Looking for something to do in between Summer Camps? Chesterfield Historical Society has announced their Summer Merit Badge list! See here for details.
Heart of Virginia Day Camp @ Camp Justis
June 18th – 22nd, 2018
Camp Justis, Powhatan, VA
Who’s ready to take flight on a voyage to FUN!?
The Day Camp fee is $85 per scout five days of attendance. $20 for a single day of attendance. The Day Camp fee includes a camp t-shirt and patch as well as covering all insurance costs and program materials. Be sure to register by May 21st to avoid the $25.00 per registrant LATE FEE! Registration ends June 1st.
REGISTRATION NOTE: ALL Day Camp registrations are required to go through the unit’s Pack Coordinator. NO INDIVIDUAL SCOUT/PARENT/CHAPERONE registrations will be accepted. Registration ends June 1st.
Still Have Questions?
Contact Day Camp Director Jaime Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-687-2814 OR Program Director Eric Johnson at email@example.com 804-814-3175.
Scout Leader Specific Training is for anyone interested in becoming a Scoutmaster, an Assistant Scoutmaster, a Committee Member of a Troop and others interested in knowing more about the Boy Scout program.
Every Scout Deserves A Trained Leader and this course provides one of the three components needed in order to best serve your Scouts and have a Program that fulfills the mission of the Boy Scouts of America.
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018
Arrival Time: Hot Coffee & Name Tag Pickup: 8:00 am
Course Time: 8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Location: St. Mathias Episcopal Church, 11300 W. Huguenot Road, Chesterfield, VA 23113
Cost: $30 This includes Troop Leader Guidebook (Volume 1), additional training materials, snacks, lunch and cups of some very important coffee.
Longwood University and its Alpha Alpha Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega invites you to campus for Merit Badge Day 2018 on April 7. Please share this email/information with all interested Scouts/Scouters/Parents.
We’ll be offering 12 different badges this year: Automotive Maintenance, Citizenship in the Community, Communication, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Science, First Aid, Geology, Golf, Public Speaking, Robotics, Soil & Water Conservation & Swimming
Attached is a flyer that lists the event schedule & all details about badge requirements/prerequisites.
The pre-registration site is
ready to go and LINKED HERE.
The event’s Facebook page is
Please be sure to read all event details provided on the registration site &/or listed on the event’s Facebook page.
For questions, please feel free to contact myself and fellow event co-coordinator Stephanie Miller at this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you on campus & thank you once again for your support!
Yours in Scouting,
Venture Crew 6522
Alpha Phi Omega Chapter Co-Adviser
Merit Badge Day Co-Coordinator
Looking for a quick, risk-free fundraiser that is not labor intensive and easy to do? Camp Cards will be here soon! Each Camp Card is sold for $5.00 with 50% of the proceeds kept with the unit and 50% returned to Council. Units can participate RISK FREE and unsold cards can be returned to Council without penalty. Units DO NOT need to prepay for their initial round of Camp Cards, so this is a great way to raise funds for your summer camping programs! A limited number of cards will be available for units to sell. Sign up your Unit and reserve Camp Cards at
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018 8:30 AM to Sunday, April 15, 2018, 12:00 Noon
Registration deadline: April 2, 2018
Location: Powhatan State Park
4616 Powhatan State Park Rd., Powhatan, VA 23139
Cost: $35 (meals included)
Contact: Tracey Portillo, email@example.com, 804.337.3083
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation is an overnight training event that introduces parents and leaders to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly Pack camping. THIS IS A NEW CURRICULUM— that covers all the required material for WEBELOS Leaders to take their den camping.
Prerequisites: Prior to taking the practical component, you must have completed the online component before attending the training weekend practical. Both components, the online and the practical, must be completed in order to fulfill the “BALOO Trained”status. In the event the online component is not completed prior to the practical, the trained status is withheld until both components are successfully completed. The online portion is available through the BSA LearnCenter. Log onto
and select the BSA LearnCenter image on the right side of the home page.
National Youth Leadership Training (Flyer for Details)
NYLT is a six-day course. Content is delivered in a troop and patrol outdoor setting with an emphasis on immediate application of learning in a fun environment. Interconnecting concepts and work processes are introduced early, built upon, and aided by the use of memory aids, which allows participants to understand and employ the leadership skills much faster.
Scout Night at the Diamond (Flyer for details)
It’s one of the best nights in minor league baseball – Scout Night at the ballpark. Boy Scout Night with the Flying Squirrels is on Friday, May 11, 2018 at The Diamond. Take in a Squirrels game with your troop, join the pre-game scout parade, get a Flying Squirrels Scout Night 2018 patch and best of all, camp out on the field after the game!
Just $9 per person!
Flying Squirrels website
Venturing Officers Association (Flyer for Details)
Venturing Officers’ Associations (VOA) provide opportunities for adventure, leadership, personal growth, and service
. By doing so, they serve to model best practices in programming for local crews and to provide a program resource for Venturers and Advisors throughout the VOA’s area of operation. Please see the attached flyer above for details on HOVC’s VOA.
Attention race fans!!! The District PWD was held 24 February, at Bethel Baptist Church. The Official racing results are hot off the press and are as follows:
Lion 1st place- C. Morris P876
Lion 2nd place- M. Nelson P1838
Lion 3rd place- B. Gleason P1838
Tiger 1st place- C. Lively P876
Tiger 2nd place- O. Loemis P1825
Tiger 3rd place- G. Ross P1811
Wolf 1st place- C. Young P1811
Wolf 2nd place- R. Stone P876
Wolf 3rd place- R. Haskin P1811
Bear 1st place- J. Ruppel-Lee P6296
Bear 2nd place- A. Kaleta P1838
Bear 3rd place- N. Rusher P893
WEBS 1st place – Z. Wood P1825
WEBS 2nd place- C. Collins P861
WEBS 3rd place- D. Haskin P1811
AOL 1st place- C. Crayton P1879
AOL 2nd place- J. Leach P1838
AOL 3rd place- T. Williams P1838
Congratulations to all the winners and many thanks to all to parents, Boy Scouts, and District leaders who came out to help make this event a success. A special thank you to Bethel Baptist Church for once again allowing us to use their facilities and to volunteers from Virginia Commonwealth Bank.