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2017 University of Scouting

The 2017 New Birth of Freedom Council’s University of Scouting will take place on Saturday, March 25  at Bermudian Springs High School in York Springs.  Registration will open up at 8am and the opening ceremony will begin at 8:45am.  Classes will begin at 9am and run until 4pm.  This year’s event has a lot of...

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2017 National Youth Leadership Training Registration Open

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) in the New Birth of Freedom Council will be held June 11-16, 2017 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. The NYLT course is an exciting, action packed program designed to provide youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experiences they can use in their home unit...

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Friends of Wood Badge Reunion Recap

The Friends of Wood Badge Association (FOWBA) would like to thank everyone who came out to the the themed Annual Reunion Dinner on September 17. Enough money was raised for three scholarships. The FOWBA would also like to congratulate Peg Marshell & Mike Rohrbaugh for completing their tickets and getting their beads.  ...

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Upcoming Adult Leader Training Opportunities

Every Scout deserves a trained leader and as a council we are here to offer our leaders the best training that we possibly can. Back in 2014 the New Birth of Freedom Council began requiring all of its Cubmasters and Den Leaders to be fully trained. In 2015 and 2016 all Scoutmasters, Cubmasters, Den Leaders,...

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Shooting Sports & Events

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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Online Training has Changed

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, and other supplemental trainings such as weather hazards and climb on safely can now be accessed by visiting www.my.scouting.org.  The National Council has slowly been moving and developing...

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