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Council Staff Realignment

Over the past several years, the Mayflower Council has struggled to achieve measurable gains in many of the initiatives stated in our Long-Range Strategic Plan, which mirrors the four functions of Scouting: Membership; Program; Fundraising; and Unit Service. While some of the obstacles we faced were beyond our control, there were challenges that kept [...]

By |2021-05-05T00:19:12-04:00May 5th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

Changes Coming in My.Scouting

A new Position Manager tool, found on the Organization Manager page of My.Scouting, will be rolled out in the next few days. This new tool updates and replaces the current Organization Security Manager and gives any currently chartered unit the ability to change leader registrations without having to fill out applications and take them [...]

By |2021-04-26T18:18:00-04:00April 26th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment|

Virtual Little Philmont 2021

Join Hundreds of Other Scouters at the Virtual Little Philmont 2021 Event and Get a Taste of the Philmont Experience Friday, May 21 from 9pm-10:30pm EDT Saturday, May 22 from 10:30-2pm EDT Virtual Little Philmont 2021 provides a unique opportunity to hear from leading Scouters who continue to deliver high-quality programs for our youth. [...]

2021 National Venturing Leadership Award

Congratulations to the nine recipients of the 2021 National Venturing Leadership Award. Two of the 9 award recipients are from the Mayflower Council. We could not be more proud of your accomplishments. Two shining examples of leadership. Ian currently serves as Northeast Region Venturing President.  He has been a voice [...]

By |2021-03-19T16:05:21-04:00March 19th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

Silver Beaver & North Star Award Recipients

Mayflower Council is proud to honor and recognize our 2020 Silver Beaver Award recipients and North Star Award recipient. They are shining examples of Scouting service in our council! Paul Callahan Peter Lanciano James McKnight Charlie Murphy Michael Stecker North Star Recipient Patrick Maher [...]

By |2021-03-04T13:50:41-05:00March 4th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

Welcome Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scouts!

Eagle Scouts have been leading positive change in their communities for more than a century. That tradition continues with the historic inaugural class of female Eagle Scouts announced on February 8, Scouting's 111th Anniversary. Of the nine new female Eagles in Massachusetts, four are from Mayflower Council! Ellora H. - Troop 11 Westboro/Hopkinton Molly [...]

By |2021-02-17T09:14:34-05:00February 17th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured|

Changes in Scoutbook Effective March 1

Effective March 1, 2021, Scoutbook’s leader invite process will perform a check for a BSA issued Member ID and active BSA registration when being invited to connect with the unit roster. Prior to March 1, unit leaders should check their rosters in Member Manager at my.scouting.org to ensure all adult leaders listed in Scoutbook [...]

By |2021-02-04T19:06:56-05:00February 8th, 2021|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured|

Proposed Eagle Scout Merit Badge Delayed

January 7, 2021 The introduction of the proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion merit badge is being delayed to allow for the careful consideration and evaluation of feedback received from a wide variety of commenters on the draft requirements. Until further notice, all Scouts working on the Eagle Scout rank should continue to use current [...]

By |2021-01-08T13:43:42-05:00January 8th, 2021|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured|

Order of the Arrow Lodge Leadership Update

In the midst of uncertainty, turmoil, and change, it is easy to become overwhelmed. Strong leadership is essential in helping us navigate through rough waters and the Tantamous Lodge has been blessed with exceptional leadership! Several of our Lodge’s youth leaders have gone on to serve in key positions for our Area and at [...]

By |2021-01-07T15:55:52-05:00January 7th, 2021|Council Wide, Featured, Tantamous Lodge|