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Tentaroo is Live for Summer Camp Reservations

Tentaroo is live and open for Summer Camp Reservations!  The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA is excited to announce the launch of our Online Camping Registration System—Tentaroo!  Tentaroo is a system designed for Scouting Councils to manage events such as Boy Scout and Cub Scout Resident Camps.  Tentaroo is now available for Summer Camp Reservations...

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Summer Camp Wish List

If you would like to financially support or donate any items on this list, please contact Todd.Weidner@scouting.org Summer Camp Wish List Department Item Description Quantity Estimated Cost Each Aquatics Deck Storage Boxes 2 $150.00 Aquatics Fishing Poles 24 $20.00 Aquatics Kayak Paddle 6 $50.00 Archery Left-Handed Genesis Bow 4 $85.00 Archery Oar Locks 8 $25.00...

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Fishing Derby April 7-9 at Hidden Valley!

Held April 7-9, 2017 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, Fishing Derby 2017 is open to ALL Scouts, parents, and leaders. CUB AND WEBELOS SCOUTS can complete requirements for Fishing and Boating in the new Cub Scout Program. BOY SCOUTS can complete requirements for their Fishing or Fly Fishing merit badge. Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017...

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Certified Angling Instructor Course April 1-2 at Hidden Valley

Fishing offers a great opportunity for Scout recruitment and retention; however, it needs YOU as a Fishing Champion within your council. New Birth of Freedom is excited to host this training April 1-2, 2017 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation! The course is designed to qualify volunteers for improving the Outdoor Program in their Council through the utilization...

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Blue & Gold Placemats are available!

Free Camp Blue and Gold dinner placemats are available for pickup at the York and Mechanicsburg Service Centers! The placemats include fun puzzles related to our 2017 Summer Camp Pirate theme. Parents will find helpful information on camp dates, camp costs, and our April 22nd Open House & Camp Tours all in one “placemat.”  AAAAAARRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!...

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Now Hiring for Summer Camp Staff!

ALL POSITIONS START IN EARLY JUNE AND END IN MID AUGUST. ROOM & BOARD IS INCLUDED. The New Birth of Freedom Council is currently seeking the following seasonal staff positions for Hidden Valley Scout Reservation and Camp Tuckahoe.  Food service staff is not required to live at the camp.   Camp Director – Minimum age...

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2017 Summer Campership Application Available – Deadline to Apply is April 1

The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA believes that every Scout should be given an opportunity to take part in a summer outdoor experience. The council’s Campership Fund was established to ensure that Scouts who, without financial assistance, would not be able to attend camp.  Funding to provide camperships are solicited year-round from individuals, community...

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Welcome Peter Keck – New Hidden Valley Ranger

Peter D. Keck joined the New Birth of Freedom Council staff on August 1 as Camp Ranger at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation.  An Eagle Scout, Peter is a 2009 graduate of Paul Smith’s College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation, Adventure Travel and Ecotourism. Since May 2014, Peter has been working as an...

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