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In this edition there is information on restarting safety moment, Online registration webinar, Camp Kinda-Like-A, Family Fun Fest, Workcoeman Boat Race, Online Auction for Stanton Outing for Scouting, Fall Adventure Program, Recruiting Tools, Fire Sale, Trading Post, and more!

Scouting in Connecticut

Safety Moment

Online Membership Applications open on August 4th! We're very excited about being able to support paperless membership applications this year. We'll be conducting two webinars later this month to show you what the system looks like and how to use it. Both will have the same content, so you need only sign up for one.

Pre-registration is required for the webinars, so please take a moment to sign up for the one that works best for you.

Webinar July 29th 7pm

Program

Camp Kinda-Like-A

Sign up Today!

Camp Kinda-Like-A is now over 1,100 Scouts registered. Make sure your Cub Scout and Scout BSA youth does not miss out on this unique summer adventure!  Come join Scouts from 32 states and 65 Councils.  We have a virtual camp experience complete with program, camp fires, merit badges/adventures, guest speakers and more. We also now have some specialty weeks, Including our newest one VOAC! Virtual NOAC for Order of the Arrow Members. Check out the Camp Kinda-Like-A HQ in the link below

Camp Kind-Like-A HQ
National Open House August 8th
More Information
Fundraising Events
Silent Auction
Stanton Outing for Scouting

We are planning on some great fall and winter programs for Scouts in all programs and at all levels.  Take a sneak peak and save the dates for our fall program schedule.  

Fall Adventure
Recruiting Tools

Recruiting can be a challenge even not during a pandemic.  Fortunately we have already started gathering resources to help recruit Scouts this fall.  Check out the video below and then head over to our page dedicated to recruiting.  It has videos, slide decks, and other tools.

Virtual Recruiting Page
Yard Signs Available to Help Share Scouting in Your Community

NEW THIS YEAR - BOTH PACK & TROOP YARD SIGNS AVAILABLE

Beginning in mid-August, yard signs will be available to spread around your community. For the first time this year, we will also have yard signs for Troops. Each Pack will receive 4 signs free, and each Troop will receive 2 signs free. Additional signs are available for purchase for $5/each (or 6 for $25 - we get a bulk discount, so you do too!).

Email Kevin McClelland to request additional signs. Your order must be received (not paid) by Wednesday, August 5th.

It's not too late to sign up for this year's popcorn sale. Online sales are already in full swing, and traditional selling will be starting soon. For more info and to sign up, please email Kevin McClelland

Saturday, August 1

Chip's Cabin (past main parking lot) J. N. Webster Scout Reservation 229 Ashford center Road, Ashford 9am to 4pm

CASH OR CHECK ONLY Uniform shirts & pants, hats, handbooks, advancement, numerals, year pins, pinewood derby sets of medals/necklace, EVERYTHING MUST GO!!! questions to. hosshaskell@gmail.com

Redesigned Trading Post Page

If you haven't checked out our redesigned Council Trading post you are missing out.  Grab your favorite Scout or Scouter OA patches, Camp gear, and much more.  Check it out HERE!

Other News

Connecticut Rivers Council Covid- 19 page


How your Scouts can earn the James M. Stewart Good Citizenship Award


Five steps to a safe and fun aquatics program


Capture and Share Your Favorite #ScoutSummer2020 Moments!


Connecticut Rivers Council

60 Darlin St, East Hartford
CT 06108 United States

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