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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
Cub Scout Pack 361 participated in Project Valentine and made Valentines as part of a service project. Project Valentine is a handmade valentine card drive benefiting seniors with Valentines delivered to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, senior centers.
Among the first female Eagle Scouts, Kavita of Cambridge Troop 56 were profiled in today’s Boston Globe. Read the full article here: First female Eagle Scouts are about to take flight
Scouts from Manchester-by-the-Sea’s Troop 3 participated in conservation service for MLK Day. Scouts cleaned up both sides of Pine Street, a major route from Route 128 into town. Scouts covered about 2.5 miles total distance. It was a great day to help the community, honor MLK, and enjoy the beautiful weather!
As was announced on October 7th, effective Monday, February 1, the position of Merit Badge Counselor will no longer be listed on Unit Rosters. The connections between the Merit Badge Counselor and the Scout will also be removed. Merit Badge Counselors can continue to work with Scouts while we continue to enter those positions into … Continue reading Merit Badge Counselor Changes
Scouts and families from Troop 1 West Roxbury volunteered at Rose’s Bounty, a community food pantry that directly serves local residents facing hunger and food insecurity. Troop members helped package non-perishable items and set up for one of the pantry’s drive-through distribution days. Going forward, the troop hopes to work with Rose’s Bounty on a regular basis.
Pack 80 Dracut collects donations for the local food pantry!
Troop 74 and Girl Scout Troop 65321 worked with DCF (Mass Department of Children and Families) and the WonderFund to make sure that 27 children would get fantastic presents this holiday. These young kids are without their own families and wanted to be sure they got something amazing.
Minute Man National Historical Park welcomed Hanscom Air Force Bases’ Scout Pack 173 for an enjoyable day of service before winter arrives. Pack 173 assisted in maintaining some of Minute Man’s back-trail footpaths and helped relocate the Codman Community Farm sheep that are currently hosted by the park. In the morning, scouts were divided into … Continue reading The Good We Do 1/8/21
Pack 11 Marblehead beautifies railroad bridge on Rail Trail. Troop 53 Swampscott builds the Christmas manger at St. John the Evangelist church.