Connecticut Rivers Council - Virtual Camporee

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Virtual Camporee

Event Details

No Registration Needed

Please note that the merit badges associated with the event are full and we cannot accept any more registrations. 

The event is free the patch which can be ordered for $5! The Scouting from Home Patch can be found HERE!

Saturday April 25th

9 AM- Opening by Northeastern Regional Director Shane Calendine

9:10 AM - Flag Ceremony from home

Colors will be broadcast live from JN Webster by JNW Staff.  This will be broadcast on our council Facebook page.  

10 AM- Prayer for those affected by COVID-19.  Performed by Steven Scheid, Director, Center for Scouting Ministry of the Methodist Church.  Will be broadcast out on YouTube and shared on Facebook.  

Immediately following: Keynote Speaker (To be announced) broadcasted on Facebook and YouTube. 

10:30 AM – Hike (1-3 miles for Cubs) (3-5 miles for Scouts BSA & Venture


Popcorn Craft Competition *Sponsored by Trails End

11 AM- Zoom/Facebook Live interview with Entomologist- Discuss his career, bug tips while out doors, and top ten insect myths debunked.

11:45: Dining Hall lunch song from Workcoeman

12 PM – 4 PM Instructional Sessions led on council’s Facebook Live page & merit badge classes offered on Zoom.  5 Scouting skills presentations performed by Scouts and Scouters.  We will be offering 2 free merit badges. 

2:00 PM The Mark Twain Muesum is going live just for us.  We will join them on their page

3:00 PM Live Virtual Tour of Camp Mattatuck

5 PM – 8 PM Cooking Competition

5 PM – Interview with Dr. Jeremy Stricsek, MD.  Dr. Stricsek is a family medicine doctor and will join us to talk about staying healthy at home.  Do’s and don’t’s and reporting from the Covid-19 front line.

5:30 PM- Summit Video!  A 40ish minute extravaganza with exclusive content for the Connecticut Rivers Council!  Thanks to the staff of the Summit Bechtel Reserve 

6:30 Message from the Hartford Yardgoats

7:00 PM- Flag retreat from Workcoeman

8 PM - Campfire Evening Program Streamed over Facebook Live from JNW Scout Reservation

Backyard Camping

Share pictures of your backyard campsite.   

Sunday, April 26, 2020

9 AM –Chip Goss will do a live breakfast pancake flip and give a good morning that includes key cooking tips.  

9:30AM Scouts Own Service streamed on Facebook Live- Performed by the Council's Duty to God Committee.

10:15 AM-  Scouting Charge- A video broadcasted out done by Asst Chief Scout Executive Al Lambert.   

Closing Ceremony 

When & Where
Council Service Center
Saturday 04-25-2020 12:00 AM ET to
Sunday 04-26-2020 11:59 PM ET Past
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Council Service Center
Saturday 04-25-2020 1:00 PM ET to 5:00 PM ET Past
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Council Service Center
Saturday 04-25-2020 1:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET Past
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