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Cranberry Harbors District June Roundtable

Slides from our June Roundtable are posted below, along with the safety moment on campfire behavior and the Journey to Excellence update. Also, in line with our discussion on measuring parent satisfaction in your unit, Pack 59 created an end of program year survey that was distributed to Pack parents (paper version) at their crossover [...]

By |2022-06-02T10:52:20-04:00June 6th, 2022|Cranberry Harbors District Roundtable|

Capture Scout Memories Via Smartphone

“The best camera is the camera you have on you...” As mentioned before, the BSA’s “Bryan on Scouting” is a terrific resource for Scouters. Moreover, some of the best stories on the blog give readers a solid kick in the pants. “Get out there and try it,” is a cause celeb for Bryan and [...]

By |2022-06-01T15:12:17-04:00May 24th, 2022|Council Wide|

Scouts Honor: Carlie B., Troop 209GT Newton

Just before Memorial Day, one Mayflower Council Scout collects clothes for veterans… Beyond trips to the beach, hot dogs, and lawn mowing, Memorial Day retains one true purpose: Remember. And while some Scouts will carefully place flags beside the graves of those who served, and many others will proudly march in parades, one Eagle [...]

By |2022-05-24T13:56:55-04:00May 24th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Membership|

Newton’s Srikanth Family Is An Inspiration

Troop 209G Scoutmaster and her Scouts garnered national attention from Bryan on Scouting… Scoutmaster Sangeet Srikanth is a trained educator. But she insists that some of the most important lessons are taught outside the classroom. “None of the experiences in Scouting can be measured in terms of letter grades, GPA, test scores,” she told [...]

By |2022-05-24T13:43:04-04:00May 24th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Membership|

CORI and SORI Forms For Summer Camp

Requirements for Leaders, Volunteers and Staff Members Attending or Working at Summer Camp Camp Resolute and Camp Squanto places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth campers. We are required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health regulations to obtain a CORI (Criminal Offender Registry Information) [...]

By |2022-07-05T12:57:27-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Council Wide|

Free Planet Fitness Summer Membership For Teens

Planet Fitness is helping parents to get their teens out of the house and stay active this summer by offering a one-of-a-kind benefit: a free membership for the entire summer. Perfect for our Scouts BSA and Venture crew members to stay physically strong all summer long! The High School Summer Pass initiative offers a [...]

By |2022-05-14T10:33:31-04:00May 14th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured|

Cranberry Harbors District May Roundtable

Thanks to all who participated in our May Roundtable. Slides from the session, including all event and activity slides that were not shown during the session due to time constraints are linked below. Please also download and review the PFD safety sheet and review with your Scouts. I hope you will participate in our in-person [...]

By |2022-05-04T20:37:32-04:00May 6th, 2022|Cranberry Harbors District Roundtable|

2022 Eagle Giving Month

Make Your Gift Today What is Eagle Giving Month? Eagle Giving is an online fundraising throughout the month leading up to the 2022 Eagle Recognition Dinner. For one month, the Eagle Scout Alumni community will come together in support of Scouting and future Eagle Scouts. Together we are helping the Mayflower Council enrich, enhance, [...]

By |2022-05-11T12:04:49-04:00May 4th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Fundraising, NESA|