District Drop-In Hikes

District “Drop-in” Hikes Introduce your Pack’s families to some of the best hiking trails and nature preserves (and outdoor programs) in and around our District! All hikes start at 3pm EST No registration required No charge to attend.  Youth must be accompanied by a leader or parent. Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Bartlett Arboretum, Stamford (www.bartlettarboretum.org)…

Powahay News

Download the latest edition of Powahay’s Newsletter. Powahay News is a volunteer publication and published monthly except during the summer. Celebrating our 13th Year we welcome stories and photos from our units. We do not publish the last names of youth without parent permission. Send your news to johnwhanks@hotmail.com  

Join Powahay’s Email List

Join Powahay 550 Email Subscribers and keep up with what is happening in Powahay and Council. We will email you our monthly Powahay News and you will receive program and activities updates and other important communications. We do not share your email address and only email as necessary. To Join our List: If you are…

Next Roundtable May 1, 2019

  BSA Roundtables are a monthly gathering of Pack, Troop, Team, Crew, and District leaders. Roundtables are put on by your District Commissioner staff to give leaders hands-on experience and provide a forum for leaders to offer and receive help from their fellow Scouters. There are separate sessions for Cub Scouts leaders and Scouts BSA/Venture…

Scouts BSA Spring Camporee

Registration is CLOSED for the May 17-19, Scouts BSA Spring STEM Camporee.  Please see below to download the Leaders Guide and Merit Badge Guide Book. Notes: Webelos WOW:  We are looking for older Scouts to serve as Patrol Leaders for the Webelos and/or to teach Webelos Pins. Please email names of Scouts that would be…

Webelos WOW

May 8 Updated posting.  Are you ready for a weekend of fun?  Get all of the latest information to plan for your Webelos WOW.  Registration is now closed. May 18-19, 2019 Hoyt Scout Reservation Hoyt Scout Reservation — Lower Hoyt 3 Marchant Rd. Entrance, Redding CT Starts 8:30 AM Saturday – Ends 10 AM Sunday CLICK…

District Dinner Awards

Annual Adult Recognition Dinner Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Some of Powahay’s best volunteers never get recognized for their service to Scouting, because no one took the time to nominate them. This publication includes the various awards presented to recognize our volunteers at the District Dinner. Some recognitions require processing through National and we have set…

Youth Protection Training Update

Important Announcement on Youth Protection Training taken from Scouting U On March 1, 2019, the online YPT Course will be replaced with an updated version. If you have started—but not completed—the current Y01 Youth Protection Training: you must complete the training by February 28th, or any progress you have made will not transfer, due to…

Register for 2019 University of Scouting NOW

REGISTER NOW for 2019 University of Scouting and Commissioners’ College. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Foran High School in Milford. For course information, click here: //www.ctyankee.org/events/university-of-scouting/ If you know what courses you want, then register online: //archive.ctyankee.org/webpay/event/new/?form=000620 Cost is $30.00 per person. This includes child care, breakfast snacks, lunch, UoS patch with 2019 pin, and…