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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

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, [...]

Cub Scout Summer Camp Update

May 18, 2020 Hello Scouting Families, As you've proven over the last few weeks, our Scouting communities are resilient, prepared, and able to adapt to any situation. Now, as we look ahead to the 2020 camping season, the question on everyone's mind is, "What is Adventure Day  Camp going to look like and is [...]

By |2020-05-28T20:12:19-04:00May 18th, 2020|Camp Resolute, Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scout Extension

Details on Extension for Eagle Boards of Review for Those Who Wish to Be in the Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scouts These are historic times for our Movement. The coronavirus pandemic is having a direct impact in many Scouts’ ability to continue on their trail to Eagle – especially having completed all their requirements prior to [...]

By |2020-05-06T16:59:44-04:00May 5th, 2020|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources|Comments Off on Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scout Extension

Scouting At Home Award

Scouting At Home Award For Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers & Leaders Mayflower Council would like to recognize Scouts and adults who are Scouting at Home 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 requirements for [...]

By |2020-06-30T20:08:12-04:00April 24th, 2020|Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments

Requesting Adv. Extensions Due To COVID-19

As of March 20, 2020, the National Council of the BSA released new guidelines for Rank Advancement for all Scouting programs during COVID-19 related social distancing (link: https://www.scouting.org/coronavirus/covid-19-faq/) Mayflower Council's Advancement Committee has been assigned permission to grant extensions for Eagle Scout, Venturing Summit Award, and Sea Scout Quartermaster. Extension Process If a Scout [...]

By |2020-09-30T12:10:06-04:00March 31st, 2020|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources, Venturing/Exploring Division|Comments Off on Requesting Adv. Extensions Due To COVID-19

Rank Advancement and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Questions and Answers Cub Scouting/Scouts BSA/Venturing/Sea Scouting Rank Advancement and COVID-19 The following questions regarding advancement have arisen as we deal with closures, cancellations, or other issues caused by the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Although there are difficulties and constraints, advancement can continue. Youth, parents, and leaders should work together to implement creative, common sense [...]

By |2020-03-20T17:02:53-04:00March 20th, 2020|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured|0 Comments