Connecticut Yankee Council, BSA


Scatacook District - Scatacook District Dinner Posted May. 4, 2018
Please join us for an evening honoring fellow Scouters and Units. Weds, June 13, 2018.

We will be presenting the District Award of Merit as well as several national and local awards, including a special presentation of the Silver Beaver Award to John Gelinas.

Other awards include the Key 3 Award, Spark Plug Award, Cub Masters Key, Scout Master Key, Den Leader Training Awards, Veterans Awards, Unit Leader Award of Merit, Commissioner Arrowhead Honor Awards, Commissioners Key, and Commissioner Award of Excellence in Unit Service.
More Information Questions - Contact David Zeh
Scatacook District - 2018 & 2019 Calendar Planning Posted Apr. 10, 2018
Here are some important dates to give to you for planning 2018 and 2019. The dates will be up loaded as soon as they are approved and confirmed, so for now they are tentative. I wanted to give you advanced notice. Please hold dates for the following and we are hoping for great participation....

April 28 - District Pinewood Derby
May 11, 12, 13 - ConnJam
September 15 - SM/ASM Specific Training
October 12 & 13 - IOLS
November 2, 3, 4 - Scatacook Fall Camporee
November 17 - Charter Renewal, Schedule FOS and Camp Presentations

2019 (Tentative)
January 18 & 19 - Klondike Derby
April 27 - District Pinewood Derby
April 12 & 13 - IOLS
September 14 - SM/ASM Specific Training
October 11 & 12 - IOLS
November 1, 2, 3 - Scatacook Fall Camporee
November 16 -Charter Renewal, Schedule FOS & Camp Presentations
  Questions - Contact Roger Stewart
Activities - Building Trades Merit Badge Workshop Posted May. 4, 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018
This is a Merit Badge Workshop centered on the building trades. It is designed to expose Scouts to merit badges that may not be easily accessible in their home troop. Scouts use technology available at the Meriden Training Facility and work alongside Union Tradesmen to earn two merit badges. All Merit Badge Counselors are registered and trained. The workshop offers the following merit badges: American Labor, Architecture, Electricity, Engineering, Metalwork, Painting, Plumbing, Surveying, Welding and Woodwork.

Registration opens on April 2, 2018.
More Information Questions - Contact Jim Patterson
Activities - Quinnipiac Dancers Posted Apr. 10, 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
More Information Questions - Contact John Quimby