The Mechanicsburg Service Center is located at 1 Baden Powell Lane, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050, and currently serves as the administrative headquarters for the New Birth of Freedom Council. It houses a portion of the council’s professional and administrative staff, as well as meeting facilities.
The operating hours for the Mechanicsburg and York Service Centers are currently 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Starting Monday, March 1, 2021, we will resume our normal operating hours, 8:30 AM to 4;30 PM at both the Mechanicsburg and York Service Centers. For more information regarding our return to our regular operating hours, please go to https://tinyurl.com/48bsjc8j.
The telephone number for the Mechanicsburg Service Center is (717) 766-1591. To fax materials to the Mechanicsburg Service Center, the fax number is (717) 795-8721.
For a listing of direct-dial telephone numbers for all council employees, please use our staff directory.
The Mechanicsburg Scout Shop, operated by the BSA’s Supply Group, is also located in the Mechanicsburg Service Center and carries a wide variety of BSA supply merchandise, uniforms, literature, and recognitions. Catalog and custom-design orders are also available through the Mechanicsburg Scout Shop.
The Mechanicsburg Scout Shop is open Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM (closed 1:30-2:00 PM for lunch), with Saturday hours from 10 AM to 2 PM. The Scout Shop is closed on Sundays and Holidays.
For the Mechanicsburg Scout Shop, the direct dial telephone number is (717) 795-2703 and the Scout Shop’s fax number is (717) 795-2705.
Whenever the Mechanicsburg Scout Shop is open outside of the Mechanicsburg Service Center’s normal operating hours, paperwork for the council (such as event or camp payments, membership applications, etc.) can be dropped off in the Scout Shop, but Scout Shop employees are not able to provide receipts or perform other transactions on the council’s behalf. There is also a dropbox available just outside the lobby entrance doors where items for the council can be dropped off.
Getting to the Mechanicsburg Service Center and Scout Shop
Getting to the Mechanicsburg Service Center and Mechanicsburg Scout Shop is easy. We’re located just off a major highway (Route 114) and the map below shows you where we are. To get detailed driving directions to us – simply click on the “directions” label below and enter your starting point.