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Welcome to the Connecticut Yankee Council!

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Aug. 23-25 & Sept. 20-22

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advanced adult leader training

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Why Be a


Current and former Scouts have always felt that Scouting has made a difference in their lives. A study by Tufts University has found that Scouting does, in fact, have a measurable, positive impact in the character development of young people.

It sought to measure the difference Scouting makes in young people’s lives as those positive changes were happening.




Scouting has a program for everyone. From kindergarten to age 20, there’s an adventure for all ages. Find yours today!

Cub Scouting

Youth grades K–5

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Scouts BSA

Youth 11–17 years old

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Co-ed 10–20 years old

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Co-ed 14–20 years old

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Sea Scouting

Co-ed 14–20 years old

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Scouts become entrepreneurs with popcorn! From marketing to the sales pitch and delivery logistics- Scouts get to do it all and earn 30% commission while they’re at it!

Friends of Scouting (FOS)

Friends of Scouting keeps our Council going! Friends of Scouting helps fund the 20% of Scouting you see- from program to uniforms and registration fees- to the 80% that’s behind the scenes like camp upkeep, communications and training.

Fund development

Contributing to the Boy Scouts of America created opportunities for youth to gain memorable experiences and become instilled with values, principles, and skills that will help them develop into the future leaders of our nation.



Be prepared! Below is a collection of quick resources you may need for your Scouting adventure!

Latest news

Merit Badge College Counselor Recruitment

Merit Badge College is an event allowing Scouts to work on three different merit badges over a four week period. The Merit Badge College committee is looking for additional instructors to teach the Merit Badge courses. Merit Badge College 2020 dates are: February 1, February 8, February 22 and February 29, with March 7 as…

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Swimming & Water Rescue Course

BSA Swimming & Water Rescue provides BSA leaders with information and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to swimming emergencies during unit swimming activities.

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Paddle Craft Safety Course

Float trips are popular Scouting and Venturing activities. BSA Paddle Craft Safety courses expands Safety Afloat training to include the skills, as well as the knowledge.

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Ryan M. Adams Memorial Scholarship

The Ryan M. Adams Memorial Scholarship committee is now accepting applications.  Eagle Scouts from Connecticut troops who are currently in high school or who graduated from high school in 2015 or later.  

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Welcome to our new calendar!

Click on a calendar item to view key information. Click on the title for for full details, including registration and cost. You can navigate to past months with the left arrow or future months with the right arrow. There are calendars by program, organizer or venue available by clicking “calendar” and selecting your filters. You can also view the calendar as a list, day week or map.