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Blue Cards Shouldn’t Make You “Blue”

Merit badges are more than learning skills. They are about Scouts exploring an interest, engaging in discussions, and being recognized. When conducted properly, the merit badge process incorporates all eight of the methods of Scouting. The MB process has been updated slightly in the new Guide to Advancement. The 2021 edition recognizes that technological [...]

By |2021-09-28T16:27:48-04:00September 28th, 2021|Advancement, Council Wide|

Cub Scouts The 3 R’s: Recruit, Recruit & Retain

Of the six programs the BSA offers, typically over 50% of registered youth are in the Cub Scout program. Annually, we recruit more first graders to be Tigers than any other age group across all programs. In 2020, many units were unable or chose not to recruit in their communities. As a result, youth [...]

By |2021-09-28T15:13:31-04:00September 28th, 2021|Advancement, Council Wide, Recruitment|

2021 Distinguished Citizens Award Dinner

Distinguished Citizen Awards Dinner Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Sheraton Framingham Hotel 1657 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701 Reception 6:00 pm Dinner & Program 7:00 pm 2021 Honorees Distinguished Citizen Award Recipient Peter J. Koutoujian Sheriff of Middlesex County The Distinguished Citizen Award is presented to community or business leaders who [...]

By |2021-10-11T19:01:04-04:00September 20th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

#backtoschoolbacktoscouting Photo Contest

Share the Scouting Adventure With Your Friends Share Your Scouting Photos In Our #backtoschoolbacktoscouting Contest - Ends September 30! The Scouts create amazing adventures. Sharing the memories you make with your Scout on your social media account is one of the most powerful ways to increase parent involvement and encourage others to join. The [...]

By |2021-10-15T19:20:52-04:00September 9th, 2021|Council Wide, Recruitment|

Headwaters September Roundtable Material

Thank you to everyone that attended September's Roundtable! Below is the powerpoint from the Roundtable. If you have questions, please reach out to the commissioner corps. 9.2.2021 Roundtable Powerpoint We look forward to seeing you at October's Roundtable. Thank you for everything you do for Scouting.

By |2021-09-05T11:40:37-04:00September 5th, 2021|Headwaters Roundtable|

Mayflower Summer Roundtable – August 2021

Here is the slide presentation from Mayflower Council's August 19 Summer Roundtable.  Part 1 contains the slides from the combined session presentation focused on growing membership.  Part 2 contains the individual event/activity slides and flyers.  Slides from the Cub breakout are also included. 19Aug21_RT-Final-Part1 19Aug21_RT-Final-Part2 19Aug_RT_CubBreakout

Mayflower Summer Roundtable – July 2021

Here is the slide presentation from Mayflower Council’s July 28 Summer Roundtable. Slides from the main session and breakouts are included.Slide Deck

Ready Set Scout Launch Event

A Night With Friends & Fun to Kickstart a New Year of Scouting in the Mayflower Council! What: Fun, easy-to-host, one-night “pizza party” launch for 2021 - 2022 “sponsored” by the Mayflower Council When : Week of October 24 - 31, 2021 Where: Your cohort/den/patrol at the venue of choice…just need a [...]

By |2021-10-01T15:07:21-04:00August 19th, 2021|Council Wide|