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Service Centers Resuming Regular Hours Starting Monday, March 1

Starting on Monday, March 1, the Mechanicsburg and York Service Centers will be returning to our regular 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM operating hours.  We will continue to have a minimal number of staff members working each day in our Service Centers, with most of our staff working each day remotely.  All of our staff...

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Roundtables Announced for March and April

In doing our part to help with COVID-19 mitigation efforts, we are planning that the March and April Roundtables will continue to be virtual. Thank you to everyone that has contributed to or participated in Roundtable in 2020.  We look forward to continuing to provide the best content possible for 2021 with the hopes that...

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January 2021 Council-Wide Roundtable Follow Up

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the January 2021 Council-wide Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get a lot of good information on how to KEEP SCOUTING and to do so safely. We shared that during the presentation we would share both...

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Boys’ Life is now Scout Life – New Name, Same Great Magazine

Your Scout found a surprise when his or her latest issue of Boys’ Life arrived: a special collector’s edition revealing the new name of the Boy Scouts of America’s premier youth publication. Scout Life represents all of the magazine’s readers, providing the same great content enjoyed over the past 110 years. In the January-February 2021...

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Proposed Eagle Scout Required Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Merit Badge Delayed

The introduction of the proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion merit badge is being delayed to allow for the careful consideration and evaluation of feedback received from a wide variety of commenters on the draft requirements. Until further notice, all Scouts working on the Eagle Scout rank should continue to use current rank requirements. Once the...

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OA Temporary Camping Requirement Changes

Current OA publications require the following camping requirement for eligibility to be elected into the OA: Have experienced 15 nights of Scout camping while registered with a troop, crew, or ship within the two years immediately prior to the election. The 15 nights must include one, but no more than one, long-term camp consisting of...

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Roundtables Announced for January and February

In doing our part to help with COVID-19 mitigation efforts, we are planning that the January and February Roundtables will continue to be virtual.  Thank you to everyone that has contributed to or participated in Roundtable in 2020.  We look forward to continuing to provide the best content possible in 2021 with the hopes that...

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