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Troop 74 recently sent this letter to the parents in their unit. Just one example of Scouting continuing to thrive in the midst of today's issues.
2020-2021 Troop 74 Overview of the Direction Ahead
Hello Scout Families!!
Considering what is going on in the world, we hope all of you have had a good summer..
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
Pack 107 rakes leaves for a local armed forces veteran. Troop 81 donates 272 turkeys to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.
Dear fellow Scouters, This has been an extraordinarily difficult year for membership with the dual challenges of the BSA bankruptcy and the ongoing pandemic. However, I remain optimistic about the future of our program even though we still have months to go before we are through either of these – because I see the enthusiasm … Continue reading Membership Monday 11/16
The East Hartford Scout Shop is collecting Thorlo Socks for the Chrysalis Center’s Veteran Support Services, where they will be distributed to vets in need. Please help support the Veterans in need this season. Buy 2 pairs or more and get 25% Off until 12/31/2020. All socks are being personally hand delivered at the end … Continue reading Helping Our Vets & Giving Tree
Dear Scouting Families, We hope you’ve been enjoying and sharing our Membership Monday blasts with your friends and family! This week as kids are getting sick and tired of being stuck in front of computers or if they are lucky ‘in classrooms’ (when did being able to go to school qualify as lucky huh?) – … Continue reading Membership Monday 9/28
Dear Scouting Families, We hope you’ve been enjoying and sharing our Membership Monday blasts with your friends and family! This week we wanted to transition a little bit and begin to show you how our ‘Be Prepared’ theme can be used to introduce the fun of Scouting to others. Next week will be all about … Continue reading Membership Monday 9/21
Dear Scouting Families, We hope you are all well. It’s time for our second installment of Member Mondays. This week we’re asking Scouting Families to share the story of Charlie – and ask your friends and family – by text messaging, email, and social media – to join with you and your family in your … Continue reading Membership Monday 9/14
Troop 74 recently sent this letter to parents in their unit. Just one example of Scouting continuing to thrive even in the midst of today’s issues. 2020-2021 Troop 74 Overview of the Direction Ahead Hello Scout Families!! Considering what is going on in the world, we hope all of you have had a good summer … Continue reading Troop 74 Parent Letter
WOW!! Have you heard about Nathan? Our council’s 2019 Top Seller!! Nathan has been out selling door to door these past few days. He designed the 3 by 4ft poster in the attached picture and had it printed at Staples. Mariama Sano had the opportunity to connect with Nathan yesterday regarding his experience and here’s what … Continue reading Nathan – 2019 Top Popcorn Seller revises his sale for COVID-19
Payment Options – Effective July 1st, National is no longer offering the option of paying for the online registrations at the Council Service Center. All payments will be made online at the time the parent or guardian submits the online registration. Adult Registrations – Effective July 1st, Adult volunteers can’t register via the online … Continue reading Changes to Online Registration System