All Scouts and Scout leaders—as representatives of an organization whose motto is “Be Prepared”—should be sure they are always ready with an appropriate first-aid kit when it’s needed. Your kit may be simple, or more complex if you are trained to use it properly. But the kit must always be on hand and stocked with every essential item.
On October 21st-23rd, 2022 hundreds of Scouts will descend on the Haddam Neck Fairgrounds and take part in the Council-wide fall camporee. The theme, patches, and more details to come soon. The committee is working hard to make it a can't miss event. Cubs, Scouts BSA, and all Scouts & Scouters are invited. Questions or want to help, contact Mike Rutty at firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking ahead to the fall of 2023 the council has gone all-in on a giant territory-wide camporee historically called MassJam. Mark it down in your calendars for Columbus Day Weekend October 2023. It will be held on Cape Cod's Barnstable fairgrounds. For information check out the website by clicking the button below. We will be joining councils from across the territory to help staff, coordinate, and bring participants.
Every Scout deserves a trained leader. Every leader deserves to be trained. Leadership is a skill that is learned through training and practiced by doing. Through the Training Committee, the Connecticut Rivers Council provides a wide assortment of training opportunities for leaders at every level of Scouting. This is an addition to the comprehensive online training the national office offers. From Cub and Boy Scouts, through Sea Scouts and Venturing, we offer the required and supplemental courses you need to “Get Trained, Then Lead.”Continuous Improvement Is Our Goal.
Doctors, government and industry leaders, educators, and other professionals engage in continuous training. In our program, we have similar avenues to increase knowledge bases. While basic training (Position-Specific Training and Introduction to Outdoor Leaders Skills, for example) does not expire, we encourage our leaders to stay current on the latest techniques and offer classes to make that possible. Go to your my.scouting.org sign into your account or create one and begin your training today. To contact your district training representative or to find out more on Connecticut Rivers Council training click the link below.
Earn the Aviation Merit Badge with the New England Air Museum! Aviation Merit Badge Workshops are open to Scouts BSA ages 11 and older and provide scouts with an opportunity to fulfill all badge requirements in a single day. Workshops run from 9:00am-3:00pm and registration is available on a first-come, first served basis. $40 per scout, $10 per chaperone fees payable at the time of registration to secure spots. Visit NEAM’s website for details: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/89221ccb/RHB_TIk_kUWVOASLJI8ioA?u=https://neam.org/pages/scout-programs