News & Activities

East Field (LH, SG, WV) - 2018 (East) Tri-District Fall Camporee Posted Sep. 19, 2018
2018 New Haven County Tri-District Fall Camporee

Open to Boy Scouts in Lighthouse, Sleeping Giant & Wepawaug Valley Districts!!

This years theme is "Old Time Camping."

Register today to reserve your spot!!!!
More Information Questions - Contact Ned Taylor
Activities - Scout Day at Lime Rock Posted Sep. 14, 2018
Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers - Start your program year with a Fall outing at Lime Rock Park! An easy campout Friday night, Sept. 28, followed by an all-day Saturday program of racing, Saturday, Sept. 29. This event is an annual favorite for Scout units and families. Fee includes an event patch for the first 1000 registrants and Friday night camping. Registration deadline for receiving tickets by mail is September 14.
(Tickets may be purchased and picked up at the Milford Scout Office through September 28)

More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
East Field (LH, SG, WV) - Hike Giuffrida Posted Sep. 20, 2018
Hike Giuffrida

OCTOBER 20, 2018

Come hike with your Pack or Troop at

Desk opens at 9AM and closes at 3PM.
More Information Questions - Contact Mike Migliore
Activities - Webelos College Posted Sep. 13, 2018
Webelos Adventure College, Saturday, November 3, 2018, 8:15 AM to 12:30 PM at Scofield Magnet Middle School, 641 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Join us for Powahay’s 8th Annual Webelos College Pins: Art Explosion, Adventure in Science, Aware & Care, First Responder, Build A Better World, Earth Rocks, Engineer, Game Design, Looking Forward Looking Back, Maestro, Moviemaking. Build A Hero and Sportsmanship. Webelos can sign up for two awards. Online registration is now open.

Our theme this year is Build A Hero from the Build My Own Hero Webelos Activity Pin: The Scout Law can help us face challenges and be heroes in our own communities. Scouts can be heroes too!

This is open to all in Connecticut Yankee Council.
More Information Questions - Contact John Hanks
Sleeping Giant District - 2019 Klondike Save the Date Posted Sep. 10, 2018
Save the Date
2019 Winter Klondike
Open to Boy Scouts of Lighthouse, Sleeping Giant and Wepawaug Districts

** Bonus: Bushcampers Scavenger Hunt. Find Mats for Points
More Information Questions - Contact Lynn Crisci
Activities - 2019 Boston Science Museum Posted Sep. 5, 2018
The Boston Science Museum is a GREAT overnight for Cub Scout Packs to plan on attending! Scouts LOVE sleeping overnight in the museum and the program provided is top notch, add this to your Packs calendar, it is sure to be a hit!

Program Includes this and so much more:
 - The Hall of Human Life
 - Planetarium & Omni Theater show
 - Science Theater Welcome production
 - Staff led hands-on science activities
 - Late night LIGHTNING presentation
More Information Questions - Contact Cindy Pepe
Training - Powder Horn 2018 Posted Apr. 10, 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 - Ultimate League Being Organized Posted Sep. 3, 2018
Troops & Crews Get Your Team in place... ULTIMATE LEAGUE BEING ORGANIZED

Connecticut Yankee Council will be organizing an “ULTIMATE LEAGUE” open to all registered Boy Scouts and Venturers in the Connecticut Yankee Council for the 2018-19 Program Year.

Ultimate is a fun, fast-paced team sport that combines the non-stop movement and athletic endurance of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football using a flying disc. Ultimate relies on sportsmanship, invoking the "Spirit of the Game" to maintain fair play. Ultimate players will demonstrate mutual respect for teammates and opponents alike, which develops character, leadership, self-reliance, and conflict -resolution skills. This would be a youth-led activity.
More Information Questions - Contact John Hanks
Sleeping Giant District - Harvet Tea Party Posted Aug. 24, 2018
Come out help support Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting & Venturing and includes and afternoon high tea with friends hosted by the ladies of Sleeping Giant District.

This event is open to all in the Connecticut Yankee Council, the more the merrier!

An Auction Will Be Held.
More Information Questions - Contact Maryann Santos
Sleeping Giant District - Wine Tasting & Dinner Posted Aug. 3, 2018
Please help us support Scouting activities for our youth with an evening of wine tasting & dinner. Come out for an evening of fellowship and fun.
Must be 21 or older to attend.
More Information Questions - Contact Herb Kemp
Activities - Build Your Own Cub Car for Limerock Cub Posted May. 29, 2018
Are you looking for a great summer project for your Cub Scout Den or Pack??? Do you remember "soap box racers" or Cub Mobiles" from your youth? Do you think that the Cubs in your Den or Pack might get excited about the prospect of building their own Cub Mobiles and racing with their friends? Than what are you waiting for? Please sign up today (your Cubs will be happy you did!)!

More Information Questions - Contact Bill Reynolds
Activities - Fright Night at Deer Lake Posted Jul. 31, 2018
Join the Halloween festivities at Deer Lake Scout Reservation, Saturday, October 27. Hayrides, Pumpkin decorating, crafts, snacks and a haunted trail are all available at the event. Choose your "scare" level by signing up for Fright Light from 4-6 pm or Fright Night from 6 - 8 pm. Registration deadline is October 19. Invite your whole den or Pack and share the fun!
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Activities - Fishing Derby 2019 Posted Jul. 31, 2018
Usher in Spring with a morning of fishing at beautiful Deer Lake Scout Reservation in Killingworth. Start with a hearty pancake breakfast and then head to the stocked lagoon to await the start of the derby. Youth only fish from 8-11 am and prizes will be awarded to all who catch their two trout limit by 11 with an additional prize drawing for derby qualifiers. Open to Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers and their families. Registration deadline is March 29.
More Information Questions - Contact Carolyn Cruson
Activities - Quinnipiac Dancers Posted May. 24, 2018

The Quinnipiac Dancers, the Council’s Order of the Arrow Native American 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 Native American music.
- Audience participation.
- Handmade outfits depicting modern American 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 on a first come first serve basis. 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