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Training - Cub Scout Leader Training Posted Oct. 17, 2017
CUB SCOUT LEADER TRAINING
Hosted by the Wepawaug Valley District



Offering the following:

- Cub Scout Den Leader Specific Training

- Cub Scout Pack Committee Specific Training

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FLYER FOR MORE INFORMATION.
More Information Questions - Contact Donna Wesolowski
Sleeping Giant District - Hike the Giant 2017 Posted Oct. 14, 2017
Hike the Giant 2017

Who - All Cub, Scouts, Ventures, Scouters, families and friends

What - Cubs can enjoy an easy hike up the tower trail and enjoy the view from the Castle Tower while Boy Scouts can hike a more challenging trail to complete a variety of rank requirements. Why not plan Unit picnic lunch!

When - Saturday Nov 4th Base Camp Opens 9am

Where - Sleeping Giant State Park, Hamden, CT
Cost-– $5.00
Try the Sleeping Giant Park Association “TOWER QUEST”

Scavenger Hunt http://www.sgpa.org/the-sleeping-giant-scavenger-hunt.pdf
More Information Questions - Contact Mark Parisi
Activities - Fall Family Fun at Fright Night Posted Oct. 13, 2017
Bring in the fall in Halloween style. Enjoy a hayride, decorate a pumpkin, make a craft, enjoy games, challenges, tour the haunted trail and if you dare, visit the haunted barn. Fun, food and frights for all. Come celebrate Halloween in your special holiday costume.

The spooky program has two intensity levels:
4-6 PM - Special program for younger Scouts and the faint of heart.
6-8:30 PM - Program for Scouts with a hankering for adventure with their fun.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Activities - Merit Badge College Counselors Needed Posted Oct. 4, 2017
The Merit Badge College (MBC) committee is looking for additional instructors for 2018. Instructors must be available for all four sessions, or make arrangements for a substitute if they must miss a session. 2018 MBC dates are January 27, February 3, February 10, February 24 with March 3 as the snow date. Classes will be 9:00 am – 9:50 am, 10:00 am – 10:50 am, and 11:00 am – 11:50 am. Instructors may teach all three periods or only one or two. Instructors must be registered Merit Badge Counselors and have completed Youth Protection Training in 2017 and be Merit Badge Counselor trained.

We could use instructors for the following badges:

American Cultures
American Heritage
Architecture
Art
Astronomy
Aviation
Cit in Community
Cit in Nation
Cit in World
Coin Collecting
Communications
Crime Prevention
Disabilities Awareness
Dog Care
Drafting
Electricity
Electronics
Energy
Family Life
Fingerprinting
Genealogy
Indian Lore
Inventing
Journalism
American Labor
Landscape Architecture
Law
Model Design & Building
Nuclear Science
Oceanography
Personal Management
Pets
Photography
Public Health
Public Speaking
Radio
Railroading
Safety
Salesmanship
Space Exploration
Stamp Collecting
Surveying
Traffic Safety
Weather

Additional badges may be considered if there are instructors available and if the badge lends itself to the group instruction format. We do not offer badges that are camping / outdoors oriented.
More Information Questions - Contact Karen Andersen
Activities - Wood Badge Fellowship Dinner Posted Oct. 16, 2017
Wood Badge Fellowship Dinner

“Let us all get together to renew new & old friendships”
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Tashua Knolls - 40 Tashua Knolls Lane, Trumbull, CT
1 p.m. Gathering, 1:30 p.m. Dinner
More Information Questions - Contact Joe Andreo
Training - Cub Scout Leader Training Posted Oct. 15, 2017
Cub Scout Leader Specific training 10/26/17 6:30pm Tokeneke Elementary 7 Old Farm Rd, Darien, CT 06820
  Questions - Contact Cindy Allen
Activities - NRA Rifle & Shotgun Instructor Classes Posted Aug. 7, 2017
If you would like to support BSA shooting sports programs on the Council, District and/or Troop/Crew level, these NRA Instructor Courses are what is required by the BSA for range supervision. Over the course of three weekends in October, you may earn your Rifle and/or Shotgun Instruction Certification. All classes will be held at Camp Sequassen.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Training - CYC Online Merit Badge Couns Trng Posted Apr. 20, 2017
Online training for Merit Badge Counselors, offered by Connecticut Yankee Council Advancement Committee. This is a different course than offered by the BSA Learn Center, but it fully meets the requirements for Merit Badge Counselor Training (D76).

The course includes an overview of the BSA Merit Badge Counselor Program followed by a short online quiz.
More Information Questions - Contact Jay Lubin
Sleeping Giant District - Jamboree on the Air 2017 Posted Aug. 26, 2017
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  Questions - Contact Mark Parisi
Sleeping Giant District - Wine Tasting 2017 Posted Aug. 15, 2017
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  Questions - Contact Joe Andreo
Sleeping Giant District - Quinnipiac Dancers Posted Aug. 28, 2017
ATTENTION SCOUT LEADERS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS

DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL FUNCTION THAT NEEDS A UNIQUE FORM OF ENTERTAINMENT?

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 johnboat1@hotmail.com
More Information Questions - Contact John Quimby
Activities - Quinnipiac Dancers Posted Aug. 28, 2017
ATTENTION SCOUT LEADERS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS

DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL FUNCTION THAT NEEDS A UNIQUE FORM OF ENTERTAINMENT?

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 johnboat1@hotmail.com
More Information Questions - Contact John Quimby