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Upgrading How We’re Managing PA Volunteer Clearances

Creating the safest possible environment for our youth members is a top priority for the New Birth of Freedom Council.  Background checks of registered adult volunteers are essential tools in that effort.  In addition to the criminal background check conducted by the national office of the BSA for any adult seeking to register with the...

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Updated COVID-19 Guidelines for Unit Meetings, Activities and Outings

03/02/22 – Last Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eased mask recommendations for the vast majority of the United States under a new framework to monitor COVID-19 that immediately affects about 70 percent of Americans. Instead of focusing on eliminating the transmission of the virus, the new framework is aimed at preventing...

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Harrisburg Senators Scout Night and Sleepover Set for August 13

The New Birth of Freedom Council and the Harrisburg Senators are proud to announce Scout Night 2022.  The annual Scout Night and Sleepover will be held on Saturday, August 13, at FNB Field vs. the Fightin Phils. Game time is 6:00 PM, with the gates opening at 5:00 PM. Warm-up with a pre-game Scout Parade...

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Edward R. Norford Memorial Boy Scout Golf Classic

YOU DESERVE IT! That’s right; you deserve it!  Come on out and treat yourself to a fabulous day of Golf on Monday, August 22!   This year the New Birth of Freedom Council will host the Edward R. Norford Memorial Boy Scout Golf Classic at the Carlisle Country Club in Carlisle.  Enjoy lunch, greens fees, golf...

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13th Annual Sporting Clays Shoot

Mark, your calendar for Thursday, September 15, to attend a fun day of Sporting Clays at Blue Ridge Sportsmans Club in Harrisburg. The New Birth of Freedom Council’s premier Sporting Clays Shoot is ideal for beginners to experienced shooters. At the same time, all event proceeds go towards supporting Scouting programs delivered to over...

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York Revolution Annual Scout Night Coming July 15

The York Revolution’s annual Scout Night sleepover is officially on the schedule for Friday, July 15 when Scouts will have the opportunity to camp overnight in the outfield, which (of course) is very cool. This year we have an exciting Patch Contest! Yes, Scouts can enter their patch design, and the winning design will be...

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Announcing the 2022 Camp Card Sale

It may be cold outside right now, but now is the perfect time to start thinking about Summer Scouting Adventures!  One of the best ways to help your Scouts earn their way to Summer Camp is to participate in the 2022 Camp Card Sale! The Camp Card is a “discount card” that offers deals at...

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Silver Beaver Nominations Due By March 1, 2022

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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