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September 2017

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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)

Troop-Based Long-Term Camping & High Adventure Trips

Troop-Based Long-Term Camping & High Adventure Trips

Did your Boy Scout Troop plan and attend a Troop-based, Long-term Camping experience or High Adventure trip this year? If so, the Program Department wants to hear about it! Please send an email to Mic Mullins, Program Director, at Mic.Mullins@Scouting.org by Wednesday, September 27th with answers to the following 3 questions:  Where did your troop go?  What…(more)

Briskets for Boy Scouts - Q Barbeque 100% Proceeds to Local Scouting

Briskets for Boy Scouts – 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)

Creepy Hollow Registration is OPEN!

Creepy Hollow Registration is OPEN!

A Fall Halloween Event! October 21 – 22, 2017 Cub Adventure Camp  Once a year, the horseman rides, and this night he could be looking for you!   Join us at Cub Adventure Camp for a weekend of Fall & Haunted activities.  Spend the night in your own tent, one of our bunk houses, or…(more)

Tiger Rally (and Lions)

Tiger Rally (and Lions)

Watch out! The Tigers and Lions are rallying at Cub Adventure Camp! Registered Tigers, Lions and their adult partners are invited to attend the Tiger & Lion Rally on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Camp activities are from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Activities include: Fishing BMX Bikes Wrist Rockets Tiger Games Scavenger Hunt Rocket Throw…(more)

BSA Announces Membership Fee / Insurance Increase Effective December 1, 2017

BSA Announces Membership Fee / Insurance Increase Effective December 1, 2017

To deliver the Scouting program to its 2.3 million youth members, it is occasionally necessary for the Boy Scouts of America to increase membership fees to offset rising costs. As a result, the BSA is increasing the membership fee to $33 for all registered Scouts and adult members effective December 1, 2017. Membership fees support…(more)

Making Scouting Accessible for Families

Making Scouting Accessible for Families

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)