Camping

Hidden Valley to Cease Summer Resident Camp Following 2024 Season

To the New Birth of Freedom Scouting Family, The past several years have been challenging, as Scouting in south-central Pennsylvania continues struggling to recover from youth membership decline during the COVID pandemic. Since 2012, when the council’s youth membership peaked at 11,376, we have experienced an ongoing decline, ending 2023 with 5,455 youth members.  With...

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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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Assist with Camp Preparation – Sign Up for Beaver Day

It’s time to get our camps ready for another fantastic summer camping season! We are looking for workers of all skill levels to help with a variety of projects at both of our council camps on the following days: Hidden Valley Scout Reservation – Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 8AM – 4PM Camp Tuckahoe –...

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Scouts BSA and Venture Field Sports Day

Event Details: Date: Saturday, August 24, 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 – NEW Commemorative Bench Applications Open

Camp Tuckahoe Memorial Mall Ceremony 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...

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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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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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