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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

The Good We Do 12/30

December 30, 2020

Pack 11 Marblehead beautifies railroad bridge on Rail Trail.   Troop 53 Swampscott builds the Christmas manger at St. John the Evangelist church.

Good We Do 12/23

December 23, 2020

Pre Covid, 4 boys from Troop 87 went to Putnam Farms in Danvers, which is a senior living center, and put on a Hannukah service for the residents. Troop 306 for Teens For the 8th year in a row, Troop 306 Arlington partnered with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families to run a holiday drive … Continue reading Good We Do 12/23

Troop 11 Marblehead’s 100th Eagle Scout

December 23, 2020

Troop 11 Marblehead’s first Eagle Don Doliber was the chairman of the Eagle Board for Troop 11’s 100th Eagle.

Good We Do 12/18

December 18, 2020

Pablo Alvarez of Troop 6 Brookline was walking through Larz Anderson Park one afternoon and saw a lady (Ginnie) about his age (50s) pulling up vines, and stopped to help. She had been removing invasive vines for weeks in her free time! She was thrilled at the offer of Scout help, and contacted the Park … Continue reading Good We Do 12/18

Good We Do 12/11

December 11, 2020

Pack 8 Dracut participates in a yard clean out of a disable veteran. Pack 8 filled 40 leaf bags and a trailer with leaves and debris. Adam from Troop 87 in Groveland completed his Eagle project by leading an effort to create 30 back-to-school backpacks for children living at Emmaus House in Haverhill. Here’s a … Continue reading Good We Do 12/11

The Good We Do 12/4

December 4, 2020

Troop 7 Lowell cleans up Chambers St. Park.

The Good We Do 11/25

November 25, 2020

Shout out to Pack 7 Lowell for the awesome donation of clothing that they dropped off for The Wish Project. Their clothing drive will be so appreciated by the lucky families that receive warm winter clothing as a result. Pack 731 North Reading collects food for the North Reading Food Pantry.

The Good We Do 11/20

November 20, 2020

Pack 107 rakes leaves for a local armed forces veteran. Troop 81 donates 272 turkeys to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.

Membership Monday 11/16

November 17, 2020

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