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Weekend Photo Contest

Weekend Photo Contest

We’re looking for Scout photos to be featured in our Popcorn & Peanut Sale brochures for the fall and to use in other printed publications, digital newsletters and social media! Send your best photos of Scouts having fun to info@scoutingvirginia.org. Three random drawings of all emails received will win a “Popcorn & Peanut Party Prize…(more)

Scout Shop Closed May 27-29

Scout Shop Closed May 27-29

The Scout Shop will be closed May 27-29 in observance of Memorial Day.  We remember and honor the brave men and women who gave their lives in service to our country. 

OA Service Weekend

OA Service Weekend

The Summer OA Service Weekend is June 2-4, 2017. Scouts will need a water bottle, work gloves, sleeping bag, tent, and BSA medical form (parts A & B). Register before May 21st to avoid a $10 late fee. Registration must be received by May 28. Click here for more info or contact registration@nawakwa.org.

* DATE CHANGE - Scout Night at Southside Speedway, June 2

* DATE CHANGE – Scout Night at Southside Speedway, June 2

Scouts and Leaders in uniform get in free. 2 parents per scout receive a $2 discount on tickets. The unit with the highest number of Scouts in attendance receives food vouchers and gets to watch the races from the trackside VP room.* Scouts can participate in opening ceremonies and lead the crowd in the Pledge…(more)

UP3 Training

UP3 Training

Unit Program Planning Party and Trade Show 2017! That’s right, party people…UP3 is fast approaching, and you don’t want to miss it.  You ask “Why?”  We’ll tell you why… It’s like a trade show for Scouting, with booths for all kinds of things.  We’ve heard that the Popcorn and Peanut Sale Booth will have something…(more)

2016 Eagle Scout Class Commencement & Alumni Reception

2016 Eagle Scout Class Commencement & Alumni Reception

Family members, Scout Leaders, and Eagle Scout Alumni are encouraged to attend this very special program to recognize the young men of the Eagle Scout Class of 2016. Event includes a special commencement address from a keynote speaker, recognitions of the Scouts of the 2016 Eagle Class, Adams Service Project of the Year Award, 27th…(more)

Annual Business Meeting

Annual Business Meeting

The annual meeting of the Heart of Virginia Council, Inc. Boy Scouts of America will be held Thursday, June 15, 2017. This important meeting will be held at the Heart of Virginia Scout Reservation. A dinner will begin at 6:00 PM with the annual meeting following. Anyone wishing to submit resolutions should submit them by…(more)

Scout Night at The Diamond, May 19

Scout Night at The Diamond, May 19

It’s one of the best nights in minor league baseball – Scout Night with the Flying Squirrels is on Friday, May 19, 2017 at The Diamond. Take in a Squirrels game with your pack/troop, join the pre-game scout parade, get a Flying Squirrels Scout Night 2017 patch and best of all, camp out on the…(more)

Coin Collecting Merit Badge Class, May 6

Coin Collecting Merit Badge Class, May 6

The Richmond Coin Club will hold its BSA Coin Collecting Merit Badge Class at 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 6th, at the Clarion Hotel (3207 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA). Show doors open at 10 am on Saturday. Come at least an hour early if possible. Free Treasure Hunts between 10 am & 1 pm before the Merit Badge event. Class…(more)

1 Day for BSA, Scout It Forward!

1 Day for BSA, Scout It Forward!

Join us on April 25, 2017 for 1 Day for BSA, a day to give back and Scout it forward! 1 Day for BSA is a single day where Scouts, parents, grandparents, leaders, alumni, chartered partners, and local businesses can support Scouting online. Our council Facebook page will host a new video each day highlighting the impact Scouting…(more)