Welcome to Scouting

The Western Massachusetts Council serves over 6,600 young people and over 1,700 adult volunteers in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties of Western Massachusetts.

The Council has programs for boys and young men ages 5-20, and young women ages 13-20.

Learn how Scouting makes a difference in a child's character

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Free Fishing Event - September 10

Current, new, and prospective Scouts and their families are invited to a free fishing event at Moses Scout Reservation on Saturday, September 10.  The event will run from 10am-2pm.  No equipment is needed, and lunch will be available for sale.

Learn fishing skills from expert anglers! 

Get more information here

NEW 2016 WMC Investors' Report

2016 Investors' Report

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Friends of Scouting Campaign

Our annual Friends of Scouting Campaign is underway. Please make a tax-deductible donation to support Scouting in Western Massachusetts.e

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2016 Silver Beaver Recipients

We are pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Silver Beaver award:

Steve Kenniston

Brian Regan

Stephen Scannell

To hear about these fine Scouters' contributions to Scouting in the Western Massachusetts Council, make sure to come to the council's Annual Adult Recognition Dinner on Thursday, June 16, at The Delaney House in Holyoke. More about our recipients and details of this event can be found here.

WMC's 'Compass' Newsletter

Click here for the current and past issues of The Compass.  You can also sign up for our newsletter or submit an article to compass@wmascouting.org.


Pocumtuc Lodge

New updates from the Lodge - Grey Wolf Day, "Meet, Greet & Eat" event and updated calendar. 
Click here to access the webpage.

2017 National Jamboree

Check out the latest updates on the Jamboree Info & Registration page.
- Campership applications being accepted 
- Scoutmasters named