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On Black Friday and Cyber Monday use Amazon Smile

On Black Friday and Cyber Monday use Amazon Smile

Support us when you shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0505872 and Amazon donates to Boy Scouts of America/Heart of Virginia Council.

Scouting For Food

Scouting For Food

(Nov. 10) Preliminary figures are not in yet but early indications show that  Scouts collected more food than last year.  Thanks go out to the community for its support of Scouting For Food and to the Scouts their time and energy to feed the hungry. (Nov. 3) Food Lion donated 8,000 pounds of food today to FeedMore in support of…(more)

Henrico Police Department Explorer Post Open House November 3rd

Henrico Police Department Explorer Post Open House November 3rd

To learn more and download the full flyer, click here.

Wellesley Animal Hospital Veterinary Explorer Post Open House November 8th

Wellesley Animal Hospital Veterinary Explorer Post Open House November 8th

To download the full flyer, click here.

Rex Tillerson Inspires Audience at Friends of Scouting Dinner

Rex Tillerson Inspires Audience at Friends of Scouting Dinner

ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson delivered an inspiring message about Scouting and leadership to a crowd of close to 650 people during the March 10th Friends of Scouting Dinner. Read the story in the Richmond Times Dispatch a – click here. Read Style Weekly’s article – click here. To view Rex Tillerson’s speech –…(more)

Request to Scouters to Write Their VA Senator to Support HB942

Dear Scouting Family,   Please give Scouting a minute of your time today. You may have heard that a bill that will require school systems to allow reasonable access to promote Scouting to elementary students is currently under review in the Virginia Senate.  This bill will enable more youth and families to learn about Scouting…(more)

Nuclear Science merit badge program April 23rd

Nuclear Science merit badge program April 23rd

POSTPONED TO THE 23rd. The Nuclear Science merit badge program scheduled for April 9th has been postponed to Saturday, April 23rd. The organizers were concerned about low participation and the Monument Avenue 10K that starts and finishes in the Monroe Park area of VCU, near where the merit badge program will be held. The latter…(more)

10 Things Den Leaders Should Know About the New Cub Scout Program

10 Things Den Leaders Should Know About the New Cub Scout Program

10 Things:  Click here. New graphics for the Cub Scout program are available online now – click here.  Use these images to add color to your Pack newsletters and other communications. (Pictured is the Wolf Adventure Loop “Council Fire.”) The Cub Scout recognition system has been retooled and takes effect June 1st.  Youth handbooks and…(more)

Scouts Can Help Prepare For World Road Cycling Championships

Scouts Can Help Prepare For World Road Cycling Championships

Scouts and Venturers can help Richmond prepare for the 2015 UCI World Road Championships. Troops and Crews are needed to deliver door hangers to residences and businesses along the courses alerting people to the races that will be in their immediate neighborhoods. To see the distribution map go to: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?usp=sharing&mid=z58jPMKVnqcI.kBsRZX11cLd8 To volunteer to take on…(more)