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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).

Good We Do 2/12/21

February 12, 2021

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.

Female Eagle Scouts in Boston Globe

February 6, 2021

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  

Good We Do 2/5/21

February 5, 2021

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!

Merit Badge Counselor Changes

February 1, 2021

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

Good We Do 1/29/21

January 29, 2021

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.

Good We Do 1/22/21

January 22, 2021

Pack 80 Dracut collects donations for the local food pantry!

The Good We Do 1/15/21

January 15, 2021

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.

The Good We Do 1/8/21

January 8, 2021

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