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Welcome to the New Birth of Freedom Council Venturing Page!

Venturing Uber Menu ImageIf you are in the Venturing Program or interested in Venturing in our council, this page is designed to help keep you up to date. The three best ways to stay informed are to:

  1. Bookmark this page so that you are able to more easily refer back to it
  2. Join the Venturing E-news list, and
  3. “Like” the Venturing Facebook pages in our region. Links have been provided at the bottom of this page to help get you in the loop.

There are many opportunities for you to engage at the Council, Area, and National Levels:


Upcoming NER Area 6 Activities

Phenomenon 2017

April 7-9, 2017

The Northeast Region Area 6 VOA is hosting the 2017 Venturing Phenomenon, at Camp Saffran in Baltimore Area Council. This fun events theme is Pirates of the Carabiner. Some of the activities this year will include the Velcro wall, dance party, and a squeeze box.

Click here for more information and to register


Council Activities
Please join the New Birth Of Freedom Council in Congratulating the
2016 Venturing Leadership Award Recipients – Tyler Roman & Terri Foust.



2017 Venturing Leadership Awards

The Venturing Leadership Award is presented by councils, areas, regions, and the BSA National Council to Venturers and Venturing Advisors who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Do you know of a Youth Venturer or a Venturing Leader who is deserving of this recognition? We will begin accepting nominations for the 2017 Venturing Leadership Award beginning January 1, 2017. Please find the nomination form below. Nominations must be received no later than April 30, 2017. Nomination forms may be emailed to John.Blasius@scouting.org or mailed to the York Service Center, 2139 White Street, York, PA 17404.

VLA Nomination Form


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The weekend of September 9-11 the New Birth of Freedom Council held its first ever Venturing Training Weekend event. It was a great success! Not only did 14 Venturer’s take another step toward their awards but great and lasting friendships were formed. We even had a Venture Crew from the PA Dutch Council join us. If you missed the 2016 event don’t worry. The Venturing Training Weekend is being planned again for September 2017!



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