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…

COVID-19 Guidelines for Carpooling (Oct. 6)

CYC recommends that Youth members be transported to and from an activity only by their own family member (parent or guardian). Should a unit decide to permit carpooling to and from Scouting activities, the following best practices are recommended, based on guidelines from the CDC and State of Connecticut: Youth protection guidelines must always be…

Overnight Camping Guidance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

General Information Council Camps are open only to Connecticut based Scout units, groups, and in-council families. At least one member of the in-council family must have a current registration with a unit chartered by Connecticut Yankee Council, Boy Scouts of America, Scout units may invite prospective new members to participate. In-council families may invite guests;…

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…

May 31 COVID-19 Update

Dear Scouting Family-   Governor Lamont’s latest Executive Order 7TT, allowed for an increase in group sizes in Connecticut. Effective June 1, outdoor gatherings may be as large as 25 people and indoor gatherings as large as ten people. These limits apply to Scouting activities as well. Remember, all BSA Youth Protection guidelines must be…

May 28 COVID-19 Update

Dear Scouting Family-   We want to share an update on our operating procedures surrounding COVID-19. As you’ve likely seen, the State of Connecticut is allowing small groups of five (5) or less to gather in-person as part of a phased approach to reopening Connecticut. Beginning today, we are allowing groups of five (5) or…