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Adventure Awaits at Spring Break Camp, April 10-14

Adventure Awaits at Spring Break Camp, April 10-14

Spring Break Camp is a great way to get out of the house and enjoy a week of camp! A wide range of merit badges are being offered, including many Eagle required badges. Find out more by visiting the Camp T. Brady Saunders webpage at: http://bradysaunders.net/camp/wpringbreak.html    

Annual Catholic Scouting Mass Honoring 2016 Religious Emblems Recipients

Annual Catholic Scouting Mass Honoring 2016 Religious Emblems Recipients

Scouting youth and adults in the Diocese of Richmond are invited to attend the annual Scout Mass. All Scouts who received Religious Emblems awards in 2016 will be honored at the Mass. The Mass will take place Sunday, April 2nd, at 2:00 pm at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 2700 Dolfield Drive, North Chesterfield, VA 23235….(more)

Summer Camp Staff Needed

Summer Camp Staff Needed

Camp T. Brady Saunders and Cub Adventure Camp are in need of staff for this summer! This is an excellent opportunity to have fun this summer, make new friends, and help deliver a quality Scouting experience for thousands of Scouts! If interested, please fill out one of the following applications at the links below: http://bradysaunders.net/camp/documents/2017/2017_Staff_Application.pdf…(more)

New Troop Program Planning Resources Website with Video Demonstrations

New Troop Program Planning Resources Website with Video Demonstrations

Troop Program Resources is designed to serve as a planning tool for troop leaders. Its aim is to provide resources that contribute to making parts of the troop meeting more meaningful, engaging, and fun. Check it out at http://www.programresources.org/.  Click on Troop Activities to see videos of how to do Troop meeting activities and games. Troop Leader Resources This website is filled…(more)

RSVP for the Council Recognition Event!

RSVP for the Council Recognition Event!

Congratulations to the new class of Silver Beaver award recipients: Top row from left to right: Fred Klotz, Susan Loden, Don Piacentini and Tim Pleasants Bottom row from left to right: Charlie Shade, Tom Shearer, Franklin Thurston, Sr., and Phil Victor Make plans to attend this festive evening of fun, fellowship, inspiration, and recognition!  The Council’s highest volunteer…(more)

Over 800 attended the Feb. 23rd Friends of Scouting Dinner

Over 800 attended the Feb. 23rd Friends of Scouting Dinner

Last night over 800 people attended the 2017 Annual Friends of Scouting Dinner, held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The evening began with Rocky Bleier, of the Pittsburgh Steelers, greeting people at the VIP Reception. Mr. Bleier spoke at the dinner about the impact a person can have on individuals they meet and the…(more)

BSA Position Statement on Transgender Youth

BSA Position Statement on Transgender Youth

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Recognizing the established and well-known benefits of a single-gender program, the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs are only available…(more)

Heart of Virginia Council Achieves Journey To Excellence Gold for 2016

Heart of Virginia Council Achieves Journey To Excellence Gold for 2016

The Heart of Virginia Council achieved Gold in 2016 for Journey To Excellence.  This is a result of the quality Scouting programs going on in the units in our territory and the work of the district teams in supporting those units. If you haven’t done so already, please complete your unit’s JTE scorecard for 2016…(more)

Eagle Project of the Year Nominations Due January 21st for 2016

Eagle Project of the Year Nominations Due January 21st for 2016

The Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award nomination forms are due this Saturday, January 21st, to the Heart of Virginia Council Service Center for 2016 Eagle Scout projects. Learn more this link – click here.

Public Speaking and Communications Merit Badges Offered

Public Speaking and Communications Merit Badges Offered

Registration for this event is now closed. Public Speaking and Communications merit badges will be offered during the Heart of Virginia Council Patrick Henry program beginning January 21st at Short Pump Middle School.  Learn more and register online at this link: click here.