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Now is the time to sign-up for Philmont 2016!

Now is the time to sign-up for Philmont 2016!

Philmont 2016 Council Contingent Explore the Philmont high-country on a 12-day backpacking expedition.  Experience the thrill of climbing mountains over two miles high!  Learn technical rock climbing, archeological excavation techniques, and blacksmithing.  Relive the by-gone days of the Old West as you ride a western saddle horse, learn the ways of the mountian man, pack…(more)

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 Apollo 2015 Youth Leadership Experience

Apollo 2015 Youth Leadership Experience

What is it? A youth leadership training program in a weekend format for troop and crew leaders and future leaders. Why have it?  Scouts, Venturers and Explorers should be youth led – Give your scouts the opportunity to join other scouts across the Council in a powerful leadership experience that will better equip them to…(more)

Scouts Can Help Prepare For World Road Cycling Championships

Scouts Can Help Prepare For World Road Cycling Championships

Scouts and Venturers can help Richmond prepare for the 2015 UCI World Road Championships. Troops and Crews are needed to deliver door hangers to residences and businesses along the courses alerting people to the races that will be in their immediate neighborhoods. To see the distribution map go to: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?usp=sharing&mid=z58jPMKVnqcI.kBsRZX11cLd8 To volunteer to take on…(more)

New Cub Scout Program Starts Now

New Cub Scout Program Starts Now

New Cub Scout Program Starts Now We’re excited about the start of the Cub Scout year and the new program.  While this was officially launched June 1st, implementation really begins now.  Make sure your Pack is up to speed on the changes: 1.  Check out www.scouting.org/program updates 2.  Make sure your den leaders have completed…(more)

Adult Leadership Standards Update

Adult Leadership Standards Update

Adult Leadership Standards Update July 27, 2015 – Today, the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Board ratified a resolution that removes the national restriction on openly gay adult leaders and employees. The resolution is effective immediately. Of those present and voting, 79 percent voted in favor of the resolution. Chartered organizations will continue to…(more)

Scout Night With the Kickers

Scout Night With the Kickers

Special Offer! Tickets just $9 (regularly $12) for all Scouts and their families. $3 from every Scout ticket purchase goes back to support local Scouting programs. Experience professional soccer with your fellow Scouts and families at the Richmond Kickers on Saturday, August 29th. The game kicks off at 7pm but get there early and enjoy…(more)

Flags Over Richmond

Flags Over Richmond

Please join the Bermuda Hundred Chapter, NSDAR, in their campaign “Flags Over Richmond” for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, September 19-27, 2015.