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Headwaters Recharter Info 2020

Rechartering time is here! Earlier this month every Unit's Committee Chair and Charter Organization Representative should have received an email with your Unit's personal rechartering code.  Using that code, you can follow the steps at Mayflower Council's Rechartering Webpage to begin this year's re-chartering. An important Note: The Mayflower Council Office in Milford MA [...]

By |2020-10-22T09:50:47-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Headwaters Commissioners, Headwaters District|Comments Off on Headwaters Recharter Info 2020

Headwaters October Roundtable Powerpoint

Hello Headwaters, Thank you for joining our October 1st Roundtable. The Agenda for our Roundtable is: A fireside chat with our Council Key 3 Some discussion of Rechartering (opened for Unit Key 3 members on my.scouting.org as of October 1st) Journey To Excellence Youth Protection Training Breakout sessions for Cub Scout Units, and Scouts [...]

By |2020-10-01T15:13:05-04:00October 1st, 2020|Headwaters District, Headwaters District Roundtable|Comments Off on Headwaters October Roundtable Powerpoint

Headwaters June 4th Roundtable Follow up

Hello Headwaters Thank you to the Pack and Troop leaders that joined our Roundtable team on Thursday for a conversation about the recent changes and announcements to Scouting.  We appreciate everyone that shared their thoughts, questions, concerns and comments through our anonymous Google Survey (link below).  These concerns will be analyzed by our District [...]

By |2020-06-10T15:44:35-04:00June 10th, 2020|Headwaters District, Headwaters District Roundtable|Comments Off on Headwaters June 4th Roundtable Follow up

April Roundtable: More Remote Programming ideas

Thank you to all Cub Scout leaders that joined us for both the April 2nd Virtual Roundtable and the Cub Scout Check-in virtual meeting on April 22nd.  We appreciate everyone sharing their ideas and plans for remote programming for their Units! Below is an update to our working document of Scouting at Home ideas [...]

By |2020-05-05T14:07:13-04:00May 5th, 2020|Headwaters District|Comments Off on April Roundtable: More Remote Programming ideas

Rank Advancement and Covid-19: April Update

COVID-19 FAQ UPDATED 4/13/20 - The most recent updates are indicated by a diamond in front of the question. Advancement Q: How can advancement be tracked remotely? Scouting units should use Scoutbook to record and track advancement. To track advancement remotely, parents should: Connect with their child’s member profile via an invitation that the unit leader [...]

By |2020-05-05T14:02:45-04:00May 5th, 2020|Advancement|Comments Off on Rank Advancement and Covid-19: April Update

Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scout Extension

Details on Extension for Eagle Boards of Review for Those Who Wish to Be in the Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scouts These are historic times for our Movement. The coronavirus pandemic is having a direct impact in many Scouts’ ability to continue on their trail to Eagle – especially having completed all their requirements prior to [...]

By |2020-05-06T16:59:44-04:00May 5th, 2020|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources|Comments Off on Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scout Extension

April Roundtable: Remote Programming Ideas

Hello Headwaters, Below are some of the notes and topics that were discussed at our Virtual District Roundtable at the start of the month.  We had a long conversation about remote programming ideas and what both Troops and Packs can be doing to keep their Scouts engaged and connected. Headwaters District is also here [...]

By |2020-04-22T12:02:44-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Headwaters District Roundtable|Comments Off on April Roundtable: Remote Programming Ideas

Play Family Feud with your Patrol

Troop 314 Scoutmaster Paul has collected answers from Scouters around our district. Top 100 answers on the board!   Download the attached excel file to have the categories and answers for your virtual game of Family Feud, Scouting Patrol edition!   Patrol-Feud-Survey-ResultsDownload

By |2020-04-16T17:00:51-04:00April 13th, 2020|Headwaters District, Unit Resources|0 Comments

Requesting Adv. Extensions Due To COVID-19

As of March 20, 2020, the National Council of the BSA released new guidelines for Rank Advancement for all Scouting programs during COVID-19 related social distancing (link: https://www.scouting.org/coronavirus/covid-19-faq/) Mayflower Council's Advancement Committee has been assigned permission to grant extensions for Eagle Scout, Venturing Summit Award, and Sea Scout Quartermaster. Extension Process If a Scout [...]

By |2020-09-30T12:10:06-04:00March 31st, 2020|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources, Venturing/Exploring Division|Comments Off on Requesting Adv. Extensions Due To COVID-19

Virtual Board of Review Resources

Scouting Magazine has recently posted an article regarding using video conferencing to conduct Board of Reviews. Board of Reviews are an integral part of the Advancement program for Scouts BSA Troops, Venturing Awards, and Sea Scout ranks.  While making considerations for other people's health and safety through social distancing, we encourage all Unit leaders to [...]

By |2020-03-18T16:49:25-04:00March 18th, 2020|Advancement|Comments Off on Virtual Board of Review Resources