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Patrick Henry Public Speaking Program

Patrick Henry Public Speaking Program

January 20th & 27th Short Pump Middle School 4701 Pouncey Tract Rd, Glen Allen, VA Communications Merit Badge 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Sign in: 8 a.m. / Program begins: 8:30 a.m.) Public Speaking Merit Badge 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Sign in: 8 a.m. / Program begins: 8:30 a.m.) $12.00 per participant  (Merit Badge booklets…(more)

Holiday Schedule

Holiday Schedule

The Scout Shop and Council Service Center will be closed December 23rd through December 26th for the holidays and on New Years Day, Monday, January 1st. We wish you a Happy Holiday Season! The Scout Shop phone # is 804-355-0628.

Scouting for the Whole Family

Scouting for the Whole Family

Serving the Whole Family In October, the Boy Scouts of America announced a new Family Scouting program that will allow girls to join Cub Scouting in 2018. Cub Scout dens will be single gender – all boys or all girls. In addition, it was announced that a program for girls age 11 to 17 will…(more)

Program Resolution November 2017

Program Resolution November 2017

A Scout Unit’s Program, which includes activities, advancement, camping (the outdoor program), community service, and training, is the key factor that helps to both recruit Scouts to join a unit and to retain those Scouts.  A successful Pack, Troop, Crew, or Ship creates a safe environment for the Scouts with Trained Adult Leaders, has an Advancement Program, an…(more)

God & Country Overnight Religious Awards Program

God & Country Overnight Religious Awards Program

A Scout is Reverent! Have you earned your religious emblem? Scouts in grades 2nd – 6th can earn their God and Country religious emblems on January 5th – 6th, 2018 at Cub Adventure Camp. The religious emblem can be worn on the official Scout uniform.  The God & Me program will be offered for youth in…(more)

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)

Use AmazonSmile When Shopping this Holiday!

Use AmazonSmile When Shopping this Holiday!

Shop at AmazonSmile on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday and Amazon will donate to the Boy Scouts of America/Heart of Virginia Council! AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Heart of Virginia Council every time you shop this holiday season, at absolutely no cost to you! When you shop…(more)

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.