Yearly Archives: 2017


Tragic News: Debbie Carey

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you that Debbie Carey passed away last night. On Thursday, Debbie was at the Council Service Center in Marlborough and collapsed outside. She received CPR from the building manager and was taken by ambulance to the hospital in Marlborough. She was then flown to UMass Medical [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:35-05:00December 30th, 2017|Council Wide, Featured|

District Award of Merit Nominations

The District Award of Merit is presented to registered Scouters who render service of an outstanding nature at the district level. Nominations must be made on the national nomination form and must be received no later than January 30, 2018. Completed nominations can be sent via email or dropped off at the Canton or Marlborough service center.The awards will be presented at the District’s Recognition Dinner.

By |2018-02-06T10:44:36-05:00December 14th, 2017|Council Wide, Featured|

Scoutbook Youth Advancement Sync

Calling all unit leaders—the Scoutbook Youth Advancement sync is officially underway! All Scouting units with active Scoutbook subscriptions have recently been invited to complete the Scoutbook Youth Advancement Sync with ScoutNet. The Scoutbook Unit Admins have been notified and given instructions on how to activate this sync by December 31, 2017. This sync will allow units to approve advancement [...]

By |2019-01-20T23:11:53-05:00December 14th, 2017|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured|

Eagle Scout Project of the Year Nominations

Mayflower Council NESA Committee Is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year. The National Eagle Scout Association established the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award to recognize valuable service of an exceptional nature by a Scout to a religious institution, a [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:56:19-05:00November 30th, 2017|Council Wide|

New Member Coordinator Position

Introducing the New Member Coordinator Position   Sustaining strong membership in a unit depends on having new members join the unit and engaging youth and their families in a welcoming manner that makes them want to stay. The role of the New Member Coordinator is to insure that both keys to success take place.   [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:38-05:00November 9th, 2017|Council Wide, Featured|

2018 Silver Beaver Award Nominations

In Scouting, we say "it's about the boys" and none of our adults are involved for the recognition, but every now and then we need to say thanks especially to those volunteers whose leadership and example has left a lasting positive impact on the program and the broader community. One was we do that is [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:38-05:00November 2nd, 2017|Council Wide|

Canton Scout Shop Closing October 31st

Effective, Tuesday, October 31st, the Canton Scout Shop (Trading Post) will no longer be open. New England Scout Shops are located in Lancaster, Milton, Southborough, Woburn, and Swansea and will be able to fulfill your advancement and other Scouting supply needs. While the Scout Shop (Trading Post) is closing, the Canton Service Center will remain open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:39-05:00October 27th, 2017|Council Wide, Unit Resources|