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Activities - Wine Tasting & Dinner Event Posted Aug. 23, 2016
Come join us for an evening of Wine Tasting and Dinner

The Library - Wine, Bar, Bistro
60 North Main Street, Wallingford
Saturday, November 5, 2016
From 5:30-9:00
Donation: $45
Questions - Contact Joe Andreo
News - 2016 POPCORN SALE Posted Aug. 16, 2016
It's Popcorn Time! Connecticut Yankee Council 2016 Popcorn Sale is well under way and Scouts have been doing Take-Order Sales since May. But, it's not too late to join the fun and earn money to fund your Scout Adventures. Visit www.ctyankee.org/popcorn for all your Popcorn Kernels of information. Show and Sell orders due August 30, 2016. Take-Orders due October 11, 2016. Let's Get Poppin!
More Information Questions - Contact Elsie Hemmings
Camping & Outdoors - 2017 National Jamboree Posted Feb. 1, 2016
“Live Scouting’s Adventure!” at the 2017 National Jamboree
July 16 - 29, 2017

What’s the National Jamboree? It’s the most awesome event a Scout or Venturer could attend! It’s everything you can do in Scouting–and more–in one spot just for you . . . and about 40,000 of your friends from around the country and around the world! It's 14 days of adventure and excitement that you don’t want to miss!!

What can you do? Climbing, zip lines, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, BMX biking, world-class skate park, archery and shooting ranges, kayaking, arena shows, aquatic challenges, state of the art tech stuff, rappelling, merit badge opportunities, STEM Quest, and even some patch trading along the way–and that’s just the beginning!
More Information Questions - Contact Michael Abrahamson
Activities - Wine Tasting & Dinner Posted Aug. 23, 2016
Come join us for an Evening of Wine Tasting and Dinner.

The Library - Wine, Bar, Bistro
60 North Main Street, Wallingford
Saturday, November 5, 2016
From 5:30-9:00
Donation: $45
More Information Questions - Contact Joe Andreo
News - Bourbon Tasting & Dinner Posted Jul. 18, 2016
Join us for our 2nd Annual Bourbon Tasting & Dinner. Saturday, October 1 at 7:30 pm in Stamford at the Knights of Columbus Building on Shippan Ave. An evening of fine cuisine paired with spirits from the distinct Barrell Bourbon Distillery presented by Patrick Monteleone & Renzo Kian, spirits specialists from Harry's Wine & Liquor Market. Patrick and Renzo will take us through a flight of fine bourbons from Barrell Bourbon. Evening fare provided by Michael Powers Catering. Tickets are $100 and all proceeds benefit the Scouting programs of Connecticut Yankee Council.
More Information Questions - Contact Elsie Hemmings
Activities - Scout Day at Lime Rock Posted Feb. 18, 2016
A Fall favorite for Scouts of all ages and their families, Scout Day at Lime Rock will be held September 30-October 1, 2016. Come view lovingly maintained vintage and collectible sports cars of all types in action on the race track for this Saturday program combining the Vintage Sports Car Club of America's Fall Finale and racing by the Lime Rock Driver's Club.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Activities - Sporting Clays Shoot Posted Jul. 20, 2016
Saturday, September 17, 2016

8:00 AM - Wallingford Rod & Gun Club
411 N. Branford Road, Wallingford, CT



Breakfast, Lunch, Shoot/Awards, and Great Auction Prizes



Join us for this exciting event! Support Scouting for the kids that need it most, have a fun day, reach potential customers with your message. For more information, contact Joseph Andreo, Development Director, Connecticut Yankee Council, 203.537.7304 or joseph.andreo@scouting.org.
More Information Questions - Contact Joe Andreo
Activities - Camp Sikorsky Posted Jun. 28, 2016
Scouts will have an opportunity to earn 2 merit badges as well as experience fascinating displays within the Sikorsky Aircraft production center! All merit badge sessions are taught by highly-qualified engineers, technicians, and executives who are employed by Sikorsky Aircraft. Camp Sikorsky is designed to stimulate interest in high tech career fields.
More Information Questions - Contact Eddie Blue
News - Amazon for Business Posted Aug. 1, 2016
The CYC Amazon.com campaign has been very successful. We are raising approximately $800 - $900 per month, and have cumulative income through July 31, 2016 of over $20,000. The next logical step in the campaign is to expand beyond our audience of individuals using the Amazon.com link for online purchases, and solicit our business community. Click on the "More Information" link for a letter that focuses on company purchasing managers. Please use this letter with the purchasing managers in the companies that you are associated with, as an introduction to supporting CYC.

http://www.ctyankee.org/amazon
More Information Questions - Contact Jay Lubin
Activities - NHL Pre Season Game Islanders V Capitals Posted Jun. 23, 2016
Coming up on October 1st we have an NHL Pre-season game! The New York Islanders are taking on The Washington Capitals at 7:00 PM. Watch as professional hockey players gracefully glide across the ice and ruthlessly slam each other into the boards. Add a ticket to a Sound Tigers game for only $16 more!
Click More Information for complete details and event flier!
More Information Questions - Contact John Reis
Activities - Kellog's Tour of Gymnastics Champions Posted Jun. 23, 2016
On November 12th, Olympic Gymnasts from Team USA will be coming to Bridgeport! Watch as these flexible females bend and flip and spin and tumble and amaze. Splurg on a Premium or VIP package and you can meet some of the 2016 Olympic Team!

Click More Information for complete details and event flier!
More Information Questions - Contact John Reis
Activities - Lean-tos Now Available at Hoyt Posted Nov. 23, 2015
Thanks to generous donations from a number of Scouters and Units in our Council, plus the hard work of the Hoyt Campmaster Corps, the new Cleveland Campsite at Hoyt Scout Reservation with 4 Lean-tos is available for camping. Each lean-to is sized to accommodate a patrol. Located on the North side of the Camp, in the vicinity of the Training Cabin, the lean-tos are a perfect addition to the Camp. The Cleveland site is named after our 22nd and 24th President, and not after the 48th largest city in the US.

Pictures here: https://hoytalumniassociation.shutterfly.com/304

The Campmasters have completed work on 6 additional leantos in the brand new Hoover campsite, and are ready for occupancy NOW. The site is named after the 31st President and not the famous brand of vacuum cleaner.

Don't wait. Reserve the Cleveland or Hoover Campsites ASAP.
  Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Activities - Quinnipiac Dancers Posted Aug. 22, 2016
ATTENTION SCOUT LEADERS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS

DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL FUNCTION THAT NEEDS A UNIQUE FORM OF ENTERTAINMENT?

The Quinnipiac Dancers, the Council’s Order of the Arrow Indian 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.

We will take bookings starting September 1, 2016 on a first come first serve basis. Our dance season starts January 1, 2017. 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
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