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June 2017

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Stamp Show and Merit Badge Workshop

Stamp Show and Merit Badge Workshop

The American Philatelic Society is offering the Stamp Collecting Merit Badge on Saturday, August 5th. Registration can be completed by downloading the registration form and mailing it to the American Philatelic Society with full payment. The registration fee before July 15 is $20.00. After July 15th, the registration fee is $25.00. (DO NOT bring registrations…(more)

Scout Day at the Chesterfield County Fair

Scout Day at the Chesterfield County Fair

“Catch the Fun” at the Chesterfield County Fair Due to the high participation by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in the Grand Parade on Tuesday night in the past few years, the CCFA Board of Directors has voted to expand the opportunity for all Scouts in the Heart of Virginia Council to enjoy a no obligation…(more)

Lion Cub Program for Kindergarteners

Lion Cub Program for Kindergarteners

Your Pack Can Participate in the Kindergarten LION Pilot Program This Year! This is your last chance to impact the National Lion Program before it becomes a part of Scouting for every pack.  Your feedback is valuable! To Sign Up:  Turn this form into your District Executive by August 30, 2017. The District Key 3 approves…(more)

Cub Scout Jamboree Visitor Pass

Cub Scout Jamboree Visitor Pass

Can Cub Scouts attend Jamboree? You better believe it! Check out all the Cub Scout-friendly activities available for families to enjoy at the 2017 National Jamboree: Fishing Biking (if attendee can ride a bike & safety equipment fits) Skateboarding (if safety equipment fits) Exploring STEM exhibits Meeting the Boys’ Life team Seeing older Scouts and Eagle Scouts in action…(more)

Cub Summer Camp

Cub Summer Camp

Summer Camp offers outdoor activities, team sports and building exercises, new friendships, a chance for boys to get a head start on advancement, and fun Scouting adventures they will never forget! Sign up for Summer Camp today!

Making Scouting Accessible for Families - July 25th

Making Scouting Accessible for Families – July 25th

As the leading youth-serving organization in America, it is the desire of the Boy Scouts of America to bring the benefits of Scouting to the greatest number of youth possible, all while remaining true to our mission and core values outlined in the Scout Oath and Law.   Across the country, conversations are happening about how…(more)

Last Day to Register for Buckskin is Saturday, July 8th!

Last Day to Register for Buckskin is Saturday, July 8th!

Attention Troops! There are a few spots left to fill the Buckskin 2017 (Youth Leadership Training) course. We would like to share the following items that demonstrate the value Buckskin has on a Scout participant and that Scout’s home Troop. Here is a 2016 article written by our council’s Director of Field Service, Bill Givler:…(more)

Make Dad Smile this Father's Day!

Make Dad Smile this Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18. Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0505872 and Amazon will donate to the Heart of Virginia Council, Boy Scouts of America. Amazon has a large variety of gifts that are perfect for Father’s Day including electronics, clothing, and more. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Heart of Virginia…(more)

Support Scouting on Amazon's Prime Day, July 11th

Support Scouting on Amazon’s Prime Day, July 11th

Amazon’s third-annual Prime Day is on Tuesday, July 11 and will feature more than 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members, making it one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate to Boy Scouts of America/Heart of Virginia Council. When you #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, Amazon donates to Boy…(more)