Monthly Archives: January 2024


2024 Annual Membership Fee Update

Effective April 1, 2024, the BSA will eliminate the $25 one-time joining fee for new program participants in Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scouting. $85/yr for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scouting participants ($5 increase) $65/yr for all adult volunteers ($5 increase) $30/yr for Scoutreach (No change in fee) $25/yr for Merit Badge Counselors (No change in fee. Only [...]

By |2024-04-25T10:58:00-04:00January 22nd, 2024|Council Wide, Featured, Membership, Unit Resources|

Captain Curtin Still Uses Scouting in the Navy

The Mayflower Council's professional Scouters recently attended the three-day 2024 New England Councils Planning Conference... the highlight for many team members attending the event was the appearance of Captain Kenneth Curtin, the commanding officer of the nearby Naval Submarine Base New London.

By |2024-04-25T10:58:00-04:00January 16th, 2024|Featured|

Lace up your Hiking Boots

Lace up your Hiking Boots for the BCT (Bay Circuit Trail) What if there was a local hiking trail that travelled around the city of Boston, through some 37 local cities and towns offering natural beauty, historical interest and access to trail heads and trail segments using the MBTA and public transportation? A trail [...]

By |2024-04-25T10:58:00-04:00January 16th, 2024|Council Wide, Featured|

Cranberry Harbors Dist Jan 2024 RoundtableRev1

The slide presentation from our January Roundtable is posted below, along with the safety minute information on energy drinks, the trained leader requirements document, Dr. Rue Wilson's presentation on Scouting and Mental Health, and a listing of the references in Dr. Wilson's presentation with active links. I apologize for the difficulties we had with the [...]

By |2024-04-25T10:58:00-04:00January 12th, 2024|Cranberry Harbors District Roundtable|