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2019 Newsletters


11/15/19- TLS Winter Weekend Sold Out, Parents' Night Out, Campsgiving

12/20/19- District Klondikes, Eagle Recognition Dinner, Ice Climbing

12/13/19- Scouts Share Their Stories, Scout Shop Giving Tree, Pending Online Applications Will Not Rollover to the New Year

12/6/19- Summer Camp Holiday Gifts, UMass Lowell Scout Night, Today's Leaders

11/8/19- Eagle Scout Showcase, Summer Camps 2020 Open on Black Friday, Campsgiving Scout Shop Deals

11/1/19- T.L. Storer Winter Programs, Merit Badges at Base Camp Express

10/25/19- Membership Fees, Halloween Signups, Hornaday Award, Boston College Football Scout Day

10/18/19- Winter & Spring Program Signups Open on Halloween, Pumpkin Fest, NOESA Nominations

10/11/19- New Background Check Disclosure Forms, Pumpkin Fest, University of Scouting

10/4/19- Scouting For Food, Boston College Football Scout Day, Base Camp Express Advancement

9/27/19- T.L. Storer Programs, University of Scouting, Scout Shop Family Camping 

9/20/19- Training Pathways at Base Camp, New Scoutbook Features

9/13/19- Scout Shop Temporarily Closed, New Member Coordinator, Museum of Science

9/6/19- Unit and Family Alignment, What to Charge New Members, Scout Shop Fall Hours

8/30/19- Fall Programs, Museum of Science, West Wind Roundtable Change

8/23/19- Summer Camp Update, Scoutbook Features for Den Leaders

8/16/19- Summer Camp Update, Boston Globe Article, Programs Open

8/9/19- Summer Camp Update, Base Camp Express, 2019-2020 Programs Open

8/2/19- Summer Camp Update, Summer Open Programs, AOL Weekend

7/26/19- Summer Camp Update, Pumpkin Fest Opens Registration

7/19/19- Summer Camp Update, Summer Open Program, Recruiting Kickoffs

7/12/19- Summer Camp Update, August Kickoffs, Family Resident Camping

7/5/19- Summer Camp Kicks Off, Family Camping, Popcorn Sale

6/28/19- Recruiting Flyers, Popcorn Sale, Family Weekends

6/21//19- Crew 345 In the News, Be A CIT at Day Camp

6/14/19- T.L. Storer Gets Ready for Summer Camp, Be A CIT, Trainings

6/7/19- Wah-Tut-Ca Gets Ready for Summer, Council Dinner, Leader Trainings in June

5/31/19- Scouts on Memorial Day, Council-Wide Recruiting Call, Program Kickoffs

5/24/19- Service Center & Scout Shop Move, Camps Selling Out, Internet Advancement 2.0

5/17/19- Prepared for Girl Troops at Camp, Calling Teenage Scouters, Parker Scholarship Applications

5/10/19- Camping With Your Family, Scout Shop Event, Scouting Skills for Women

5/3/19- Silver Beaver Recipients, Family Camping Weekends, Program Partners: Boston's Wax Museum

4/26/19- New Summer Camp Weeks, Adult Trainings, "May the 4th" Program

4/19/19- Spring Camporees, Base Camp Pathways, Program Partners: Duck Tours 

4/12/19- Crossover Event in Local News, Spring Recruiting, April Vacation

4/5/19- Spring Program Opening Weekend, Brownsea Applications, Rev. Parker Scholarship

3/29/19- Pathways at Base Camp, Silver Beavers, WGBH news story 

3/22/19- Online Registration for Linked Troops, Cub Satellite Programs, Staff Changes

3/15/19- April Vacation: STEM Camp, NYLT, Earth Day & Trail Hikes

3/8/19- Scouts BSA Troop In the News, Crossover Guide, Youth Leadership Programs

3/1/19- Pathway to 1st Class Camp, Silver Beaver, Report to the Commonwealth

2/22/19- Adult Trainings, Camp Staff and Volunteers, Courts of Honor

2/15/19- Scouts on School Break, Silver Beaver & Other Awards, Attitash Ski Discounts

2/8/19- Report to the Commonwealth, AOL Crossover Guide, Winter Camp

2/1/2019- Scouts BSA Launch, Troop Weeks Registration, Silver Antelope

1/25/19- Winter Camp Merit Badges, Attitash Ski Discounts, Scouts at the State House

1/18/19- Summer Staff, Scouts BSA, Klondikes

1/11/19- Ice Climbing, Scouting Skills for Women, Winter Open Program

1/4/19- Scouts BSA Troops Workshop, Scoutbook Sync Updates, MBU Extended Registration

2018 Newsletters

12/14/18- Scout Shop Giving Tree, District Klondikes, Attitash Ski Discounts

12/7/18- Holiday T-shirts for Summer Campers, Merit Badge March, Adventure Kits

11/30/18- Summer Camp Registrations, Eagle Dinner, Museum of Science

11/16/18- Summer Camp Goes Live Next Week, Last Weekend Base Camp Fall Season, Attitash Discounts

11/9/18- Salute to Scouting, Black Friday, Salem Witch Museum

11/2/18- Vacation Camp Registration, NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award, Black Friday

10/26/18- Adventure Cards In the Mail, Recharter Season, Vacation Camp Registration 

10/19/18- Early Discount for University of Scouting, Zombie Survival Training, Family Camping 101

10/12/18- Scout Shop Family Camping Event, Orienteering Weekend, Globetrotters

10/5/18- University of Scouting, Donate Clothes at Scout Shops, Scouting For Food

9/28/18- Pumpkin Fest, New Cub Scout Adventure Kits, Duck Tours, Scouting for Food

9/21/18- Youth Protection Training, Recruiting Resources, Outdoor Skills Training

9/14/18- University of Scouting, Scout Shop Extended Hours, Base Camp Events

9/7/18- MassJam, Museum of Science, Youth Protection Training

8/31/18- Weekend Programs, Pumpkin Fest Volunteers, Cradles to Crayons

8/24/18- Summer Camp Wraps Up, Tips, Boston College Scout Day

8/17/18- Pumpkin Fest, YPT Courses, Globetrotters

8/10/18- YPT, Museum of Science, Scout Shop Jobs

8/3/18- Summer Camp Update, Unit Planning Guides, Boston Duck Tours

7/27/18- Summer Camp Update, Recruiting Kickoffs, Boston College Football Scout Day

7/20/18- Summer Camp Update, MassJam Volunteers, Cub Scout Satellite Programs

7/13/18- Summer Camp Update, Fall Program is Open, Rocket Into Scouting

7/6/18- Packing for Summer Camp, Volunteering for Day Camps, MassJam 2018

7/6/18- Packing for Summer Camp, Volunteering for Day Camps, MassJam 2018

6/29/18- Rocket Into Scouting, New Wah-Tut-Ca Cabins, Concord Trail Hike

6/22/18- Family Scouting, Lacrosse Game Tickets, Lions 

6/15/18- MLL Lacrosse Color Guard, Membership Call, Lawrence Camp Grant

6/8/18- Family Scouting, District Kickoffs, Membership Call

6/1/18- Boston Globe, District Program Kickoffs, Alumni Weekend

5/25/18- Scoutbook Resources, Membership Call, Donations

5/18/18-Wah-Tut-Ca Renovations, Hospitality Breakfast, Parker Scholarship

5/11/18- Summer Camp Registration, Haverhill Day Camp Location, Boston Duck Tours

5/4/18- Scout Me In, Camporee Season, YPT

4/27/18- New Council Staff, Silver Beaver Recipients, Star Wars Day at Base Camp

4/20/18- Red Sox Gathering Event, Spring Recruiting, Archery and Rock Climbing Clinics

4/13/18- New England Base Camp Outdoor Conference, Rev. Parker Scholarship, Recruiting Workshops

4/6/18- Spring Recruitment Workshops, Leader Training, STEM Camp

3/30/18- Silver Beaver Nominations, Minutemen Pursuit Trail, Spring Program

3/23/18- High Adventure Programs, Cub Scout Satellites, Adult Leader Training

3/16/18- New Youth Protection Training, STEM Camp, Spring Programs

3/9/18- New England Base Camp Outdoor Conference, New Adult Applications, BSA Lifeguard Training

3/2/18- Report to the Commonwealth, Summer Camp Staff Applications, Merit Badge University

2/23/18- Adult Leader Trainings, STEM Camp, Ski Weekend Deals

2/16/18- Scoutbook Sync, Report to the Commonwealth, Eastern Massachusetts Commissioner College

2/9/18- Adventure Card Added Value, Scout Heritage Day, Overnight Camps, Amazon Smiles

2/2/18- New England Base Camp Outdoor Conference, Council Dinner, Report to the Commonwealth

1/26/18- Cub Scout Changes 2018, Religious Committee Announcements, Ski Weekend Deals

1/19/18- ScoutBook Advancement Changes, Scout Shop Event, Museum of Science

1/12/18- Girls Registering, Rechartering, Facebook Live, Ski Weekend Deals

1/5/18- Cold Weather Programs, Museum of Science Overnights, MLK Day

2017 Newsletters

12/15/17- Planning for Welcoming Girls, Early Camp Registration Deadline, Eagle Dinner Honorees

12/8/17- MassJam 2018, Summer Camp Early Registration, Seasonal Celebration

12/1/17- Merit Badge March, Seasonal Celebration, Winter Camp

11/17/17: Black Friday Registrations Open, Climbing Program, Paul Gengreau's Retirement Party

11/10/17- Winter Camp Gift, Cold Weather Programming, Native American Culture Day

11/3/17: Merit Badge March, Winter & STEM Camps, Veteran's Day

10/27/17- Adventure Cards, Winter & STEM Camp, Scouting for Food

10/20/17- University of Scouting, Fright Fest, Museum of Science

10/13/17- BSA Welcomes Girls, Merit Badge Weekend, Trainings

10/6/17- University of Scouting, Pumpkin Fest, New Member Coordinator

9/29/17- Merit Badges, Trainings, Camporees

9/22/17- Adventure Cards, Online Registration Fees, Satellites

9/15/17- Training Opportunities for Leaders, Bees & Boats Day, Special Events

9/8/17- Recharter and Registration Changes, Pumpkin Fest, Lions

9/1/17- Museum of Science, Climbing/ COPE Training, Base Camp Specialty Days

8/25/17- New Rechartering Process, Council Calendar, Fall Programming

8/18/17- Volunteer at Base Camp, Work at Scout Shops, Fall Programming

8/11/2017- Fall Recruiting Workshop, Popcorn Selling Season, Cub Satellite Programs

8/4/2017- "Making Scouting More Accessible to Families" Discussion, Fall Recruiting Workshops, Base Camp Open Program

7/28/2017- Recruiting Volunteer Positions, Camp Photos, Popcorn Kickoffs

7/21/2017- New Rechartering Process, Fall Recruiting Workshops, Scoubook Sync

7/14/2017- "Making Scouting Accessible to Families" Discussion, Scoutbook Sync, Eagle Palms

7/7/2017- Base Camp Hiring, Camp Season, Alumni Weekend

6/30/17- Family Engagement, Friends of Scouting, Thoreau Trail Opening, Grant Writing Committee

6/23/17- Camp Registration, Special Discounts, Alumni Weekend

6/16/17- Lions, Popcorn, Online Registration

6/9/17- Summer Camp Update, 2018 Program Kickoffs, Boston Good Scout Breakfast

6/2/17- Summer Day Camps, Council Dinner, Adventure Kits

5/26/17- Online Registration, Cambridge Good Scout Luncheon, Program Kickoffs

5/19/17- 2018 Program Kickoffs, Online Registration, Council Dinner

5/12/17- How to Use the Adventure Card, New Lone Tree Day Camp, Spring Camporees

5/5/17- Rare Adventures & Patrol Activities, Camp Discounts, Specialty Camp Weeks

4/28/17- Adventure Card Discounts, Silver Beaver Awards, Spring Satellite Programs

4/21/17- Chuck Wagon Derby, Recruitment Workshops, National Volunteer Week

4/14/17- Venturing Awards, MassJam Patch Design Contest, Rev. Parker Scholarship

4/07/17- National Volunteer Month, Recruiting Workshop, Commissioner's Corner

3/31/17- Silver Beaver, Adventure Kits, PLC at Base Camp

3/24/17- NOVA Awards, Spring Satellites, Aquatic Adventures

3/17/17- Summer Camp Registration, Training Award Process

3/10/17- Kershaw Dedication, OA Banquet, STEM Camp

3/3/17- Adventure Card, Online Registration, Solar Panels

2/24/17- Venturing Klondike, Climbing Instructor Course, STEM Camp

2/17/17- Spring Satellites, Camp Staff, Winter Camp

2/10/17- Winter Camp, Wood Badge, Program Commissioner Position

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