June 2019 Powahay Newsletter

Powahay News salutes the volunteers of Powahay District in the June Edition. Powahay News is a volunteer publication and published monthly except during the summer. Celebrating our 13th Year we welcome stories and photos from our units. We do not publish the last names of youth without parent permission. Send your news to johnwhanks@hotmail.com. Click on…

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FALL ULTIMATE TOURNAMENT

Troops & Crews Get Your Team in place… FALL ULTIMATE TOURNAMENT Sunday, September 15, 2019 11 AM to 3 PM Location to be announced Two Tournament Teams can enter: Camp Sequassen Ultimate Championship:  The top ultimate teams from each week during Camp Sequassen 2019 Summer Camp can compete in this tournament.  The Fall Tournament:  Open…

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Roundtable New Program Year Kick-off

ROUNDTABLE PROGRAM KICK-OFF Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 7:00 PM Lapham Community Center At Waveny Park 633 South Ave., New Canaan CLICK HERE for Directions   To start the new program year off right, Powahay is hosting a Fall Program Kickoff/Roundtable on Wednesday, September 4! Any and all volunteers are welcome to attend. In fact, we recommend…

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2019 Fall Recruitment Kick-off

FALL RECRUITMENTKICK-OFF MEETING Wednesday, August 7, 2019 — 7:00 PMAndrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin140 West Ave., Darien The Fall is one of the most exciting times of the year for Scouters when we renew our unit program with exciting new activities. This is also the time through fall recruitment that we can give every youth…

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Scouts BSA Training Bulletin

SCOUTS BSA LEADER TRAINING BULLETIN June 2019 Edition All registered adult leaders must complete Position Specific Training required by the National Council of the BSA for their registered position in order to remain registered with their respective Units. Training are now available at my.scouting.org, click “BSA Learn Center” .E-learning versions of some courses may be…

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FOS Honor Roll for Q1 2019

Thank you is extended to the following units who have surpassed their year-over-year goals in this year’s Friends of Scouting contributions as of April 30, 2019.   Units that Exceeded their 2018 FOS Contributions as of 4.30.19 Pomperaug District Crew 68, Trumbull Crew 163, Monroe Pack 74, Stratford Pack 95, Fairfield Pack 164, Trumbull Pack…

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Find Adventure in Scotland in 2020

Attention Scouts, Venturers and Explorers who will be 14-17 years old next summer! The Connecticut Yankee Council is now accepting applications for those interested in being considered to attend the 2020 Blair Atholl Jamborette in Scotland. The youth application is at //docs.google.com/forms/d/1kf274kSgQQJeTD6CcpaI4_5RWid68dxDWtl0TPCKWx4/viewform?edit_requested=true A unit leader endorsement is also required – //docs.google.com/forms/d/1B5K2tGBEgoHkgja2OXafRP0v9RLJVAEDyxQTTqV4n8I/viewform?edit_requested=true Both the youth application and unit…

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District Recognition Dinner

Please join us on Wednesday, June 5, 2018, as we salute the Scouting volunteers of Powahay District, Connecticut Yankee Council. You won’t want to miss this annual event as we recognize Scouters at the unit and district levels with the District Award of Merit, Key Three Award, “On My Honor” Award and more. Wednesday, June…

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Download Roundtable Information

Roundtable Downloads Please find below the monthly Roundtable Packet and other information presented at the April Roundtable.   CLICK HERE — April Roundtable Packet This Packet contains, calendar, District Contact information, current flyers on upcoming activities and other information.   CLICK HERE — PowerPoint Presentation on BSA TAP and Affordable Outings The PowerPoint presentation features the Adventure…

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SCOUTS BSA SPRING CAMPOREE

Escape to Hoyt May 17-19, 2019.  Join us for a wild weekend of fun, adventure and advancement opportunities at Hoyt Scout Reservation. Here’s what we are working on! Discover Hoyt Scout Reservation: Open Program Areas Rifle and Archery Stations Gaga Pit Conservation Awards and projects The Hoyt Challenge Hike Award Star Gazing Party – Once in…

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Webelos Overnight Weekend — WOW

You don’t want to miss the May 18-19, 2019 Webelos Overnight Weekend — WOW!  It’s all part of the “Hoyt Escape” Scouts BSA Spring Camporee promising lots of fun and adventures. The weekend is a combined Powahay and Scatacook District Event. Bears becoming Webelos and all Webelos are invited to experience an overnight Scouts BSA campout. Have fun in…

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District Drop-In Hikes

District “Drop-in” Hikes Introduce your Pack’s families to some of the best hiking trails and nature preserves (and outdoor programs) in and around our District! All hikes start at 3pm EST No registration required No charge to attend.  Youth must be accompanied by a leader or parent. Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Bartlett Arboretum, Stamford (www.bartlettarboretum.org)…

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Powahay News

Download the latest edition of Powahay’s Newsletter. Powahay News is a volunteer publication and published monthly except during the summer. Celebrating our 13th Year we welcome stories and photos from our units. We do not publish the last names of youth without parent permission. Send your news to johnwhanks@hotmail.com  

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Next Roundtable May 1, 2019

  BSA Roundtables are a monthly gathering of Pack, Troop, Team, Crew, and District leaders. Roundtables are put on by your District Commissioner staff to give leaders hands-on experience and provide a forum for leaders to offer and receive help from their fellow Scouters. There are separate sessions for Cub Scouts leaders and Scouts BSA/Venture…

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Scouts BSA Spring Camporee

Registration is CLOSED for the May 17-19, Scouts BSA Spring STEM Camporee.  Please see below to download the Leaders Guide and Merit Badge Guide Book. Notes: Webelos WOW:  We are looking for older Scouts to serve as Patrol Leaders for the Webelos and/or to teach Webelos Pins. Please email names of Scouts that would be…

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Webelos WOW

May 8 Updated posting.  Are you ready for a weekend of fun?  Get all of the latest information to plan for your Webelos WOW.  Registration is now closed. May 18-19, 2019 Hoyt Scout Reservation Hoyt Scout Reservation — Lower Hoyt 3 Marchant Rd. Entrance, Redding CT Starts 8:30 AM Saturday – Ends 10 AM Sunday CLICK…

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District Dinner Awards

Annual Adult Recognition Dinner Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Some of Powahay’s best volunteers never get recognized for their service to Scouting, because no one took the time to nominate them. This publication includes the various awards presented to recognize our volunteers at the District Dinner. Some recognitions require processing through National and we have set…

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Register for 2019 University of Scouting NOW

REGISTER NOW for 2019 University of Scouting and Commissioners’ College. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Foran High School in Milford. For course information, click here: //ctyankee.exploratorstaging.com/events/university-of-scouting/ If you know what courses you want, then register online: //archive.ctyankee.org/webpay/event/new/?form=000620 Cost is $30.00 per person. This includes child care, breakfast snacks, lunch, UoS patch with 2019 pin, and…

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Join Our Team!

Time is precious, yet almost every adult citizen of the United States gives some time to volunteer service. No other country in the world depends so heavily upon volunteer effort, and in no other country have citizens accepted so universally the idea that volunteer service is a requirement of good citizenship. Since most Americans accept…

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A Special Financial Update

Dear Scouting Family, Scouting is an integral part of our communities and as a local, independent council, the Connecticut Yankee Council is committed to delivering Scouting’s mission to you and the 37 Connecticut communities we serve. We are thankful for your continued support that allows us to deliver Scouting’s mission. As key stakeholders, we want…

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2019 Merit Badge College

There’s 135 merit badges in Scouting on trades, crafts, life skills, career paths, activities and more. As Scouts look for merit badges that interest them, Connecticut Yankee Council is proud to offer a fantastic program called Merit Badge College for any registered Scout in Scouts BSA. Merit Badge College is an opportunity for Scouts to…

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2019 Boston Museum of Science Overnight

Boston Museum of Science Overnight Adventure Ever wonder what happens to the Museum at night? The Overnight Program allows students in grades 1 – 7 and their adult chaperones to discover science in an entertaining, educational, and interactive way through hands-on science activities, a Theater of Electricity Lightning Show, science demonstrations, an Omni film,time to…

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Quinnipiac Dancers

Attention Scout Leaders & Committee Members!.   Do you have a special function that needs a unique form of entertainment? The Quinnipiac Dancers, the Council’s Order of the Arrow Indian Dancers, can help you with their interpretations of Indian culture through their songs, dance and outfits.  We can tailor our performances to your group’s needs.…

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