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Council Service Center & Scout Shop Holiday Schedule

Council Service Center & Scout Shop Holiday Schedule

The Council Service Center and Scout Shop will close early at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 22nd, and remain closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday (November 23rd – 25th). We will re-open for business at 9:00 am on Monday, November 27th. We hope you and your families have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Use AmazonSmile When Shopping this Holiday!

Use AmazonSmile When Shopping this Holiday!

Shop at AmazonSmile on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday and Amazon will donate to the Boy Scouts of America/Heart of Virginia Council! AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Heart of Virginia Council every time you shop this holiday season, at absolutely no cost to you! When you shop…(more)

God & Country Overnight Religious Awards Program

God & Country Overnight Religious Awards Program

A Scout is Reverent! Have you earned your religious emblem? Scouts in grades 2nd – 6th can earn their God and Country religious emblems on January 5th – 6th, 2018 at Cub Adventure Camp. The religious emblem can be worn on the official Scout uniform.  The God & Me program will be offered for youth in…(more)

Give the Gift of Scouting This #GivingTuesday

Give the Gift of Scouting This #GivingTuesday

Give the Gift of Scouting this Holiday Season Investing in Scouting in the Heart of Virginia Council creates opportunities for youth to gain memorable experiences and be instilled with values, principles, and skills that will help them develop into future leaders. By contributing to Scouting, you prepare young people for life and have a profound…(more)

Celtic Games Boy Scout & Venturing Camporee, December 1-3

Celtic Games Boy Scout & Venturing Camporee, December 1-3

Celtic Games Camporee December 1 – 3, 2017 Albright Scout Reservation Archery  Caber Toss Shot Putt Tug-o-War Chariot Races Bagpipes Drums Duct Tape Kilts And MORE! These are just some of the fun at this year’s Celtic Games!  Cost is $12 per attendee due at registration.  Download the Leader Guide or register online here. Payment is…(more)

Nominate a Deserving Scout Leader for the Silver Beaver, the Highest Council Award

Nominate a Deserving Scout Leader for the Silver Beaver, the Highest Council Award

Nominate a Scout leader for the Silver Beaver Award by November 30th! The Silver Beaver Award is the highest recognition a council can award a Scout leader.  Typically, a Scout leader is nominated by his or her peers for several years of service often including leading projects on the district or council level. The due…(more)

2019 World Scout Jamboree - Register Today!

2019 World Scout Jamboree – Register Today!

Are you ready to “Unlock a New World” at the 2019 World Scout Jamboree? Registration is LIVE for the 24th World Scout Jamboree! This historic event will be held July 22 – August 22, 2019 at the BSA’s high-adventure base, the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. The 2019 Jamboree marks the first World Scout Jamboree…(more)

Archery, Slingshots, and BB Guns...      Bring a Buddy Shoot-o-ree, November 18th!

Archery, Slingshots, and BB Guns… Bring a Buddy Shoot-o-ree, November 18th!

Grab a buddy and head out to Cub Adventure Camp for three hours of shooting fun at the Bring a Buddy Shoot-o-ree! Participants need to be in the 1st Grade or older in order to participate in this event. Register by November 15, 2017 or contact Nick Harman for any questions.

FREE Basketball Game at Longwood University on November 18th

FREE Basketball Game at Longwood University on November 18th

FREE LONGWOOD BASKETBALL GAME FOR SCOUTS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH! Longwood University is hosting their first-ever SCOUT DAY on November 18th at 3 PM in Willett Hall, Longwood University.  All local Scout troops and packs are invited to a FREE basketball game when they take on Red Flash from St. Francis University. FREE Admission to all…(more)

Are You Ready for the Bobcat CHALLENGE?

Are You Ready for the Bobcat CHALLENGE?

The Heart of Virginia Council is holding the second annual Bobcat Challenge, an opportunity for new Cub Scouts to receive additional recognition for earning their Bobcat Badge. The Rules Only new Scouts who join between August 1, 2017 and November 30, 2017 can participate. To be entered in the Bobcat Challenge, new Scouts must earn…(more)