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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)

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)

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!