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January 2017

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BSA Position Statement on Transgender Youth

BSA Position Statement on Transgender Youth

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Recognizing the established and well-known benefits of a single-gender program, the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs are only available…(more)

Become an Engineer Explorer

Become an Engineer Explorer

BECOME AN ENGINEER EXPLORER Preparing High School Students for the Engineering Path Dominion is proud to sponsor the 2017 Learning for Life Engineering Exploring Program. Student Registration & Program Info Session Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:00pm VCU Engineering, West Hall 601 West Main Street Richmond, Virginia 23284 Registration Contact: Matthew.s.oliver@dom.com WHAT IS THE ENGINEER EXPLORER…(more)

Heart of Virginia Council Achieves Journey To Excellence Gold for 2016

Heart of Virginia Council Achieves Journey To Excellence Gold for 2016

The Heart of Virginia Council achieved Gold in 2016 for Journey To Excellence.  This is a result of the quality Scouting programs going on in the units in our territory and the work of the district teams in supporting those units. If you haven’t done so already, please complete your unit’s JTE scorecard for 2016…(more)

Eagle Project of the Year Nominations Due January 21st for 2016

Eagle Project of the Year Nominations Due January 21st for 2016

The Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award nomination forms are due this Saturday, January 21st, to the Heart of Virginia Council Service Center for 2016 Eagle Scout projects. Learn more this link – click here.

Public Speaking and Communications Merit Badges Offered

Public Speaking and Communications Merit Badges Offered

Registration for this event is now closed. Public Speaking and Communications merit badges will be offered during the Heart of Virginia Council Patrick Henry program beginning January 21st at Short Pump Middle School.  Learn more and register online at this link: click here. 

Commissioner College February 11th at Reynolds CC on Parham Road

Commissioner College February 11th at Reynolds CC on Parham Road

  Commissioner College is excellent training for new and current unit commissioners.  Commissioner College will be Saturday, February 11, 2017 at J Sergeant Reynolds Community College, Parham Rd Campus at 1651 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23228 Learn more and register at this link:  click here.  Training staff register at this link, click here.  If…(more)