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Scouts Honor: Dante D Earns Legion Eagle Award

Earlier this summer, the Venturing Crew 29 and BSA Troop 64 Scout earned the accolade during the American Legion Camporee at Gardner’s Camp Collier. Recently, the Mayflower Council was thrilled to learn that Dante D. received the American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Award at the America Legion Camporee, held June 17-19, 2022, [...]

By |2022-08-23T13:10:55-04:00August 23rd, 2022|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured, Venturing/Exploring Division|

Scouts Honor: Eric H., Troop 28BT Cohasset

Eric H. of Troop 28 Cohasset Earns Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award Eagle Scout created “first responder sensory kits” to help first responders  Wrentham, Mass. — The National Eagle Scout Association established the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project [...]

By |2022-06-14T11:19:02-04:00June 13th, 2022|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured, Membership, NESA|

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|

Scouting is Part of You

If you have been watching this spot on MayflowerBSA.org, it comes as no surprise that ScouterStan on YouTube is a favorite stop on the “InterWebs.” Stan Richards, an Orlando-based Eagle Scout and Silver Beaver award recipient was part of a professional Scouting family. He continued his Scouting journey when his son became a Cub [...]

By |2022-04-19T09:50:13-04:00April 19th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources|

Mott Receives National Recognition

While we’re all in it for the youth of Massachusetts; however it's great when our leaders and volunteers are recognized for their hard work. Recently, The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge (No. 1476 Plymouth) reported Plymouth’s Michelle Mott was awarded “the Marvin M. Lewis Award” by the Elks National Scouting Committee. WickedLocal.com [...]

By |2022-04-19T11:20:00-04:00April 1st, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Newsletter|

Resolute Ramps Up the Outdoor Experiences

So, it’s March. The Freeze-Out is done. The Klondike Derby is over. Meanwhile, there are only so many times you can play “Manhunt” in and around your troop, pack, or den meeting space.  Moreover, you have some Scouts who need, need, need to do something — anything — outdoors. Well Scouters, we here at [...]

By |2022-03-29T22:06:53-04:00March 28th, 2022|Camp Resolute, Council Wide, Featured|

Grace W. Opens Friends of Scouting Campaign

Scouters, Scouts, Friends, and Family Remain Impressed with Mayflower Council Standout… Sometimes you just have to stop and listen. Such was the state of affairs at the annual Friends of Scouting (FOS) opening event held in January. Newton’s Grace W., one of the first-ever young women to earn Scouting BSA’s highest honor – Eagle [...]

By |2022-03-23T13:08:25-04:00March 23rd, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Fundraising|

Scouts Honor: Jack B., Troop 12, Framingham

Eagle Scout service project brings “tactile reading” to children Watertown’s Perkins School… They say, what goes around comes around. And for Life Scout Jack B. of Troop 12, Plymouth Congregational Church, Framingham, coming back around led him to Watertown.  As a toddler, Jack participated in an infant-toddler program at Perkins School for the Blind. [...]

By |2022-03-19T14:41:06-04:00March 21st, 2022|Council Wide, Featured|