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Free Planet Fitness Summer Membership For Teens

Planet Fitness is helping parents to get their teens out of the house and stay active this summer by offering a one-of-a-kind benefit: a free membership for the entire summer. Perfect for our Scouts BSA and Venture crew members to stay physically strong all summer long! The High School Summer Pass initiative offers a [...]

By |2022-05-14T10:33:31-04:00May 14th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured|

2022 Eagle Giving Month

Make Your Gift Today What is Eagle Giving Month? Eagle Giving is an online fundraising throughout the month leading up to the 2022 Eagle Recognition Dinner. For one month, the Eagle Scout Alumni community will come together in support of Scouting and future Eagle Scouts. Together we are helping the Mayflower Council enrich, enhance, [...]

By |2022-05-11T12:04:49-04:00May 4th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Fundraising, NESA|

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 |2022-04-24T10:50:08-04:00April 24th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured|

Scouting is Part of You

If you have been watching this spot on MayflowerBSA.org, it comes as no surprise that ScouterStan on YouTube is a favorite stop on the “InterWebs.” Stan Richards, an Orlando-based Eagle Scout and Silver Beaver award recipient was part of a professional Scouting family. He continued his Scouting journey when his son became a Cub [...]

By |2022-04-19T09:50:13-04:00April 19th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources|

Youth Applications Online Transition

As we continue our work to enhance the traditions of Scouting here in the 21st Century and augment the privacy and safety of our membership, the Mayflower Council will soon look to move most membership functions online. Long story short, the days of youth paper-based membership applications are coming to an end. [...]

By |2022-04-06T12:38:35-04:00April 6th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Membership, Unit Resources|

Mott Receives National Recognition

While we’re all in it for the youth of Massachusetts; however it's great when our leaders and volunteers are recognized for their hard work. Recently, The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge (No. 1476 Plymouth) reported Plymouth’s Michelle Mott was awarded “the Marvin M. Lewis Award” by the Elks National Scouting Committee. WickedLocal.com [...]

By |2022-04-19T11:20:00-04:00April 1st, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Newsletter|

Extensive New Member Marketing Campaign

At their February 16 council executive board meeting, $250k was approved for a major marketing campaign to help entice new members to join Scouting in Mayflower Council. The campaign is being directed by the Council Marketing Committee and managed by Mittcom, a local marketing firm who excels at integrated campaigns unitizing social platforms. The [...]

By |2022-04-01T09:22:12-04:00April 1st, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Membership, Unit Resources|

Guidance on Donations to Ukrainian Scouting

Many volunteers have requested information on how to help Scouting in Ukraine. Please see the official statement from the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) below. WOSM recognizes one National Scout Organization per country. For Ukraine, the Member Organization is National Organization of Scouts of Ukraine (NOSU). We encourage all NSOs that any [...]

By |2022-03-29T22:25:38-04:00March 29th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources|

Resolute Ramps Up the Outdoor Experiences

So, it’s March. The Freeze-Out is done. The Klondike Derby is over. Meanwhile, there are only so many times you can play “Manhunt” in and around your troop, pack, or den meeting space.  Moreover, you have some Scouts who need, need, need to do something — anything — outdoors. Well Scouters, we here at [...]

By |2022-03-29T22:06:53-04:00March 28th, 2022|Camp Resolute, Council Wide, Featured|

Updated Safe Swim Defense Training

In collaboration with the BSA National Aquatics Subcommittee, ScoutingU has released an updated version of “Safe Swim Defense” online training that is also mobile compatible. Since the inception of Scouting, learning to swim and engaging in aquatics activities have been core to the program. Safe Swim Defense training is required for any BSA unit [...]

By |2022-03-23T12:45:08-04:00March 23rd, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Training|