Monthly Archives: May 2020

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Stay Safe Special Shoulder Patch

Join us in supporting our frontline workers!  We have designed a special limited edition Mayflower Council shoulder patch.  Only 250 have been ordered and we will not be reordering.  We will be donating 50% of the raised proceeds to support our local hero's fighting the coronavirus.  Each patch is only $20.00. Pre-orders are being [...]

By |2020-07-02T19:01:29-04:00May 27th, 2020|Council Wide|0 Comments

Metacomet Stay-at-Home Cub Scout Activity Ideas

Online/Virtual Meetings One Den was setting up a service called Jitsi to host virtual Den Meetings Virtual Rank Advancement Ceremony - - Many packs Blue and Gold dinners were cancelled. Cubmaster could host Webinar and recognize the Cub Scouts that earned ranks etc. Thought was that recognizing sooner rather than later would be more [...]

By |2020-06-29T15:04:03-04:00May 26th, 2020|Metacomet District|0 Comments

Virtual Merit Badge Offerings – May/June

The Mayflower Council has secured merit badge councelors to teach a few merit badges virtually.  Scouts can now sign up for the following virtual merit badge offerings.  More offerings will be coming soon. Space is limited, please sign up as soon as possible.  Each course is only $10.00. Click on the merit badge you [...]

By |2020-05-20T10:23:56-04:00May 20th, 2020|Council Wide|0 Comments

Camp Resolute & Camp Squanto Summer Camp Update

May 18, 2020 Hello Scouting Families, As you've proven over the last few weeks, our Scouting communities are resilient, prepared, and able to adapt to any situation. Now, as we look ahead to the 2020 camping season, the question on everyone's mind is, "What is Scouts BSA resident camp going to look like and [...]

By |2020-07-02T19:02:17-04:00May 18th, 2020|Camp Resolute, Camp Squanto, Council Wide|0 Comments

Cub Scout Summer Camp Update

May 18, 2020 Hello Scouting Families, As you've proven over the last few weeks, our Scouting communities are resilient, prepared, and able to adapt to any situation. Now, as we look ahead to the 2020 camping season, the question on everyone's mind is, "What is Adventure Day  Camp going to look like and is [...]

By |2020-05-28T20:12:19-04:00May 18th, 2020|Camp Resolute, Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

April Roundtable: More Remote Programming ideas

Thank you to all Cub Scout leaders that joined us for both the April 2nd Virtual Roundtable and the Cub Scout Check-in virtual meeting on April 22nd.  We appreciate everyone sharing their ideas and plans for remote programming for their Units! Below is an update to our working document of Scouting at Home ideas [...]

By |2020-05-05T14:07:13-04:00May 5th, 2020|Headwaters District|Comments Off on April Roundtable: More Remote Programming ideas

Rank Advancement and Covid-19: April Update

COVID-19 FAQ UPDATED 4/13/20 - The most recent updates are indicated by a diamond in front of the question. Advancement Q: How can advancement be tracked remotely? Scouting units should use Scoutbook to record and track advancement. To track advancement remotely, parents should: Connect with their child’s member profile via an invitation that the unit leader [...]

By |2020-05-05T14:02:45-04:00May 5th, 2020|Advancement|Comments Off on Rank Advancement and Covid-19: April Update