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Welcome to the Connecticut Yankee Council!

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Aug. 23-25 & Sept. 20-22

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Why Be a

SCOUT?

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.

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SCOUTING

PROGRAMS

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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Exploring

Co-ed 10–20 years old

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Venturing

Co-ed 14–20 years old

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Sea Scouting

Co-ed 14–20 years old

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HELP SUPPORT

SCOUTING

BUY POPCORN

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.

SCOUT

RESOURCES

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

Latest news

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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FOS Honor Roll for Q1 2019

Thank you is extended to the following units who have surpassed their year-over-year goals in this year’s Friends of Scouting contributions as of April 30, 2019.   Units that Exceeded their 2018 FOS Contributions as of 4.30.19 Pomperaug District Crew 68, Trumbull Crew 163, Monroe Pack 74, Stratford Pack 95, Fairfield Pack 164, Trumbull Pack…

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Find Adventure in Scotland in 2020

Attention Scouts, Venturers and Explorers who will be 14-17 years old next summer! The Connecticut Yankee Council is now accepting applications for those interested in being considered to attend the 2020 Blair Atholl Jamborette in Scotland. The youth application is at //docs.google.com/forms/d/1kf274kSgQQJeTD6CcpaI4_5RWid68dxDWtl0TPCKWx4/viewform?edit_requested=true A unit leader endorsement is also required – //docs.google.com/forms/d/1B5K2tGBEgoHkgja2OXafRP0v9RLJVAEDyxQTTqV4n8I/viewform?edit_requested=true Both the youth application and unit…

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Get Started on Spring Recruiting

Cub Scout Spring Recruiting is Underway Get a head start on Spring Recruiting. This is the perfect time to recruit Cub Scouts of All Ages, and both boys and girls. As an incentive, we’ve created a Spring “Passport” to identify key activities for your recruitment. A Pack will qualify for a $25 credit to the…

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Calendar

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.