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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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Please Note:  The Baden-Powell Council Office and Scout Shop will be closed May 28th-30th in observance of Memorial Day.  Regular hours will resume on May 31st.


2016 Fishing Derby!

June 18th, 2016

Tuscarora Scout Reservation

Click here to download the registration flyer


Tuscarora Week Long Cub Resident Camp- New for 2016!!

August 1-6, 2016

Click here for more information, pricing, and the registration form!


Summer Camp Merit Badge Sign-up Is Now Open!

Click on the Camp Barton Logo below to visit the Camp Barton Sign-up page.

Click on the Tuscarora Logo below to visit the Tuscarora Sign-Up page.


Eagle's Aerie Registration is now open!

July 25-27, 2016 at Tuscarora

Click here to download the registration form

Click here to register for Eagle's Aerie Merit Badges on Doubleknot



2016 Cub Scout Day Camp Registration


2016 NYLT Registration Is Now Open!

August 8-13, 2016 at Tuscarora Scout Reservation.

Click here to register and pay on Doubleknot.

Click here for more information and the registration form.


Jamboree 2017 is now accepting registrations!

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

Sign Up Today!!!


2016 Camp T-Shirts are now available to pre-order!

Cost is $11.95 for S-XL, $13.95 for 2XL, and $15.95 for 3XL and includes your Unit Number screen printed on the sleeve! 

Shirts will be available at camp but will not have the Unit Number screen print and will be in limited quantities.

All orders must be received and paid for by 6/3/2016 to be ordered in time for camp- sorry, no exceptions or extensions!  Shirts will be packaged and delivered to camp for you to pick up on your arrival.

Click on your Camp T-Shirt logo to place your order through Doubleknot!

Camp Barton "Searching for Sasquatch"- Click on the logo above

Tuscarora "Medieval Times" (Click on the logo above)


Baden-Powell 2016 Boy Scout Resident Camp Brochures Are Now Available!!

Click on the Camp Barton cover below to download the brochure

Click here to download the Camp Site Reservation Form

Click on the Tuscarora cover below to download the brochure

Click here to download the Camp Site Reservation Form


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