News & Events
- Council Calendar
- Program Launch - June 10, 2013
- Upcycling Program
- Reunion Ride - July 27, 2013
- 2013 Camp Card
- Merit Badge Clinics
- Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner - May 1, 2013
- Upcoming Training Courses
- MassJam 2013 Registration Open
- Summer Camp Guides and Forms Announcement
- Wood Badge Completions
- News & Events archive...
Welcome to Scouting
The Western Massachusetts Council serves over 7,000 young people and over 2,000 adult volunteers in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties of Western Massachusetts.
The Council has programs for boys and young men aged 6-20, and young ladies aged 13-20.
Get started now:
- Learn about Scouting
- Register your child for Scouting
- Volunteer to help Scouting
- Learn how you can support Scouting
Merit Badge Clinics Available
On-line registration now available for Computers Merit Badge Clinics. More information HERE
For the very latest in Scouting:
WMC's 'Compass' Newsletter
Friends of Scouting Campaign
Our annual Friends of Scouting Campaign is underway. Please make a tax-deductible donation to support Scouting in Western Massachusetts.
In the Spotlight:
Check out our new calendar! We are now using Google Calendar for all posted district and council events. Click on idividual events to view details. Where locations are listed, you can view a map that will give you directions from your house. Many events link to registration pages after clicking on "more details". You can also choose to sync the entire calendar or individual events to your mobile device or to your outlook calendar! This calendar will be our main planning calendar for the year and will be updated regularly. New print options allow you to print the range of your preference.
You do not need to have a Google account to access the calendar, but having a Google account will give you more capabilities. If you don't have a Google account, you can sign up for one for free. Just click on the Google Calendar button at the bottom right corner of the calendar.
ATV Program - This Summer!
The Western Massachusetts Council is proud to offer a new ATV program for older Scouts/Venturers ages 16 and older at our Boy Scout Camp Resident Camp at Horace A. Moses Scout Reservation. Don't miss out on this exciting new program! To find out more or to register, click here.
Space is limited to 12 participants each week, so be sure to register today!
See the New Summer Camp Video!
Pocumtuc Lodge Chief, Mitch, put together this video on WMC Boy Scout Summer Camp. Watch the video to see what all the buzz is about. Be sure to share with a friend. Come join the fun in 2013! More information on all of your WMC summer camping opportunities HERE.