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Friends of Scouting Dinner February 23rd

Friends of Scouting Dinner February 23rd

The Council’s annual fundraising dinner will take place Thursday, February 23rd at the Greater Richmond Convention Center and will draw about 800 businessmen and women to support Scouting.  The keynote speaker this year is four-time Super Bowl champion (and former Scout) Rocky Bleier.  Mr. Bleier is a Notre Dame graduate and played for the Pittsburgh…(more)

Become an Engineer Explorer

Become an Engineer Explorer

BECOME AN ENGINEER EXPLORER Preparing High School Students for the Engineering Path Dominion is proud to sponsor the 2017 Learning for Life Engineering Exploring Program. Student Registration & Program Info Session Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:00pm VCU Engineering, West Hall 601 West Main Street Richmond, Virginia 23284 Registration Contact: Matthew.s.oliver@dom.com WHAT IS THE ENGINEER EXPLORER…(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. 

Commissioner College February 11th at Reynolds CC on Parham Road

Commissioner College February 11th at Reynolds CC on Parham Road

  Commissioner College is excellent training for new and current unit commissioners.  Commissioner College will be Saturday, February 11, 2017 at J Sergeant Reynolds Community College, Parham Rd Campus at 1651 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23228 Learn more and register at this link:  click here.  Training staff register at this link, click here.  If…(more)

NRA Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor in Rifle and Shotgun

NRA Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor in Rifle and Shotgun

Sorry, this event is full. The Stonewall Jackson Area Council is sponsoring training to become a NRA Range Safety Officer and a Certified Instructor in Rifle and Shotgun. The course begins at 8am on Friday, January 27 and ends Sunday around 4pm. Class times begin at 8am and end at 9:30pm at night on Friday…(more)

Tutorial For Reporting Service Hours

Tutorial For Reporting Service Hours

Now there is a tutorial on how to use the BSA service hours reporting website. The other piece you need is your unit’s ID#.  Those are now posted here. To see list of units that have reported service hours as of 12-13-2016 click here. Please post your unit’s service hours by the end of 2016….(more)

Blast Day was a, Blast!

Blast Day was a, Blast!

(Dec. 4, 2016) The Popcorn and Peanut Sale Blast Day was a lot of fun.  Over 200 Scouts attended to launch the rockets they earned by selling over $650 in popcorn and peanuts. Seventy Eight stayed for the Spin & Win party for the Scouts who sold over $1,500. Congratulations to all of our sellers…(more)

Support Scouting on Giving Tuesday

Support Scouting on Giving Tuesday

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday.  Make a gift to Scouting and support the important work of the Heart of Virginia Council.  Click here.  Thank you.