Our Organizational Identity
The New Birth of Freedom Council is serving six counties in South-Central Pennsylvania.
The New Birth of Freedom Council, headquartered in Mechanicsburg, PA, serves more than 11,400 young people in six counties (Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Perry and York) in south-central Pennsylvania.
The council is the fourth-largest council in Pennsylvania (behind Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Allentown) and is led by over 5,500 volunteers. More than 245 community organizations, representing educational, religious, non-profit, civic, and business organizations join in partnership with the New Birth of Freedom Council by chartering 450 Scouting units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts and groups).
Oliver Perry District is one of the five Districts that make up our council. This District is unique in that it is made up of all the troops from within Perry County.
Duncannon Troop 64 is one of several troops within the Oliver Perry District.