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Friends of Scouting Annual Dinner, Thursday, February 22nd

Friends of Scouting Annual Dinner, Thursday, February 22nd

Keynote Speaker:  William J. Bennett, American Statesman and Former Secretary of Education The upcoming Friends of Scouting Annual Campaign Dinner will be held on Thursday, February 22nd at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. We are honored and excited to announce that Dr. William Bennett will be our keynote speaker for the evening. Dr. Bennett is one…(more)

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Camp Staff 2018

Camp Staff 2018

Are you an energetic Scout who loves the outdoors, adventure and enjoys teaching new skills to younger Scouts?  We NEED YOU to be on camp staff in 2018! Volunteer staff opportunities include: Boy Scout events: Spring Break Camp & Winter Camp Cub Scout events: Flying Into Spring, Fun with Son, Creepy Hollow and Tiger Rally Paid staff…(more)

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Local Scout is the Number 2 Seller of Trail's End Popcorn in the Nation!

Local Scout is the Number 2 Seller of Trail’s End Popcorn in the Nation!

Congratulations to Boy Scout Beck Garnett with Troop 444! Beck was the Top Seller in the Heart of Virginia Council and the number 2 seller of Trail’s End Popcorn in the nation for 2017. He is also the number 1 Online Seller in the nation. One of the things he likes best about being a…(more)

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BALOO (Basic Adult Leadership Outdoor Orientation)

BALOO (Basic Adult Leadership Outdoor Orientation)

Upcoming Dates: Saturday & Sunday, March 17 -18, 2018 (Rivers) Saturday & Sunday, April 14-15, 2018 (Arrohattoc) Saturday & Sunday, April 14-15, 2018 (Huguenot Trail) Friday – Sunday, May 18-20, 2018 (Battlefield) If your Cub Scout pack is planning a Spring camp-out, THIS is the training for you!  Completion of this course is mandatory for…(more)

Scout Night with the Richmond Squirrels

Scout Night with the Richmond Squirrels

Scout Night at the Diamond Friday, May 11th vs. Trenton Thunder Gates Open – 5:45 pm Scout Parade – 6:30 pm Game Time – 7:05 pm Tickets are just $9 per person! It’s one of the best nights in minor league baseball – Scout Night with the Flying Squirrels at The Diamond! Take in a…(more)

Family Scouting National Television Coverage

Family Scouting National Television Coverage

In the Heart of Virginia Council, the start date for registering girls for Cub Scouts is August 1st. Implementation of Family Scouting is being led by our Family Scouting Committee. Specific information related to the implementation of Family Scouting is available on our website: http://hovc.org/scouting-for-the-whole-family/ Check out this national television coverage of the rollout of Family…(more)