Monthly Archives: December 2018


IT WAS SO COLD-Troop 1 Northborough’s NH Trip

It was cold. How cold was it? It was so cold that when we made scrambled eggs, the eggs froze in the bowl before we could scramble them. We had to put the bowl in a pan of warm water to keep them liquid until we could cook them. That said, the eggs and the sausage [...]

By |2019-01-04T10:22:36-05:00December 20th, 2018|Headwaters District|

Shadow Box Program

A special opportunity exists to help support the capital development of our Camps, which provide facilities and programs for youth and adult members of our Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, Venturing and Exporing Programs. Shadow Boxes are available for sponsorship by units for hanging unit plaques, pictures, ribbons, etc. in the dining centers.  Plaques maximum [...]

By |2020-12-15T11:25:17-05:00December 17th, 2018|Council Wide|

A letter from Bryan Feather, Scout Executive/CEO, Mayflower Council, BSA   To: Mayflower Council, BSA Scouting Community Re: Update to Wall Street Journal News Article- December 13, 2018 Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal printed a news Article titled: Boy Scouts of America Considers Bankruptcy Filing Amid Sex-Abuse Lawsuits…. Nonprofit has hired law firm [...]

By |2018-12-17T09:27:18-05:00December 14th, 2018|Council Wide, Featured|

Scouts BSA Information Session

Join our Facebook live Scouts BSA Information session on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 7PM on Mayflower Council's Facebook page.   Fellow Scouters interested in starting a Scouts BSA girl troop, finding a troop for their female Venturers looking to start on the path to Eagle, or Webelos leaders looking to visit troops are welcome [...]

By |2018-12-06T19:42:29-05:00December 6th, 2018|Council Wide|

Time To Renew!

To date, nearly half of the units in the council need to log onto the Internet Rechartering System to review and submit their charter renewals for 2019. It's important to finish this process soon to avoid any lapses in registration and ensure all members are registered properly.  Need assistance....... If your unit needs assistance and/or [...]

By |2018-12-06T19:33:23-05:00December 6th, 2018|Council Wide, Unit Resources|

Health and Medical Records

We hear this question often “Is a medical form required for this activity?”  The answer is yes!  All Council and District activities like Camporees, Klondikes, Chuckwagons, etc are required to collect a medical form for every youth and adult participant.  These forms are filed by unit and returned to the unit leader or designee at [...]

By |2018-12-06T18:46:26-05:00December 6th, 2018|Council Wide, Featured, Training|

Headwaters December Roundtable Handouts

If your Unit was not able to attend our December 6th Roundtable, do not worry.  We are making all the event flyers, training newsletters and other information available! Click here for PDF of all December Roundtable Handouts Check the PDF for Nomination Forms for the District Award of Merit and other District Awards! All of [...]

By |2018-12-05T08:28:17-05:00December 5th, 2018|Headwaters Roundtable, Unit Resources|