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Council Support For Units & Scout Families

What Does Mayflower Council Do For Units & Scout Families? To help unit leaders, the council maintains a service center with administrative staff to: Process registrations, Boys’ Life subscriptions, and special requests to the National Service Center and other organizations. Maintain a supply of literature, insignia, forms, certificates, etc., needed by the leader to [...]

By |2020-06-26T16:41:45-04:00June 26th, 2020|Council Wide, Recruitment, Unit Resources|

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, [...]

By |2020-06-01T19:53:12-04:00June 1st, 2020|Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment, Unit Resources|

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|

Play Family Feud with your Patrol

Troop 314 Scoutmaster Paul has collected answers from Scouters around our district. Top 100 answers on the board!   Download the attached excel file to have the categories and answers for your virtual game of Family Feud, Scouting Patrol edition!   Patrol-Feud-Survey-ResultsDownload

By |2020-04-16T17:00:51-04:00April 13th, 2020|Headwaters District, Unit Resources|

Requesting Extensions for Advancement

Preliminary Note: the National Council of the BSA released new guidelines for Rank Advancement for all Scouting programs during COVID-19 related social distancing.  There has been an update to the Rank Advancement COVID-19 FAQ on 1/5/2021 - please click the link to see those updates (marked with a diamond) https://www.scouting.org/coronavirus/covid-19-faq/ [...]

Planning Your Next Den Meeting Just Got Easier

If you’re a den leader, you’re going to love the latest update to Scoutbook! The Boy Scouts of America’s online tool for tracking Scouting advancement just rolled out a new update that’s going to make it easier than ever for den leaders to prepare for and lead meetings, track advancement and attendance, and more. 

By |2019-07-31T15:07:04-04:00July 31st, 2019|Advancement, Council Wide, Featured, Recruitment, Unit Resources|

Guide to Safe Scouting Has Been Updated

All participants in official Scouting activities should become familiar with the Guide to Safe Scouting. The Guide to Safe Scouting is an overview of Scouting policies and procedures gleaned from a variety of sources. For some items, the policy statements are complete. Unit leaders are expected to review the additional reference material cited prior to conducting such activities. [...]

By |2019-02-13T23:05:14-05:00February 13th, 2019|Council Wide, Featured, Unit Resources|

Time To Renew!

To date, nearly half of the units in the council need to log onto the Internet Rechartering System to review and submit their charter renewals for 2019. It's important to finish this process soon to avoid any lapses in registration and ensure all members are registered properly.  Need assistance....... If your unit needs assistance and/or [...]

By |2018-12-06T19:33:23-05:00December 6th, 2018|Council Wide, Unit Resources|

Headwaters December Roundtable Handouts

If your Unit was not able to attend our December 6th Roundtable, do not worry.  We are making all the event flyers, training newsletters and other information available! Click here for PDF of all December Roundtable Handouts Check the PDF for Nomination Forms for the District Award of Merit and other District Awards! All of [...]

By |2018-12-05T08:28:17-05:00December 5th, 2018|Headwaters Roundtable, Unit Resources|

Headwaters November Roundtable Handouts

If your Unit was not able to attend our November 1st Roundtable, don't worry.  We are making all the event flyers, training newsletters and other information available! Click here for PDF of all November Roundtable Handouts Our November Roundtable featured: Our Council Key Three came by for a fire-side chat with our District leaders.  We [...]

By |2018-12-05T08:27:37-05:00November 15th, 2018|Headwaters Roundtable, Unit Resources|