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Exciting Changes for Lion Pilot for 2017-18

Reprinted From “Bryan on Scouting” blog – August 14, 2017 “It’s fun, hands-on and active.” “It’s simple and easy to implement.” “It’s age-appropriate, builds character and develops new skills.” That’s just a glimpse of what parents and youth across the country are saying about Lions, the BSA’s pilot program for kindergarten-age boys. Lions answers the...

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Bass Pro Rifle Merit Badge Class

Step 1: Contact Amy Simmons to attend one of the following Merit Badge Class time 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Bass Pro Shop in Harrisburg Amy Simmons
Events Coordinator
Bass Pro Shop #26
3501 Paxton Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717-565-5200 x 5229   Class size is limited to 10 students select one date to...

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Sign up for Philmont Trek 2018

Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America’s largest national High Adventure Base. Its 34 staffed camps and 55 trail camps provide an unforgettable adventure in the high country along hundreds of miles of rugged, rocky trails.  Visit official site The New Birth of Freedom Council sends a council contingent to Philmont annually –...

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From the Chief: Our Perspective on the Presidential Visit

Scouting Family, In the last two weeks, we have celebrated the best of Scouting at our 20th National Jamboree with nearly 40,000 participants, volunteers, staff and visitors. The 2017 National Jamboree has showcased and furthered the Scouting mission by combining adventure and leadership development to give youth life-changing experiences. Scouts from Alaska met Scouts from...

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Online Registration is Now LIVE!

Online Registration is now Live for all units in the New Birth of Freedom Council!  When potential Scouting families find your unit using BeAScout.org they will have the availability to complete an online registration and join your unit right away.  (currently, this feature is only available for youth registrations)  Make sure that your unit’s BeAScout.org...

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Online Registration Preparation Begins

We are two weeks out from the start of Online Registration.  This week, every Committee Chair, Scoutmaster, Cubmaster, Advisor, and Skipper should have received the information below.  Please, make sure that you read the email and make sure that you have a my.scouting.org account.  This is the same account where you take training and manage...

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2017 Popcorn and Nuts Sale

Trail's End

The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA is pleased to offer the 2017 Popcorn & Nuts Sale as a coordinated fundraiser for your unit to earn the funds it needs to experience its best year of Scouting ever. Trail’s End Popcorn and Whitley’s Peanuts are back this year, and we are continuing to offer many...

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Online Youth Registration

The New Birth of Freedom Council is excited to announce that we will be adding the ability for Youth to Register for Scouting online!  ...

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