2016

In the News

Philadelphia, PA (November 3, 2016) — The Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America honored corporate and community leaders at the Vale La Pena Awards program on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The event benefited the Scoutreach program for Scouts in underserved communities.

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Philadelphia, PA (October 27, 2016) —  Local Scouts from the Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America (COLBSA) organized a clean-up day at the historic Mount Moriah Cemetery in Southwest Philadelphia last Saturday.

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Springfield, PA (October 25, 2016) —The Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America, honored Delco Business Leader Robert Linn with its 2016 Delco Good Scout Award at a special reception and program in his honor on Tuesday, October 25 at the Springfield Country Club in Springfield, PA.

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Philadelphia, PA (October 19, 2016) — The Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America (COLBSA) hosted its 4th annual Philadelphia Encampment this past weekend at the Lighthouse Field in Kensington. The Philadelphia Encampment is a three-day camping experience for local Scouts of all ages. Over 500 Scouts and more than 80 COLBSA volunteers and staff participated in this year’s event, which featured a host of outdoor activities, games, team-building exercises and skills training. St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and the National Constitution Center also offered additional offsite activities for interested Scouts.

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feliciaphillipsheadshotwebWayne, PA (October 4, 2016) — The Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America announced today that Felicia R. Phillips, MDiv, has joined the non-profit organization as director of marketing communications. In her new role, she is responsible for heightening awareness of the Cradle of Liberty Council’s programs and activities through traditional and new media and increasing scouting enrollment in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware counties.

 

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2016 Pinewood Derby World Championships

COL brings home a trophy from the 2016 Pinewood Derby World Championships which was held in the heart of TimesWorld Pinewood 2a Square on Saturday, June 25th. Scouts from as far away as California were there to capture the racing crown.

JJ is in Pack 36 of Gilbertsville and WON the Pro Stock Division (and that HUGE trophy).

Child Protective Services Law and its Impact on Volunteers in the Cradle of Liberty Council
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Dan TemplarWayne, PA (October 4, 2016) — We are pleased to announce the selection of Daniel A. Templar as Scout Executive of the Cradle of Liberty Council, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, effective May 16, 2015.

 

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Council Events & Activities