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July 2017

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A Message From Michael Surbaugh our Chief Scout Executive

A Message From Michael Surbaugh our Chief Scout Executive

July 27, 2017 Scouting Family, In the last two weeks, we have celebrated the best of Scouting at our 20th National Jamboree with nearly 40,000 participants, volunteers, staff and visitors. The 2017 National Jamboree has showcased and furthered the Scouting mission by combining adventure and leadership development to give youth life-changing experiences. Scouts from Alaska met…(more)

Scout Shop Summer Schedule

Scout Shop Summer Schedule

The Scout Shop will be closed on the following Saturdays: July 22nd, July 29th, August 5th, and August 12th. Our regular weekday hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5:30 pm. Please call the Scout Shop at 804-204-2628 if you have any questions.

5-mile Hike on the Albright Trail

5-mile Hike on the Albright Trail

Boy Scout units, Webelos dens, individual Scouts, and Scouting families are invited to attend a 5-mile hike at Albright, August 12th, from 9 am to 3 pm. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. To register and view the hiking guide click here.

Todd Martin Receives The Community Foundation's Stettinius Award

Todd Martin Receives The Community Foundation’s Stettinius Award

We are pleased to announce that Todd Martin, our Deputy Scout Executive, has been selected to receive The Community Foundation’s Stettinius Award for Non-Profit Leadership. He is one of three recipients this year who will receive a grant of up to $10,000 to apply toward their professional development goals. Todd has selected to participate in…(more)

2017 Solar Eclipse Patch

2017 Solar Eclipse Patch

On August 21st a total solar eclipse will cross over the United States traveling a path from Oregon to South Carolina. Scouts can earn a special 2017 BSA Solar Eclipse Patch to commemorate this rare and special event. There won’t be another total solar eclipse over the United States until 2024, after that it won’t happen until 2045…(more)