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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|

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 |2022-11-07T18:02:33-05:00April 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|