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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  Up and Coming Events


Comming Soon, the Meritbadge Camporee, May 18-20, to register click here.  We hope to see your units attend this Meritbadge Packed Weekend.


Come to the Crater District Awards Banquet.  It will be May 16th at Highlane UMC, 125 E Westover Avenue in Colonial Heights.  Doors open at 6:30 PM with dinner beginning at 7:00 PM.  Tickets are $15 and you can register and pay here.

Registration only open untill end of day on May 16th.


Click here or the image above to subscribe to the Crater District Distribution List.


Note: This is a closed group that gives Crater District Members the opportunity to provide you and your family with information on upcoming events.  There are three distribution lists that we use, and you can be added to more than one.  They are the District Committee, Cub Scout Families and Boy Scout Families.  If you subscribe to more than one, you will recieve more than one copy of some emails, as the distribution lists will recieve information as appropriate to the list.


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