Monthly Archives: September 2019


Resolute 100th Anniversary Camporee Update

Message from the Camp Resolute 100th Anniversary Camporee Chair Thank you all for registering your units for the Camp Resolute 100th Anniversary Camporee. As most of you are already aware, the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus remains a serious concern in Massachusetts. There is a strong possibility due to the danger of the virus, and presence of a [...]

By |2020-01-06T08:53:18-05:00September 26th, 2019|Camp Resolute, Council Wide|

An Update on Scouting Registration Fees

As a valued member of our Mayflower Council Scouting family, we know we owe it to you to be transparent and communicate information we receive promptly. Late Tuesday afternoon, the National Council informed us that registration fees for the Scouting program will increase effective January 1, 2020. This change is primarily due to increasing liability [...]

By |2019-09-19T19:36:57-04:00September 19th, 2019|Council Wide, Featured, Membership|

New Headwaters Eagle Scouts – August 2019

Please join the Headwaters District Advancement team in congratulating the following Scouts on their achievement of the rank of Eagle Scout with the completion of their Board of Review in August 2019: John H. -  Troop 1 Hopedale Navdev B. - Troop 100 Westborough Scott C. - Troop 14  Bellingham Ian G.  - Troop 112  [...]

By |2019-09-19T16:25:17-04:00September 19th, 2019|Headwaters District|

Upcoming Overnight Training Events Cancelled

Important message from the Mayflower Council Training Team Because of the ongoing concern over the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, the Council Training Team will NOT be running the Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) course that was scheduled for September 27-28 at Camp Resolute or the Basic Adult Leaders Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) course [...]

By |2019-09-19T16:31:00-04:00September 19th, 2019|Council Wide, Featured, Training|

September 2019 Roundtable Flyers

The handouts from this month’s Roundtable meeting: Shadow Box Form Scouting For Food Camp Resolute - 100th Anniversary Camporee Philmont 2020 Training Newsletter Webelos Woods Sachem Fall Camporee  

Vigil Honor Nominations

The Tantamous Lodge is now accepting nominations for the Vigil Honor. Alertness to the needs of others is the mark of the Vigil Honor. It calls for an individual with an unusual awareness of the possibilities within each situation. The Vigil Honor is the highest honor that the Order of the Arrow can bestow [...]

By |2019-09-11T11:50:11-04:00September 11th, 2019|Council Wide, Tantamous Lodge|

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Virus

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Virus Information The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced on 8/19/19 that EEE virus has been detected in mosquitos collected from areas within the Mayflower Council boundaries. As a consequence of this detection the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has raised the EEE risk level for many of these areas. [...]

By |2019-09-09T08:55:58-04:00September 9th, 2019|Council Wide, Featured|