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Training - Commissioner Basic Training Posted Aug. 21, 2015
WHO: All members of a District Commissioner Staff

WHAT: Required Training for Commissioners:
• The New Cub Program
• Commissioners Tools
• Unit Service Plans


WHEN: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 8am check in; 8:30am to 12pm
WHERE: Council Office, Milford, CT - Large Resource Room
COST: $5.00 early bird, $10 after August 24th (yes, flyer say the 17th)
More Information Questions - Contact Karen Caiati
Activities - Scout Day at Lime Rock Posted May. 28, 2015
Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, families and whole units are all invited to enjoy this annual Fall event -- a campout with hundreds of soon-to-be new Scouting friends and a day at the races. Join us at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT for this traditional favorite.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Activities - Venturing - VOA Night Climb Posted Aug. 22, 2015
Saturday October 3rd, 2015
7 PM - 10 PM (sign in by 6:30)
The Adventure Park in Bridgeport, CT
www.discoveryadventurepark.org
The Adventure Park Features 21 zip lines with 6 challenge levels and
almost 160 challenge bridges.
The entire park is now lit softly with special LED lighting. The effect is almost magical. We call it “Twilighting”, just enough light to climb, but retaining the special nature of a forest at night.
Cost is $41 via CTYankee.org WebPay or in person at CYC.
More Information Questions - Contact Michael Kennedy
News - Danbury Good Scout Luncheon Posted Jul. 27, 2015
Join us as we honor individuals whose leadership in the community helps to inspire future generations of young people and celebrate 25 years of providing quality Scouting programs to Danbury and its surrounding communities.

The 25th Annual Greater Danbury Good Scout Luncheon is proud to recognize, Daniel E. Carter, CT General Assembly, State Representative; Dr. Jack S.C. Fong, Medical Pediatric Advisor, Fairfield and Danbury Schools and William D. Murphy, Deacon St. Gregory the Great R.C. Church for their outstanding leadership and commitment to community. For more information and to register for the event click on the more information link.
More Information Questions - Contact Elsie Hemmings
Activities - Fright Night at Deer Lake Posted Aug. 21, 2015
Celebrate Halloween at Deer Lake, October 24, with hayrides, crafts, pumpkin decorating and the haunted trail. Our younger Scouts may prefer the 4pm-6pm session with mildly scary program and the really adventuresome Scouts will want to attend from 6pm-8:30pm. Choose your session and join us at Deer Lake for some Fall fun.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
News - Fright Night at Deer Lake Posted Aug. 21, 2015
Celebrate Halloween at Deer Lake, October 24, with hayrides, crafts, pumpkin decorating and the haunted trail. Our younger Scouts may prefer the 4pm-6pm session with mildly scary program and the really adventuresome Scouts will want to attend from 6pm-8:30pm. Choose your session and join us at Deer Lake for some Fall fun.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Activities - Commissioner Basic Training Posted Aug. 21, 2015
WHO: All members of a District Commissioner Staff

WHAT: Required Training for Commissioners:
• The New Cub Program
• Commissioners Tools
• Unit Service Plans


WHEN: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 8am check in; 8:30am to 12pm
WHERE: Council Office, Milford, CT - Large Resource Room
COST: $5.00 early bird, $10 after August 24th (yes, flyer say the 17th)
More Information Questions - Contact Karen Caiati
Activities - Scout Night at the Circus Posted Jun. 11, 2015
The Circus is coming to town on October 23 and Scout families who register before September 1st can attend for just $14.50 each. This is a special deal for Scout packs and troops who order ahead of time. Don't miss this great event and thank you to our friends at the Webster Bank Arena for hosting us.
More Information Questions - Contact John Reis
Fundraising - Your Amazon Purchase Supports Scouting Posted Jan. 3, 2015
When was the last time you made an Amazon purchase? Did you use this link: www.ctyankee.org/amazon? If you did, thank you for helping us earn over $1200 in December. If not, make sure you bookmark the link so that 5% or more of your purchase can support Scouting with no impact on you at all.

Your purchasing privacy remains secure, but the impact of your purchase through www.ctyankee.org/amazon makes a difference in the lives of thousands of young people in our Council.

Hint: you know you're in the right place if you see "http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&tag=ctyankee-20" in the browser URL. Amazon Smile supports us too, but that only gives us 0.5% vs 5% through our affiliate link.
More Information Questions - Contact Tony Vogl
News - Scouts4Scouts Posted Nov. 8, 2014
According to Scouting.org, the Boy Scouts of America has always been a uniformed body. Its uniforms help to create a sense of belonging. They symbolize character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness. Wearing a uniform gives youth and adult members a sense of identification and commitment.

My son, Ryan, a 2nd Class Scout, saw a need to make sure that all boys had the ability to feel that they belonged in Scouting. He created Scouts4Scouts, an organization to collect and distribute gently used uniforms and accessories including neckerchiefs, slides, and hats. Several boys around the council have already benefited from his organization.

Cub Scout uniforms are the most requested but he also accepts uniforms for Boy Scouts and Venturers. Please let me know if you have anything to pass along. We will make arrangements to pick them up. Thanks for helping some young boys join Scouting.
More Information Questions - Contact Nancy Yeager
News - Masonic Eagle Scout Commendation Posted May. 28, 2014
The Connecticut Masonic Eagle Scout Commendation recognizes the dedication of a Scout to the pursuits of Scouting and the achievements leading to Eagle Scout. The Connecticut Grand Lodge and the Connecicut Masonic Scouters Association (CMSA) offer Eagle Scouts a personal commendation certificate, suitable for framing, and a personal letter of congratulations from the Grand Master of Connecticut and the CMSA. Click below for the request form. Please allow 2 to 4 weeks for processing. All commendation kits will be presented at the Scout's Eagle Court of Honor by a Mason or at a Lodge Stated Communication.
More Information Questions - Contact David Elkodsi