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Scouting in Connecticut

In this edition there is a reminder on Tonight's virtual Round tables, ScoutGrad Project, Camp Kinda-Like-A Information, STEM NOVA Training for Adults, Advancement during Covid 19 and how to buy your rank advancement, COVID & Council update, Wood Badge, and in case you missed any of our Spirit Week Videos! 

Reminder Tonight at 7pm

We are coming to you live on our Facebook Page!  


On Facebook we will be featuring Scouts and Scout alumni this week.  We want to recognize our Scouters who will not get the chance to walk this spring.   We want to congratulate all of them who are graduating from high school, college, universities, or even moving up to School!  If you want your scout featured fill out the form below.   Also check out our Scout Grad Commencement message from out  Assistant Chief Scout Executive Pat Sterrett in the video above!

Scout Grad Feature Form
Recap of Spirit Week

In case you missed any of our videos from our Spirit Week program from last week they can all be found here on our YouTube Channel! From virtual Den Adventurers, to guest speakers, from Troop presentations, to Scout shout outs and more!  We had over 11k viewers and reached over 48k people during the week so if you missed any or all of it, check it out in the playlist below! 

Spirit Week Playlist


Camp Kinda-Like-A

Sign up Today!

Camp Kinda-Like-A has now over 200 Scouts registered, make sure your Cub Scout and Scout BSA youth doesn't miss out on this unique summer adventure! We have a virtual camp experience complete with program, camp fires, merit badges/adventures, guest speakers and more. Check out the Camp Kinda-Like-A HQ in the link below and the kickoff video above.

Camp Kinda-Like-A HQ 

STEM NOVA Training: Introduction to the Nova & Supernova Program

What: In this training, participants will learn about the BSA Nova program.

· What is the BSA Nova Program?

· Information on Nova & Supernova requirements (we will go over a module)

· Ordering and Approval process for Nova and Supernova Awards

· Training/Registration requirements for Mentors and Counselors

Who: Parents, volunteers, and anyone else who wants to learn more.

When: June 3, 7-8 pm EST

Where: Join us on Zoom (a link will be sent to all registrants).

Cost: FREE!

Sign Up

Council Operations

Dear Connecticut Rivers Council Scouting Families & Volunteers:

Council: The Connecticut Rivers Council is responding to concerns related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are following recommendations of both national and state Departments of Health, and local Healthcare officials, and we are doing our part in trying to limit the spread of the virus. Effective Monday, June 1st, 2020, we are postponing or cancelling all Council and District in-person activities and meetings through June. In addition, overnight camping at our Council owned properties will not be permitted and are closed until further notice. We will be granting refunds for Council/District events and camp reservations affected.


Check out our Advancement page for many additional resources.  From Tips for Virtual Boards of Review to how to file for an Eagle Extension. Go to the link below for more info

If you have not checked out our At Home Scouting page, be sure to take a look at the resources that are being gathered there for you and your Scout.  


Wood Badge: The Premiere Leadership Development Course in Scouting
Next course and more information

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Connecticut Rivers Council

60 Darlin St, East Hartford
CT 06108 United States

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