News & Activities

Activities - Scatacook District Shooting Sports Day Posted Mar. 2, 2018
This is a District fund-raising effort to promote shooting sports programs in our Council

Activities: .22LR Rifle and Pistol Shooting at static and steel targets, Paintball Action Course, Traditional Archery, and the Tomahawk Throw!

This event is open to adults and 16-21 year old youths who are accompanied by a parent (both youth and adult must be registered for the event).

All equipment and ammunition supplied. Each participant will shoot a minimum of 30 rounds of 22 ammunition, 40 paintball rounds, and as many Tomahawks and Arrows as time allows in a round robin format.

Experience not required. We welcome all levels of shooters! Instructors will be available. All staff are NRA and/or USA Archery Certified Instructors and RSOs.

Parking instructions: Park at the Training Cabin.

Shooting Sports will be held on the Rifle and Archery Ranges. Other activities located at the Johnson Training Area.

This is a rain or shine event. Bring a water bottle. Snacks will be provided

Contact for more information:
More Information Questions - Contact Erik Zars
East Field (LH, SG, WV) - Pinewood Derby Finals 2018 Posted Feb. 9, 2018
Sleeping Giant District
Lighthouse District
Wepawaug District

Pinewood Derby Finals - Saturday March 24, 2018
In the showroom of EXECUTIVE JEEP/NISSAN
900 Universal Drive, North Haven

All 3 Districts together Head to Head Racing
More Information Questions - Contact Mike Migliore
Training - Powder Horn 2018 Posted Mar. 13, 2018
High Adventure Resource Management Training
Camp Sequassen
8:30 AM Friday, September 28 to
5:00 PM Sunday, September 30

- Open to adult leaders and youth members 14 years of age and older
- Provides an introduction to resources necessary to for a successful high adventure program for Boy Scouts & Venturers
- Helps leaders to safely conduct fun and challenging outdoor activities
- Learn about the health and safety requirements, rules and regulations of the BSA as they apply to outdoor programs
- Learn the skills and resources necessary to operate an outdoor program
More Information Questions - Contact Caroline Griffin
Activities - A Day in Support of Camp Sequassen Posted Feb. 25, 2018
Camp Sequassen's Major Work Party is coming!

So mark your calendars to save the date, to be sure that you don't miss the chance to support your camp during the upcoming one day Major Work Party!

May 19, 2018 Scouters and friends (18 and older) are encouraged to come, skilled or handy or just plain willing, there will be something for everyone! - Sponsored by the Camp Sequassen Maintenance Committee and Ranger Dave.
More Information Questions - Contact Patrick Maxim
Activities - Scout Day with the NY Yankees Posted Feb. 16, 2018
New York Yankees vs the Cleveland Indians
Saturday, May 5, 2018

Join us for the 2nd Annual CT Yankee Council day at the Yankees. Tickets for the May 5th game vs. the Cleveland Indians will be in Section 205 and are $40/each. A portion of each ticket sale will benefit the Friends of Scouting.

More Information Questions - Contact Mike Szarpa
Activities - Scout Day at the Maritime Aquarium Posted Jan. 16, 2018
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10 AM - 5 PM

Registration for Scout Day at the Maritime Aquarium will open on January 16, 2018 through the Reservation Department at the Maritime Aquarium. Please call Aquarium: 203-852-0700 x2206. M-F, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Come enjoy a day of Scout fun at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Special programs are being offered just for Scouts along with all of the excitement The Maritime Aquarium offers. All of this and the largest IMAX® movie screen in Connecticut makes our Scout Day an event you do not want to miss!

Discounted entrance fees. Exciting IMAX Theater movies Activities for all levels of Cub Scouts. Boy Scout Merit Badges -- Oceanography, Fish and Wild Life Management and Environmental Science. Special programs aboard the Aquarium's new research vessel and in Aquarium classrooms. Fun for the entire family. CLICK MORE INFORMATION for flyer.
More Information Questions - Contact John Hanks
Activities - Hike the Appalachian Trail Posted Feb. 13, 2018
The Appalachian Trail runs though our own backyard, and is a wonderful source for high adventure trips. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has put together an excellent information page for scout troops interested in hiking the AT.
More Information Questions - Contact Michael Morrell
Activities - Chess Merit Badge Workshop Posted Feb. 9, 2018
Chess Merit Badge Workshop -- Saturday, April 21, 2018
9 AM Check-in — 9:15 to 11:15 AM Class

At the Chess Club of Fairfield County, LLC, 710 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850
The fee is $30 payable to the Chess Club of Fairfield County. Scouts must bring payment to the workshop. The Chess Club will provide instructors and chess set for the workshop.

Scouts MUST have a basic understanding of Chess and how the pieces move. In order to complete the Chess Merit Badge Scouts need to compete in a chess tournament scheduled at the May 12 ConnJam. We will have sign up information at the Merit Badge Workshop. To reserve a spot for the Chess Workshop please click more information.
More Information Questions - Contact Chester Wickett
Activities - Quinnipiac Dancers Posted Jan. 7, 2018


The Quinnipiac Dancers, the Council’s Order of the Arrow Indian dancers, can help you with their interpretations of Indian culture through their songs, dance and outfits. We can tailor our performances to your group’s needs.

- Authentic Native American Dance Interpretations.
- Live Indian music.
- Audience participation.
- Handmade outfits depicting modern Indian pow wow dancers.
- Feathers, bells and beads on flashy colorful outfits.
- All dancers are youth members of our Order of the Arrow Lodge, Owaneco 313.

We will take bookings starting September 1, 2017 on a first come first serve basis. Our dance season starts January 1, 2018. Call or email early as the openings fill quickly.

For bookings or further information contact: John
Quimby: 203-248-1556 or
More Information Questions - Contact John Quimby