All posts by: Carlene Covino

Eagle Scout Service Project Of The Year Nominations Now Being Accepted!

Mayflower Council NESA Committee Is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year. The National Eagle Scout Association established the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award to recognize valuable service of an exceptional nature by a Scout to a religious institution, a school, community, or… Read more

2017 Outstanding Eagle Scout Award Nominations

Outstanding Eagle Scout Award Nominations Now Being Accepted The NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA) is a prestigious recognition granted by the Mayflower Council’s NESA committee to Eagle Scouts who have demonstrated outstanding achievement at the local, state, or regional level. Unlike the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, which is a national award, the NOESA recognizes Eagle Scouts whose efforts have made a… Read more

The BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls from Cub Scouts to Highest Rank of Eagle Scout

The BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls from Cub Scouts to Highest Rank of Eagle Scout October 11, 2017 ,  Research reinforces interest expressed by families and girls nationwide as organization looks to offer programs that meet the needs of today’s families   Irving, Texas – October 11, 2017 – Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors… Read more

Lion Pilot Program for Kindergarteners

Lion pilot program for kindergarteners off to a roaring start, with exciting changes coming for 2017-2018 August 14, 2017 Bryan Wendell Cub Scouting 39 “It’s fun, hands-on and active.” “It’s simple and easy to implement.” “It’s age-appropriate, builds character and develops new skills.” That’s just a glimpse of what parents and youth across the country are saying about Lions, the BSA’s… Read more

From the Chief: Our Perspective on the Presidential Visit

Scouting Family, In the last two weeks, we have celebrated the best of Scouting at our 20th National Jamboree with nearly 40,000 participants, volunteers, staff and visitors. The 2017 National Jamboree has showcased and furthered the Scouting mission by combining adventure and leadership development to give youth life-changing experiences. Scouts from Alaska met Scouts from Alabama; Scouts from… Read more

OCC Jamboree Collectors Sets

2017 Old Colony Council – National Jamboree  “Collector’s” This is the Old Colony Council “Collector’s Set” for the 2017 Jamboree.  Of the 100 sets made, almost all have been pre-sold to Old Colony Council Contingent members.  The sets are numbered on the back (#1 to #100), with a sticker from the company that made them.  Only a few sets will… Read more