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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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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)

Official Notice- Annual Meeting of the Heart of Virginia Council

Official Notice- Annual Meeting of the Heart of Virginia Council

Official Notice The annual meeting of the Heart of Virginia Council, Inc. Boy Scouts of America will be held Thursday June 18, 2015.  This important meeting will be held at the Heart of Virginia Scout Reservation.  A dinner will begin at 6:00 PM with the annual meeting following. Anyone wishing to submit resolutions should submit…(more)

World Championship Pinewood Derby

World Championship Pinewood Derby

The World Championship Cub Scout Pinewood Derby is coming to Times Square!! Your Cub Scouts and Racing Champions are invited. Raising visibility in Scouting, as you know, is an important priority.  In this spirit, our volunteers cordially invite your top Districts and Council Cub Scout Racers, as our guests, free.  The big day is Saturday,…(more)

Wood Badge 2016 - Registration Now Open!

Wood Badge 2016 – Registration Now Open!

Wood Badge Wood Badge is the pinnacle of training for leaders and volunteers in all Scouting programs – Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing and Varsity.  Participants that complete the Wood Badge course and their “ticket”, are awarded the Wood Badge honor and become members of a worldwide association of committed and dedicated Scouters.  The Wood…(more)

Pathway to Eagle~A Partnership With Chippenham Hospital

Pathway to Eagle~A Partnership With Chippenham Hospital

  **The final drill date has been changed to June 19th** The Heart of Virginia Council is proud to partner with Chippenham Hospital to present the 2015 Pathway to Eagle Program, a leadership and training opportunity where 9 Merit Badges will be offered to Scouts pursuing their goal of attaining the Eagle Scout rank.  Registration…(more)