Give to Scouting on #GivingTuesday 2020

Creating Adventure Everywhere Scouting’s proven program changes lives. Thousands of young people across Connecticut are strengthening their character, practicing leadership among their peers, learning new skills, and having fun, all under the tutelage of caring, adult mentors.  No matter where Scouting happens, our Scouts learn the values of teamwork, self-reliance, and servant leadership, the impact…

Get to know our new Scout Executive

Mark Kraus, Connecticut Yankee Council’s new Scout Executive, is excited to get to know our Scouting family. He is holding a series of Fireside Chats to get to know you. You’re invited to join us over the next month. Please register at the links below for your district: Pomperaug District on Nov. 10 Scatcook District…

What is a Commissioner?

Commissioners are District and Council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Scouts BSA troops, and Venturing crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Scouts BSA Organization. They also oversee the unit charter renewal plan so that each unit re-registers on time with an…

2020 Silver Beaver Nominations Open

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…