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Scout Troops: Learn More About “The Great Task” Youth Leadership Excursion This Summer at Gettysburg

Dear Educators and Youth Leaders, Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg Foundation are pleased to announce new opportunities for youth leadership and service through “The Great Task” Youth Leadership Excursion program, this summer and fall at Gettysburg National Military Park. “The Great Task” Excursions are for high schools, youth groups and organizations that are looking...

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Tentaroo is Live for Summer Camp Reservations

Tentaroo is live and open for Summer Camp Reservations!  The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA is excited to announce the launch of our Online Camping Registration System—Tentaroo!  Tentaroo is a system designed for Scouting Councils to manage events such as Boy Scout and Cub Scout Resident Camps.  Tentaroo is now available for Summer Camp Reservations...

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Discounted 2017 Hersheypark Tickets for Scouting Groups

Scouting groups can now take advantage of special online discounts to attend Hersheypark throughout the 2017 summer season! These discounts, designed for for friends and families of Scouting groups, are only available through the New Birth of Freedom Council’s website. In order to buy these specially-discounted tickets, you must purchase the tickets online accessed through...

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2017 University of Scouting

The 2017 New Birth of Freedom Council’s University of Scouting will take place on Saturday, March 25  at Bermudian Springs High School in York Springs.  Registration will open up at 8am and the opening ceremony will begin at 8:45am.  Classes will begin at 9am and run until 4pm.  This year’s event has a lot of...

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2017 National Youth Leadership Training Registration Open

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) in the New Birth of Freedom Council will be held June 11-16, 2017 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. The NYLT course is an exciting, action packed program designed to provide youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experiences they can use in their home unit...

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York Scout Shop Part-Time Sales Associate Position Available

The York Scout Shop has a Part Time Sales Associate position open for the right person. The hours are based on Seasonal Customer needs, with plenty of free hours during the summer to spend time with your family and friends doing all those fun Scouting activities. If you are interested or even just want to...

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Summer Camp Wish List

If you would like to financially support or donate any items on this list, please contact Todd.Weidner@scouting.org Summer Camp Wish List Department Item Description Quantity Estimated Cost Each Aquatics Deck Storage Boxes 2 $150.00 Aquatics Fishing Poles 24 $20.00 Aquatics Kayak Paddle 6 $50.00 Archery Left-Handed Genesis Bow 4 $85.00 Archery Oar Locks 8 $25.00...

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Fishing Derby April 7-9 at Hidden Valley!

Held April 7-9, 2017 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation, Fishing Derby 2017 is open to ALL Scouts, parents, and leaders. CUB AND WEBELOS SCOUTS can complete requirements for Fishing and Boating in the new Cub Scout Program. BOY SCOUTS can complete requirements for their Fishing or Fly Fishing merit badge. Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017...

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BSA Addresses Gender Identity

As one of America’s largest youth-serving organizations, the Boy Scouts of America continues to work to bring the benefits of our programs to as many children, families and communities as possible. “While we offer a number of programs that serve all youth, Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting are specifically designed to meet the needs of ...

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Certified Angling Instructor Course April 1-2 at Hidden Valley

Fishing offers a great opportunity for Scout recruitment and retention; however, it needs YOU as a Fishing Champion within your council. New Birth of Freedom is excited to host this training April 1-2, 2017 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation! The course is designed to qualify volunteers for improving the Outdoor Program in their Council through the utilization...

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