The Cradle of Liberty Council is a volunteer-driven organization providing formative, age-appropriate experiences to young people from every community throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware Counties. Scouting is designed to foster learning, team building, resilience and personal responsibility. The council is welcoming and accessible to all youth and their families regardless of interests and abilities.



Boys & Girls Grades K-5

5-10 years old


Boys & Girls Grades 6-12

11-17 years old



14-20 years old



14-20 years old



10-20 years old


In Scouting, we will not compromise the safety of our youth, volunteers,
and employees. Safety is a value that must be taught and reinforced at
every opportunity. We are all responsible and must hold each other
accountable to provide a safe environment for all participants.

News & Updates

Check out the lastest Program Update for news about what’s happening around the council.

The Cradle of Liberty Council offers safe, fun and affordable summer camp programs for boys and girls ages 5 through 17.

Unit Leaders: Join us for a Zoom webinar to kickoff the 2024 Annual Campaign on Wed. Feb. 21. We’ll let you know what it’s about and how it’s super easy to spread the word about supporting this important campaign.

Significant improvements are being made to the Cub Scout program effective June 1, 2024 to ensure it’s fun, simple and easy to deliver. 

This year’s events will take place on March 8 to 10 at Fort Washington State Park at Militia Hill.

Save the dates for the 2024 Merit Badge College: March 16 & April 20 at Elkins Park Middle School in Cheltenham. More info and registration coming soon!

We’re proud that Scouting is more inclusive than it’s ever been. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee has developed resources to assist Scouting units in being welcoming to all.

Watch episodes of our video series bringing you brief and timely Scouting information you can use.

We connect people of all ages with nature, science and technology through engaging, educational and fun activities!


The council staff will be working remotely and, as always, you can reach out the to

Please stay safe!

Due to inclement weather, the Firestone Scouting Resource Center and Valley Forge Scout Shop will be closed on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.