Monthly Archives: October 2017


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|

2017 Outstanding Eagle Scout Award Nominations


Outstanding Eagle Scout Award Nominations Now Being Accepted The NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA) is a prestigious recognition granted by the Mayflower Council’s NESA committee to Eagle Scouts who have demonstrated outstanding achievement at the [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:39-05:00October 26th, 2017|Council Wide|

Youth Protection Training Update

As of September 1, 2017, Youth Protection Training is required for all adult leaders at the time of registration. Paper applications from new leaders must be accompanied by a Youth Protection Training completion certificate, which must be filed with the application. Because completion of YPT is now required for all leaders at the time of [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:40-05:00October 12th, 2017|Camp Resolute, Camp Squanto, Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources|

2017 National Membership Fee Increase

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. To do this — while delivering the nation’s foremost youth development program — the BSA must remain vigilant in controlling [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:40-05:00October 12th, 2017|Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources|

Mayflower Council Program Activity Fee

2018 will be the first full year our new Mayflower Council will be operating as its own council.   We’ve had a very successful summer at both Camp Squanto and Camp Resolute and with those big efforts behind us the staff and board are working diligently to put together a new and unified program year. Mayflower [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:41-05:00October 12th, 2017|Council Wide, Featured|

The BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls

Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout. The historic decision comes after years of receiving requests from families and [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:41-05:00October 11th, 2017|Council Wide, Featured|