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Outdoor Experience Starts This Saturday!

There is still time to register for Saturday’s Outdoor Experience event at Resolute Base Camp in nearby Bolton, MA. Climb the monkey bridge, shoot BB guns, throw tomahawks or try the orienteering course. There are nine activity areas to explore including cooking, pioneering, navigation, first aid, camping and fire building. There’s plenty to do [...]

By |2021-06-21T19:10:36-04:00June 14th, 2021|Camp Resolute, Council Wide|

Cranberry Harbors District June Roundtable

Here is the link to the June Roundtable presentation slides.  Thank you for participating in our 2020-21 virtual roundtables.  The next district roundtable, opening the 2021-22 program year, is scheduled for September, details on the session (live? virtual? location? etc.) will be provided in August.  I look forward to seeing you then.  In the [...]

By |2021-06-14T18:08:55-04:00June 10th, 2021|Cranberry Harbors District Roundtable|

National BSA Member Fee Increase 2021

The national annual membership fee is increasing by $6, about 50 cents per month effective August 1st, because the costs associated with Scouting, including the cost of liability insurance, continue to increase and the organization is not able to subsidize the increased costs as it had in the past.

By |2021-06-07T18:15:07-04:00June 7th, 2021|Featured, Recruitment|

Weekend Fun Begins June 19

Climb the monkey bridge, shoot BB guns, throw tomahawks or try the orienteering course. There are nine activity areas to explore including cooking, pioneering, navigation, first aid, camping and fire building. There’s plenty to do and outdoor skills to learn under the guidance of a knowledgeable staff. Outdoor Experience is an activity day offered [...]

By |2021-06-14T13:09:24-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Camp Resolute, Council Wide|

Summer 2021 Camp Staff Opportunities

We are excited to be opening both camps this summer after a very difficult year and a couple months of limited opportunities for our Scouting families as we’ve continued to work through this pandemic. Unfortunately, the pandemic has created an environment where the summer camp staff member pool is more limited than usual, leaving [...]

By |2021-06-02T16:17:41-04:00June 2nd, 2021|Camp Resolute, Camp Squanto, Council Wide|

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|