Camping

Apply Now for 2023 Summer Camp Staff

The Camping Department has started interviewing applicants for the 2023 summer camping season! The New Birth of Freedom Council is currently seeking the following seasonal staff positions for Camp Tuckahoe and Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. Food service staff are not required to live at the camp. Room and board are included. All positions start in...

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2023 Venture Shooting Weekend

We’re excited for you to join us for this year’s Venture Shooting Weekend! Where: Hidden Valley Scout Reservation 268 Hidden Valley Road, Loysville, PA 17047 When:  Friday, March 24 – Sunday, March 26, 2023 Pricing: $70.00 per person, including lodging in our cabins, food, ammunition, and all of our activities. $15.00 per staff member. Staff ...

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2023 American Heritage Merit Badge Day

Have any Scouts interested in earning their American Heritage Merit Badge? Come to Hidden Valley on March 4 from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. This event is $25 per person. Scouts will learn about American history with topics ranging from the Declaration of Independence to the history of the U.S flag to their own family...

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PA DCNR Grant Announcement for Camp Tuckahoe Explained

As part of the April 7, 2022 council-wide virtual roundtable and the June 1, 2022 in-person Program Launch at Camp Tuckahoe, Council President Matt Haar and I shared information about discussions the Council was having with the Central Pennsylvania Conservancy about preserving “buffer acreage” at Camp Tuckahoe – parts of the property that we don’t...

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2023 Fishing and Angling Trainings

There are lots of fishing opportunities for Scouts of all ages in the Scouting program. To help make sure these experiences are educational, fun, and rewarding, it is critical to have well-trained leaders. The New Birth of Freedom Council offers three fishing and angling training to help units “be prepared” for an awesome fishing program....

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Ranger Work Days

Ranger Work Days are mini beaver days to keep council property maintenance on track. Unless camp is closed, Hidden Valley days will be the first Saturday of every month and Camp Tuckahoe days will be the third Saturday of every month. They are for individuals or units. Projects can include construction projects, painting, cleaning, tent...

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