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Change Is In The Air

It is with mixed feelings that I write today to tell you that Matt has accepted a promotion to the Area 5 Director in the Central Region, covering Kansas, Nebraska and parts of Missouri and Iowa.  Please join me in congratulating Matt as he and his family move to Kansas City at the end of June.  I deeply… Read more


A Profession With A Purpose

The Boy Scouts of America, Knox Trail Council has an immediate opening for a “District Executive”. Responsibilities of this career opportunity include fund-raising, sales and marketing, public relations, and nonprofit management. Day travel, night meetings and weekend commitments are required. Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree, possess good communication skills, and be willing have flexible work… Read more

Welcome New Council Employee

Scout Executive Matthew Budz is pleased to announce that Keith Zontini has accepted the part-time position of Program Assistant which will have him assisting with the delivery of our outstanding council programs such as Taste of Scouting, summer camp, Paw Sox and the Minute Cub Muster.  Keith is an Eagle Scout from Troop 23 Ashland, MA. Please join with me in welcoming Keith to our staff! Read more


Family Friends of Scouting Update

The 2016 Family Friends of Scout Campaign – “Build the Adventure” is progressing strongly with the goal of completing the campaign by the end of June.   Approximately 300 pledges have been received to date with the average family gift being $113.  Please check the charts below to see how your unit ranks in its campaign participation.  Read more


Farewell Andrew Milne

It is with mixed emotions that I share with you the resignation of Powder Keg District Executive Andrew Milne. Andrew is pursuing his passion and has accepted a part-time position as Choir Director at Westborough High School and will be attending graduate school this fall. The silver lining for Knox Trail Council is that he will be working at the Adventure… Read more

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2017 National Jamboree Scoutmasters Selected

Greeting’s Scouters, It is my distinct pleasure to share with you the selection of our 2017 National Jamboree contingent leadership. The Knox Trail Council has selected John Fortini, Scoutmaster, Troop 185 Wellesley and Leo Waible, Scoutmaster, Troop 101 Northborough to serve as our key leaders to the National Jamboree in July of 2017. In their role they will oversee the planning… Read more

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Scouting For Food Weekly Update

Hi everyone, I am still looking for town volunteer coordinators for Scouting For Food.  We cannot make this great program work without everyone working together.  So, please if your are interested, sign up by clicking here.  Once I see 20 names  I will send out a message so we can do our early planning meeting.  The early meeting… Read more