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Celtic Games Boy Scout & Venturing Camporee, December 1-3

Celtic Games Boy Scout & Venturing Camporee, December 1-3

Celtic Games Camporee December 1 – 3, 2017 Albright Scout Reservation Archery  Caber Toss Shot Putt Tug-o-War Chariot Races Bagpipes Drums Duct Tape Kilts And MORE! These are just some of the fun at this year’s Celtic Games!  Cost is $12 per attendee due at registration.  Download the Leader Guide or register online here. Payment is…(more)

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Are You Ready for the Bobcat CHALLENGE?

Are You Ready for the Bobcat CHALLENGE?

The Heart of Virginia Council is holding the second annual Bobcat Challenge, an opportunity for new Cub Scouts to receive additional recognition for earning their Bobcat Badge. The Rules Only new Scouts who join between August 1, 2017 and November 30, 2017 can participate. To be entered in the Bobcat Challenge, new Scouts must earn…(more)

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FREE Basketball Game at Longwood University on November 18th

FREE Basketball Game at Longwood University on November 18th

FREE LONGWOOD BASKETBALL GAME FOR SCOUTS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH! Longwood University is hosting their first-ever SCOUT DAY on November 18th at 3 PM in Willett Hall, Longwood University.  All local Scout troops and packs are invited to a FREE basketball game when they take on Red Flash from St. Francis University. FREE Admission to all…(more)

Archery, Slingshots, and BB Guns...      Bring a Buddy Shoot-o-ree, November 18th!

Archery, Slingshots, and BB Guns… Bring a Buddy Shoot-o-ree, November 18th!

Grab a buddy and head out to Cub Adventure Camp for three hours of shooting fun at the Bring a Buddy Shoot-o-ree! Participants need to be in the 1st Grade or older in order to participate in this event. Register by November 15, 2017 or contact Nick Harman for any questions.

Scouting For Food

Scouting For Food

Scouts across central Virginia collected food donations for FeedMore today.  We’ll report on the results when we have them. If you have a bag that was not picked up please take it to a TowneBank branch or Midas auto shop on Monday.  Thank you for your support of Scouting For Food.

Nominate a Deserving Scout Leader for the Silver Beaver, the Highest Council Award

Nominate a Deserving Scout Leader for the Silver Beaver, the Highest Council Award

Nominate a Scout leader for the Silver Beaver Award by November 30th! The Silver Beaver Award is the highest recognition a council can award a Scout leader.  Typically, a Scout leader is nominated by his or her peers for several years of service often including leading projects on the district or council level. The due…(more)

2019 World Scout Jamboree - Register Today!

2019 World Scout Jamboree – Register Today!

Are you ready to “Unlock a New World” at the 2019 World Scout Jamboree? Registration is LIVE for the 24th World Scout Jamboree! This historic event will be held July 22 – August 22, 2019 at the BSA’s high-adventure base, the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. The 2019 Jamboree marks the first World Scout Jamboree…(more)

Our commitment to our values as we make Scouting accessible to families

Our commitment to our values as we make Scouting accessible to families

This is an exciting and important time for the BSA. Our recent historic decision to serve families by inviting girls to Cub Scouts and delivering a program that will enable them to earn the rank of Eagle Scout sustains our mission of preparing more young people to live the values of the Scout Oath and…(more)