Category: Covid19

Camp Use Covid Guidelines

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that the stay at home advisory has been rescinded as of January 25th. Effective Friday, February 5, 2021, Heart of New England Council will be reopening Camp Wanocksett and Treasure Valley Scout Reservation to overnight camping. Cabins and tents sites are available for rental. Please review the COVID-19 […]

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Cooronavirus Resources from the BSA

On August 24, 2020 the BSA issued the following statement: “As always, the safety of our Scouts, volunteers, employees and communities is our top priority.  Our response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to be informed by the guidance of official bodies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, whose framework for mitigation for community groups […]

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Continuing the Work of Scouting Virtually

During the COVID-19 outbreak, your unit is most likely looking for ways to continue the adventure of Scouting while staying socially distant from one another. Utilizing technology for this is just one way many units have already adapted their programs to continue to deliver Scouting in their communities. Heart of New England Council is committed […]

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Ideas for Virtual Cub Scouting

Continue Your Weekly Meetings – There are “virtually” dozens of ways Den Leaders can have their weekly Den Meetings. Consider using an app on your phone like Zoom, FaceTime, Skype or other virtual programs that allow you to meet. Ask parents to download the app or connect with you and allow the Scouts the chance […]

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Camp Properties Update

On Tuesday, November 17th, the Executive Committee of the Heart of New England Council met to discuss, among other topics, the on-going global pandemic and our responsibility as an organization. In an effort to do our part in mitigating the spread of this virus, the committee voted unanimously to suspend all camping and program at Council […]

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