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Membership Fee Frequently Asked Questions

National Council, Boy Scouts of America Fee Increase FAQ Q: Why are the fees increasing now? A: While costs increase every year, the Boy Scouts of America has worked to keep the annual membership fee as low as possible to make Scouting available to as many young people as possible by subsidizing core costs, including [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:14:42-04:00October 25th, 2019|Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment|0 Comments

Entering Wagon Sales

Remember, Scouts (parents) need to register at www.trails-end.com in order to receive their Amazon.com gift cards. It only takes a minute or two, attached are simple instructions. Trail's End has gotten questions about how a leader can enter their Scouts Take Orders (Wagon sales) on the website. Attached are some instructions. Entering Scouts Wagon [...]

By |2020-06-17T14:52:47-04:00October 24th, 2019|Council Wide|0 Comments

New National Registration Fee Announced

Scouting Family, For more than 100 years, Scouting has helped build future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun and adventure in the outdoors. At Boy Scouts of America, we are dedicated to developing leaders of character by preparing young men and women for life by instilling in them the values [...]

By |2019-10-23T17:16:49-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

2019 Distinguished Citizens Award Dinner

Donate Here You are invited to the Inaugural Distinguished Citizen of The Year Award Dinner Mayflower Council will be honoring: Fredrick W. Clark, Jr. Esq President, Bridgewater State University Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Boston Marriott Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive, Quincy

By |2019-12-09T15:50:44-05:00October 21st, 2019|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

Online Trail’s End Popcorn Winners

Congratulations to the following Scouts for being the highest online seller in your district!  Great job! Your drone will be flying to you soon. Special Week District Unit Town Name Sachem Troop 1022 Weymouth Emily W Cranberry Harbors Troop 1 Hingham Drew V Headwaters Pack 100 Westborough Cuinn F Post Road Pack 355 Newton Owen [...]

By |2020-06-17T14:53:29-04:00October 17th, 2019|Council Wide|0 Comments

October Roundtable

Below are the event flyers, training newsletters and other information from our October Roundtable.   2019 Museum of Science Overnight Flyer 2019 Tread Lightly Trainer Course District Leadership Summit Freeze Out 2020 Mayflower training news Oct 19 October P-Bruins Game Tickets November P-Bruins Game Tickets Scouting-for-Food-Kickoff-flyer-2019

Finding A Merit Badge Counselor

The Mayflower Council is utilizing the power of Scoutbook to enhance the functionality of our merit badge counselor list. HOW DO I ACCESS THE LIST Go to Scoutbook.com and login to your account. If you have the proper rights, you will see it towards the bottom of your troop’s page in Scoutbook (MB Counselor List [...]

By |2019-10-15T13:54:03-04:00October 11th, 2019|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

Merit Badge Counselors

ABOUT BEING A MERIT BADGE COUNSELOR Share your knowledge with Scouts. Merit badge counselors teach Scouts a variety of skills. From American Business to Woodwork, there's a badge for everything. All merit badge counselors must be registered with the Boy Scouts of America and approved by the council advancement committee for each badge listed [...]

By |2020-06-11T10:32:07-04:00October 10th, 2019|Advancement, Council Wide|0 Comments

Youth Protection Update

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and Mayflower Council are committed first and foremost to keeping youth safe. Part of that commitment includes continually updating our youth protection policies to help ensure we are always on the forefront of youth safety. As you know, one of the BSA’s many barriers to abuse is a mandatory [...]

By |2019-11-07T13:57:52-05:00October 10th, 2019|Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment|0 Comments

BSA Background Check Update – Additional Info

This week the National Council sent out an email about BSA's efforts to strengthen our youth protection practices by requiring periodic background re-checks for adult leaders. We want to clarify what is needed from you, and how this will be handled in our Mayflower Council. Every registered leader needs to review, sign, and turn [...]

By |2019-11-07T14:00:53-05:00October 10th, 2019|Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment|0 Comments