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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
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.
Recent Blog Posts
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 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.
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
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
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
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
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
Concord’s Scout Troop 132 worked to complete a year of service despite the COVID-19 shutdown. The troop, under the leadership of Scoutmaster William Duggan and cadre of adult volunteers, responded to the needs they saw in the community. They worked to implement annual activities like the Christmas Tree pickup, as well as new need activities … Continue reading Good We Do 4/30/21
New England Base Camp was named by Globe Magazine as one of 15 things to do with your kids over April vacation. For full article, click HERE.