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Powahay District - Welcome to Powahay District Webpage Posted Jul. 4, 2017
We’re doing our best to keep our District Webpage as up to date as possible. Please check back frequently for updates. Activities are listed in order of dates. Please scroll down to see additional activities and information.
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Powahay District - Join Our Newsletter & Email List Posted Apr. 1, 2018
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Powahay District - District/Council Program Kick-off Posted Apr. 3, 2018
Come out for information, resources, and networking opportunities that can help you offer the BEST QUALITY SCOUTING PROGRAM for your youth, and get everything you need to plan for the 2018-2019 Scouting Year!

Combined Council and District Program Planning Kick-off
Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 7:15 PM
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 686 South Ave., New Canaan

Who should attend? All LEADERS! Den Leaders, Cubmasters, Scoutmasters. Crew and Post Advisers and Skippers, Unit Popcorn Kernels, Committee Chairs, Committee Members and Membership Chairs. Each unit should be represented.

Please note: There is NO Roundtable on May 2 so that we can hold this event in its place.
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Powahay District - Annual Recognition Dinner Posted Apr. 1, 2018
Powahay District Annual Recognition Dinner and Summer Kick-off Get Together
Please join us on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, as we salute the Scouting volunteers of Powahay District, Connecticut Yankee Council. You won’t want to miss this annual event as we recognize Scouters at the unit and district levels with the District Award of Merit, Key Three Award, “On My Honor” Award and more. Zody’s—the Big White Tent, Sterling Farms Country Club, 1349 Newfield Avenue Stamford, CT 06905.
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Powahay District - Cub Scout Leader Planning Guidebook Posted May. 23, 2018
Planning the Pack annual program is an opportunity to plan an exciting year of activities for all of the families of your unit. We’ve prepared a Planning Guide in an easy to print and share format. It contains flyers for activities for 2018-19 program year, training, calendar, planning tips and more. Following the steps in this guide can provide unparalleled experiences for more Scouts and earn the Journey to Excellence Award, along the way. Click more information below to print out your 2018-19 Program Planning Guide.
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Powahay District - Boy Scout Leader Program Planning Guide Posted May. 23, 2018
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out what keeps Scouts in the program. They like to have fun, do really cool, challenging stuff, go places, and learn things, even though they might not want to admit it. That is what we call program, and it doesn't just happen by chance. It takes planning and preparations, starting with your patrol leaders' conference. We’ve prepared a Planning Guide in an easy to print and share format. It contains flyers for activities for 2018-19 program year, training, calendar, planning tips and more. Click more information below to print out your Program Planning Guide.
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Powahay District - Building Trades Merit Badge Workshop Posted May. 23, 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018
This is a Merit Badge Workshop centered on the building trades. It offers the following merit badges: American Labor, Architecture, Electricity, Engineering, Metalwork, Painting, Plumbing, Surveying, Welding and Woodwork.
More Information Questions - Contact Jim Patterson District Executive
Powahay District - Cub Family Weekend At Deer Lake Posted May. 23, 2018
Tame the Deer Lake Frontier!
July 13-15, 2018; Friday, 6:00 p.m. to Sunday, 2:00 p.m. At Deer Lake, Killingworth, CT
Cub Scouts, bring your whole family to the Deer Lake corral in Killingworth, CT for a vacation weekend full of “Wild West” activities at our beautiful Cub camping facility at Deer Lake is the perfect way for the family to enjoy a leisurely weekend in the out of doors bonding together.
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Powahay District - Cub Scout Day Camp 2018 Posted May. 23, 2018
Coming to a galaxy near you in the Summer of 2018. Save the date Powahay's Day Camp Dates: Aug 06- 10, 2018 Cranbury Park Norwalk, CT. Add the dates to your pack calendar. Connecticut Yankee Council's Day Camps are weeklong (Monday-Friday) programs hosted in six communities over the course of the summer. Packs, Dens, and individuals are all welcome to register! Scouts will experience all the awesome things camp can offer while remaining close to home.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Powahay District - Cub Scout Field Day Posted May. 23, 2018
Cub Scout Field Day -- Cubs in Shining Armor -- October 20, 2018 -- Hoyt Scout Reservation, Redding CT
Join us for a weekend of family fun as we let our heroes shine as Cub Scout become Knights for the weekend and learn about chivalry and the rules of the Roundtable. Find out what life was like in the times of castles and knights. Come for the day or camp overnight. We’re planning action stations including: An inflatable Obstacle course, BB or archery, Craft Station, Story/Song Station. Fun Games and more!

More Information Questions - Contact Steve Prostor
Powahay District - Boy Scout Fall Camporee Posted May. 23, 2018
Powahay District presents Monty Python & The Holy Grail Medieval Camporee. Hosted by Troop 19 Norwalk -- October 19-21, 2018. Join us as we travel through the mists of time to a forgotten age of devotion, courage, and adventure at our Fall Camporee and have some fun with Monty Python. Highlights: See the Monty Python & The Holy Grail movie on Friday night. Patrols will collect coconuts and test their skills in patrol competitions! There’s a costume contest, Saturday night Monty Python themed campfire, cooking contest and lots of fun.
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Powahay District - Webelos College Posted May. 23, 2018
Webelos Adventure College, Saturday, November 3, 2018, 8:15 AM to 12:30 PM Tentatively at Scofield Magnet Middle School, 641 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Join us for Powahay’s 8th Annual Webelos College Pins: Art Explosion, Adventure in Science, Aware & Care, First Responder, Build A Better World, Earth Rocks, Engineer, Game Design, Looking Forward Looking Back, Maestro, Moviemaking. We are adding two new adventures Build A Hero and Sportsmanship. Webelos can sign up for two awards.
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Powahay District - Powahay's Newsletter Posted Apr. 26, 2018
Exciting things are happening in Powahay and read all about in the latest Powahay News.

Powahay News is a volunteer publication published monthly except during the summer. Celebrating our 12th Year, we welcome stories and photos from our units. Deadline for our publication is by the 3rd Monday of each month. Send to johnwhanks@hotmail.com.

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