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Popcorn 101 and Office Hours


Are you new to the Popcorn and Nuts Sale? Have you been a kernel before? Do you have questions about the sale and need some answers? The New Birth of Freedom Council Popcorn and Nuts Committee has created a couple of awesome resources for you! Popcorn 101 Session July 13 You are invited to attend...

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Reserve Your 2022 Show and Sell Popcorn and Nuts Dates

We are excited to announce partnerships with Karns Foods, Rutter’s, and Capitol City Mall to provide Show and Sell opportunities for our Scouts during the 2022 Popcorn and Nuts Sale.  Please read the information below about sign ups and follow the instructions for signing your unit up for dates.  Each partner has different requirements, so...

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Service Centers and Scout Shops Closed July 4

The Mechanicsburg and York Council Service Centers and Scout Shops will be closed on Monday, July 4 to celebrate Independence Day.  Both Scout Shops will be open on Saturday, July 2 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Independence Day, commonly referred to as the Fourth of July, is a time to remember and appreciate our...

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Program Launch 2022 Recap

Thank you to all of the units that joined us for the 2022 Program Launch at Camp Tuckahoe.  The event was a great evening of idea sharing, fellowship, and preparation for the new Scouting Year ahead.  Whether or not you were able to attend Program Launch, below are some of the key items that were...

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Register Today for the Popcorn and Nuts Sale Kick off

We are excited to announce the launch of the 2022 Popcorn and Nuts Sale.  This year’s sale is going to be FANTASTIC and we can’t wait to share with you all of the exciting things the sale has to offer as it helps to power your next fun-filled year of Scouting! This year’s sale is...

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Announcing Cub Scout Family Den Pilot Program

Updated July 8, 2022 As announced at this year’s Program Launch, the New Birth of Freedom Council has been accepted into a national pilot program for Family Dens in Cub Scout units.  The goal of this program is to test solutions to some of the issues that have been common challenges to Family Packs since...

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Mechanicsburg Scout Shop Manager and Part-Time Employment Opportunities Available

The Mechanicsburg Scout Shop has an immediate opening for its full-time Store Manager position. Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and paid time off.  Excellent work-life balance – no nights and no holidays. Additionally, both the Mechanicsburg and York Scout Shops have immediate openings for part-time sales associate positions.  Flexible work hours. For more information, please...

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Join us for Program Launch 2022

We need “All Hands on Deck” to make the 2022-23 Scouting year the best year that it can possibly be!  To help get your unit prepared for the 2022-23 Scouting year we would like to invite you to attend our 2022 Program Launch at Camp Tuckahoe on June 1, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm....

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Celebrating Our 2022 Silver Beaver Honorees

The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council‐level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. It is the highest award that a local council can present to one of its volunteers. It is given for distinguished service to youth through Scouting, as well as an individual’s contributions to their...

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