Effective May 1, 2012, BSA will remove the old 'Tour Permit' paper application and it will be replaced by an electronic Tour and Activity form.
The Colonial Virginia Council would like to thank everyone who attended the 2012 Citizenship in the Community Banquet honoring Congressmen Bobby Scott, Rob Whittman and Scott Rigell, as well as our 2011 Eagle Scouts. To see pictures from the event in a gallery format, click here
, or in slideshow format, click here
Day Camp Sign-Ups are now out! if you did not receive Day Camp sign-up information, you can register online, or in the Scout Shop today. Please follow the links below to sign up for your districts Day Camp!
****Please remember that medical forms, as well as t-shirt information must be turned into the Scout Shop, or to your Day Camp Director****
Colonial Trail Day Camp
James River/Chesapeake Bay Day Camp
First Colony Day Camp
Heritage Day Camp
Siouan Rivers Day Camp
27-29 April 2012
AT BAYPORT SCOUT RESERVATION
The COPE Instructor Training course will be held at Rivah Base located at Bayport Scout Reservation on April 27-29th, 2012 from 8pm Friday until 4pm Sunday. The course will provide the opportunity for you to challenge yourself on Rivah Base’s unique high ropes course and low cope course. Come learn about the many aspects of COPE, such as:
To register, please download the registration form by clicking here, and return it to the Scout Shop
Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
Suffolk Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront
Please join us as we plan to honor Congressman Randy Forbes from Virginia's 4th District, as well as our 2011 Eagle Scouts. To register, please download the registration form by clicking here
, and return to the Council office.
This year we have a new opportunity for our local scouts. Thanks to the support of our own Wahunsenakah Lodge we have two weeks of summer camp adult leadership provided. If you have a Scout that could not attend earlier in the summer or maybe just did not get all the summer camp worked out of his system this is for you. Just think of all the extra merit badges that could be earned with a trip to Bayport Scout Reservation.
July 15-21: week four
July 22-28: week five
Please contact Matt Vercher for further information @ firstname.lastname@example.org or (757)897-6961
If you haven't already registered, space is still available at Bayport Scout Reservation this year. Please contact Kelly Allan at 757-595-3356 ext. 222 or at email@example.com or visit our website at www.bayportsr.org
Webelo Families! Registration for our Webelos Resident Camp has begun! This year's theme is the "Mysterious Treasure of Parrott's Cove." Be sure to sign your Webelo up for a fun and exciting week at Bayport Scout Reservation. To download the Leader's Guide, Click Here, or register your unit on doubleknot by clicking here.
The response has been stellar to the inaugural 2012 Camp Card Initiative. With 50% of the proceeds from each card going to the Scouts, this is an excellent opportunity for Scouts to raise additional money for Summer Camp. The remaining 50% of proceeds will be used to support Bayport Scout Reservation. This is an excellent opportunity to raise money for your local scout, and Bayport Scout Reservation!
17-22 June 2012
Bayport Scout Reservation
National Youth Leadership Training is an
exciting, action-packed six-day program designed to
provide youth members with leadership skills
and experience they can use in their units
The NYLT course centers around the concepts
of what a leader must BE, what he must KNOW,
and what he must DO. The key elements are
then taught with a clear focus on HOW TO. The
skills come alive during the week as the team
goes on a Quest for the Meaning of Leadership.
So, how do I join the fun?
It's easy! Ask your Unit Leader!
Fill out an application and submit to the Council
1. Be at least 13 by June 1, 2012.
2. Be at least the rank of First Class Scout or
Ordinary (Sea Scouts), or any Venturer
3. Have at least one long-term (week long)
4. Be or soon to be, a unit Leader.
5. Obtain your Unit Leader's recommendation
and parent's approval on the NYLT Participants
6. Provide a completed copy of the BSA Health
& Medical Record Parts A-D.
7. A $75 Deposit to secure a place.
Come experience something legendary!!!
National Youth Leaderership Training Application
To download the Fish & Shoot Weekend Guide, click here
Due to continued repairs to the pier at Bayport Scout Reservation caused by Hurricane Irene, the Fishing/Shooting weekend is being moved to June 1st-3rd.
Are you and your scouts ready to GO BIG N' GET WILD? Jamboree 2013 is awaiting scouts from the Colonial Virginia Council! 108 scouts along with 12 adult leaders will have the opportunity to experience the inaugural year of The Summit. Bechtel Reserve in Mt. Hope, WV. Please click here for scout registration information and click here for to apply as an adult leader to guide the youth that will represent our council to the Summit.