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Tiger Cub Camp

In 2017, for the first time, our council will be hosting a Tiger Cub Camp for Parent and Sons!  This camp is intended for those youth and parents that participated in the Lion Program during the 2016-17 school year and will be Tiger Cubs this fall.   This new camping adventure will be offered on...

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BSA’s Tour and Activity Plan Eliminated

Be prepared to spend less time filling out forms and more time having fun. The Boy Scouts of America has eliminated its Tour and Activity Plan, shifting the focus away from paperwork and toward creating a safe space for Scouts to enjoy the program as designed. The Tour and Activity Plan was a two-page document...

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Boy Scout Leaders Can Now Get Trained Anywhere At Any Time

It’s midnight, you’re in pajamas and you’re sitting on the couch scrolling Facebook on your tablet. Sounds like the perfect time to get trained. With the launch of Scouting U’s eLearning content for Boy Scout leaders, Scouters now can get trained on their own schedule — anywhere, any time....

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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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