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1.19.17 Council Consolidation Question Of The Week: Why Merge Now?

Why merge now? Any proposed consolidation of “peer” Councils should be evaluated by whether the resulting entity will better perform the functions of a Council to the youth within the resulting area.  Since the beginning of Scouting in the United States, the BSA has provided the scouting program to units through local, nonprofit Councils having three basic functions – establishing… Read more

Congratulations To These Units!

Congratulations to the following units for having their Charter paperwork submitted complete and correct on time, so that the Unit can be re-chartered. If you do not see your unit on this list please contact your District Executive immediately! JP Becker Troop 1 Northborough Troop 1 Stow Troop 1 Southborough Crew 21 Hudson Pack 24 Marlborough Pack 39… Read more

Important Consolidation Dates

Knox Trail Consolidation Presentations (Chats) All Scouters, Chartered Partners, families, and volunteers are welcome and encouraged to attend one of these sessions. Information will be presented and there will be time available for a Q&A session.  Please click the event for more information, location, etc. District and Commissioner Presentations These presentations will be geared more towards district level… Read more

Consolidation FAQs

FAQ’s The Basics What is the timeline for the proposed consolidation?  In the first quarter of 2017, the consolidation committee expects to communicate with the Chartered Partner Representatives (CORs) and Council Members-at-Large of the Knox Trail Council and the Old Colony Council about moving forward with the consolidation. Any vote on this recommendation would take place only after… Read more

Consolidation Information & Communication

A Message to Our Membership about Consolidation For a period of months, the executive boards of the Knox Trail Council and Old Colony Council have been independently discussing the advantages and challenges of potentially pooling resources with a neighboring council. After open and honest discussion with several of our neighboring councils about our mutual needs, objectives, and goals… Read more