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Scouting in Connecticut

In this edition there is information on social media safety, Spirit Week, ScoutBook, Catholic Commitee, STEM NOVA Training, National Jamboree, a nice shout out, and more!

Safety Moment

Today our safety moment comes to us via the Canadian Scout's site.  They have produced a great resources for guidelines on how to interact on social media safely! Check out the full article in the link below.



Spirit Week rolls on!  Today's theme is "Game With a Purpose," and we feature an interview with a board game designer, Scout Yo-Yo videos, a pinewood derby design contest, family game nights, and more.  Tomorrow is "Scouts Best Friends" with an animal theme and a special Sea Base session, a Vet drop-in, a virtual den meeting for Webelos, and more!   

On Saturday we will have our Virtual Camp Kickoff.  

Camp Kinda-Like-A Open House! 
Meet the staff and join us for a camp information session Saturday, May 30th 10am!!!
More details can be found on our Facebook page in the link below.

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!

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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
Catholic Religious Emblems Exceptions

Questions? Please contact:

Archdiocese of Hartford

Jennifer McClintock at:


John Meakin at:


Diocese of Norwich

Pam Plasse at:



Ken Lee at:


Connecticut Rivers Council ~ Camp Calendar Advertising 2021

Each calendar comes with one entry for an S240 Lawn Tractor from Stanton Equipment. Calendars will include pictures of our three camps; June Norcross Webster Scout Reservation in Ashford, Camp Mattatuck in Plymouth and Camp Workcoeman in New Hartford.

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Message from our Soccer Team: Hartford Athletics

Introducing our Council Instagram Page

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Connecticut Rivers Council

60 Darlin St, East Hartford
CT 06108 United States

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