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Ahoy! Set Sail for Cub Scout Summer Camp

We are excited to announce that all of our 2017 Cub Summer Camp information is updated. Please visit the Cub Scout Camping Promotions page on the council website.   Get your Scouts excited about Summer Camp! Online you will find a bunch of resources to help you promote Cub Scout Summer Camp programs to your…

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Boy Scout leaders can now get trained anywhere at any time

It’s midnight, you’re in pajamas and you’re sitting on the couch scrolling Facebook on your tablet. Sounds like the perfect time to get trained. With the launch of Scouting U’s eLearning content for Boy Scout leaders, Scouters now can get trained on their own schedule — anywhere, any time. The courses are conveniently organized by role…

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2017 Council Pinewood Derby Finals – Jun 3, 2017

Anyone Can Join The Race! The Council Pinewood derby is on Saturday, June 3, 2017 and will be at the Boy Scout Base Camp, located near Fort Snelling, Minnesota off of Highway 62. Races will be in several heats this year and Scouts will race against other Scouts their age from all across the Council!…

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2017 Urban Adventure – September 16, 2017 🗓

A Race Around the Twin Cities The Urban Adventure is a day filled with you and your friends doing a scavenger hunt along the light rail in the Twin Cities! We meet at Base Camp and group into teams – you can even bring your non-Venturer friends. Everyone is encouraged to bring their smartphone and…

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Join the 2018 Philmont Contingent – Jun 26 – Jul 10, 2018 🗓

An Experience for Life Have you always wanted to go to Philmont Scout Ranch? Read on for Logan’s experience at Philmont in 2017 and you’ll be rushing to sign up! “My name is Logan Alger, and I was the Crew Leader for Crew 702-P-08 [for the Northern Star Contingent, 2016]. Our crew consisted of a…

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BALOO Training – Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 🗓

Cub Scout Leaders – do you want to take your unit on a campout? Do you need Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) before you start your summer program? Lake Minnetonka has your answer!! For only $10 and a day of your time, you’ll be ready to go out and camp! Trinity Lutheran Church 2060…

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4th of July Bike Parade – Wayzata – 10:00AM 🗓

Celebrate the 4th of July Celebrate the 4th of July by decorating your bike, trike, or wagon and ride it in the Wayzata 4th of July Bike Parade. Mom or Dad can walk next to you during the parade. The parade is four blocks long and takes less than 20 minutes to walk. Everyone is…

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NOTICE TO LAKE MINNETONKA DISTRICT FACEBOOK FRIENDS

My apologies to our many Facebook friends, but Facebook is forcing this new look to our page. We are apparently only allowed to post one photo per day, or they bundle any photo posts into one lump. If, however, you don’t mind having everything bundled into one post, please let me know. I want to…

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Traveling out of state? Know the laws about cellphone use behind the wheel

Texting while driving is more than simply unsafe. In 46 states and the District of Columbia, it’s against the law. That includes all four states that are home to BSA high-adventure bases: Florida, Minnesota, New Mexico and West Virginia. Talking on a handheld cellphone while driving is banned in 14 states and the District of…

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Welcome to Lake Minnetonka District

Welcome to the official website of Lake Minnetonka District. Since 2007, our volunteer web team has offered this site as a resource to those individuals involved in the Scouting program. Welcome Message

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Traveling out of state? Know the laws about cellphone use behind the wheel

By Bryan Wendell | May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Texting while driving is more than simply unsafe. In 46 states and the District of Columbia, it’s against the law. That includes all four states that are home to BSA high-adventure bases: Florida, Minnesota, New Mexico and West Virginia. Talking on a handheld cellphone while driving is banned in 14 states and the District of…

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Summer Camp for Cub Scouts

By Northern Star Council | February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Get your Cub Scout outdoors for some fun and adventure this summer There are many fantastic opportunities for you and your son during the summer months. We host both day and overnight events for all age levels. Launch Into Cub Scouting Summer Camp Video What are the Summer Camp options? You have the opportunity to…

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2017 Lake Minnetonka – Annual Recognition and District Dinner 2017 – RESULTS

By Scott Janke | May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lake Minnetonka – Annual Recognition Dinner 2017 Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Wayzata Country Club, Wayzata. The Volunteers in our District are Priceless! The Lake Minnetonka District held their 2017 District Dinner and Recognition event on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Wayzata Country Club. The weather was warm and the beautiful day only added to the theme…

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Order of the Arrow – Information for All Arrowmen – May 21 – June 4, 2017

By Brett Schneider | May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

May 21 – June 4, 2017 New Order of the Arrow Fall Conclave Schedule Back to October – A reminder that our fall conclave will be at Tonkawa Lodge at Camp Stearns on October 6-8. Talk about a great place for us to hold our conclave!! The Tonkawa lodge is named in honor of Camp Tonkawa,…

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There is still time to attend the 2017 National Jamboree

By JB Kennedy | May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are still a few spots open for both Boy Scouts and Ventures with the council contingent to attend the 2017 National Jamboree from July 15th to July 28th this summer.   The trip will include 4 days of touring our nation’s capital before participating with over 30,000 Scouts at the Jamboree, which is held…

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2017 Family Friends of Scouting Deadline Passed!

By Herb Miller | May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Lake Minnetonka Friends of Scouting team would like to thank everyone for their efforts to get pledges in before the May 15th deadline!  We would like to recognize the following units for exceeding their goals this year! Packs 206, 372, 391, 477, 537, 577, and 589 Troops 174, 206, 209, 283, 345, 409, 424, 430,…

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Attend The Wings of the North Air Expo and Earn the Aviation Merit Badge – Jul 15-16, 2017 – Registration Open 🗓

By Northern Star Council | May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

July 15-16, 2017, Flying Cloud Airport, Eden Prairie, MN MARK YOUR CALENDAR! The 2017 Wings of the North Air Expo is coming! This event will host classes for Aviation merit badge with highly trained pilots and content experts. Attending the merit badge class will give Scouts access to the Air Expo where they will be…

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2017 School Night for Scouting 🗓

By Northern Star Council | April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Heroes Start Here Our biggest recruitment effort is approaching faster than a speeding bullet! We are gearing up to recruit over 4,500 new Scouts through School Night for Scouting, which will again have a Superhero theme, with a few CHANGES: The night will be Tuesday, September 19, in observance of Rosh Hashanah. NEW Cubs recruited…

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4th of July Bike Parade – Wayzata – 10:00AM 🗓

By Chris Anderson | May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the 4th of July Celebrate the 4th of July by decorating your bike, trike, or wagon and ride it in the Wayzata 4th of July Bike Parade. Mom or Dad can walk next to you during the parade. The parade is four blocks long and takes less than 20 minutes to walk. Everyone is…

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Ground Has Been Broken on the New Leadership Center

By Northern Star Council | May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

107th Annual Meeting May 17 was an exciting day for our council! Not only was it our 107th Annual Meeting, but also the groundbreaking for the new Peter J. King Family Foundation Leadership Center. The new building will be located on our Base Camp Campus, next to the original, historic team building that thousands of…

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BALOO Training – Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 🗓

By Donna Larson | May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cub Scout Leaders – do you want to take your unit on a campout? Do you need Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) before you start your summer program? Lake Minnetonka has your answer!! For only $10 and a day of your time, you’ll be ready to go out and camp! Trinity Lutheran Church 2060…

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What to expect at the 2017 National Jamboree stadium shows

By Bryan Wendell | May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jamboree shows are a big reason these quadrennial events are so epic. Tens of thousands of Scouts and Scouters gather to laugh, get inspired and rock out to some great music. Shows are a visual reminder that, as Scouts, we’re part of something bigger than our own troops and councils. The stadium shows at the 2017 National Jamboree will be some…

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