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Help Our Vets!

Visit your Scout Shop to take a name from the Giving Tree and donate essential uniform pieces to Scouts in need. When you give to local Scouts, you give them the opportunity to give back to their community too. Let's embrace the spirit of giving. Donations accepted November 13 - December 18.

The East Hartford Scout Shop is collecting Thorlo Socks for the Chrysalis Center’s Veteran Support Services, where they will

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5 Gears of Programming

Below are the guidelines for the type of programming The Spirit of Adventure Council is going to follow in regards to the types of programming and activities that are being offered. We will meet or exceeds the level of strictness that the State or Local recommendations dictate. The current gear or phase that the council is in at any given time will be posted on the home page of the council website.

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Recent Blog Posts

Good We Do 11/19/21

November 19, 2021

Pack 621 Peabody (St. Thomas the Apostle Parish) hosted a community “Touch-a-Truck” event on Saturday November 6th.  The pack asked attendees to bring unwrapped toys as a donation for the Toys for Tots collection.  By the end of the event, more than 250 individual toys were handed over to Toys for Tots representatives from the … Continue reading Good We Do 11/19/21

Good We Do 10/5/2021

October 5, 2021

Eagle Scout and his team of volunteers clean up a burial ground originally used for indigent elderly and infirm people in the Town of  West Newbury. For full article, CLICK HERE.

Troop 2 Beverly Food Drive

September 10, 2021

Troop 2 in Beverly, MA at a Scouting for food drive.  Originally the collection date was to be August 22, but due to the impending threat of a hurricane, it was postponed to August 29th.  1400 door knockers were distributed to the community and signs were posted in Beverly neighborhoods.  1233 lbs. of various food and … Continue reading Troop 2 Beverly Food Drive

Local Scouts Assist in Community Service

August 29, 2021

Local Scout troop from Woburn assist in volunteer service to a local teen. Jack McHugh Remodeling and USA Professional Painting are remodeling his home to make it accessible. The Scouts are doing yard clean-up. For full story, CLICK HERE.

5 Gears of Programming

August 27, 2021

Below are the guidelines for the type of programming The Spirit of Adventure Council is going to follow in regards to the types of programming and activities that are being offered. We will meet or exceeds the level of strictness that the State or Local recommendations dictate. The current gear or phase that the council … Continue reading 5 Gears of Programming

Proud Mom

July 6, 2021

My youngest has HF ASD. He has always loved scouts, starting from when his big brother was there. As soon as he was able to join, we did. I was involved for many years, some of those as Committee Chair for the Pack, and others as just a parent volunteer. When it came time to … Continue reading Proud Mom

2021-2022 Membership Fees

June 7, 2021

At the BSA’s National Annual Meeting last week, the proposed $6/person fee was approved for the upcoming Scouting season.  This brings the registration fees to $72/youth member and $45/adult member.  These fees will go into effect on August 1, 2021. Additionally, as a reminder, last year it was announced that Scouts BSA youth were required … Continue reading 2021-2022 Membership Fees

Good We Do 5/21/21

May 21, 2021

Pack 105 Burlington had a “Cereal Drive” this past week in place of their Scouting for Food this year.  Cubs were asked to donate cereal boxes to our first in person Pack meeting of the year.  The Arrow of Light den launched the chain reaction of boxes for all families to watch and cheer on. … Continue reading Good We Do 5/21/21

Minutemen’s Pursuit Trail

May 10, 2021

Discover history as you follow in the footsteps of the brave Minutemen as they pursued the retreating British Soldiers on April 19, 1775 from Meriam’s Corner in Concord to Prospect Hill in Somerville on this historic trail. This is a recognized National Historic Trail by the BSA and established by the Spirit of Adventure Council … Continue reading Minutemen’s Pursuit Trail