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 »
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 »
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: Camp Tuckahoe – Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8AM – 4PM Hidden Valley Scout Reservation –...Read More »
The New Birth of Freedom Council will be offering Climbing/COPE Instructor training courses over two weekends (May 10-12 and May 31-June 2) at Camp Tuckahoe 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 be...Read More »
The New Birth of Freedom Council is currently seeking seasonal staff positions for Camp Tuckahoe and Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. Room and board is included. Food service staff are not required to live at the camp. All positions start in early June and end in mid-August.
Business Manager at Camp Tuckahoe Minimum age: 21...
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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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 »