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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

Scouting At Home Award

Scouting At Home Award For Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers & Leaders Mayflower Council would like to recognize Scouts and adults who are Scouting at Home 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 requirements for [...]

By |2020-06-30T20:08:12-04:00April 24th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

Camping At Home Challenge

We are happy to announce the Mayflower Camping at Home Challenge! Show us your best at home campsite for the chance to win a $50 campership to any Mayflower Council Camp in 2020. Challenge Guidelines: Set up a campsite in your backyard, basement, living room, or wherever works best for you! Post a picture, [...]

By |2020-05-06T17:15:10-04:00April 18th, 2020|Council Wide|0 Comments

We’re Excited to Welcome You to Camp!

Dear Leaders: We all learned early in Scouting that every Scout should Be Prepared. Who would have thought it would be as relevant as it is now during the COVID-19 situation? Scouting has helped prepare us to be ready for challenges. We’re all learning new ways to work, teach, learn, and play. The Mayflower [...]

By |2020-04-16T15:03:41-04:00April 16th, 2020|Camp Resolute, Camp Squanto, Council Wide|0 Comments

Rank Advancement and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Questions and Answers Cub Scouting/Scouts BSA/Venturing/Sea Scouting Rank Advancement and COVID-19 The following questions regarding advancement have arisen as we deal with closures, cancellations, or other issues caused by the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Although there are difficulties and constraints, advancement can continue. Youth, parents, and leaders should work together to implement creative, common sense [...]

By |2020-03-20T17:02:53-04:00March 20th, 2020|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

Scouting At Home

Are Your Scouts At Home? Scouting can take place anywhere – even in the comfort of your home! Here you will find a resource hub for parents and leaders to help support Scouting at home, with stay-at-home educational activities for any Scout rank, tips for continuing to work on advancements and kid-friendly content that [...]

By |2020-04-01T18:00:38-04:00March 19th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments