The Huguenot Trail District

Brave the trail! The Huguenot Trail District serves the scouts, scouters, and families of central Virginia. The district is an integral part of the Heart of Virginia Council and aims to promote the scouting cause by providing training, resources, leadership, and district wide events.

Virginia Scouting License Plate
Good news for the license plate effort!  Scouter and State Delegate Randy Minchew of Loundoun County will sponsor a bill in the 2015 General Assembly to authorize a Scouting license plate. In order for it to make it through this session, he has a deadline of January 15 to have 450 pre-paid applications.  As of...(more)
Recognize Your Scouts For Community Service
Recognize Your Scouts For Community Service One of the most important things that our young people can learn through Scouting is the value and importance of community service.  Volunteering to help make your community a better place is a learned behavior, not something we’re born with.  Help reinforce community service with your Scouts by giving...(more)
Special Holiday Popcorn Sale!
Announcing a Special Holiday Popcorn Sale! You asked for a bit more time, we listened and we are giving it to you! We are going to run a special holiday sale to give units  a bit more time to sell popcorn if needed. The sale will run until Tuesday, December 2nd. We will place an...(more)
Scouting For Food Results
Thank you for your support of Scouting For Food.  The 2014 food drive collected over 154,000 pounds of food on November 1st.  This is the largest food drive in central Virginia and conducted at a vital time for FeedMore. We would also like to thank Martin’s grocery stores as the bag sponsor and all of...(more)
The Council Service Center and Scout Shop will be closed November 27-30 for the Thanksgiving holiday!
The Council Service Center and Scout Shop will be closed November 27-30 for the Thanksgiving holiday!  
Curtain Up/Lights Out Overnight Camps
Illustration by Robert Meganck Curtain Up/Lights Out® Overnight Camps Virginia Rep invites Scouting groups to have the ultimate theatrical experience – a sleepover at our theater! Campers will participate in theater workshops such as stage-make up, costumes, acting, technical theater and so much more! You’ll also get to see a live performance of one of...(more)
2014 Fall VOS: Incentive Gives Units $500 to Reinvest Into the Scouting Experience
For the fall 2014 release of Voice Of the Scout (October 7-22), those units where the responses from Cub Scout parents, Boy Scouts/Venturers, or Boy Scout parents total more than 50 percent of the unit’s youth membership will be entered into a drawing to win $500. Drawings will be done at the Area level, with a potential...(more)
Leave No Trace Trainer Course
December 13, 2014 9:00 AM – December 14, 2014 3:00 PM Murphy Mills Cabin, Suffolk VA For the following groups: Adult Scouters, Scouts 14+ Fee: $55.00 and includes: Meals (Lunch & Dinner Saturday, Breakfast & Lunch Sunday) & program materials Course is limited to 14 participants!
Insurance Fee Increase
Per-Person Insurance Fee is going up by $1 for Charter Renewal Each year at charter renewal, units are asked to collect and pay an additional fee from each youth and adult member to cover the cost of providing Accident & Sickness Insurance and Liability Insurance.  In the past this fee has been $3.  For this...(more)
Creepy Hollow
* This Event Has Sold Out* The Heart of Virginia Council invites all Cub and Webelos Scouts to visit Creepy Hollow! Click here for more information and to register.    

Boy Scouts

OA Cermony Team Help
We Need Your Support! Your OA Chapter 18 Ceremony Team conducts Arrow of Light ceremonies for Packs and Call-Out ceremonies for Troops in the Huguenot Trail District. We are looking for Arrowmen willing to serve on the Team on a regular basis. This is a meaningful way for you to provide friendly, cheerful service to Cub Scouts and fellow Boy Scouts in your district. Interested OA members may contact the Ceremony Team's Youth Chair (Josh) and Team Advisor (Jim Hemenway)via email at ceremonyteam@huguenottrail.org or you can call Jim at telephone 516-4879 to obtain information and to pursue joining the Team.

Cub Scouts