Monthly Archives: May 2021

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Employment Opportunities with Mayflower Council

DIVERSITY — OPPORTUNITY — COMMUNITY Bring your varied life experiences, education, and perspective, and in return you will have an opportunity to combine those skills and experiences in a career that values and respects others. Scouting … a Profession with a Purpose Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has helped build future [...]

By |2021-05-27T14:53:55-04:00May 27th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

New Event Registration & Calendar Platform

Our council has begun transitioning to a new online event registration platform named Black Pug, which is used by almost half of all Boy Scout councils nationwide. The previous system, Doubleknot, was a major step forward when we adopted it nearly 16 years ago. After careful, thoughtful and detailed evaluation we believe the Black [...]

2021 Camp In A Box Not Your Typical Summer Camp

Susquehanna, Mayflower, Juniata Valley, Washington Crossing, Five Rivers, Westmoreland Fayette and Baden Powell Councils are excited to offer for the 2nd year, an alternative summer camping experience in 2021 – Camp in a Box 2021. Camp-in-a-Box 2021 provides the opportunity to select from 45 merit badge offerings (tentatively) and/or participation in the New Scout [...]

By |2021-05-25T14:14:56-04:00May 25th, 2021|Camp Resolute, Camp Squanto, Council Wide, Featured|

A New Twist On Summer Camp

Mayflower Council is excited to offer Scouts BSA Summer Experience, a re-imagining of the traditional Camp Resolute summer camp program in a daytime-only format. Open to all youth 10 1/2 to 17, Summer Experience delivers a fresh take on the camp we all love using the new Resolute Base Camp. There will be plenty [...]

By |2021-05-13T18:40:21-04:00May 13th, 2021|Camp Resolute, Council Wide|

Adventures Begin at Resolute Base Camp!

The all-new Resolute Base Camp kicked off on Saturday, May 8 with a weekend program called Outdoor Experience. Participants were excited to be the first ones to climb the monkey bridge, shoot BB guns or throw tomahawks. With eight activity areas to visit, over 40 Scouts and their families had a fun-filled day at [...]

By |2021-05-13T15:47:45-04:00May 13th, 2021|Camp Resolute, Council Wide, Featured|

19 Cub Elective Adventures Retiring in 2022

Every year Cub Scout Adventures are reviewed to identify trends and determine interests of our youth, den leaders and Cub Scout families. In our ongoing efforts to keep the Cub Scouting Adventure program relevant to today’s families, Cub Scout elective Adventures are reviewed for both content and popularity. The most recent review has identified [...]

By |2021-05-11T12:11:19-04:00May 11th, 2021|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured|

International Water Safety Day

International Water Safety Day, May 15, aims to spread water safety education and drowning awareness. Suggested ways to observe the day include: Adults: Update your Safe Swim Defense and/or Safety Afloat training. Units: Present the “Aquatics Safety” Safety Moment at a unit meeting. Cub Scouts: Work on an aquatic-related adventure, such as Floats and [...]

By |2021-05-18T13:16:22-04:00May 10th, 2021|Camp Resolute, Camp Squanto, Council Wide, Unit Resources|

Cranberry Harbors District May Roundtable

Here is the slide presentation and other items from our May Roundtable.  Remember to sign up for the District Annual Meeting and Recognition Event on May 19 - sign up link is on the Council Calendar. MayRT_Slides_Final MaySafetyMoment_AHMR Camping With A Pack

By |2021-05-06T10:02:24-04:00May 6th, 2021|Cranberry Harbors District Roundtable|

Camp Squanto Virtual Update May 24

Thank you for your interest in attending Camp Squanto for the 2021 summer season. We continue to work diligently with the Town of Plymouth Department of Public Health and in accordance with the changing reopening guidance from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with respect to the camping and youth services sector to determine how we [...]

By |2021-06-02T14:26:30-04:00May 5th, 2021|Camp Squanto, Council Wide|

Council Staff Realignment

Over the past several years, the Mayflower Council has struggled to achieve measurable gains in many of the initiatives stated in our Long-Range Strategic Plan, which mirrors the four functions of Scouting: Membership; Program; Fundraising; and Unit Service. While some of the obstacles we faced were beyond our control, there were challenges that kept [...]

By |2021-05-05T00:19:12-04:00May 5th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|