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Making Scouting Accessible for Families

Making Scouting Accessible for Families

As the leading youth-serving organization in America, it is the desire of the Boy Scouts of America to bring the benefits of Scouting to the greatest number of youth possible, all while remaining true to our mission and core values outlined in the Scout Oath and Law.   Across the country, conversations are happening about how…(more)

Save 15% on a New Scout Uniform

Save 15% on a New Scout Uniform

Back to School Special from September 11th – October 31st! Receive 15% off the BSA uniform pants and shirt if you purchase a new uniform shirt, pants and belt together. This applies to Cub Scout and Boy Scout uniforms only. Contact the Scout Shop at 804-204-2628 for more info.

Online Registration System is Live!

Online Registration System is Live!

Online registration is now live! We are excited to offer prospective youth members a more convenient and efficient way to join Scouting. This means units will spend less time chasing applications, collecting money, and dropping off applications! The online registration system to welcome and register new Scouts is now available for your unit! To access…(more)

BSA Announces New Member Coordinator Position

BSA Announces New Member Coordinator Position

Introducing the New Member Coordinator! The New Member Coordinator (NMC) is a brand new Cub Scout leader position created to help sustain strong unit membership by welcoming and connecting with new Scouts and their families. The role of the New Member Coordinator is to serve as a welcoming ambassador for the unit.      …(more)

Scholarships for NESA Eagle Scouts

Scholarships for NESA Eagle Scouts

NESA Eagle Scout Scholarships The National Eagle Scout Association will award nearly $700,000 in scholarships to Eagle Scouts this year. While the scholarships are extremely competitive, less than 3 percent of the 5,000 applicants will receive scholarships, last years scholarship window resulted in 154 Eagle Scouts being awarded scholarships worth a total of $690,000. This…(more)

NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA)

NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA)

NESA Seeks Outstanding Eagles The National Eagle Scout Association committee of the Heart of Virginia Council is seeking nominations for the NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA). The NOESA was created as a compliment to the national Distinguished Eagle Scout Award to recognize these achievements by Eagle Scouts at the local, area and regional levels….(more)

Back to Brady Alumni Event October 26th, Cub Adventure Camp!

Back to Brady Alumni Event October 26th, Cub Adventure Camp!

Join us October 26, 2017 for Back to Brady, a Scouting Alumni Event celebrating over 50 years of Scouting at the Heart of Virginia Scout Reservation! Event includes: Reuniting with your old Troop, Scoutmaster and other Scout friends Complimentary camp poster – limited edition, original artwork by local artist Chris Camera Guided Tour of Cub…(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)

2017 Solar Eclipse Patch - Prepaid Orders due 5 pm 8/23/17

2017 Solar Eclipse Patch – Prepaid Orders due 5 pm 8/23/17

On August 21st a total solar eclipse will cross over the United States traveling a path from Oregon to South Carolina. Scouts can earn a special 2017 BSA Solar Eclipse Patch to commemorate this rare and special event. There won’t be another total solar eclipse over the United States until 2024, after that it won’t happen until 2045…(more)