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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)

SunTrust Hosts the Personal Management Merit Badge, April 29

SunTrust Hosts the Personal Management Merit Badge, April 29

SunTrust is hosting the Personal Management Merit Badge for Scouts in Richmond. The sessions will be conducted by bankers registered as merit badge counselors. In order to earn this badge through this program, Scouts will need to attend both sessions. Scouts will also need to create and follow a personal budget for 90 days: Saturday, April…(more)

Fun With Son: Flying Into Spring - POSTPONED - to May 6th

Fun With Son: Flying Into Spring – POSTPONED – to May 6th

Dear Cub Scout Parents and Leaders, Leading up to large events at our Cub Adventure Camp, we closely watch the forecast.  Weather predictions for this weekend are not good, with up to 2 inches of rainfall expected.  It would be easy of us to say, “Well, that’s tough.  We’re still having Fun with Son, rain…(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)

Scout Night at Southside Speedway, May 12

Scout Night at Southside Speedway, May 12

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)

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)

Biking into Spring, May 6-7

Biking into Spring, May 6-7

Biking into Spring is a fun weekend event at Cub Adventure Camp, 
May 6-7 2017. The program is Spring and Biking themed and will include: BMX Biking BB Shooting Archery Wrist Rockets Fishing Kites Flying Crafts Frisbee Games and tons of Spring Fun! Units and families can come for the afternoon or stay and camp Saturday…(more)

Longwood Merit Badge University, April 22

Longwood Merit Badge University, April 22

Longwood University is offering a variety of merit badge classes at their 2017 Merit Badge University on Saturday, April 22nd. The cost is $15 per Scout and $10 per Adult Scout Leader. A boxed lunch is included in the cost. View the schedule below and pre-register online by clicking here. Fees will be collected at check-in on…(more)

National Outstanding Eagle Scout Awardee Jon Hatfield

National Outstanding Eagle Scout Awardee Jon Hatfield

On March 14th the Heart of Virginia Council presented the National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award to Jon Hatfield at the Virginia War Memorial.  Jon is an Eagle Scout and recently retired as the Executive Director of the War Memorial.  Jon has had a long career serving our community in many capacities.  He is also a…(more)