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The goal of this page is to share about exciting programs that are available in our area that fit into the Cub Scout and Boy Scout Programs

If you have any that you’ve learned about please send me the info and I’ll post it for others! 

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US Army Heritage & Education Center

posted May 24, 2011, 10:41 AM by John McConnell

The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) is the United States Army's preeminent museum and research complex. They are dedicated to educating and preserving the legacy of the men and women who have served their nation as soldiers.
They have great historical and educational programs including an annual event with re-enactors!  Check out their website:
You can sign up for their newsletter too!

Back River Restoration Committee Inc.

posted Oct 21, 2010, 1:50 PM by John Heuchan

This group needs different help on for service projects:
Their website is:
Back River Restoration Committee Inc.
1422 Galena Road
Essex, Maryland 21221


Snyder's of Hanover Factory Tour

posted Oct 14, 2010, 6:52 AM by John Heuchan   [ updated Oct 16, 2010, 3:52 PM by Chesapeake District ]

Snyders of Hanover gives tours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.   Tours are free and last about 30 to 40 minutes. There is a flight of 20 steps that have to be climbed to take the tour. The minimum age is 6 years old.   Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.   From May 1st through September 30th tours fill up rapidly. If you have any other questions or would like make reservations for a tour please contact Cathy Gunzelman at 717-632-4477 x 8888 or email her @

The Bel Air Athletic Club

posted Oct 14, 2010, 6:50 AM by John Heuchan   [ updated Oct 16, 2010, 4:16 PM by Chesapeake District ]

BAAC holds special Webelos overnighters where boys can satisfy certain requirements for their Aquanaut, Sportsman, Readyman, and Athlete badges.

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Maryland Science Center Camp In's

posted Oct 14, 2010, 6:49 AM by John Heuchan   [ updated Oct 16, 2010, 4:18 PM by Chesapeake District ]

Did you know that the Maryland Science Center has Camp-ins for groups?  They change the content each year but the programs are always fun and exciting!

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Any Webelos working on their Showman Pin?

posted Oct 14, 2010, 6:48 AM by John Heuchan

There are numerous local organizations that welcome groups.  Here are a few that we've visited:


Meadowside Nature Center in Rockville

posted Oct 14, 2010, 6:47 AM by John Heuchan

The Meadowside Nature Center in Rockville has programs for Boy Scouts:  Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Geology as we as Webelos programs:  for Naturalist and Scientist.  They also welcome service projects too!

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Canoeing or Kayaking?

posted Oct 14, 2010, 6:46 AM by John Heuchan

Canoeing or Kayaking?

Check out

National Cryptologic Museum

posted Oct 14, 2010, 6:46 AM by John Heuchan

The National Security Agency has a GREAT museum and welcomes scout packs and troops that want to learn about the history of Cryptology.  It fits nicely into the Webelos Communications pin.

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Tubing or Biking on the Gunpowder River

posted Oct 14, 2010, 6:45 AM by John Heuchan

Tubing or Biking

 on the Gunpowder River is a fun thing to do in the Summer.

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