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Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

The National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA) was established during the BSA’s 100th Anniversary in 2010 with the first recipient to receive the award a year later. The award was created to recognize notable Eagle Scouts who had either performed distinguished service at the local, state, or regional level or [...]

By |2022-11-17T17:39:53-05:00November 17th, 2022|Featured, NESA, Newsletter|

Service Project Of The Year

The National Eagle Scout Association established the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams national Eagle Scout service project of the year award (ESSPY) to recognize valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout candidate to a religious institution, a school, community or other entity through completion of an Eagle Scout project. Examples [...]

By |2022-11-18T11:19:25-05:00November 17th, 2022|Featured, NESA, Newsletter|

Online Registration for Adult Leaders

Now available! Updates have been made to the national registration system that allows us to accept adult applications online. Now your unit can skip the paper and use a much more efficient and secure method to register adults. In compliance with Massachusetts law, our council's policy is to ensure that adult volunteers have the [...]

By |2022-10-20T11:05:36-04:00October 20th, 2022|Council Wide, Featured, Membership|

Scouts Honor: Dante D Earns Legion Eagle Award

Earlier this summer, the Venturing Crew 29 and BSA Troop 64 Scout earned the accolade during the American Legion Camporee at Gardner’s Camp Collier. Recently, the Mayflower Council was thrilled to learn that Dante D. received the American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Award at the America Legion Camporee, held June 17-19, 2022, [...]

By |2022-08-23T13:10:55-04:00August 23rd, 2022|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured, Venturing/Exploring Division|

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|

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|

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|