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2021 Distinguished Citizens Award Dinner

SAVE THE DATE Distinguished Citizen Awards Dinner Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Sheraton Framingham Hotel 1657 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701 Reception 6:00 pm Dinner & Program 7:00 pm 2021 Honorees Distinguished Citizen Award Recipient Peter J. Koutoujian Sheriff of Middlesex County The Distinguished Citizen Award is presented to community or business [...]

By |2021-09-20T15:30:15-04:00September 20th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

#backtoschoolbacktoscouting Photo Contest

Share the Scouting Adventure With Your Friends Share Your Scouting Photos In Our #backtoschoolbacktoscouting Contest - Ends September 30! The Scouts create amazing adventures. Sharing the memories you make with your Scout on your social media account is one of the most powerful ways to increase parent involvement and encourage others to join. The [...]

By |2021-09-09T00:15:55-04:00September 9th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment|

Scout Days at Fenway Park

Wrap-up the summer with your Cub Scout pack, Boy Scout troop, Venture crew, Sea Scout ship, family, and friends watching the Boston Red Sox! Two dates available this year: Sunday, September 5, Red Sox vs Indians - this date includes a Red Sox Scout Day patch. Sunday, September 19, Red Sox vs. Orioles - [...]

By |2021-08-19T15:33:58-04:00August 19th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

Council Key 3 Update On National BSA Bankruptcy

Dear Scouting Family, The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has made substantial progress in its Chapter 11 case by reaching an agreement alongside the Ad Hoc Committee of Local Councils with the Coalition of Abused Scouts for Justice, which represents a large majority of claimants in our Chapter 11 case, the Official Tort Claimants [...]

By |2021-07-08T18:09:57-04:00July 8th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

Hands On Workshop Be A Scout & Online Apps

We are offering interactive hands on sessions for BeAScout.org pin information, online applications and online leads. If you are a Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, crew advisor, committee chair or key three delegate, you are invited to join us for this session. The unit key three can also delegate the authority in My.Scouting to a key three [...]

By |2021-07-08T17:54:35-04:00July 8th, 2021|Featured, Recruitment, Unit Resources|

Unit Program Planning

To deliver the promise of Scouting, your unit needs a great program. And to deliver a great program, your unit must Be Prepared with a plan. With many units returning to in-person meetings and activities, it is a good time to review upcoming program plans and to plan for the upcoming year. Your unit’s [...]

By |2021-06-24T12:21:03-04:00June 18th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment, Unit Resources|

Full-Face Snorkel Mask Use Prohibited

Full-face snorkel masks are combinations of a built-in snorkel with a mask covering the entire face. Due to several unexplained fatalities involving the use of full-face snorkel masks, their use is prohibited in all BSA aquatic activities. BSA is closely following aquatics industry efforts to further investigate the safety of full-face snorkel masks. Full-face [...]

By |2021-06-18T14:58:00-04:00June 18th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

National BSA Member Fee Increase 2021

The national annual membership fee is increasing by $6, about 50 cents per month effective August 1st, because the costs associated with Scouting, including the cost of liability insurance, continue to increase and the organization is not able to subsidize the increased costs as it had in the past.

By |2021-06-07T18:15:07-04:00June 7th, 2021|Featured, Recruitment|

Employment Opportunities with Mayflower Council

DIVERSITY — OPPORTUNITY — COMMUNITY Bring your varied life experiences, education, and perspective, and in return you will have an opportunity to combine those skills and experiences in a career that values and respects others. Scouting … a Profession with a Purpose Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has helped build future [...]

By |2021-05-27T14:53:55-04:00May 27th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

New Event Registration & Calendar Platform

Our council has begun transitioning to a new online event registration platform named Black Pug, which is used by almost half of all Boy Scout councils nationwide. The previous system, Doubleknot, was a major step forward when we adopted it nearly 16 years ago. After careful, thoughtful and detailed evaluation we believe the Black [...]