Popcorn Raffle Winners
From Cub Scout Tiger Cubs, to Grandparents at show and sells, the 2011 Trails End sale has come to its conclusion. Please select your respective district to see if your eligible scout won the 8 GB IPOD Touch!
New Scout Shop Hours
New Scout Shop Hours starting Monday Dec 19th
Monday & Wednesday & Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am-7:30pm
The Scout Shop will be closing at 5:00pm on Thursday December 22nd, and will be closed from Friday, December 23 until Tuesday, December 27
The Scout Shop will also be closed Saturday, December 31 till Tuesday, January 3rd.
Newport News Government Scout Day
Boy Scouts, grades 9-12 who are residents of Newport News are invited to take part in the 2012 Newport News Government Scout Day. This is an excellent oppotunity for scouts to see how local government works and gain first hand experience. For more information about how to register, click here
2012 University of Scouting- January 14
University of Scouting registration is now underway. This will be a two-part registration process. Please click here to register for the event on doubleknot. Please remember to download the leader's guide to complete the class registration as well.
National Jewish Committee on Scouting Scholarships
Each year, the National Jewish Committee on Scouting offers five college/university scholarships worth a total of $7,000 to Jewish Eagle Scouts who also earn the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblems. Some scholarships are based on financial need and others are not. Information about the scholarships may be found at the NJCoS web site.
Applications for the NESA scholarships can be found by clicking here. For 2012, applications will be accepted from 11/1/11 to 2/29/12. Selections will be announced on or about May 1, 2012. If you have additional questions not answered on the web site or application, please contact Jay Schnapp directly.
The Scout Shop is available to help with your special orders as well as urgent orders. Please use this form so we may better assist with your special orders.
Scout Leaders: Please submit this form as soon as possible to the Scout Shop so that we may better assist your new scouts with the necessary materials
Preinventory Sale Dec 27-30
BSA Action Shirt, youth med. & adult small
Sale Price $7.99- NOW $4.00
Black and White merit badge pamphlets
Sale Price $1.00- NOW 50 cents
Old style Boy Scout neckerchiefs
Sale Price $5.00- NOW $2.00
Sale price $8.00- NOW $4.00
Antelope Woodbadge pendant
NOW 50 cents
Sale price $15.00- NOW $6.00
Cub Scout pants/shorts youth & women's
Sale Price $20.00- NOW $3.00
Now 50 cents
Upcoming Council events
Chesapeake Bay District Annual Scout Sunday Sunrise Service at Yorktown Victory Monument
Sunday February 5, 7:00 a.m.
For sign-up information, see the attached flyer.
The Colonial Council is currently looking for units interested in attending Northern Tier in 2012. If interested please contact Matt Vercher at (757) 595-3356 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Also, please see this form for more details
Philmont 2012 is currently full, but provisional scouts may be added as openings present themselves.
Visit www.philmontscoutranch.org or www.ntier.org for future trek opportunities
Wahunsenakah Lodge News
To request the Wahunsenakah dance team please use this form.
The 2011 dues form can be accessed by clicking here and the 2011 registration form can be found by clicking here
Training courses can be provided through the MyScout service and can be found at Scouting.org.
This is Scouting, All Cub Scout Leader Specific Training, Boy Scout Fast Start, Venturing Fast Start, ScoutParents Unit Coordinator Fast, StartUnit Commissioner Fast Start, Physical Wellness, Safe Swim (2yr), Safety Afloat (2yr), Weather Hazards (2yr), Climb On Safely ,Trek Safely, Troop Committee Challenge, Staffing the District Committee
Youth Protection Training
All volunteers must have training to register and recharter. Training is required every two years. Click on the following links for training opportunity fliers
Units may start tracking their service hours now by clicking here
U.S. Flag Retirements
The United States Flag Code states: "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning. The Colonial Virginia Council has a large number of flags that need to be retired. If your unit would/could run a flag retirement ceremonies and help us to properly retire these flags, please stop by the Council office to pick up some flags. Attached are two different flag retirement ceremonies you can use. Ceremony #1 or Ceremony #2