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Council Camp Closures Extended Through April

  The safety of all of our campers, leaders, camp staff, and camp visitors is always our top priority. With this in mind, the Council’s Executive Committee has extended the closure of all council camps through the end of April due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Full refunds will be issued after the Council Service...

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2020 Campership and Reservation Deadlines Extended

In response to the New Birth of Freedom Council’s offices being closed in compliance with Governor Wolf’s order to contain the spread of the coronavirus, we have extended key deadlines for the 2020 Camping Season.   Campership applications for all Resident Camps and Day/Twilight Camps are now due by April 15.  Campership forms can be...

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PA Hunter-Trapper Education on May 3, 2020 at Hidden Valley

The New Birth of Freedom Council offers several PA Hunter and Trapper Courses each year. This is the course that you must take before you can purchase your PA hunting license and you must be 11 years old or older on the date of the class. There is no charge to attend & bringing a...

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Summer Camp Volunteer Commissioners Wanted!

The New Birth of Freedom Council is looking for volunteers to serve as Commissioners and to assist with our Summer Camp Programs as their availability allows. What Does a Summer Camp Commissioner Do? Exemplify all aspects of the Scout Oath and Law and serve as a role model for staff and Scouts. Communicate with unit...

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Canceled 2020 Fishing Derby!

Held April 3-5, 2020 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, Fishing Derby 2020 is open to ALL Scouts, parents, and leaders. CUB AND WEBELOS SCOUTS can complete advancement requirements and BOY SCOUTS can complete requirements for their Fishing or Fly Fishing merit badge. COST: Scouts – $15 each; Adults & Siblings – $7 each. All payments...

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2021 National Scout Jamboree is coming!

The Scouting event of a lifetime is coming – July 21st-30th 2021, and it’s time to sign up and get ready! Join over 40,000 Scouts and Venturers from around the world for a mind-blasting and fun experience. The 2021 theme, “Face The Challenge,” speaks to the fact that nothing is impossible for our prepared Scouts!...

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NEW! 2020 Family Camp – July 25-26, 2020

In 2020, for the first time, the New Birth of Freedom Council will be hosting a summer Family Camp Event!  This camp is intended for scouting families that would like to spend some quality time with their family outdoors and get involved in a variety of activities!
This family camping adventure will be offered on...

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2020 Tiger Camp – July 26 – 27, 2020 at Hidden Valley!

In 2020, once again the New Birth of Freedom 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 2019-20 school year and will be Tiger Cubs this fall. This camping adventure will be offered...

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