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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.

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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.



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Latest news

Brothers for Badges

Brothers for Badges The chapter of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity at the University of New Haven are running the 3rd annual “Brothers for Badges” event on Saturday, November 16 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Scouts will have the opportunity to work towards earning one Eagle Scout required merit badge (Citizenship in the…

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Catholic Religious Emblems Training

The Catholic Committee on Scouting and The Office of Education, Evangelization and Catechesis Catholic Religious Emblems Counselor Training for all Scouts BSA Leaders. Light of Christ, Parvuli Dei, Ad Altare Dei, Pope Pius and Adult Awards. $15.00 per person counselor training January 4, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Snow date: January 11, 2019) Pastoral…

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Nominate a Dedicated Scouter for the Silver Beaver Award

The Scouting movement has advanced through the efforts and dedication of many volunteers.  Often recruited with a request for “an hour a week commitment” many have gone on to make Scouting and service to youth in other organizations their lifetime passion. The BSA established the Silver Beaver Award to recognize noteworthy service to youth by…

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Train – A – Thon Hosted by Quinnipiac District November 2nd , 2019 8:30 am to 1pm Connecticut Yankee Council Offices 60 Wellington Road, Milford, CT 06460 The Train-a-thon is open to all scouters and scouts Help us help your unit get ready for re-charter! We will offer the following: Cub Leader Basic Training –…

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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.