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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, Membership|

#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, Membership|

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|

Resources for Answering Questions

Scouting instills values, gives youth a competitive edge and helps them become resilient adults, adults who lead. Scouting brings families together and gives them the platform for true, quality time together, where memories can be made that last a lifetime. We also recognize that in your social circles, some may wonder about Scouting. They [...]

By |2021-07-26T21:20:13-04:00July 26th, 2021|Council Wide, Membership|

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|

Farewell Good Friend

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of Rick Poirier, Director of Support Services.  Rick has been an integral part of the Mayflower Council and the Boy Scouts of America for 38 years. He is an Eagle Scout, NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout, Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow [...]

By |2021-01-07T09:07:48-05:00November 5th, 2020|Council Wide, Newsletter|