Blue Ridge Mountains Council

Become a Scout!
A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent.

Date: April 26 – 28, 2019

Time: TBD

Location: Camp t. Brady Saunders
            1723 Maidens Rd, Maidens VA 23102

Contact: See registration website

Target Audience: All OA members

Cost: $45

Sign Up Deadline: April 15, 2019

Walk-ins accepted? No


            Register at

            Pre Order deadline February 28, 2019

            Late Fee March 28, 2019

From Our Blog

Friday, December 28, 2018
Klondike Derby Date: February 22 – 24, 2019 Time: Friday 5:00 pm, Saturday 7:30 am Location: Town of Vinton Contact: Ed Holderman, 813 298-8953, Target Audience: Scouts BSA Cost: $12 per Scout/Leader Sign Up Deadline: February 15, 2019
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
STEM/NOVA Summit VI Date: February 23, 2019 Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Wytheville Community College Address: 1000 East Main Street, Wytheville VA 24382 Purpose: This program encourages the natural curiosity of youth and their sense of wonder about these fields through existing programs. Scouts will enjoy a variety of activities in Merit Badges, NOVA, Activity Pin, and receive recognition for their efforts. Target Audience: Webelos and Scouts BSA of all ages.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Scouts on Skis Date: March 3 2019 Time: All Day! Location: Winter Place Ski Resort 100 Old Flat Top Mt. Rd., Ghent, WV 25843 Contact: Susan McKimmy, 540 265-0656, Target Audience: All Scouts, Parents, Leaders, and family members
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
D-Day Scout Day Date: March 30, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: National D-Day Memorial Address: 3 Overlord Cir, Bedford, VA 24523 Purpose: At our annual Scout Day, scouts participate in activities that include actual artifacts, hands-on demonstrations and games that help them learn more about World War II—while earning a National D-Day Memorial patch. Target Audience: Scouts in all programs of all ages.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Boy Scout age range?
Youth can join a Boy Scout troop who have earned the Arrow of Light rank and are at least 10 years old, or have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10, or who are 11, but not yet 18 years old.
Is Scouting safe?
Yes. Programs are designed to follow a strict set of rules and policies that can be found in the Guide to Safe Scouting. Every registered adult in Scouting is required to complete a Youth Protection training course and a criminal background check.
What supplies does a Boy Scout need?
The single most important piece of equipment a Boy Scout needs is the Boy Scout Handbook.