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Council Service Center & Scout Shop Holiday Schedule

Council Service Center & Scout Shop Holiday Schedule

The Council Service Center and Scout Shop will close early at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 22nd, and remain closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday (November 23rd – 25th). We will re-open for business at 9:00 am on Monday, November 27th. We hope you and your families have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Give the Gift of Scouting This #GivingTuesday

Give the Gift of Scouting This #GivingTuesday

Give the Gift of Scouting this Holiday Season Investing in Scouting in the Heart of Virginia Council creates opportunities for youth to gain memorable experiences and be instilled with values, principles, and skills that will help them develop into future leaders. By contributing to Scouting, you prepare young people for life and have a profound…(more)

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)

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)

Local Scout Gives Back to His Community Through Popcorn!

Local Scout Gives Back to His Community Through Popcorn!

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 2016. One of the things he likes best about being a Boy Scout is the opportunity it provides him to serve his community,…(more)

Briskets for Boy Scouts, $5 eGift Cards from Q Barbeque, 100% Proceeds to Local Scouting

Briskets for Boy Scouts, $5 eGift Cards from Q Barbeque, 100% Proceeds to Local Scouting

Heart of Virginia Council is partnering with Q Barbeque to invest in the future of our youth by raising funds for local Scouting programs. Q Barbeque is generously donating 100% of the proceeds from eGift cards purchased between September 11th and October 11th (up to $1,000) to support Scoutreach and other local Scouting programs. Scouting…(more)

Show Your Scouting Support - 2017 Join Scouting Campaign

Show Your Scouting Support – 2017 Join Scouting Campaign

Join Scouting Nights are just around the corner. Share your Cub Scouting pride with everyone you know by posting a Facebook profile picture frame designed by the BSA’s Cub Scouts team. It only takes a few seconds to show that you’re a proud Cub Scout mom, dad or family. Adding a Cub Scout profile picture…(more)