Pioneer District

Welcome Back to Scouting Events

  Announcing our Welcome Back to Scouting events!  These events are open to Scouts and families that left Scouting during the pandemic, youth and families that are interested in joining Scouting, and Scouts who are currently in our program.  These events are designed to be FUN and to welcome everyone back.  If you haven’t been...

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April 2022 Council-Wide Roundtable Follow Up

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the April 2022 Council-wide Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get a lot of good information. We shared that during the presentation we would share both the slide deck and the recording from the meeting.  A...

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Register to Attend the April Council-wide Roundtable

The New Birth of Freedom Council will be holding a Council-wide Virtual Roundtable on April 7 at 7:00pm.  The Roundtable will feature a ton of great information (see the list below).  Roundtable is open to any adult, parent, or volunteer who would like to find out more about supporting and growing our local Scouting programs....

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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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December Membership Minute – The Gift of Scouting

As we enter the joyous holiday season let us ALL OFFER THE GIFT OF SCOUTING in three ways: When with your family and friends talk up the benefits of Scouting for our youth and their parents. Give them the GIFT OF SCOUTING.  Research shows that our youth members join because they or their parents have...

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Citizenship in Society Merit Badge

On November 1, the Boy Scouts of America launched the Citizenship in Society merit badge, its newest merit badge for youth in the Scouts BSA program (ages 11-17). In case you’ve heard rumors or seen early reports on this merit badge before its release, let us offer some clarity on what the Citizenship in Society...

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5 Things Your Unit Can Do to Recruit More Scouts

Whether you are a Pack, Troop, Crew, or Ship here are 5 great ideas of what you can do now to help recruit new Scouts into your program! Option 1: If you HAVEN’T held your unit’s recruitment night(s) yet: Activate your parents!  Energetic, engaged parents will be a big boost to your recruitment efforts. Reach...

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Friendstorming – Inviting Friends to Join Your Unit

Covid took a big bite out of our membership last year, but if each of us grabs an oar – remember our nautically themed “All Hands on Deck” membership plan? – we can turn that ship around and make this a great membership year.   We had some units that had an awesome September! Special...

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Register to Attend the October Council-Wide Roundtable

The New Birth of Freedom Council will be holding our first Council-wide Virtual Roundtable this fall on October 7 at 7:00pm.  For the 2021-22 Scouting year, we will hold a combination of virtual and in-person Roundtable meetings (see the schedule below).  The October Roundtable will feature training for the 2022 Recharter Process.  This is an...

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