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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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1 Day for BSA, Scout It Forward!

Join us on April 25, 2017 for 1 Day for BSA, a day to give back and Scout it forward! 1 Day for BSA is a single day where Scouts, parents, grandparents, leaders, alumni, chartered partners, and local businesses can support Scouting online. … Continue reading

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The Chestnut Tree Planting Project

  Last January, we were fortunate to receive eleven American chestnut tree saplings. All eleven were planted on the Albright Scout Reservation in southern Chesterfield County. These saplings were planted by volunteers from the ASR and Troop 1807 from the … Continue reading

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Tour and Activity Plan Terminated

BSA is changing policy regarding tour plans and is no longer requiring them. A cross-functional team has completed an evaluation of the BSA’s Tour and Activity Plan, resulting in a recommendation to terminate the plan effective April 1, 2017. We … Continue reading

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2017 Scout Night at the Diamond

Support the RVA Flying Squirrels at Scout Night at the Diamond! Participate in a parade prior to the game against the Harrisburg Senators. Receive a retro scout patch and camp out overnight on the field after the game. Friday 19 … Continue reading

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New World Conservation Award Requirements

Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers now have new requirements for earning the World Conservation Award. These requirements are effective immediately. Please click here for further details.  Quick facts: World Conservation Award How to get it: Return your completed application to … Continue reading

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Scout Planning Worksheet is a new tool to help Scouts perfect planning skills

When planning an Eagle Scout service project, you have to identify a goal, recruit a team, plan transportation, purchase materials, consider safety and plot each step. It’s a lot of work. So much, in fact, that in an ideal world the Eagle … Continue reading

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***Breaking News*** Cub Scout Advancement Modifications Made

The BSA has announced modifications to adventure requirements in response to feedback from den leaders who have run the new Cub Scouting program for a year. Dens may begin using the modified requirements immediately as they begin working on their next … Continue reading

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Annual Friends of Scouting Dinner

District Key 3: Dist. Commissioner Heather Mulvihill, Senior Dist. Executive Geoff Angle, District Chairman Bill Mulvihill, representing Huguenot Trial. Heart of Virginia Council’s Annual Fundraising Dinner was held at the Richmond Convention Center 10 March, 2016 with guest speaker Rex Tillman CEO for … Continue reading

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