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2.2.17 Council Consolidation Question of the Week: With the prospects for a much larger consolidated council, what types of new programs or activities might be offered to Scouting units that neither Old Colony nor Knox Trail now offer?

With a council with well over 300 Scouting units spread over 62 towns from Plymouth to Stow, the consolidated council would likely begin to offer enhanced high adventure programs which individually, the current councils cannot. These activities might include local, in-council mountain biking programs, treks to the Wisconsin Northern Canoe Base, the Florida Sea Base or the newer… Read more

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