Winter Virtual Trainings for Scouts

Merit badges, magic classes, Minecraft servers, and unique, wide-ranging training sessions – Owaneco Lodge, our Council’s Order of the Arrow (OA) lodge, is offering it all during the months of January and February– all for free!  If you’re not a member of the OA, there is something for you. The lodge will be offering merit…

Scatacook Welcomes Joseph Kierwiak as New District Executive

We are delighted to announce that Joseph Kierwiak has accepted a promotion to serve as the District Executive for Scatacook District effective January 1st. Since beginning with Connecticut Yankee Council in September, Joe has been serving as a District Executive in Quinnipiac. He had been with Connecticut Rivers Council prior to joining our council. Please…

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…

COVID-19 Operations Update (11/7/20)

To Our Scouting Family, Because of the increasing rate of COVID-19 in Connecticut, Governor Lamont has ordered the state to roll back from Phase 3 to Phase 2.1 rules – a slightly modified version of the previously enacted Phase 2 rules. Effective Monday, November 9, our Councils revised guidance, is: Indoor activities are capped at…

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…

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.…