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Proposed Eagle Scout Merit Badge Delayed

January 7, 2021 The introduction of the proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion merit badge is being delayed to allow for the careful consideration and evaluation of feedback received from a wide variety of commenters on the draft requirements. Until further notice, all Scouts working on the Eagle Scout rank should continue to use current [...]

By |2021-01-08T13:43:42-05:00January 8th, 2021|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

2021 Virtual Merit Badge University

We are excited to announce our 1st ever Virtual Merit Badge University (VMBU). The Virtual Merit Badge University offers Scouts the opportunity to earn merit badges, both eagle and non-eagle required with the help of our merit badge counselors.  The VMBU will run the entire month of March 2021 so there will be a [...]

By |2021-01-15T17:39:53-05:00December 30th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured, Newsletter|0 Comments

Noteworthy Neighbor

This one comes courtesy of Partners in Patriotism, a nonprofit organization established by the Kraft Group as a community outreach group for the town of Foxborough. This week’s #NoteworthyNeighbor is lifelong resident Joseph Gonsalves! An Eagle Scout, Joseph built the Storybook Trail behind the Lane Property for his Eagle Project in 2017. The Storybook [...]

By |2020-12-17T11:38:59-05:00December 17th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments

Updated Charter Agreement

The BSA National Service Center has just released a new Charter Organization Agreement that must be signed by either the Institutional Head and/or Chartered Organization Representative. We understand that a number of units have already submitted their charters to their unit commissioner or district recharter representative. If a unit has submitted their packet with [...]

By |2020-12-11T18:58:17-05:00December 10th, 2020|Newsletter, Recruitment|0 Comments

Scoutbook New Members Added Automatically

If you're a Scout leader you do not need to add new members to Scoutbook manually. All new Scouts, adult leaders and transfers require an application that is sent to the council service center. Once the registration is processed, the systems will sync and Scoutbook will automatically update with your new members (usually within [...]

By |2020-12-02T15:40:00-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments

Charter Renewal Let’s Get It Done!

It is that time of the year again, time for charter renewal. The recharter link is open and can be found here. There are a few things to remember to make the recharter process simple: If you have applications to turn in, turn them in before you start the process so we can enter [...]

By |2020-11-24T12:09:58-05:00November 24th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments

Is It Scouting?

What is an official Scouting activity? An official Scouting activity is consistent with the values, charter and bylaws, rules and regulations, operations manuals, and applicable literature of the Boy Scouts of America. So, what is the program of the BSA? Collectively, it is all the books, literature, training, materials, policies, and guidelines provided by [...]

By |2020-11-24T10:42:37-05:00November 24th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments