Eagle Scout Extension Option for First-Time Members Entering Scouts BSA

As part of the launch of Scouts BSA, the BSA has issued the following announcement regarding the Eagle Scout rank. IMPLEMENTATION DETAILS FOR FIRST-TIME MEMBERS ENTERING SCOUTS BSA Youth 16 years of age or older, but not yet 18, on February 1, 2019 who register as members of Scouts BSA on or before December 31, … http://heartofnewenglandbsa.org/2019/02/eagle-scout-extension-option-for-first-time-members-entering-scouts-bsa/

2019 Catholic Committee Award Nominations

A SCOUT IS REVERENT! The Worcester Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting is calling for nominations for Adult Catholic Religious Awards. Nominations are due by February 20, 2019. Nominations should be sent to: Bob Ryan, CCOS Nominations Chair, 8 Colonial Drive, Shrewsbury, MA 01545. These awards recognize those adults in Scouting who have participated in promoting … http://heartofnewenglandbsa.org/2019/01/call-for-award-nominations/

Statement on recent reports about BSA finances

Recently the Wall Street Journal reported that the Boy Scouts of America is exploring bankruptcy.  The Boy Scouts of America is researching all potential future options to “be prepared”, however there are no imminent decisions being made at this time.  This research is to ensure that the BSA has a long and bright future and … http://heartofnewenglandbsa.org/2018/12/statement-on-recent-reports-about-bsa-finances/