Author Archives: Heather Mulvihill

Changes to Council Advancement Records

Dear Huguenot Trail District Boy Scout Troops, Cub Scout Packs and Venture Crews,   The December Courier contained an important message from the Executive Board of the Heart of Virginia Council.  It was the article titled “Program Resolution November 2017.” PLEASE … Continue reading

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How to Synch your Scoutbook with ScoutNet

For those using Scoutbook, did you know that you can SYNCH your unit’s advancement records with those BSA officially tracks in ScoutNet? If your unit previously had synched your Scoutbook account, by now you should have received a notification that … Continue reading

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Family Scouting

Serving the Whole Family BSA’s mission 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. Our priority is to bring the benefits … Continue reading

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Update to Eagle Palms! They heard you!!

All current Boy Scouts — even those who completed their Eagle Scout board of review before Aug. 1, 2017 — are now entitled to receive Eagle Palms for merit badges earned before their Eagle board of review. Previously, only those … Continue reading

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Briskets for Boy Scouts

Back to school is in full swing, and many Cubs are wearing their blues to show support for their Pack’s Join Scouting Night! All this Scouting can make one huuungry!  And what better way to kick those cravings than to … Continue reading

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Webelos Transition Day!

All Webelos and AOL Scouts, parents and their leaders are welcome and encouraged to come out for a day of fun-filled activities designed to help transition boys from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts. Meet and greet prospective Boy Scout Troops … Continue reading

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Earning Eagle Palms is about to change!

  The way Scouts earn Eagle Palms is about to change blog.scoutingmagazine.org The BSA has announced significant changes to the way Scouts earn Eagle Palms — those awards presented to young men who earn more merit badges than required.

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New Eagle Scout Application

A new Eagle Scout application has been released by National. Eagle candidates please note that the most current application must be used when applying for this rank.

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Summertime Merit Badges and Rank Advancement for Scouts and Cubs

This summer Chesterfield County will once again offer merit badges and rank advancement. Activity pins and merit badge workshops are offered for Cub Scouts, Webelos and Boy Scouts. For details regarding Girl Scout merit badge workshops call 751-4946. The following … Continue reading

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Buckskin 2017

Buckskin 2017 Sunday, July 30th – Saturday, August 5th, 2017 Camp T. Brady Saunders Maidens, Virginia SCOUTS SHOULD BE: *AT LEAST 14 YEARS OF AGE *A STAR SCOUT OR HIGHER RANK *HAD AT LEAST ONE LONG TERM CAMPING EXPERIENCE (6 … Continue reading

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