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.
Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers now have new requirements for earning the World Conservation Award. These requirements are effective immediately.
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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
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.
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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!
The crowdfunding surge has led many Scouts to wonder whether their Eagle project could benefit from this source of money……
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One of the most important things that our young people can learn through Scouting is the value and importance of community service. Volunteering to help make your community a better place is a learned behavior, not something we’re born with. Help reinforce community service with your Scouts by giving them a little recognition for the volunteer work they’ve done.
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