The annual Franklin County Friends of Scouting Breakfast will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. at The Orchards Restaurant located at 1580 Orchard Drive in Chambersburg. This year’s Honoree will be David Keller, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for Franklin County. This event supports local Scouting programs in the Franklin...Read More »
The 8th Annual Sporting Clays Shoot presented by PeoplesBank will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the
Blue Ridge Sportsman Club in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Over 100 shooters are expected to participate. All proceeds benefit the local Scouting programs of the New Birth of Freedom Council. All sponsorships include ammunition, shooting contests, great door...
Please join us for the Harrisburg Good Scout Award Luncheon on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. in the Community Room at GIANT, located at 2300 Linglestown Road. Jeannine Peterson, CEO of Hamilton Health Center, will be this year’s honoree. This event supports local Scouting programs in the Harrisburg area. Please see the event ...Read More »
The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA is pleased to offer the 2017 Popcorn & Nuts Sale as a coordinated fundraiser for your unit to earn the funds it needs to experience its best year of Scouting ever. Trail’s End Popcorn and Whitley’s Peanuts are back this year, and we are continuing to offer many...Read More »
Join the New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA for the annual Edward R. Norford Memorial Boy Scout Golf Classic! The event will take place on Monday, August 28th at the Out Door Country Club in York, Pennsylvania. Golfers will enjoy a round of golf with cart, lunch, buffet dinner and lots of door prizes. All...Read More »
The 2017 Friends of Scouting Campaign is underway! Friends of Scouting (FOS) is the annual giving campaign to the New Birth of Freedom Council. It provides Scouting’s families, volunteers and friends with the opportunity to financially support the operations of the New Birth of Freedom Council, which provides many important services to your pack, troop...Read More »
Despite what you might’ve heard, the Boy Scouts of America’s rules do allow for individual Scout accounts. Units are allowed under the Boy Scouts of America’s rules to utilize Individual Scout Accounts, if these accounts are operated within the parameters allowed by the Internal Revenue Service. Some practices, where dollar for dollar credit is provided...Read More »