sign-up process as quick and easy as possible. Click here for step-by-step instructions!...Read More »
In 2019, for the third time, our council will be hosting a Tiger Cub Camp for Parent and Tiger Scouts! This camp is intended for those youth and parents that participated in the Lion Program during the 2018-19 school year and will be Tiger Cubs this fall. This new camping adventure will be offered on...Read More »
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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,...
On May 23, the National Order of the Arrow Committee approved some exciting updates to Scouting’s national honor society. Beginning Feb. 1, 2019, unit elections will be permitted in Scouts BSA troops, Venturing crews and Sea Scout ships. Previously, elections only were for Boy Scout troops. The Order of the Arrow, or OA, has welcomed...Read More »
Have you ever wanted to fly like Superman down a zip line? Well, starting this summer at Camp Tuckahoe, Boy Scouts of all ages will be able to experience the rush of flying head first down a nearly 700’ long zip line spanning Memory Lake. Work to create this awesome zip line will soon be getting underway and...Read More »
Dear Scouters, Of the many services provided by the New Birth of Freedom Council to our members, most people would agree that our camps and the programs available at these facilities are among the most important things we do as a council. We operate four properties that are used for camping (Camp Tuckahoe, Hidden Valley...Read More »