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Nominate a Deserving Scout Leader for the Silver Beaver, the Highest Council Award

Nominate a Deserving Scout Leader for the Silver Beaver, the Highest Council Award

Nominate a Scout leader for the Silver Beaver Award by November 30th! The Silver Beaver Award is the highest recognition a council can award a Scout leader.  Typically, a Scout leader is nominated by his or her peers for several years of service often including leading projects on the district or council level. The due…(more)

Local Scout Gives Back to His Community Through Popcorn!

Local Scout Gives Back to His Community Through Popcorn!

Congratulations to Boy Scout Beck Garnett with Troop 444! Beck was the Top Seller in the Heart of Virginia Council and the number 2 seller of Trail’s End Popcorn in the nation for 2016. One of the things he likes best about being a Boy Scout is the opportunity it provides him to serve his community,…(more)

Briskets for Boy Scouts, $5 eGift Cards from Q Barbeque, 100% Proceeds to Local Scouting

Briskets for Boy Scouts, $5 eGift Cards from Q Barbeque, 100% Proceeds to Local Scouting

Heart of Virginia Council is partnering with Q Barbeque to invest in the future of our youth by raising funds for local Scouting programs. Q Barbeque is generously donating 100% of the proceeds from eGift cards purchased between September 11th and October 11th (up to $1,000) to support Scoutreach and other local Scouting programs. Scouting…(more)

Show Your Scouting Support - 2017 Join Scouting Campaign

Show Your Scouting Support – 2017 Join Scouting Campaign

Join Scouting Nights are just around the corner. Share your Cub Scouting pride with everyone you know by posting a Facebook profile picture frame designed by the BSA’s Cub Scouts team. It only takes a few seconds to show that you’re a proud Cub Scout mom, dad or family. Adding a Cub Scout profile picture…(more)

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.

The Deadline for NESA Eagle Scout Scholarships is October 31st!

The Deadline for NESA Eagle Scout Scholarships is October 31st!

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)

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)