The New Birth of Freedom Council is partnering with PA CareerLink to jumpstart Exploring programs for interested youth, ages 10-14, in an all-new Virtual Reality Exploring Club. This program will utilize virtual reality headsets to simulate the experiences of being an Engineer. We are looking to help interested youth explore potential career...Read More »
Join Us for Program Launch on June 1 at Camp Tuckahoe
The 2023-23 Scouting year in the New Birth of Freedom Council is shaping up to be exciting, highlighted by the once-every-four-years Wizard Safari from September 29 to October 1. To help your unit prepare for a great year, we invite you to attend the 2023 Program Launch at Camp Tuckahoe on June 1, 2023, from...Read More »
Celebrating Our 2023 Silver Beaver Honorees
The New Birth of Freedom Council recognized Justin Eberly, Marc Lee, Michael Sargent, David Stark, and Julie Steckbeck with the Silver Beaver Award on Saturday, May 6 at the Annual Volunteer Recognition Reception at Camp Tuckahoe. The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council‐level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts...Read More »
York Revolution Annual Scout Night Sleepover July 21
Mark your calendars! The York Revolution’s annual Scout Night sleepover is officially on the schedule for Friday, July 21, when Scouts will have the opportunity to camp overnight in the outfield, which (of course) is very cool. The York Revolution will take on the Lancaster Barnstormers at 6:30 PM, with the gates opening at 5:30...Read More »
Harrisburg Senators Scout Night and Sleepover August 12
The New Birth of Freedom Council and the Harrisburg Senators proudly announce Scout Night 2023. The annual Scout Night and Sleepover will be held on Saturday, August 12, at FNB Field vs. the Akron RubberDucks. Game time is 6:00 PM, with the gates opening at 5:00 PM. Warm up with a pre-game Scout Parade around...Read More »
Mechanicsburg Scout Shop Opening Late Today
Due to staff scheduling issue, the Mechanicsburg Scout Shop will open at 11:30 AM today (Wednesday, April 19). The York Scout Shop will open at its regular 10 AM time. Thank you....Read More »
Wizard Safari Registration is NOW OPEN!
Registration for the 2023 Wizard Safari – The New Frontier is now open on the Council’s Tentaroo online registration system. While the Wizard Safari isn’t until the end of September, we’re ready to take your unit’s reservation whenever you’re ready. If you’re planning to camp at the Safari for the entire weekend, please be...Read More »
Sign up For NYLT Today
Registration for National Youth Leadership Training is now open. National Youth Leadership Training will be held from Sunday, June 11, 2023, through Friday, June 16, 2023, at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. Youth troop or crew leaders, and those aspiring to be one, should attend the National Youth Leadership Training course! NYLT is an exciting, action-packed...Read More »
We’re Hiring – Check Out Our Employment Opportunities!
Are you interested in making Scouting a career? The New Birth of Freedom Council currently has an opportunity for a District Executive serving the Hanover and Adams County area! District Executive – Hanover and Adams County Join the New Birth of Freedom Council’s executive staff and serve our community. We are seeking a full-time...Read More »
Road Detour to Hidden Valley!
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that a bridge replacement project is set to begin on Airport Road (Route 3007) in Northeast Madison Township, Perry County. The bridge spans Bixler Run just south of the intersection with Route 17 (Blain Road). Work will begin Wednesday, March 29. The bridge will be closed, and a...Read More »