Membership Resources

The Mayflower Council wants to help you grow your unit. We want to be able to offer every youth in our community an opportunity to join an organization that prepares youth to become responsible, participating citizens and leaders that are guided by the Scout Oath and Law.

Unit growth is a very important part of a unit’s health! Units with strong recruitment activities and well planned joining nights will have much more success throughout the rest of the year. The Mayflower Council realizes this and has put together some tools and materials that we hope you will use to increase parent participation as well as grow your unit’s membership. A great way to get new parents and youth engaged in Scouting is by letting your community know about the fun, exciting things that your unit is doing.

Below you will find both new and time-tested tools that Mayflower Council has put together to help your unit with their Spring and Fall recruitment drives. Please keep this page in mind when you start planning your recruitment drive.

Our Program Areas

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Lion Scout Information

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Cub Scouts Information

Scouts BSA Information

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Venturing Information

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Exploring Information

Recruiting Materials

Recruitment Event Geofence Request

Membership Support Materials

Unit Success Workshops

What’s In Your (Digital) Wallet
Starting A Unit Facebook Page
Posting Proverbs
Invitation Manager Training
Understanding Dues and Fees with Online Applications
Application Manager Training
Fall Recruiting Kick-Off 2022
Closing the Scout Sale
Volunteer Recruiting
Fall Recruitment for Crews, Ships & Posts
Webelos to Scout Transition

Family Den Pilot Program

About the Pilot Program
About the Pilot Program
Family Den Pilot Pack Kick-Off Recorded Presentation
FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Membership News & Updates

Cranberry Harbors District Sep. Roundtable

September 8th, 2022|

Slides from our September Roundtable (including slides from the Scouts BSA breakout) are posted below. In addition, the Safety moment on the "SAFE" plan, the 2023 fees infographic, and expanded information on recruiting adults are [...]

2022 Westborough Good Scout Award Dinner

August 26th, 2022|

Westborough Good Scout Dinner Tuesday, November 1, 2022 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough, MA Reception 6:00 pm – Dinner & Program 7:00 pm 2022 Honorees Amber Bock, Superintendent, Westborough Schools Amber Bock’s [...]

Scouts Honor: Dante D Earns Legion Eagle Award

August 23rd, 2022|

Earlier this summer, the Venturing Crew 29 and BSA Troop 64 Scout earned the accolade during the American Legion Camporee at Gardner’s Camp Collier. Recently, the Mayflower Council was thrilled to learn that Dante [...]

Slices for Scouting

August 17th, 2022|

A Night With Friends & Fun to Kickstart a New Year of Scouting in the Mayflower Council! What: Fun, easy-to-host, one-night “pizza party” launch for 2022 - 2023 “sponsored” by the Mayflower [...]

2023 Silver Beaver Award Nominations

August 2nd, 2022|

In Scouting, we say "it's about the youth" and none of our adults are involved for the recognition, but every now and then we need to say thanks especially to those volunteers whose leadership [...]

We Want Your Old LEGO Bricks

July 7th, 2022|

Help your old LEGO bricks find a new purpose! The Mayflower Council is looking at giving your unused LEGO collection a second life; assisting with new youth recruiting. We will be launching a LEGO [...]

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