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.

Holiday Greetings From Our National Key 3
Please enjoy this holiday video message from our National Key 3!
Hiring For A New Executive Position
The Heart of Virginia Council is creating a new unit serving executive position to start in early 2015.  The position of Program Support Executive will be a dedicated staff member to help a broad spectrum of units plan a more comprehensive program and organize their product sales so that they experience a greater level of...(more)
Patrick Henry Program
Patrick Henry Program January 24th & 31st Public Speaking and Communications merit badges will be offered January 24th and 31st at Short Pump Middle School.  You must register in advance.  To learn more and register online go to:  http://scoutingvirginia.doubleknot.com/event/1603263  
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)
Important Blast Day Update!
ATTENTION ALL ROCKETEERS! BREAKING NEWS!!!!  IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM GROUND CONTROL!!!! Due to impending weather conditions, we will be following NASA rocket launch guidelines and scrubbing the flight mission previously scheduled for this Saturday! The new “blast” date will be Sunday, January 11th from 1-5 at Cub Camp. Sorry for the move, but launching rockets in...(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 December 24-28 for the Christmas holiday!
The Council Service Center and Scout Shop will be closed December 24-28 for the Christmasg 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)

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