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.

Scouting for Food Maps & Info
Maps and useful information for the 2014 Scouting for Food service project (bags out on October 25, bags collected on November 1) can be found online at http://tinyurl.com/SFF2014HT/.
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)
Scouting For Food October 25 & November 1
The largest individual food drive for FeedMore is Scouting For Food. The success and growth of this food drive is needed more than ever. Bags should be distributed the weekend of October 25th and must be picked up on Saturday, November 1st between 10:00 am and noon. All Scouting units are urged to participate in...(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!
It’s Not Too Late to Sell Popcorn!
Sign up NOW for the 2014 Popcorn Sale! Simply fill out the  Unit Commitment Form electronically,  then save it to your computer and email it to lisa.washington@scouting.org. This Year’s ALL NEW Fill-It-Up Incentive! 2014 Popcorn Sale Key Dates August 2- Battlefield District Explosion- Fairfield Presbyterian @ 9:00AM August 5- Capitol District Explosion- Service Center @...(more)
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.    
Scout Patch & Recycling Education Program from CVWMA
Scout Patch: Looking for a way to make a positive impact on your community’s environment? The Reduce, Reuse, Recycle special patch program offered by the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) is designed to teach Scouts that live within one of the CVWMA’s thirteen member jurisdictions the importance of being a “recycling steward” in their...(more)
Rabies: What Scouts Need To Know
Rabies:  What Scouts Need To Know The Virginia Department of Health has created a powerpoint presentation and handout that would be great for older Scouts to present to their Troop to educate Scouts on the signs and dangers of rabies.  A Scout could do the presentation while working Public Speaking or Communications merit badges.  The materials...(more)
Your Help Needed!
Dear Unit Leaders, We need your help.  The Heart of Virginia Commissioner Cabinet is working to secure all the unit commissioners that will be necessary to properly service the Scouting units of our council.  We are unable to find enough qualified candidates on our own and would like your input. Please consider making one or...(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

Cub Scout Day Camp Achievements
Thank you to all of the wonderful volunteers, staff, parents, and Cub Scouts who made the 2014 Cub Scout Day Camp at St. Michael's Episcopal School's Singleton Campus in Bon Air such a great success. We hope to see you all again next summer at our exciting new location (look for details in Spring 2015). To obtain a list of achievements completed by the boys at camp, click the link below (file is a PDF).
 
Cub Scout Day Camp Achievements (June 16-20, 2014)