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2017 Outstanding Eagle Scout Award Nominations

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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|

Cub Scout Leader Position-Specific Training

Attention all Den Leaders and Pack Leaders! You're about to start a new year with your Cubs, and you deserve to get the tools and resources to make your program fun and successful. That's why we invite you to kick off the program year with Cub Leader-Specific Training! Online Training You can take position-specific training [...]

By |2018-01-05T19:17:55-05:00September 9th, 2017|Featured, Training|

Council 251 Becomes Mayflower Council

Pending approval by the voting members of Council 251 on August 30, 2017 Council 251 will be the Mayflower Council   Council 251’s new name was chosen through an extensive and inclusive process approved by the board that included: An online naming contest A naming workshop with scouts from across the council to develop a [...]

By |2018-02-06T10:44:42-05:00August 24th, 2017|Council Wide, Featured|