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2019 Program Launch

Join us June 5 at Camp Tuckahoe for a great evening of fellowship and information as part of the 2019 Program Launch!  Every unit is encouraged to bring up to 5 people to participate in the information sessions and to visit the numerous booths of vendors that will be present.   We will continue to...

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2019 Spring Recruitment

The 2019 Spring Recruitment Campaign is here!  As families get thinking about spring and getting into the outdoors, it is a great time for active packs to recruit new Scouts into their program.  It is also a great time for units to get current members and new members signed up to attend one of a...

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Five New Silver Beaver Recipients to Be Recognized

The New Birth of Freedom Council is excited to announce that on Saturday, May 4, we will be recognizing five new Silver Beaver recipients at the Council’s Volunteer Recognition Banquet and District Receptions at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in Harrisburg. Richard Hess – Chartered Organization Representative for Pack and Troop 51; Assistant District Commissioner, Pioneer District...

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Scoutbook – Getting Started

There is a TON of information available about Scoutbook, but that can also mean that there is a TON of information to wade through.  We’ve helped to compile some of the most important information on Scoutbook in one place....

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Brian DeBease – New Director of Development

As of March 1, Brian DeBease will join the New Birth of Freedom Council as our new Director of Development. Brian has been a Scouting professional for over 22 years and has been involved in Scouting for over 32 years.  Brian is coming to us from the Del-Mar-Va Council where he served as the Director of...

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Scoutreach Program Job Opportunities

Scoutreach Program Job Opportunities in York and Harrisburg! Are you an energetic and passionate individual who loves Scouting and would like to make a difference in the lives of boys and girls and young men and women?  If this sounds like you, the New Birth of Freedom Council has openings in its Scoutreach Program Staff...

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Camp Card Order System is Live

The 2019 Camp Card Order system is now available for units to order cards.  Camp Card Orders are due on February 14.  If you haven’t signed up for the sale yet, you can do so when you place your order!  The Camp Card Sale is a great way for Scouts to earn their way to...

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Membership Growth in 2018!

The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA is happy to share that we served more Scouts and Scouting families in 2018 than we did in 2017.  Through our Scouting volunteers, our council strives daily to fulfill the mission of the Boy Scouts of America, which is to “prepare young people to make ethical and moral...

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Silver Beaver Nominations Due By March 1, 2019

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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