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Pomperaug District - Program Planning Guides Avalible Posted Jun. 17, 2018
The Pomperaug district has developed a new resource to help units develop their annual program. The Boy Scout and Cub Scout Program Planning Guide is an in depth resource for your unit provide a quality program to your youth. The guide comes in two versions: one for Cub Scout Packs and one for Boy Scout Troops.

The boy scout guide can be found at http://www.ctyankee.org/fs/page/002756/boyscoutprogramplanningguide.pdf

The cub Scout guide can be found at http://www.ctyankee.org/fs/page/002757/cubscoutprogramplanningguide.pdf
More Information Questions - Contact Seth Strohecker
Activities - USA Archery Instructor Course Posted Jul. 31, 2018
Successful completion of the USA Archery Level 1 Instructor course meets the minimum requirement for running an archery range for BSA activities. The course covers setting up a safe range, instructional techniques, basic equipment maintenance and how to instruct youth to safely and properly enjoy the sport of archery. Attendees must be 18 years or older. The fee for the course is $100. Registration and payment must be received at the Milford Scout office by August 17.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Activities - Scout Day at Lime Rock Posted Jul. 31, 2018
Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers - Start your program year with a Fall outing at Lime Rock Park! An easy campout Friday night, Sept. 28, followed by an all-day Saturday program of racing, Saturday, Sept. 29. This event is an annual favorite for Scout units and families. Fee includes an event patch for the first 1000 registrants and Friday night camping. Registration deadline for receiving tickets by mail is September 14.
(Tickets may be purchased and picked up at the Milford Scout Office through September 28.)

More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Pomperaug District - Pomperaug Dist Webelos Overnight Woods Posted May. 9, 2018
Greetings all Pomperaug District Webelos and Parents! The 2018 WOW will be at Hoyt Scout Reservation in West Redding, CT. October 13-14, 2018. This event is designed to offer instruction on Webelos Adventures such as Cast Iron Chef, First Responder, Outdoorsman, Castaway and Into the Woods.. They will also be able to shoot archery, BB Guns and slingshots. All meals and snacks are the responsibility of the Webelos and their parents. Registration and set up will begin at 10:00 A.M. and the program will begin at 12:30 P.M. on Saturday, and will finish after breakfast on Sunday. A Saturday night campfire is held so come with skits and songs. Set your GPS for 288 Simpaug Highway West Redding, CT. Event will be on the cabin side of camp. Be prepared to carry all your gear to the camping area. No cars will be allowed in the campsite area.

If you have any questions, contact Dan Marazita trumbullpack468@yahoo.com
More Information Questions - Contact Dan Marazita
Training - Powder Horn 2018 Posted Apr. 10, 2018
High Adventure Resource Management Training
Camp Sequassen
8:30 AM Friday, September 28 to
5:00 PM Sunday, September 30

- Open to adult leaders and youth members 14 years of age and older
- Provides an introduction to resources necessary to for a successful high adventure program for Boy Scouts & Venturers
- Helps leaders to safely conduct fun and challenging outdoor activities
- Learn about the health and safety requirements, rules and regulations of the BSA as they apply to outdoor programs
- Learn the skills and resources necessary to operate an outdoor program
More Information Questions - Contact Caroline Griffin
News - Masonic Eagle Scout Commendation Posted May. 1, 2018
The Connecticut Masonic Scouters Association, in cooperation with the Grand Lodge of Freemasons of Connecticut, recognizes new Eagle Scouts with the Masonic Eagle Scout Commendation. To arrange for presentation at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor or other suitable venue, please click below for more information and submit the request form.
More Information Questions - Contact David Elkodsi
Activities - Build Your Own Cub Car for Limerock Cub Posted May. 29, 2018
Are you looking for a great summer project for your Cub Scout Den or Pack??? Do you remember "soap box racers" or Cub Mobiles" from your youth? Do you think that the Cubs in your Den or Pack might get excited about the prospect of building their own Cub Mobiles and racing with their friends? Than what are you waiting for? Please sign up today (your Cubs will be happy you did!)!

More Information Questions - Contact Bill Reynolds
Pomperaug District - Pomperaug Pinewood Derby Posted May. 9, 2018
The Pomperaug District Pinewood Derby is April 28, 2018 at Monroe Congregation Church's Rexford House on 34 Church St. in Monroe. For this year, the district winners have an opportunity to compete at the Connecticut Yankee Council Race at ConnJam and the council winners can compete at the World Championship in New York City. Please look over the brochure on the race for the rules have been changed from previous years to reflect the World Championship rules. The top finisher by rank from each pack will be competing at the district race. Each pack can send up to six racers but only one per rank. Cost is $40 per pack. Contact Dan Marazita at trumbullpack468@yahoo.com or 203 873-9948 for any questions.

If you are the Cub Scout Leader responsible for registering your pack, please click on the "more information" link below.

More Information Questions - Contact Dan Marazita
Pomperaug District - Pomperaug District Cub-O-Ree Posted Aug. 13, 2018
The Pomperaug District Cub-O-Ree is September 23rd, 2018 at Old Mine Park in Trumbull from 11:15-5:15. Cost is $10 per Cub Scout. A Cub-O-Ree is a one-day event for all Cub Scouts in the Connecticut Yankee Council that is hosted by the Pomperaug District. Cubs will participate in BB Guns, Archery, Sling Shots and games such as kickball led by the Pompearug District Cub Scout Activity Committee, troops and crews. This event is designed to be a fun day and the focus is not on advancement. Cub Scouts will be able to earn Shooting Sports Award. The focus of the event is to provide an affordable single day event for the Cub and his family to enjoy a day outdoors and jumpstart their Cub Scouting activity year. This event is being held at Old Mine Park in Trumbull, CT. Parking is limited so please carpool. The pavilion adjacent to the large field will be Headquarters.
Any Cub Scout participating must be registered with a pack.


Dan Marazita
More Information Questions - Contact Dan Marazita
Activities - Fright Night at Deer Lake Posted Jul. 31, 2018
Join the Halloween festivities at Deer Lake Scout Reservation, Saturday, October 27. Hayrides, Pumpkin decorating, crafts, snacks and a haunted trail are all available at the event. Choose your "scare" level by signing up for Fright Light from 4-6 pm or Fright Night from 6 - 8 pm. Registration deadline is October 19. Invite your whole den or Pack and share the fun!
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
News - Please Support Amazon Smile Posted Apr. 3, 2018
That's correct - please support Amazon Smile

Due to issues related to Amazon's Terms of Service, the Council has decided to once again use Amazon Smile as our donation platform. Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/06-0646793. If you are new to Smile, you may be prompted to confirm that you are supporting “Boy Scouts of America, CT Yankee Council”. Simply click "yes". Then, every time you use this Smile link, you will see the Council's name at the top of the Amazon page, and our Council will receive a donation from the Amazon Smile Foundation.

All purchases on Amazon Smile are confidential. Your Amazon Prime membership is not affected by Smile.

Tell your friends and family to use https://smile.amazon.com/ch/06-0646793 every time they choose to shop online with Amazon.com.

Effective 03/30/2018, we are no longer an Amazon "affiliate".
More Information Questions - Contact Jay Lubin
Activities - Fishing Derby 2019 Posted Jul. 31, 2018
Usher in Spring with a morning of fishing at beautiful Deer Lake Scout Reservation in Killingworth. Start with a hearty pancake breakfast and then head to the stocked lagoon to await the start of the derby. Youth only fish from 8-11 am and prizes will be awarded to all who catch their two trout limit by 11 with an additional prize drawing for derby qualifiers. Open to Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers and their families. Registration deadline is March 29.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Pomperaug District - Pomperaug District Arrow of Light Scouts Posted May. 9, 2018
October 12-13-14, 2018
Attention all Pomperaug District Arrow of Light Scouts and Parents! The 2018 Fall Camporee will be at Hoyt Scout Reservation in West Redding. Set your GPS to 3 Marchant Road Redding, CT. The goal of the weekend is to assist in the transition into Boy Scouts.

AOL Scouts will participate in the program with the host troop. Each pack needs to register all together and you must camp with a host troop. This is an excellent opportunity to get the boys ready to become Boy Scouts. If you have any questions, contact Dan Marazita trumbullpack468@yahoo.com or 203 873-9948. Deadline to register is October 05, 2018.
More Information Questions - Contact Dan Marazita
Activities - Quinnipiac Dancers Posted May. 24, 2018

The Quinnipiac Dancers, the Council’s Order of the Arrow Native American dancers, can help you with their interpretations of Indian culture through their songs, dance and outfits. We can tailor our performances to your group’s needs.

- Authentic Native American Dance Interpretations.
- Live Native American music.
- Audience participation.
- Handmade outfits depicting modern American Indian pow wow dancers.
- Feathers, bells and beads on flashy colorful outfits.
- All dancers are youth members of our Order of the Arrow Lodge, Owaneco 313.

We will take bookings on a first come first serve basis. Call or email early as the openings fill quickly.

For bookings or further information contact: John
Quimby: 203-248-1556 or johnboat1@hotmail.com
More Information Questions - Contact John Quimby