Category: Council Announcements

Daniel Webster Council Welcomes New Director of Camping and Program

It is our pleasure to announce Matthew Ghirarda has joined the Daniel Webster Council staff as the Director of Camping and Program. Matthew brings with him to the Granite State years of camping and program experience. We are thrilled to have him join the Daniel Webster Council family. Matthew will also be serving as 2020 Reservation Director at Griswold […]

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Second Chance Popcorn Sale

With the membership fee increase taking effect this rechartering, we know there is a need for funding for many of our units. We are pleased to provide a great opportunity to you and your unit to keep selling some popcorn to off-set those increased expenses. Details If your Unit wants more time to reach its […]

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Refer A Friend to Scouting

We are excited to announce a new Refer A Friend incentive for all Daniel Webster Council families. We will be offering a $25 Amazon gift card each month and any Daniel Webster Council family is eligible to win each month.  Full Details Submit a friend’s name and contact information using our referral form.* For each […]

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National Membership Fee Increase

This morning we learned that the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America has made the difficult decision to increase the annual membership fee effective January 1, 2020 to: $60 for youth members in Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scouts, $36 for youth members in Exploring, and $36 for adult members […]

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Criminal Background Checks FAQs

Download a Copy updated 10/12/19 Please note this information cannot be distributed with the original message or in any message with the disclosure forms due to laws specific to the transmission of these documents. Is the BSA doing credit checks on volunteers? No. The BSA will only use these signed authorization forms for approval to […]

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Notice of Membership Fee Increase

We have been informed by the National Council headquartered in Irving, Texas that a membership fee increase will be coming later this year. The National Council is singularly responsible for the membership fee. This decision was not made by any representative of Scouting in New Hampshire. Currently, the annual membership fee to be a member of […]

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Insurance Fee Increase

Insurance Fee Increase Update 10-23-19 By unanimous vote the Committee approved a reduction of the Council’s Insurance Fee from $12 to $6 per member for a period of one year. The Daniel Webster Council is fully committed to ensuring that Scouting is accessible, attractive and affordable to all youth families and volunteers throughout the Granite […]

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Unit of Honor Returns

A unit will qualify as a Daniel Webster Council Unit of Honor if they meet five of seven (Only for 2019, thereafter all seven must be met) of the following requirements during the calendar year (and by the specific dates established in each requirement). Note requirement number 7* must be completed to be eligible. Recognition […]

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