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Financial Assistance for Summer Camp Programs is Available

The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA believes that every Scouts should be given an opportunity to take part in a summer outdoor experience. The Campership Fund was established to ensure that Scouts who, without financial assistance, would not be able to attend camp.  Information provided on all applications are handled with the utmost discretion...

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Ever Want to Fly Like Superman?

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...

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Tiger Cub Camp – June 21-22, 2018 at Hidden Valley

In 2018, for the second time, our council will be hosting a Tiger Cub Camp for Parent and Sons!  This camp is intended for those youth and parents that participated in the Lion Program during the 2017-18 school year and will be Tiger Cubs this fall. This new camping adventure will be offered on June...

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Certified Angling Instructor Course March 23-25 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 March 23-25, 2018 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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Venture Shooting Sports Weekend March 16-18 at Hidden Valley

The New Birth of Freedom Council Venture Shooting Sports weekend will focus on the shooting sports activities available within the Venturing Program. The goal is for each Venturer to develop their shooting skills while receiving recognition through: the NRA/Winchester Marksmanship Award program, the Venture RANGER shooting sport elective, and the Venturing Shooting Sports Outstanding Achievement...

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Apply Now For The 2019 World Scout Jamboree

Youth and Adult applications are still being accepted for the 2019 World Jamboree.  Youth applying early are more likely to be approved and be assigned to the New Birth of Freedom Council contingent. Upon reviewing all applications the New Birth of Freedom Council forwards them  to BSA  North East Region for approval and assignment.  The...

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2018 Summer Camp Directors Announced

While next summer may seem a long way off, we’re getting ready for a great season with the appointment of Jake Evans (above left) and Todd Weidner as 2018 summer camp directors. Evans will return for his second season as Camp Director at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation after a successful first summer in this role...

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Now Hiring for Summer Camp Staff!

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 are not required to live at the camp.  All positions start in early June and end in mid-August.  Room and board is included.
Business Manager – Minimum age 21 Food Service ...

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Strategic Planning and Council Properties

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...

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