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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

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

Good We Do 4/30/21

April 30, 2021

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

NEBC in Globe Magazine

April 12, 2021

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.

Good We Do 4/9/21

April 9, 2021

Second BSA Scout food drive fills Watertown Food Pantry shelves Scouts collected 2.5 tons of food for the food pantry this past November, but both the Coronavirus pandemic and the resulting unemployment in Watertown has hit our community hard. At the November drive Kathleen Cunningham, Director of the Watertown Food Pantry made an unusual request: Could another … Continue reading Good We Do 4/9/21

Summer 2021 at WTC

April 7, 2021

Hello Troop Leaders,   After much deliberation and thoughtful consideration, the Executive Board of The Spirit of Adventure Council has made the difficult decision not to run summer resident camp in 2021.   The economic impact of the COVID restrictions has made it impossible to run camp without significant financial deficit, or transferring those costs … Continue reading Summer 2021 at WTC

Good We Do 4/2/21

April 2, 2021

Troop 24 Bradford hosted a food drive for our Charter Organization’s food pantry on Saturday March 27th. We had a good turn out from the scouts and very generous citizens dropped of much needed donations.