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About us

We are the Crater Boy Scouts, under the Heart of Virginia Council, in the Boy Scouts of America.  We are a 2018 Gold Journey To Excelence Qualifing District.  We work as a District to be the best that we can be.  Thank you all for your continued support and hard work.


2018 Events

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Come and join us at the Crater District Paul Bunyah Camporee on 19-21 January 2018.  More information and registration available here.

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Register for the annual Friends of Scouting Dinner.  An evening with William J. Bennett, American Statesman and Former Secretary of Education.  Click here for more information.


March Orienteering Event- The Merit Badge Class is now full, Scouts are still welcome to come out and run the courses to satisfy some of the requirements if needed.


Scouter Training- You can complete some basic training courses online through my.Scouting.  For times of other scheduled training, visit the council website here.


“A week of camp life is worth six months of
theoretical teaching in the meeting room.”

                                        -William D. Boyce