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International Water Safety Day

International Water Safety Day, May 15, aims to spread water safety education and drowning awareness. Suggested ways to observe the day include: Adults: Update your Safe Swim Defense and/or Safety Afloat training. Units: Present the “Aquatics Safety” Safety Moment at a unit meeting. Cub Scouts: Work on an aquatic-related adventure, such as Floats and [...]

By |2021-05-18T13:16:22-04:00May 10th, 2021|Camp Resolute, Camp Squanto, Council Wide, Unit Resources|

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. [...]

Transfer & Multiple Now Done On My.Scouting

On the “My Application” tab you can transfer yourself as an adult volunteer or your youth member from unit to unit. Unit leaders will be able to transfer youth by going to the new “Roster” feature in “Member Manager” and “Organization Manager” and select the youth who need to be transferred, then click the [...]

By |2021-06-26T18:17:48-04:00December 3rd, 2020|Newsletter, Recruitment, Unit Resources|

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/ [...]