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Scholarships for NESA Eagle Scouts

Scholarships for NESA Eagle Scouts

NESA Eagle Scout Scholarships The National Eagle Scout Association will award nearly $700,000 in scholarships to Eagle Scouts this year. While the scholarships are extremely competitive, less than 3 percent of the 5,000 applicants will receive scholarships, last years scholarship window resulted in 154 Eagle Scouts being awarded scholarships worth a total of $690,000. This…(more)

NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA)

NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA)

NESA Seeks Outstanding Eagles The National Eagle Scout Association committee of the Heart of Virginia Council is seeking nominations for the NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA). The NOESA was created as a compliment to the national Distinguished Eagle Scout Award to recognize these achievements by Eagle Scouts at the local, area and regional levels….(more)

Tiger & Lion Rally

Tiger & Lion Rally

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)

Back to Brady Alumni Event

Back to Brady Alumni Event

Join us at Back to Brady for a Scouting Alumni event as we celebrate over 50 years of Scouting at the Heart of Virginia Scout Reservation! Doors open at 5 pm at Cub Adventure Camp, where guests can participate in a tour of both Cub Camp and Brady Saunders. Dinner and silent & live auctions…(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)

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)

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. There’s been some exciting new…(more)

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)