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

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The Early Bird Gets the Summer Camp Discount

Want to save money on camp this year? Join the club! You can get a nice $40 discount when you sign up for Adventure Day Camp, Cub Scout Overnight, or Webelos Overnight Week before May 1. The discount is applied automatically during your registration. After May 1, regular rates apply and availability may be limited. Experience the Difference One… Read more


Where were you the coldest weekend of the year? A Scoutmaster’s prospective on the value of Scouting

“Where were you the coldest weekend of the year?” “Camping at Nobscot Scout Reservation” Our Troop strives to have at least one campout each month, and there have been a couple trips cancelled this year due to a lack of participation. The youth leadership of your troop recognized the need to “get into the woods” and planned this campout at… Read more