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.

Scout Shop Closed the First 3 Saturdays in August
The Scout Shop will be closed the first three Saturdays in August:  the 2nd, 9th and 16th.  Sales history shows that these weekends are very slow for Scout Shop business.  The Scout Shop will resume Saturday hours (9:00AM to noon) on August 23rd.
Apollo 2014 Youth Leadership Experience
What is it?  A youth leadership training program in a weekend format for troop and crew leaders and future leaders. Why have it?  Scouts, Venturers and Explorers should be youth led – Give your scouts the opportunity to join other scouts across the Council in a powerful leadership experience that will better equip them to...(more)
23rd World Scout Jamboree – Registration Open!
  In 2015, more than 30,000 Scouts and leaders from 161 countries around the world will converge on Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan, for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree. The event will provide opportunities to raise awareness about global issues, explore the environment, participate in community service, make friends from around the world, and deepen understanding of...(more)
National Youth Leadership Training
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Summer Session 2014 July 26th-31st, 2014 Pipsico Scout Reservation Spring Grove, VA “The Quest for the Meaning of Leadership”  National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Summer Session 2014 will be held at Pipsico Scout Reservation, Spring Grove VA. The course is open to members of Boy Scout Troops, Venturing Crews, Sea...(more)
Join Scouting
Scouting’s programs and outdoor adventures prepare young people for a lifetime of character and leadership. Scouting makes the most of the little time parents have to impact their children.   To learn more about joining go to or click Join in the red navigation menu.
Wood Badge 2014!!!
What is Wood Badge? Wood Badge is a leadership course for trained Cub Scout Leaders, Venture Leaders, Varsity and Boy Scout Leaders.  Also, District and Council leaders. All trained adult Scout leaders are encouraged to attend Wood Badge! Wood Badge is a world wide training tradition that reaches back to the days of the founding...(more)
Venturing Program Changes
The new vision for Venturing uses youth-led adventures and a simplified program model to provide a means of developing leadership skills, reinforcing the value of service to others, and creating opportunities for personal growth in line with the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Awards serve as benchmarks that give Venturers a structure for developing their...(more)
A HUGE thank you to all of our courageous edgers who stepped up to take the challenge to go Over the Edge to support Scouting! We would also like to thank Dominion Virginia Power for being an incredible building host. Plans are already in the works for next year’s event! Click here to view photos...(more)
Cub Scout Day Camps Are Right Around the Corner!
Click here for information about our local Cub Scout Day Camps!  
Have You Registered for UP3?
Developing an exciting unit program to attract and retain young people in Scouting is at the core of every successful Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, and Venturing Crew.  Do these thoughts ever cross your mind? We do the same things and take the same trips each year.  Our Scouts are bored. My child came...(more)

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 or you can call Jim at telephone 516-4879 to obtain information and to pursue joining the Team.

Cub Scouts