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New Nobscot Trail Crew

Saturday, April 27 marked the launching of the new Nobscot Trail Crew. On their first day, the founding Crew members spent time receiving outstanding training on Nobscot history, tools, trail management and first aid. Afterwards, they hiked to Tipling Rock practicing practical trail work along the way. The Nobscot Trail Crew adult advisors, Chuck Hurwitz, [...]

By |2019-04-30T16:59:41-04:00April 30th, 2019|Council Wide|

March 2019 Roundtable Recap

Thank you to those who were able to participate in the March Roundtable! The night created a plethora of ideas I'm happy to be able to share with the district. For those unable to attend, the March Roundtable revisited the factors to consider for new scouts, parents, and leaders wanting to join your unit. Click [...]

April 2019 Roundtable Recap

In April we went live, literally! For the first time the district made our roundtable meeting available online using Facebook Live. There are a few areas to improve on, but we appreciate all our virtual participants for attending and providing feedback. April's Roundtable meeting was broken up into four parts. Internet Safety - Bringing awareness to [...]

Paper Recycling Day

Tax season is now over and Sachem District is holding a Paper Recycling Day Fundraiser on May 4th. A truck from New England Security Shredders will be at the Crescent Ridge Dairy in Sharon located at 355 Bay Rd, Sharon, MA 02067 from 12:00 noon until 4:00 PM. A minimum donation of $10 per box is suggested (although remember it is a fundraiser for the council's Investment in Character Campaign). [...]

By |2019-04-25T14:45:39-04:00April 25th, 2019|Council Wide, Fundrasing, Sachem District|

How Hiring!

The New England Scout Shop in Southborough (Route 9) is now looking to interview and hire a new Part-time Sales Associate. The opportunities are "Seasonal" with the possibility of becoming a permanent position. Work shifts we would need to fill are one to two days a week and include weekdays and Saturdays. Previous sales/customer service [...]

By |2019-04-17T20:04:44-04:00April 17th, 2019|Council Wide|

Membership Form Update

Important Update from the National Council regarding membership forms: New registration applications no longer have duplicate copies included. This was a conscious decision based on a units' access to member information through BSA's online systems. Units have access to both youth and adult leader information through both my.Scouting and Scoutbook, which is now free for [...]

By |2019-04-17T15:50:55-04:00April 17th, 2019|Council Wide, Featured|

April 2019 Roundtable Flyers and Discussion

If your Unit was not able to attend our April 4th Roundtable, not to worry.  We are making all the event flyers, training newsletters and other information available! Click here for PDF of all April Roundtable Handouts   Our April Roundtable featured: Metacomet District Executive, Nick Keyes, lead a discussion about recruitment tactics for your [...]

By |2019-06-18T09:29:15-04:00April 16th, 2019|Headwaters Roundtable|

Headwaters District Pinewood Derby 2019 Winners

Congratulations to our Awesome Pinewood Racers!   On Saturday April 6th, Headwaters District had their annual District Pinewood Derby Race! 119 cars came and raced against each other to find our top 3 fastest cars for EACH RANK of our Headwaters Cub Scouts!  Parents, friends, Scouts, and guests voted on the COOLEST looking cars from [...]

By |2019-04-16T11:07:31-04:00April 16th, 2019|Headwaters District|