Monthly Archives: July 2017


From the Chief: The Presidential Visit

Scouting Family, In the last two weeks, we have celebrated the best of Scouting at our 20th National Jamboree with nearly 40,000 participants, volunteers, staff and visitors. The 2017 National Jamboree has showcased and furthered the Scouting mission by combining adventure and leadership development to give youth life-changing experiences. Scouts from Alaska met Scouts from [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:43-05:00July 25th, 2017|Council Wide, Featured|

OCC Jamboree Collectors Sets

2017 Old Colony Council - National Jamboree  "Collector's" This is the Old Colony Council “Collector’s Set” for the 2017 Jamboree.  Of the 100 sets made, almost all have been pre-sold to Old Colony Council Contingent members.  The sets are numbered on the back (#1 to #100), with a sticker from the company that made them.  Only a [...]

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

Eagle Palms Award Changes

Eagle Palms are bronze, gold and silver awards presented to young men who earn five, 10, 15 or more merit badges beyond the 21 required to become an Eagle Scout. This week, the BSA has announced significant changes to the way Scouts earn Eagle Palms. The modifications take effect Aug. 1, 2017. The changes bring Eagle [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:45-05:00July 13th, 2017|Council Wide, Featured|

Scout Executive Selected to Lead Council 251

The Executive Board of Council 251 is pleased to announce that Bryan Feather has been selected to serve as the Scout Executive of Council 251 effective August 1, 2017 Bryan began his career in 1991 in Orlando, Florida as an Exploring Executive. In 1993 Bryan moved to Ft. Myers, Florida as a District Executive, District Director, [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:46-05:00July 1st, 2017|Council Wide, Featured|