In 2018, representatives from the Council Executive Board, Council Camping and Properties Committee, Camp Strategic Planning Committee, Commissioner Cabinet, and Council Unit Relations Taskforce embarked on engaging unit leaders and parents in discussions about their Scouting experiences in the New Birth of Freedom Council. The objective of the group was to gather feedback in two...Read More »
Have you ever wanted to learn to safely operate a chainsaw? Do you like to lend a hand when possible with cleanup around camp? If the answer to either or both of these questions is YES, then CHECK THIS OUT! The official BSA Chainsaw Safety Course will offered at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation on March 16, 2019! The...Read More »
One weekend. Firearms and Archery. Come join us as we spend a fun-filled weekend of shooting. Beginner or expert, Scout or Venturer, youth or adults, all are welcome. Come to learn and earn one of many NRA Winchester Shooting Awards. WHEN: March 22-24, 2019 WHERE: Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, 268 Hidden Valley Road Loysville, PA 17047 COST:...Read More »
Fishing offers a great opportunity for Scout recruitment and retention; however, it needs YOU as a Fishing Champion within your council. The course is designed to qualify volunteers for improving the Outdoor Program in their Council through the utilization of Fishing programs. The Certified Angling Instructor (CAI) course is a program within the National Boy Scouts of America...Read More »
Merit Badge Sign-ups open on Friday, February 1 at 9:00 AM to all Scouts that have paid a $60 deposit. The Tentaroo system has been updated since last year and we created a walkthrough to help make the sign-up process as quick and easy as possible. Click here for step-by-step instructions!...Read More »
In 2019, for the third time, our 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 2018-19 school year and will be Tiger Cubs this fall. This new camping adventure will be offered on...Read More »
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Held April 5-7, 2019 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, Fishing Derby 2019 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...Read More »
2019 SPRING FLING!
For Packs and Troops! WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2019 WHERE: Camp Tuckahoe, 400 Tuckahoe Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019 Scouts and Scouters of all ages are welcome to attend!...
There a 4 open spots on the 3rd crew with an option to take a 4th crew of 12. Click for more info!...Read More »