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2019 Silver Beaver Award Nominations

In Scouting, we say "it's about the youth" 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 |2018-12-04T18:45:19-05:00October 31st, 2018|Council Wide|Comments Off on 2019 Silver Beaver Award Nominations

Location Change for Training Events

Due to circumstances beyond our control the location for tomorrow's Den Chief Training, Youth Protection Training and Cub Scout Leader Training events has changed. The new venue will be United Church of Christ - Abington,10 Bedford St., Abington, MA 02351. Please share this update with anybody you know who may be planning to attend. We [...]

By |2018-10-31T14:16:05-04:00October 26th, 2018|Training|Comments Off on Location Change for Training Events

Who Gets Scouting Magazine?

When Scouting — back then more newsletter than actual magazine — sent out its first issue in 1913, readers were told that they’d receive the publication at no additional cost. This essential resource for BSA news, inspiration and ideas, Scouting wrote, would be included in a volunteer’s registration fee. But there was a caveat: the offer was only “for [...]

By |2018-10-24T15:37:00-04:00October 24th, 2018|Recruitment, Unit Resources|Comments Off on Who Gets Scouting Magazine?

Staffing Update

We regretfully announce that Tim Forsberg, District Executive of Sachem District is leaving his position with Mayflower Council. This is a great loss to the council but we can only wish Tim the best of luck in his new endeavors. Tim's duties will be assumed by Rick Riopelle, Director of Field Service until a new [...]

By |2018-11-08T12:48:12-05:00October 23rd, 2018|Council Wide|Comments Off on Staffing Update

National Eagle Scholarship

You must be a current member of NESA to apply for the following scholarships. There are three types of Eagle Scholarships: Academic Academic scholarships weigh academic performance, school and Scouting participation, and financial need. Academic scholarships include a range of scholarships, up to four $25,000 scholarships (payable at $6,250 per year for four years) [...]

By |2020-10-27T19:36:06-04:00October 19th, 2018|Council Wide, NESA|Comments Off on National Eagle Scholarship

2019 Eagle Scout Service Project Of The Year

Mayflower Council NESA Committee Is now accepting nominations for the 2019 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 [...]

By |2020-10-27T19:10:05-04:00October 18th, 2018|Council Wide|Comments Off on 2019 Eagle Scout Service Project Of The Year