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Join Us for Virtual University of Scouting

Join us on Saturday, November 21st, for Virtual U 2020.  And now with a new lower registration fee!  Being held online from 8:30am to 4:00pm, the University of Scouting hosted by the New Birth of Freedom Council is open to all Scouters, Venturers, and older Scouts...

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Certified Angling Instructor Course

Fishing offers a great opportunity for Scout recruitment and retention; however, it needs YOU as a Fishing Champion within your council. The course is designed to qualify volunteers for improving the Outdoor Program in their Council through the utilization of Fishing programs. The Certified Angling Instructor (CAI) course is a program within the National Boy...

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All Commissioners are Invited to Join Us for the 2020 Commissioner Conference

Unit Commissioners

  The Council Commissioner Cabinet would like to invite all registered Commissioners to join us September 1 at 7pm for a Virtual Commissioner Conference.  Unfortunately, our May, in-person conference was canceled due to COVID-19 but the cabinet feels it important for us to have an opportunity to connect and address the numerous changes and challenges...

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May BALOO and IOLS Courses Canceled

With the extension of business closures due to the spread of COVID-19, our camping facilities will be closed through the month of May.  As a result, the May BALOO and IOLS courses are canceled.  We encourage you to switch your reservation to a future course. All of our training courses are available here.  Additionally,...

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2020 College of Commissioner Science

Unit Commissioners

College of Commissioner Science Evening Courses CANCELED THE APRIL 14TH TRAINING HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE MOVED TO THE COMMISSIONER PART OF THE 2020 UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING Bethany Village, 325 Wesley Drive, West Campus, Maple Wood Assisted Living Center, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 Courses offered by date: March 10th BCS 104 Contacting Units– this course...

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April BALOO and IOLS Training Course Canceled

With the extension of business closures due to the spread of COVID-19, our camping facilities will be closed through the month of April and service centers until the governor’s order is lifted.  As a result, the April BALOO and IOLS courses are canceled.  We encourage you to switch your reservation to a future course. All...

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Shooting Sports Training

Welcome to the Shooting Sports Information Page. Here you will find updates & information regarding Scouting shooting sports. Watch this page for information regarding Scout related: merit badges, events, safety, training, & opportunities
In Scouting events and activities, the BSA’s primary consideration is the safety of its youth and adult members. To achieve that goal,...

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How to Access Online Training

Accessing Online Training for Scouting Every youth deserves a well-trained leader and some of this training can be taken online.  Youth Protection, Cub Scout Leader Specific, Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Training, and other supplemental training’s such as weather hazards and climb on safely can now be accessed by visiting www.my.scouting.org.  The National Council has slowly been...

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Boy Scout Leaders Can Now Get Trained Anywhere At Any Time

It’s midnight, you’re in pajamas and you’re sitting on the couch scrolling Facebook on your tablet. Sounds like the perfect time to get trained. With the launch of Scouting U’s eLearning content for Boy Scout leaders, Scouters now can get trained on their own schedule — anywhere, any time....

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