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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)

We will miss Bill Givler, III

We will miss Bill Givler, III

  Our long time friend and retired Scout professional, Bill Givler III, passed away Tuesday night after a long illness.  We will surely miss him.  Our thoughts are with his family right now. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 28th at Camp T. Brady Saunders. Here is the link to the obituary in…(more)

New Silver Beaver Award Winners

New Silver Beaver Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 class of Silver Beaver Award recipients! J. Edward Beach Jr. Shawn Elaine Coffey William Givler III Christopher J. Habenicht Susan Bow McCue Robert Morris Parker Christopher Ward Sherman These deserving Scouters were  recognized at the March 12th Council Recognition Night at the Cub and Webelos Adventure Camp in Goochland.