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Submitted by Jeff Reynolds, Scoutmaster Troop 58 Danvers. If you are like me, you wear many hats. I work a lot, and that includes more travel than I care to admit to. I have a wife and daughter whose idea of camping is a budget hotel, making full integration of Scouting for the family unit
One of the greatest moments in the Eagle Scout process is the Court of Honor. This is the event that celebrates your success with those who helped you and the rest of the community. We’d like to share some advice that may help make your special event even a little more special. Please use this as a guide to help the community celebrate and learn more about Eagle Opportunities.
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Our priority is to keep participants, instructors, and everyone’s family safe and healthy. We are continuously working with local health authorities, the CDC, and and our partner organizations with regards to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We will continue to monitor information and recommendations from heath agencies, and provide additional information as it becomes available. Event Cancellations and … Continue reading Coronavirus Updates
In our continued efforts to offer more program opportunities north of Boston, Base Camp is bringing our Open Saturday Programs, Merit Badge Classes, and Overnight Camping to Camp Nihan in Saugus! These programs will be open for three weekends in the Spring! We will be utilizing Camp Nihan’s Education Center and surrounding campgrounds including a … Continue reading Base Camp at Camp Nihan
Eagle Scout Showcase Series It seems to be that even when people don’t know much about Scouting, they know about Eagle Scouts. You might see your friends and neighbors snacking on our popcorn, you might drive by the occasional “Join Cub Scouts!” lawn sign, and you might not think twice about what any of that really … Continue reading Eagle Scout Showcase Series #1
Submitted by Chuck Eaton, Scout Executive Here is a BRAND NEW tool to help make sure that your unit values are aligned with the values of your Scout families! DOWNLOAD the Facilitator Instructions DOWNLOAD the Survey Why Alignment is Important Scouting is families working together to help raise each other’s kids. When we look at … Continue reading “How Do You Scout?”- Unit & Family Alignment Survey
Submitted by Chuck Eaton, Scout Executive Starting this summer with a soft launch, followed by a grand opening in September, Base Camp Express will provide various Scouting programs from our new Woburn location. This facility will be extraordinarily convenient to all Scouters and Scout families and will provide year-round Saturday and evening Merit Badge … Continue reading Coming Soon – Base Camp Express!
Download this Guide NeXus Camps have accommodated co-ed and entirely female groups in the past with no significant issues. This is how we have developed procedures and prepared facilities to provide equal opportunity for all to enjoy our campgrounds. Staff All activities are appropriate for all campers. Regarding interaction with staff members, Youth Protection Guidelines … Continue reading How NeXus Camps Are Prepared for Girl Troops
As a committed Scouter, if you would like to represent Scouting and make a presentation to an Eagle Scout in your community, please let us know by filling out this simple form. We would provide some basic training and you’d receive updates regarding when and where there is an Eagle Scout Court of Honor. … Continue reading Council Representation at Eagle Courts of Honor
We have an important duty, and an incredible opportunity, to focus as an organization on keeping children safe, supported and protected, while preparing youth for their futures through our nation’s foremost program of character development and values-based leadership training. Various media sources have reported that the Boy Scouts of America has hired a bankruptcy attorney … Continue reading Scouting Thrives Update- News from National
Welcome to Scouting! Scouting is an adventure for YOU and your children. For your child, it’s an adventure filled with camping, swimming, learning new and unique skills and making new friends. For you, it’s actually much of the same. You’ll likely find many new friends through your local Scout unit, other parents who are dealing … Continue reading Welcome to your Scouting Journey!