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An Important Update Regarding the BSA’s Filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Dear New Birth of Freedom Scouting Family, Today, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come. I want to highlight important...

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2021 National Scout Jamboree is coming!

The Scouting event of a lifetime is coming – July 21st-30th 2021, and it’s time to sign up and get ready! Join over 40,000 Scouts and Venturers from around the world for a mind-blasting and fun experience. The 2021 theme, “Face The Challenge,” speaks to the fact that nothing is impossible for our prepared Scouts!...

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NEW! 2020 Family Camp – July 25-26, 2020

In 2020, for the first time, the New Birth of Freedom Council will be hosting a summer Family Camp Event!  This camp is intended for scouting families that would like to spend some quality time with their family outdoors and get involved in a variety of activities!
This family camping adventure will be offered on...

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2020 Tiger Camp – July 26 – 27, 2020 at Hidden Valley!

In 2020, once again the New Birth of Freedom Council will be hosting a Tiger Cub Camp for Parent and Tiger Scouts!  This camp is intended for those youth and parents that participated in the Lion Program during the 2019-20 school year and will be Tiger Cubs this fall. This camping adventure will be offered...

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Silver Beaver Nominations Due By March 2, 2020

The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. This award is presented to adults who have significantly contributed to the Scouting program over a longer period of time in a manner showing an exceptional personal commitment to youth and Scouting.  The award...

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Local Webelos Scout Hopes to Name 2020 Mars Rover

Eamon Reilly, a 10-year-old Webelos Scout in Pack 67 (chartered to the Dover Lions Club), is one of nine potential semifinalists in NASA’s “Name the Rover” contest.  More than 28,000 students around the country sent in essays hoping to name the 2020 Mars Rover. Eamon hopes to make space history with his idea of naming...

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BSA Names Roger C. Mosby as New CEO and President

The National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has named Roger C. Mosby as the organization’s CEO and President after a focused search, which was initiated when former CEO and President Michael B. Surbaugh retired after a tenure of more than four years. “As the BSA moves through an extraordinary time of...

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Updated Annual Health and Medical Record for 2020

Every few years, the BSA updates its Annual Health and Medical Record after consulting with health care professionals, Scout executives, council and camp health officers, and other experts to ensure it is up-to-date and helpful. This was one of those years, meaning a new form is available for everyone to use for 2020. Your AHMR...

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When is Scout Sunday 2020? What about Scout Sabbath and Scout Jumuah?

When it comes to the Scout Law, last is certainly not least. Being “reverent” is a year-round part of a Scout’s life, but there’s one time each year when the connection between Scouting and faith takes on even more significance. It’s Scout Sunday, held every February. The annual celebration gives Scouts a highly visible way to...

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