Camping

Welcome Back Josh Nimmerichter as Ranger at Camp Tuckahoe

I am pleased to welcome back Josh Nimmerichter, who will be assuming the Facilities Manager/Ranger role at Camp Tuckahoe starting October 18, 2021.  In addition to his work at Tuckahoe, Josh will also oversee maintenance operations at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. As many Scouters will recall, Josh served as Ranger at Hidden Valley from September...

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A Look Back at Rendezvous 2021 – The Dragon’s Quest

Rendezvous 2021 – The Dragon’s Quest – was a memorable weekend for so many reasons.  The overwhelming attendance at Rendezvous made clear that our Council’s Scouting family was ready for outdoor activities to return.  There were 1,024 weekend-long campers at Rendezvous, along with a total of 467 Saturday-only participants.  Combined with more than 250 staff...

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October 23, 2021 Rangemaster Training

Operation of BB, Archery, and Other Shooting Sports Ranges for Scouting activities and events require qualified, trained BSA Rangemasters. If your training has expired or you are looking to become a Rangemaster, we will be holding a course on October 23 from 8 AM to 6 PM at Camp Tuckahoe. Those taking the course will...

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Camp Tuckahoe Ranger Scott Holbrook to Retire

With mixed emotions, I wanted to pass along the news to our New Birth of Freedom Council family that Scott Holbrook will be retiring as the ranger at Camp Tuckahoe on January 31, 2022.  Scott has served as the ranger at Tuckahoe since August 1999, and his skills, work ethic, and love of Scouting will...

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2021 Wilderness Survival Weekend

Once again, we will be holding our Wilderness Survival Weekend at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation the weekend of October 15-17! Scouts who participate in the weekend could walk away with the Wilderness Survival Merit Badge and will definitely leave the weekend with knowledge of skills to live by....

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2021 Halloween Day

This year’s event will take place on October 23 at Camp Tuckahoe. The day will be filled with lots of candy, plenty of games, crafts, BB and slingshot shooting, a costume contest, and more....

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Year Round Camping COVID-19 Updates

Camp Conewago, Camp Tuckahoe, and Hidden Valley Scout Reservation are currently all open and available for weekend reservations. There are currently no capacity limitations on any of our camps or facilities. Units can make reservations at all three camps using our Tentaroo online reservation system. When checking in at camp, units will be required...

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2022 Philmont Trek – Register Today!

Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America’s largest National High Adventure Base. Born in 1938 as Philturn Rocky Mountain Scout Camp, Philmont has become a bustling center for high adventure and training. It covers 140,177 acres of rugged mountain wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo range of the Rocky Mountains in northeastern New...

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2023 World Scout Jamboree

The World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) is held every four years. The Jamboree is an event of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), attended by 50,000 Scouts from around the world. In 2023, it will be hosted by the Korean Scout Association at a new site in SaeManGeum, South Korea. South Korea is a...

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