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2023 Silver Beaver Award Nominations

In Scouting, we say "it's about the youth" and none of our adults are involved for the recognition, but every now and then we need to say thanks especially to those volunteers whose leadership and example has left a lasting positive impact on the program and the broader community. One way we do that [...]

By |2022-08-02T16:24:06-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured|

We Want Your Old LEGO Bricks

Help your old LEGO bricks find a new purpose! The Mayflower Council is looking at giving your unused LEGO collection a second life; assisting with new youth recruiting. We will be launching a LEGO Pinewood Derby activity as part of our new member recruiting efforts at community fairs, farmer's and artisan markets, and other [...]

By |2022-07-07T16:37:37-04:00July 7th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Membership|

National BSA Member Fee Increase 2022

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has worked to keep the membership fee as low as possible. As you know, costs continue to rise, and the annual fee must be increased to address the fiscal realities we face to deliver a safe and quality Scouting program. To ensure we have the resources to fulfill [...]

By |2022-06-30T14:48:26-04:00June 30th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Membership|

2022 Distinguished Citizens Award Dinner

Distinguished Citizen Awards Dinner Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Lombardo’s 6 Billings Street, Randolph, MA 02368 Reception 6:00 pm - Dinner & Program 7:00 pm 2022 Honorees Distinguished Citizen Award Recipient James M. Dunphy, President & CEO South Shore Bank The Distinguished Citizen Award is presented to community or business leaders who [...]

By |2022-07-13T15:15:41-04:00June 16th, 2022|Council Wide, Fundraising, Newsletter|

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|

CORI and SORI Forms For Summer Camp

Requirements for Leaders, Volunteers and Staff Members Attending or Working at Summer Camp Camp Resolute and Camp Squanto places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth campers. We are required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health regulations to obtain a CORI (Criminal Offender Registry Information) [...]

By |2022-07-05T12:57:27-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Council Wide|