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Welcome to the Heritage Trails District Webpage.  Here you can find up to date information for all district events, fundraisers, and announcements.  Check back frequently for updates or Check us out on Facebook!

 

Michael Adelberg, Heritage Trails District Executive

Al Gohn, District Chairman

Brian Alpaugh, District Commissioner



 

 

 

 

Heritage Trails District News

  • Beat the Fee Summer Membership Campaign

    The National Council announced that the National Registration Fee will increase effective August 1, 2020 for all new members and will impact all current members during recharter.  Since COVID-19 ruined most Spring Recruitment plans, we are inviting you to join our July campaign to “Beat the Fee!” Any new Scout that joins any Scouting program before August 1 SAVES $22.50 ... Read More »

  • June 2020 Roundtable Follow Up

    Thank you to everyone that joined us for the June 2020 Council-wide Virtual Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get get a lot of good information on how to KEEP SCOUTING and to do so safely. We shared that during the prevention we would share both the slide deck ... Read More »

  • Day and Twilight Camps Canceled

    To the New Birth of Freedom Council Scouting Family: It is with great sadness that we inform you that, after a thorough review, the New Birth of Freedom Council has been compelled to also suspend our summer Day Camp and Twilight Camp Programs as scheduled for the 2020 season.  The Council Executive Committee unanimously reached this difficult decision after additional ... Read More »

  • Program Launch Postponed

    The 2020 Program Launch that is scheduled for June 3 at Camp Tuckahoe has been postponed. We know that many of you look forward to this event and it is a key event in helping your unit conduct planning for the year.  As the commonwealth moves toward reopening, the current information suggests that we will not be permitted to host ... Read More »

  • Guidelines for Unit Meetings in “Yellow” Phase Counties

    As counties served by the New Birth of Freedom Council move from the “red” to the “yellow” phase of the Governor’s plan to re-open Pennsylvania, we know that some units are eager to resume Scouting activities.  We have assembled guidance for Scouting units to follow as they consider holding in-person meetings, activities, service projects, and other Scouting events.   Read More »

  • Private Carpenter Discusses the role of Women in the Civil War

    Private Riley Carpenter, From C Company, 150th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, discusses the roles of women in the Civil War as nurses, caregivers, and soldiers. This is just some of the many ways women served their country; they were also spies, messengers, ocassional stretcher-bearers, cooks, and vivandieres (look that up here in article from the United States Army: https://www.army.mil/…/vivandieres_forgotten_women_of_the_c… Read More »

  • Day Camp and Twilight Camp Payment Deadline and Decision Extended

    Day Camp and Twilight Camp Payment Deadline and Decision Extended As noted in the May 13 announcement about resident camp, the Executive Committee elected to make decisions on resident camp independent of day and twilight camps.  These camps are still ON as scheduled.  In an effort to provide some Cub Scout experience, the New Birth of Freedom Council has engaged ... Read More »

  • Sadly, we had to make the hard decision to cancel our resident summer camps, due to significant health and safety concerns.  This is giving us a fantastic opportunity to explore Virtual Summer Camp programs, and we want your help.  Like everything in the Scouting movement, making this a truly memorable quality experience depends on the selfless dedicated work of you, ... Read More »

  • Council-wide Virtual Roundtable

    Thank you to everyone that joined us for the May 2020 Council-wide Virtual Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get a lot of good information on how to KEEP SCOUTING and to do so safely. You can view the recording, download the slides, and read the Q&A here. Read More »

  • Welcome to the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry

    Meet Private Riley Carpenter, from C Company 150th PVI. Read More »

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