CYC Rangemaster Training

CYC Rangemaster Training is for currently certified NRA RSOs, NRA Instructors and USA Archery Instructors who assist with unit, district, or Council events on the CYC’s camps’ shooting ranges. The training involves a summary of BSA and CYC Shooting Sports policies and an overview of the operating procedures for the camp ranges. As of Jan.…

Changes to Help Scouting Succeed

Hello Scouting Family— My name is Mark Kraus, the new Scout Executive. I’m excited to join the Scouting family here in the Connecticut Yankee Council. Scouting is my passion- I’ve been a Scouter for much of my life. There’s something unique about Scouting and the young men and women who join our program. I’ve seen…

An Update on the BSA Bankruptcy

Dear Scouting family, As you know, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy earlier this year to equitably compensate victims of past abuse and ensure that Scouting’s mission continues. The bankruptcy case recently reached a milestone when a bar date was set for November 16, 2020 ­– the deadline for…

Day Use of Connecticut Yankee Council Camps

Day Use of Connecticut Yankee Council CampsBy Scout Units, Groups, and Scouting Families Beginning June 27, 2020 General Information Council Camps are open to Scout units, groups, and in-council families. Only Scouts units that are registered to Chartered Organizations from within the State of Connecticut are permitted to access Council Camps at this time. At…

COVID-19 Update- 4/16/20

Dear Scouting Family:   We hope that you remain safe and well during these unusual times. Like you, we are carefully monitoring the impact COVID-19 has on our communities and the guidance from our public officials, especially mandated closure dates. For the safety of our Scouts, Scouters and community, we are extending our closures through…

Archery Instructor Course May 2020

USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification Course Saturday, May 30, 2020 * 8:00 am – 5:00 pm * Camp Sequassen, New Hartford, CT This course meets the minimum requirement to run an archery range for the BSA. The course covers setting up a safe range, instructional techniques, basic equipment maintenance, and how to instruct youth…

NRA Basics of Shotgun Shooting Course

NRA BASICS OF SHOTGUN SHOOTING MAY 2, 2020  Rescheduled Date:  June 6, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM CAMP SEQUASSEN COST:  $85 PER PERSON Adults interested in offering shooting sports activities to their Scouts or becoming Shotgun Merit Badge counselors will want to register for this course, which is a prerequisite for the NRA Shotgun Instructor…