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Are You Ready for UP3+?

Are You Ready for UP3+?

  Developing an exciting unit program to attract and retain young people in Scouting is at the core of every successful Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, and Venturing Crew.  Do these thoughts ever cross your mind? We’re driving to the same state park we camped at last March to do the exact same activities. …(more)

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In Observance of Memorial Day, the Scout Shop & Service Center Will Be Closed May 23rd-25th

In Observance of Memorial Day, the Scout Shop & Service Center Will Be Closed May 23rd-25th

Leave No Trace Trainer Course June 6th

  Leave No Trace Trainer Course June 6th at the New Kent Forestry Center. This is for Boy Scouts 14 and older, and Scout leaders. Participants of the Trainer course will gain the skills to teach LNT techniques and ethics to their units, camps, schools, parks, wilderness, and front country areas. Registration has been extended…(more)

New Cub Scout advancement awards and other graphics now available online.

New graphics for the Cub Scout program are available online now – click here.  Use these images to add color to your Pack newsletters and other communications. (Pictured is the Wolf Adventure Loop “Council Fire.”) The Cub Scout recognition system has been retooled and takes effect June 1st.  Youth handbooks and Den and Pack leader…(more)

Emergency Preparedness Drill - June 19th ~A Partnership With Chippenham Hospital

Emergency Preparedness Drill – June 19th ~A Partnership With Chippenham Hospital

Perfect for Emergency Preparedness merit badge requirement #7.  A full scale community exercise will be conducted by HCA Chippenham Hospital and Scouts on June 19th.  150 Boy Scouts are needed for various roles including “victims” of a mock large scale crisis.  Click here to learn more and register online.   **The final drill date has…(more)

Richmond Coin Club Merit Badge Event

Richmond Coin Club Merit Badge Event

Richmond Coin Club Show’s  Coin Merit Badge Event… 1:00 PM Saturday, May 2       No registration required. The Richmond Coin Club will hold its BSA coin collecting merit badge class @ 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 2nd at the Clarion Hotel (Central Richmond) 3207 N. Boulevard, Richmond VA.    FREE. Show doors open @ 10:00AM Free Treasure Hunts between 10:00AM…(more)