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 The Baden-Powell Council, headquartered in Binghamton, NY, serves over 165 different scouting units including more than 6,500 youth and adults throughout Central New York and Northeast Pennsylvania.  The Council serves Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Tioga, Tompkins, and part of Seneca counties in New York, as well as Susquehanna County in Pennsylvania.  The Council runs programs in Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Venturing, and Exploring while maintaining two diverse nationally recognized Scout camps: Camp Barton, on Cayuga Lake, and the Tuscarora Scout Reservation, in the foothills of the Catskills.  

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2017 Unit Rechartering Date   

Saturday December 3rd  

Contact your District Executive for locations and appointment times




 Merit Badge Counselor Online Renewal
For current merit badge counselors only


 Summer Camp Staff Interviews

Anyone interested in applying for a position at either Camp Barton or Tuscarora should attend!!  We are looking for adult and youth staff ages 15 and up.  Want to have a lot of fun and make memories that will last a lifetime?  Join Camp Staff!!

Camp Barton- December 10, 2016

10am- 2pm

Barnes & Noble Café
Tops Plaza
614 South Meadow
Ithaca, NY 14850

Contact Dave Carlson at  dc055993@yahoo.com to schedule an appointment or for questions.

Tuscarora Scout Reservation- November 19, 2016

10am- 2pm

Baden-Powell Council Office
2150 NYS Route 12
Binghamton, NY 13901

Contact Chris Ambra at tuskycampdirector@gmail.com to schedule an appointment or for questions.

Bring the completed application with you to your interview!


2017 Eagle Recognition Luncheon

Presented by Security Mutual

Recognizing all 2016 Baden-Powell Eagle Scouts

Sunday, February 5, 2017


The Binghamton Club

83 Front St., Binghamton, NY

Click here to download the registration flyer



 Baden-Powell Council Wood Badge 2017

Course N3-368-17

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Jamboree 2017 is now accepting registrations!

Click here to visit the Baden-Powell Council Jamboree page for more information.

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