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Scouting in Connecticut

To allow staff members to handle school closures and to minimize exposure risks for all staff, members and visitors, staff members will be working from their homes beginning Monday, March 16 through March 31st when it will be reassessed. Also during this time frame our Council properties will be closed including the Council Service Center.

We request that members conduct business with our staff via email and phone as much as possible. We anticipate that most members’ needs can be well-served without the need to visit the main office. The contacts for our staff can be found here

Please note the stores will also be closed and if you have to order from the Scout Shop order from

Thank you for your flexibility and for considering the health and safety of our staff, members and visitors. We are here to serve you and look forward to assisting with any needs that you have.


The CDC is recommending to be careful with meetings and travel and use teleconferencing when possible. Here are some free online communication tools:

With many schools closing, families may be looking for some free activities they can do at home. Here are a just a few ideas for kids, parents, or the whole family:

Unit Fundraiser Opportunity

Come join the Troops and Packs who are using this unique opportunity to raise money for their unit and to raise awareness on the benefits of renewable energy.  Several units and Scouters have taken advantage of this program already.  If an installation occurs the $1,000 dollars that the Connecticut Rivers Council receives it will go to Scout assistance.  See Trinity's message here!


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Connecticut Rivers Council

60 Darlin St, East Hartford
CT 06108 United States

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