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 May, 2017
Gates Open: 5:30 p.m.
Scout Parade: 6:30 p.m.
Game time: 7:05 p.m.
Contact: Kyle Nichols kyle.Nichols@squirrelsbaseball.com
Flyer and more info. here.
Officials RVA Flying Squirrels
website for Scout Night
Attention race fans!!! The District PWD was held 25 February, at Bethel Baptist Church in Powhatan. The racing results are hot off the press and are as follows:
AOL 3rd place- J. Wheeler P1811
AOL 2nd place- A. Alexander P1832
AOL 1st place- D. James P893
WEBS 3rd place- M. Klausne P1811
WEBS 2nd place- B. Seiler P6296
WEBS 1st place – C. Crayton P1879
Bears 3rd place- B. Stevens P1838
Bears 2nd place- P. Matacarpa P1825
Bears 1st place- C. Flynn P836
Wolf 3rd place- E. Shelton P1838
Wolf 2nd place- J. Gwaltney P1811
Wolf 1st place- O. Young P1891
Tiger 3rd place- S. Lindmar P876
Tiger 2nd place- Z. Alam P1811
Tiger 1st place- E.C. Smith P1823
Unrestricted 3rd place- C. Devore P1879
Unrestricted 2nd place- E.C. Smith P1823
Unrestricted 1st place- O. Young P1891
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!
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 council office for authorization to purchase badge from Scout shop.
Patch and placement: Blue border patch for Cub Scouts; khaki border patch for Boy Scouts; green border patch for Venturers; worn as a temporary patch on right pocket.
Supply/BIN item number: Cub Scout emblem, No. 139; Boy Scout emblem, No. 140; Venturing emblem, No. 152; pocket certificate, No. 32080
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 project wouldn’t be a Scout’s first experience with formal, documented project planning.
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the ideal world.
The BSA has released the Scout Planning Worksheet, a new tool that Scouts can use to plan patrol or troop activities. The goal is to build project-planning prowess that will benefit Scouts in their Eagle project, at school and in life…….Article continued here at
Bryan on Scouting
(Basic Adult Leadership Outdoor Orientation)
Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017
Time: 8:45am – 4:30pm
Location: St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 11300 W. Huguenot Road, Midlothian, VA 23113
Cost: $15.00 (Lunch included)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, March 6th, 2017
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation is a one-day training event that introduces parents and leaders to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping. (At least one person must be BALOO trained in order for a Pack to camp.) YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE PART OF PACK LEADERSHIP TO ATTEND THIS TRAINING. If you are a cub parent who is new to camping…this is the training for you!!! All pack parents and leaders are encouraged to attend.
For more information and Registration
District leaders are so proud of what the Cub Scouts in Pack 1838-Powhatan Community Church, have done to provide food for the less fortunate children in their communities of Powhatan, Cumberland and Buckingham. Read more about their efforts and their adoptive program
“Back Packs of Love”
After many months of digging and fund raising Pack 893 and Troop 893 at St. Edward Epiphany School dedicated their new flagpole on 7 December, 2015, Pearl Harbor Day. The flagpole was blessed by Father Don Lemay and a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol was presented to the Principal of the school.
Click here for the news article.
Has your Pack, Troop or Crew done something newsworthy? Make sure to submit it to the Richmond-Times Dispatch and let the District committee know. Make our Huguenot Trail Scouts shine!
November 2015 First Aid!
Wow! If you didn’t make it to this RT you really missed out on a lot of fun. We had Kim’s Game for First Aid kits,
, and First Aid kit refreshers as well as fresh and engaging ideas to teach first aid to Cubs and Scouts. We need to give a shout out of special “Thanks!” to Holly Sturdevant T-1807 for the moulage tips. Here is our collection of resources:
Scouting Magazine program guide click here
Boys Life emergency Scenarios click here
Sample scenarios and score sheets click here
First Aid Jeopardy Powerpoint
First Aid Crossword
Teaching First Aid Powerpoint
Teaching First Aid Powerpoint notes
First Aid kit lists, personal/Pack/Troop/Crew
First Aid wound effects
Mark’s burn pain was too intense!