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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

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.

Message from the Spirit of Adventure Board to our Scouting community.

March 29, 2021

It is with regret that the Board of Directors of the Spirit of Adventure Council announces the resignation of our Scout Executive, Chuck Eaton. We are incredibly grateful for the leadership and energy that Chuck provided the local Scouting community over the past ten years. This departure certainly adds some near-term challenges that the Board … Continue reading Message from the Spirit of Adventure Board to our Scouting community.

Good We Do 3/12/21

March 12, 2021

Packs 105 & 555 Burlington are just a few who went virtual for their Pinewood Derby. Webelos assisted with the “behind the scenes” production. Great to see the kids still doing Cub Scout activities.

Good We Do 3/5/2021

March 5, 2021

Troop 46 Tyngsborough had their Scouting for Food Drive in February and almost doubled the items received from their previous years.

Good We Do 2/26/21

February 26, 2021

Owen Raiche receives the National Certificate of Merit for Heroic Actions Last night at Troop 160 Lexington’s Zoom meeting, Owen Raiche was recognized with a National Certificate of Merit. On September 14, 2019 Life Scout Owen Raiche was attending a neighborhood association party at The Green Banana Park on Hayes Avenue in Lexington.  During the … Continue reading Good We Do 2/26/21

Good We Do 2/19/21

February 19, 2021

Troop 251 Newburyport shovels out neighborhood fire hydrants. They made sure they are clear by a 3ft radius so emergency crews can easily access them (a snow shovel makes a great measuring tool).