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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)

Buckskin 2017: Youth Leadership Training Course

Buckskin 2017: Youth Leadership Training Course

Attention Troops! There are a few spots left to fill the Buckskin 2017 course. We would like to share the following items that demonstrate the value Buckskin has on a Scout participant and that Scout’s home Troop. Here is a 2016 article written by our council’s Director of Field Service, Bill Givler: The Best Thing…(more)

First NYLT Course Held at HOVC

First NYLT Course Held at HOVC

National Youth Leadership Training Cub Adventure Camp, August 6 – 12, 2017 NYLT 2017 Heart of Virginia Council will hold its first ever National Youth Leadership Training Course at the Cub Adventure Camp starting August 6th 2017. NYLT is the BSA’s next level of leadership training for Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts after…(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)

Make Dad Smile this Father's Day!

Make Dad Smile this Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18. Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0505872 and Amazon will donate to the Heart of Virginia Council, Boy Scouts of America. Amazon has a large variety of gifts that are perfect for Father’s Day including electronics, clothing, and more. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Heart of Virginia…(more)

First Year Camper Orientation

First Year Camper Orientation

Do you have questions about summer camp? We’ve got answers! Join us on June 17th, 9 am – 12 pm, at T. Brady Saunders for First Year Camper Orientation. Meet our Council Program Director, Mic Mullins, check out our camp facilities, and enjoy a complimentary lunch. The last day to register is June 15th!

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!

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)

NESA Scholarship Awardee Alex Sims, Troop 772

NESA Scholarship Awardee Alex Sims, Troop 772

Eagle Scout Alex Sims from Troop 772  was awarded the National Eagle Scout Association’s 2017 NESA STEM scholarship in recognition of his selflessness and service.  Alex will receive $12,500 a year for four years ($50,000 total). This is the largest NESA scholarship available and is awarded each year to an applicant who plans to major in a…(more)