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Frank Smith

July 12 2020 — Last night Frank laid down the working tools of his Scouting and Masonic life. He was 89.   To say he will be missed is a given.  He started in our District around 1989 as a volunteer and became the Chartering Organization Representative (COR) for Troop 1570 at Clearview Elementary in […]

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2019-2020 Powhatan Honorees

Powhatan Volunteer                                     Unit Dan Ambrose   Andrew Badgley T 159 Gloria Bailey P 913 Steve Bailey P 913 Jean Ballard T 124 Brian Bentley   Nancy Bentley   Lance Bozlinski P 1540 Bruce Brown   Carla Brown T 1577 Eric Bullock   Liz Bullock   Justin Carlitti   Dawn Chila T 1530 Monique Chimento […]

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Welcome to Powhatan – Todd Bolick

Please welcome to the Powhatan community, Todd G. Bolick our new Senior District Executive. As our area’s local Scouting professional, Todd will be working alongside District Chair Inge Gedo and District Commissioner Eric Bullock as part of the Powhatan District Key 3 leadership team. A northern Virginia local, Todd was born in Alexandria and grew […]

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2018-19 Powhatan District Honorees

The following individuals will be recognized for their service to Scouting at this year’s Powhatan District Court of Honor: Dan Ambrose Rajesh Anandakrishman Jean Ballard John Barr Dan Bommer Derek Brauner Eric Bullock Liz Bullock Brad Case Roger Claff Shawn Cochran John Colwell Steve Conner George Costigan Craig Dubishar Michael Dudzik Brenna Emery Kenneth Feng […]

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Fundraising

THIS CONTENT WAS MOVED TO BASECAMP – 2020-04-06Find the latest version at: https://public.3.basecamp.com/p/PKgBoomqLVYmpLV7nLQv3VZn Because BSA registration fees and dues do not fully cover the costs of Scouting, individual units, Powhatan District and our local Scout Council offer fundraisers to keep programs affordable for all.  Check out opportunities for raising money for your adventures, keeping our […]

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Communication Resources

Regular communication helps keep Scouts, parents and the community engaged and interested in your unit’s program.  But determining how best to reach out, and putting your best foot forward is complicated in an age of 24-7 online communication.  It also can take time to reach out, so it is understandable why many leaders view it as less […]

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Bedford John (B.J.) Silvey

With deep appreciation for his service to others, and commitment to Scouting,  Powhatan district  shares news of the passing of B.J. Silvey on January 19, 2019. Over a lifetime of service, B.J. exemplified the model of strong citizenship, dedication, determination and dignity for Scouts and Scouters alike.  Undaunted by setbacks in later years, he maintained […]

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Venturing and High Adventure? Scout Me In!

If you are interested in high adventure, or want to learn more about activities in Scouts BSA’s co-ed outdoor program, or know an individual aged 13-20 who loves the outdoors, join us for a Venturing and High Adventure Information Session. Featured speakers Heather Youmans and Brenna Emery will walk you through their experiences as summer […]

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Powhatan Awardees

On this page you will find the names of Scouters who have been recognized for their service to their unit, or to the brotherhood of Scouting in our community. Service to Powhatan District Committee Key Nancy Bentley (2018) John O’Connell (2018) Commissioner Certificate of Commendation John Becker (2018) Roger Claff (2017) Ken Feng (2018) Chris […]

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Checking Out Troops at the Webelos Mall – Nov 8 2018

November 8 2018 – Local Arrow of Light Scouts had a great time learning about Troops they can join at this year’s Powhatan District Webelos Mall.  Troops setup tables, trade show style, and featured displays of their activities and adventures, as well as photos and videos. Some came equipped with candy to share with prospective […]

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