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About us

We are the Crater Boy Scouts, under the Heart of Virginia Council, in the Boy Scouts of America.  We are a 2018 Gold Journey To Excelence Qualifing District.  We work as a District to be the best that we can be.  Thank you all for your continued support and hard work.


2018 Events Up and Coming Events


Comming Soon, the Meritbadge Camporee, May 18-20, to volunteer as a Merit Badge Counselor, contact


April 7th, Petersburg Health Department will be hosting 1 Mile to Public Health Community Day and Parade.  This is a great Free Community Event!  We have been invited to join in on their parade.  Send an email to webmaster@craterbsa for POC information.  This information is also being sent by the District Contact List.  (To be added, send you name, email, phone, and address to


March Orienteering Event- The Merit Badge Class is now full, Scouts are still welcome to come out and run the courses to satisfy some of the requirements if needed.


Scouter Training- You can complete some basic training courses online through my.Scouting.  For times of other scheduled training, visit the council website here.


“A week of camp life is worth six months of
theoretical teaching in the meeting room.”

                                        -William D. Boyce