Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association (GBPA) & Scouting


The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association ( Scouting Program includes:


Scout Camping on Gettysburg’s Historic Daniel Lady Farm

Scouts can be part of the battle on the site of a Confederate Division HQ and Confederate Field Hospital.   See information under "Scout Camping" at left, or information and request form at  You will also find a one-page flyer for printing under under "Brochures..." 


Scouting Service Projects including Eagle Scout Projects 

Service projects are awaiting interested scouts on the Daniel Lady Farm.  GBPA Daniel Lady Farm Service Award patches are available.


B.S.A. Venture Crew 1861 Civil War Fife & Drum Corps

portraying the Color Guard and Field Music of the 1st  Penna Reserve Volunteer Corps (PRVC) originally recruited in 1861 from Gettysburg, York and Lancaster and the Confederate musicians of Johnson’s Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia


GBPA Scouting and Fife & Drum Fund

A fund set up by the GBPA to accept tax deductable contributions in support of the GBPA Scouting Program especially by assisting in the purchace of Civil War reenactment uniforms, instruments and equipment for the Fife and Drum Corps. See  or BSA Venture Crew content at left.



Find out more about the GBPA go to or contact Venture Crew 1861 Advisor Mike Cassidy at 

2017 GBPA Daniel Lady Farm Scouting B&W.pdf2.37 MB
venture crew 1861 recruiting brochure 2016.pdf5.13 MB
2015 venture crew 1861 Uniform & equipment drive .pdf2.51 MB
2015 venture crew 1861 GBPA fundraising letter.pdf939.09 KB
2018 GBPA Scout Camping Flyer final text.pdf98.67 KB