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Good Turn for America 2020

  The New Birth of Freedom Council is encouraging all Cub Scout Packs, Scouts BSA Troops, Venturing Crews, Sea Scout Ships, Explorer Posts, and STEM Labs to participate in this year’s Good Turn for America Food and Shelter Drive. This is the single largest service project conducted by our Council. This event will take place...

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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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2017 Membership Fee Increase Announced

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. To do this — while delivering the nation’s foremost youth development program — the BSA must remain vigilant in controlling...

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Important Youth Protection Training Update

Effective September 1, 2017, Youth Protection Training will be required for all adult leaders at the time of registration. Paper applications from new leaders must be accompanied by a Youth Protection Training completion certificate, which must be filed with the application. Because completion of YPT is now required for all leaders at the time of...

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Join Cub Scouts! Find a Unit Near You!

Cub Scouting is a great adventure for Elementary School-age boys and their families!  We have fantastic programs right in your School District.  Find a local unit here or by visiting www.beascout.org!...

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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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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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