Navigators USA @ Fenway Community Center

First Meeting Saturday, April 11, Noon

The Fenway Community Center is building a Navigators USA chapter!

Please join us in this exciting endeavor!

Navigators USA is a scouting movement whose mission is to broaden the scope of scouting through inclusion.

Navigators USA welcomes all children and families. We believe the greatest challenge for the future of our planet is to learn how to get along with people different than ourselves. We welcome all ages and gender identities. We welcome all religious beliefs–and none! We welcome families of all structures. We welcome differences in ability, learning, and development. We welcome those who have participated in other scouting organizations–Navigators USA recognizes all awards earned in Boy or Girl Scouts and encourages members to display these along with their Navigator awards.

Navigators USA promotes friendship, teamwork, and respect for ourselves, others, and the environment. Being a Navigator means promising to do your best, and to work toward being more truthful, respectful, inclusive, patient, dependable, resourceful, and cooperative.

Navigators USA is a true grassroots movement. It started in 2003 in East Harlem, New York, as an outreach program to help inner-city children with limited resources get out into nature on a regular basis while learning basic scouting skills. Over 200 Chapters have started in the United States with affiliates in the UK, France, Uganda, and Kenya.

At this time, the Boston group is in the process of becoming a recognized chapter of the Navigators USA. We will hold meetings at the Fenway Community Center on Saturdays, with lunch served at 12:00 p.m., formal meeting 12:30-1:30 p.m., and play from 1:30-2:00 p.m. Once we have 2 registered co-leaders and 5 registered members, we will apply as a chapter. Once accepted as a chapter, we will begin having outings such as hikes, museum visits, and overnights!

Our first meeting will be April 11! You can RSVP by emailing Laura Jean Miller @ ljmiller@fenwaycommunitycenter.org.