Heritage Trail District

Grow Your Recruitment Efforts with Recruitment Rendezvous

Join us for our monthly Recruitment Rendezvous where we will share some success stories our units have had so far in 2024, provide recruitment resources to aid in your efforts, and help lay out a yearlong plan for growing your unit and sharing Scouting in our communities. These webinars are held on Microsoft Teams (the...

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Don’t Miss Our Council Recognition Reception on May 4

Let’s Celebrate! The New Birth of Freedom Council would like to invite you to our annual Council Recognition Reception on Saturday, May 4, at Camp Tuckahoe, 400 Tuckahoe Rd, Dillsburg, PA 17019 The highlights of the evening will be honoring our newest recipients of the District Award of Merit and the highest award that a...

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Stay Up-to-Date on the Cub Scout Program Changes

The BSA is at the very start of what will be a months-long rollout of information about the latest Cub Scout program updates. To make sure you’re getting only the most accurate information, here are four resources for you to keep your eyes on. The official Cub Scout program updates rollout schedule We have a...

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Light of Scouting Challenge

Show us what it means to be a Scout, what Scouts do, or what you think of when you hear “Scouting!” The Heritage Trails District challenges all Scouts to compete in our Light of Scouting Challenge, where Scouts are challenged to create an outdoor light display that represents what being a Scout is all about....

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October 9 – Welcome to Scouting Movie Night

Unfortunately, this year’s Welcome to Scouting Movie Night is canceled due to low interest. We are happy to hear about the success of everyone’s sign-up nights and seeing Scouting grow in the Heritage Trails District. Be on the lookout down the road for next year’s date! To help welcome your new Scouts to Scouting, we...

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Cub Scout Recruitment

Recruitment is not just a day or a season; it is always ongoing. Recruitment must be something we spend time on all year round and not redirect our focus from. This is why recruitment is an “all hands on deck” activity. To help you be successful in your recruiting efforts this year, we have put...

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Scouts BSA Recruitment

Recruitment is not just a day or a season; it is always ongoing. It is also not just for packs, but troops as well. This is why recruitment is an “all hands on deck” activity. To help you be successful in your recruiting efforts this year, we have put together some helpful tips, essential resources,...

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2022 Heritage Trails District Pinewood Derby

Calling all Pinewood Derby Racers! May 7, 2022 – Heritage Trails District will be hosting the annual District Pinewood Derby and Demolition Derby. All Scouts can enter to race their car in this years race for their current Den. This is for all Lions through AOL Scouts. In addition, adults and siblings can enter a...

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2022 Heritage Trails Spring Camporee

The “Shrine of Democracy” Spring Camporee will challenge your scout skills and teamwork ability. Can you name the four presidents on Mount Rushmore? Join us April 22-24, 2022 at the Lance beard Farm, 28 Water Street in Jacobus, PA.  ...

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Register to Attend the October Council-Wide Roundtable

The New Birth of Freedom Council will be holding our first Council-wide Virtual Roundtable this fall on October 7 at 7:00pm.  For the 2021-22 Scouting year, we will hold a combination of virtual and in-person Roundtable meetings (see the schedule below).  The October Roundtable will feature training for the 2022 Recharter Process.  This is an...

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