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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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Only 3 Youth Spots Remain for 2019 World Scout Jamboree

Only 3 youth spots remain for the World Jamboree for the New Birth of Freedom Council contingent spots. After the remaining spots are filled, those still applying will be added to a regional waiting list. Adult applications are still being accepted for Jamboree Staff and Jamboree Leadership. The World Scout Jamboree is the largest camping...

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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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Hershey Bears Scout Nights

The Hershey Bears are hosting three special Scout Nights during the 2017-18 American Hockey League season, including the 13th annual Scout Sleepover at Giant Center on March 16. Special ticket discounts for Scout groups (minimum 15 or more attendees) are available for home games on December 30 (vs. Wilkes Barre Scranton), February 10 (vs. Hartford) and...

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Winterfest 2018!

Are you ready to get away for the weekend and GO WILD?! This year, Camp Tuckahoe is going to take you on an exciting Safari and back to the Jurassic as we play and learn about Animals, Nature, Outdoor Skills, and Dinosaurs!...

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2018 Internet Rechartering

The 2018 Rechartering cycle has started.  Unit codes and packets were made available at October Roundtables.  Follow the link to read more about the changes for this year’s recharter cycle....

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2018 Summer Camp Directors Announced

While next summer may seem a long way off, we’re getting ready for a great season with the appointment of Jake Evans (above left) and Todd Weidner as 2018 summer camp directors. Evans will return for his second season as Camp Director at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation after a successful first summer in this role...

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