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Virtual Merit Badge Offerings – August-Round 2

The Mayflower Council has secured merit badge counselors to teach a few merit badges virtually.  Scouts can now sign up for the following virtual merit badge offerings. Space is limited, please sign up as soon as possible.  Each course is only $10.00. Click on the merit badge you are interested in to sign up. [...]

By |2020-08-11T14:51:07-04:00August 11th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

Limited Edition Council Shoulder Patch

The Mayflower Council Stay Safe CSP sold out in only a few short weeks. We have received numerous requests to purchase one. Another order for 250 has been placed. It is the same design but the border color has been changed to orange. This limited edition CSP can be yours for a donation of [...]

Scouting At A Distance Award

Scouting At A Distance Award For Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers & Leaders Mayflower Council would like to recognize Scouts and adults who are Scouting at a distance with a patch that is sure to be a collector item. Requirements for Scouts and leaders to earn this award are simple. Guidelines: Complete the [...]

By |2020-07-23T15:09:09-04:00July 9th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

2020 Camp In A Box Not Your Typical Summer Camp

Looking for a new way to have camp this summer while staying safe from COVID?  Introducing Camp in a Box!  We have partnered with five other councils to bring you this awesome program!  Individuals or troops can sign up to be a part of this historic program!  We will have Scouts from at least [...]

Scouts BSA Resident Camp Cancelled

Dear Scouting Family: It is with great disappointment that the Mayflower Council announces that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will not allow resident camp programs to be conducted before the summer of 2021. As we stated from the initial decision to move forward, we would only do so if we could conduct a safe program, [...]

Changes to Council Activity Fee Aug. 1, 2020

Dear Scouting Families, Families today have many options, but Scouting continues to stand out as a safe and fun atmosphere where a kid can be a kid all while preparing them to become an even better adult. As we look toward the future of Scouting, the Mayflower Council is committed to providing a  wholesome [...]

By |2020-06-26T16:45:57-04:00June 26th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment|0 Comments

New England Scout Shops Opening Soon!

That's right! We're happy to announce the New England Scout Shop in the Brickyard Square Plaza located in Southborough has reopened with modified operating hours to help further your Scouting adventure! Over the last several weeks, we have been working hard to implement enhanced safety measures that make yours and our [...]

By |2020-06-19T16:46:37-04:00June 20th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

National Recruiting Webinars

Join the National Recruiting Webinars happening this summer. These regular, one-hour sessions will cover topics important to recruiting in 2020, including geofencing, BeAScout.org, Zoom 101, online registration, and much more. Plus, the hosts will answer your questions. Mark your calendars. Register today! Schedule: June 24 - 8:00 pm:  National Recruiting Webinar – Virtual Recruitment [...]

By |2020-06-17T17:13:39-04:00June 17th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

National BSA Member Fee Increase

Dear Scouting Family, Today the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America announced an increase to the annual membership fees. These increases are a result of rising operational costs and COVID-19, which has created a substantial unplanned loss of revenue due to mandated Scout Shop closures and shortened high adventure base seasons. Locally, [...]