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Limited Edition Council Shoulder Patch

The Mayflower Council Stay Safe CSP sold out in only a few short weeks. We have received numerous requests to purchase one. Another order for 250 has been placed. It is the same design but the border color has been changed to orange. This limited edition CSP can be yours for a donation of [...]

Scouting At A Distance Award

Scouting At A Distance Award For Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers & Leaders Mayflower Council would like to recognize Scouts and adults who are Scouting at a distance with a patch that is sure to be a collector item. Requirements for Scouts and leaders to earn this award are simple. Guidelines: Complete the [...]

By |2020-07-23T15:09:09-04:00July 9th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

2020 Camp In A Box Not Your Typical Summer Camp

Looking for a new way to have camp this summer while staying safe from COVID?  Introducing Camp in a Box!  We have partnered with five other councils to bring you this awesome program!  Individuals or troops can sign up to be a part of this historic program!  We will have Scouts from at least [...]

Scouts BSA Resident Camp Cancelled

Dear Scouting Family: It is with great disappointment that the Mayflower Council announces that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will not allow resident camp programs to be conducted before the summer of 2021. As we stated from the initial decision to move forward, we would only do so if we could conduct a safe program, [...]

Changes to Council Activity Fee Aug. 1, 2020

Dear Scouting Families, Families today have many options, but Scouting continues to stand out as a safe and fun atmosphere where a kid can be a kid all while preparing them to become an even better adult. As we look toward the future of Scouting, the Mayflower Council is committed to providing a  wholesome [...]

By |2020-06-26T16:45:57-04:00June 26th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment|0 Comments

Council Support For Units & Scout Families

What Does Mayflower Council Do For Units & Scout Families? To help unit leaders, the council maintains a service center with administrative staff to: Process registrations, Boys’ Life subscriptions, and special requests to the National Service Center and other organizations. Maintain a supply of literature, insignia, forms, certificates, etc., needed by the leader to [...]

By |2020-06-26T16:41:45-04:00June 26th, 2020|Council Wide, Recruitment, Unit Resources|0 Comments

National BSA Member Fee Increase

Dear Scouting Family, Today the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America announced an increase to the annual membership fees. These increases are a result of rising operational costs and COVID-19, which has created a substantial unplanned loss of revenue due to mandated Scout Shop closures and shortened high adventure base seasons. Locally, [...]

Camp Resolute & Camp Squanto Summer Camp Update

May 18, 2020 Hello Scouting Families, As you've proven over the last few weeks, our Scouting communities are resilient, prepared, and able to adapt to any situation. Now, as we look ahead to the 2020 camping season, the question on everyone's mind is, "What is Scouts BSA resident camp going to look like and [...]

By |2020-07-02T19:02:17-04:00May 18th, 2020|Camp Resolute, Camp Squanto, Council Wide|0 Comments

Cub Scout Summer Camp Update

May 18, 2020 Hello Scouting Families, As you've proven over the last few weeks, our Scouting communities are resilient, prepared, and able to adapt to any situation. Now, as we look ahead to the 2020 camping season, the question on everyone's mind is, "What is Adventure Day  Camp going to look like and is [...]

By |2020-05-28T20:12:19-04:00May 18th, 2020|Camp Resolute, Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments