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Welcoming Young Women to Cub Scouts

As you know, the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America recently made a unanimous decision to welcome girls to our iconic programs, based on feedback from the Scouting community and an understanding that the character and leadership qualities our programs develop, grounded in the Scout Oath and Law, are as relevant and...

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Ever Want to Fly Like Superman?

Have you ever wanted to fly like Superman down a zip line? Well, starting this summer at Camp Tuckahoe, Boy Scouts of all ages will be able to experience the rush of flying head first down a nearly 700’ long zip line spanning Memory Lake. Work to create this awesome zip line will soon be getting underway and...

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2018 Merit Badge Colleges and Registration

There are many great opportunities to participate in a Merit Badge College in 2018.  Below is a link to each of the Council-approved merit badge colleges along with the information on how to register!  All Merit Badge College Registration in 2018 is accessed through Tentaroo!  You will need to create an account before you...

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Apply Now For The 2019 World Scout Jamboree

Youth and Adult applications are still being accepted for the 2019 World Jamboree.  Youth applying early are more likely to be approved and be assigned to the New Birth of Freedom Council contingent. Upon reviewing all applications the New Birth of Freedom Council forwards them  to BSA  North East Region for approval and assignment.  The...

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STEM Scouts – Recruiting Scouts and Leaders for January

The New Birth of Freedom Council is a pilot council for the coed Scouting program, STEM Scouts, a program that teaches scouting values while exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM Scouts offers a scouting experience with less emphasis on the outdoors. STEM Scouts follows the Scout Oath and Law with the goal of producing young...

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Scouting for Food

This weekend is Scouting for Food pick up!  Scouting for Food is the single largest service project conducted by the New Birth of Freedom Council.  Each year we tally the contribution that Scouting has made to fight hunger in our communities.  Units can share their results using the Scouting for Food Participant Roster Form....

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Silver Beaver Nominations Due By March 1, 2018

The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered Scouters who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given at the council level. Do you know a Scouter who you feel is deserving...

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