Cub Scout Camping
The Connecticut Rivers Council is offering over 30 sessions of Cub Scout Summer Camp in 2019! These include full week day camps, full week overnight resident camps, one night Family camps, and two or three night mini-week resident camps. As one parent said, there is something for everyone, no matter where your Scout is along the Scouting trail
Our tremendous camps are staffed by dedicated, energetic Scouters. Camp leaders attend National Camping School, where they receive the latest ideas for great fun, as well as training on operating safe and healthy camps.
Each camp is a Boy Scouts of America Nationally Accredited Camp, which assures parents that the camp has been well planned and is a safe environment. Leaders follow safety standards to ensure a safe and fun program for every boy. The…
10 unbelievable places Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts have camped
The list of 10 actual places Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts have camped includes a gorilla exhibit at a zoo, a medieval castle and the jail cells at Alcatraz.
Boy Scout troop pays tribute to George H. W. Bush before dawn Tuesday
WASHINGTON -- A Virginia Boy Scout troop stood in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda early Tuesday morning to pay their respects and honor the nation's 41st president -- George H. W. Bush. "Patriotism should never sleep," is what Eagle Scout Ben Motta told his Boy Scout troop when he encouraged them to stay up all night to salute the president. Boy Scouts Troop 1717, of Hartwood, Virginia, along with other citizens stood in silence just before 2 a.m. near Bush's casket to bid him farewell. "When I gave that salute, I was just saying, 'Thank you Mr. President for your service.' And with any other president, should I get the opportunity, I would do the same thing," said Eagle Scout Teddy Durant. The troop is affiliated with Hartwood Presbyterian Church. "The entire mood was…
As Scouts BSA launch nears, here's the right way to welcome girls
As February 2019 nears, the BSA has released some guidelines to help you know the right way to refer to Scouts BSA and the girls who will join.
Christmas Tree Sales and Holiday Fire Safety
Download PDF SUMMARY According to an independent survey commissioned by Shriners Hospitals for Children®, many Americans do not follow key fire and burn safety tips during the holiday season, which can lead to serious injury or even death. The national survey, conducted as part of the Shriners Hospitals for Children annual Be Burn Aware campaign, …
This Infographic Shows the Right Way to Refer to Girls Who Will Join Scouts BSA
With tens of thousands of girls already enjoying the Cub Scout program and more young women poised to join the Scouts BSA program when it opens in February of 2019, there’s a lot of excitement around the programs offered by the Boy Scouts of America. In all of that excitement, it’s important to remember that