The New Birth of Freedom Council will be offering Climbing/COPE Instructor training courses over two weekends (October 19-21 and November 2-4) at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation for volunteers, particularly for those individuals who have an interest in staffing council-level climbing events. Class size is limited to 12 participants both weekends. COPE & Climbing Foundations will...Read More »
The time has come once again for those wishing to apply to hunt
at one of our Council Camps! 2018 Council Hunting Season Dates
Camp Tuckahoe: Antlered Deer Only – November 26-November 29, 2018
Hidden Valley: Antlered Deer Only – November 26-November 29, 2018
Wizard Ranch: Antlered Deer Only – November 26-November 29, 2018
It’s never too early for troops to begin planning for next year’s summer camp experience. Scouts troops (both New Birth of Freedom and out-of-council troops are welcome) interested in finding out more about attending Scouts BSA summer camp at Camp Tuckahoe in 2019. ...Read More »
Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM at Camp Tuckahoe Halloween Day is a wonderful way to spend an autumn Saturday with the kids and your Cub Scout Pack on the grounds at one of the New Birth of Freedom Council’s scout camps. Family Fun includes: Archery, BB Guns, Games, Activities, tasty...Read More »
Hidden Valley Scout Reservation invites Scouts and Venturers to participate in the Wilderness Survival Weekend on October 12-14, 2018.
Participants may complete requirements for Wilderness Survival Merit Badge and enjoy a weekend of fun!
Upon arrival, Units must check in at Camp Headquarters.
You will need to provide your Unit Roster by patrol. Friday, October...
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 »
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.
Program Director or Business Manager – Minimum age...
Welcome to the Shooting Sports Information Page. Here you will find updates & information regarding Scouting shooting sports. Watch this page for information regarding Scout related: merit badges, events, safety, training, & opportunities
In Scouting events and activities, the BSA’s primary consideration is the safety of its youth and adult members. To achieve that goal,...
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...Read More »
On May 23, the National Order of the Arrow Committee approved some exciting updates to Scouting’s national honor society. Beginning Feb. 1, 2019, unit elections will be permitted in Scouts BSA troops, Venturing crews and Sea Scout ships. Previously, elections only were for Boy Scout troops. The Order of the Arrow, or OA, has welcomed...Read More »