Camping

Preparing for Summer Camp? See Our Resource Page!

As the warm weather approaches, anticipation for summer camp reaches its peak among Scouts and their families. But before embarking on this exciting adventure, it’s essential to have all the necessary information and resources at your fingertips. That’s where our Summer Camp Resources page comes in! What Is Included on the Resource Page? Program and...

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Scouts BSA and Venture Field Sports Day

Event Details: Date: Saturday, September 14, 2024 Time: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Location: Hidden Valley Scout Reservation: 268 Hidden Valley Rd, Loysville, PA 17047 Cost: $55 per person (includes food, ammo, and awards), $15 meal ticket only Event Schedule: Check-In – 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Ranges Open – 9:00 AM
Lunch – 12:30...

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Honor a Scouting Member – Memorial Mall Ceremony Applications Open

Join us on Sunday, August 18th, at 4 PM for the annual Memorial Mall Ceremony at Camp Tuckahoe. This time-honored tradition pays tribute to the legacy of Scouts and Scouters who have passed away, leaving an indelible mark on our council’s history. As we gather for this year’s ceremony, let us honor the legacy of...

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Upcoming Fishing and Angling Events

  There are lots of fishing opportunities for Scouts of all ages in the Scouting program. To help make sure these experiences are educational, fun, and rewarding, it is critical to have well-trained leaders. The New Birth of Freedom Council offers three fishing and angling training to help units “be prepared” for an awesome fishing...

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Earn Your Certifications – Attend WARFA and CPR Training

Wilderness First Aid Training This comprehensive course is designed to equip participants with the essential skills to respond effectively to medical emergencies in remote and wilderness settings. Whether you are attending a Philmont or looking to stay prepared, this training is essential for Scouters. Course Details: Prerequisite: Current CPR/AED Certification & minimum 14 years of...

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Apply Now for 2024 Summer Camp Staff

Join the Adventure – Apply for Summer 2024 Staff Positions! The Camping Department is thrilled to announce that we have commenced the interview process for the upcoming 2024 summer camping season! The New Birth of Freedom Council seeks enthusiastic individuals to join our team in various seasonal staff positions at Camp Tuckahoe and Hidden Valley...

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New Advancements – Attend Tiger Camp

In 2024, our council will host a Tiger Cub Camp for Parents and Tiger Scouts!  This camp is intended for those youth and parents that participated in the Lion Program during the 2022-23 school year and will be Tiger Cubs this fall. This camping adventure will be offered on July 20-21, 2024, at Hidden Valley...

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Timber Cutting at Hidden Valley – Volunteers Needed

  A new timbering project is now underway at Hidden Valley to remove tall, dangerous old-growth trees from campsites.  Having been planted in the 60’s many of the trees have reached full maturity. As the trees mature the tops of the trees break off or drop branches posing a risk to campers.  Over the past...

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Make A Difference at Camp – Sign Up for Ranger Work Day

Ranger Work Days are mini beaver days to keep council property maintenance on track. Individuals or entire units can attend. Tasks can include construction projects, painting, cleaning, tent repair, etc. We offer projects for every skill level. All adults in attendance must have Pennsylvania State clearances. Hidden Valley: First Saturday of every month Camp Tuckahoe: ...

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