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Scoutmaster Bucky Advancement Opportunities

Scoutmaster Bucky provides advancement opportunities for Boy Scouts in the areas of Merit Badges, Rank Requirements, and Training. Based out of Minneapolis-St Paul, Minnesota, the Scoutmaster Bucky program is open to ALL registered Boy Scouts of America scouting youth and adult leaders.

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Summer Camp for Cub Scouts

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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Eagle Project Preview Meeting – Apr 18, 2017

Eagle Project Preview is for Life Scouts or ambitious Star Scouts thinking about the Eagle project process. This one hour meeting will walk you through the dos and don’ts of an Eagle project, provide helpful tips, and outline expectations. We will also briefly describe the Eagle Application process and the Eagle Board Of Review. We…

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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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Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training (classroom component) – At March and April Roundtables

Scoutmaster Position-Specific training is the BSA’s initial level of training for the top leaders of Boy Scout troops. It is designed for Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, and junior assistant Scoutmasters. However, committee members and all adults connected to a Boy Scout troop are welcome to attend. When Scoutmaster Position-Specific training (classroom training component) AND Introduction to Outdoor Leader…

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Scouting for Food – April 23-30, 2017

Because A Scout is Helpful Update: Door Hangers  Door Hangers are available this year by contacting Scott Janke  at Scott.Janke@lmdbsa.org  or picking them up at the February or March rountable. The number of door hangers is limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Use the link at the bottom of this page…

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

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 Adult Leader Recognition Nomination Forms and District Recognition Dinner Registration

Make plans now to attend our District Recognition Dinner on May 4, 2017, at Wayzata Country Club (WCC), where we will present this year’s District Award of Merit class, along with our position-specific and Spark Plug awards. DINNER Reservations will open now. Spouses, family and friends are invited to attend! Nominations for you to recognize…

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Scouts Collect Nearly 2.2 Million Items During Scouting for Food

Story contributed by Christine Rasure, Public Relations Director at the Greater St. Louis Area Council. The holidays will be a little brighter for many families in need throughout the region as the Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America collected 2,195,060 items of food during the 32nd annual Scouting For Food drive. It is…

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Order of the Arrow – Information for All Arrowmen – Mar 12-26, 2017

March 12-26, 2017 Unit Election Completion – The 2017 OA election window closes on April 15th. Troop elections should be in full swing. Paperwork is due to Brett Schneider by April 16th to meet my deadline for submitting to the lodge. You can bring them to the April roundtable or call to make other arrangements.…

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Spring University of Scouting – Apr 22, 2017

New Leader Discount! Saturday, April 22, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lakeville South High School What is University of Scouting? Our University of Scouting is a fun-filled, hands-on, experience-laden opportunity to network with other Scouters, and is truly a learning adventure for new or experienced Scouters. The University of Scouting gives you the opportunity…

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Ahoy! Set Sail for Cub Scout Summer Camp

Adventure Awaits at Cub Scout Summer Camp We are excited to announce that all of our 2017 Cub Summer Camp information is updated and posted on our 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 Pack…

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FISH N’ FRY CAMPOREE – Registration Now Open – May 5-7, 2017

Spring Camporee 2017 Registration Now Open Webelos Encouraged to Attend Informational Flyer Join us at the new Tonkawa Lodge for another great Spring Camporee. Be sure to reserve the weekend of May 5-7, 2017 when Lake Minnetonka District will take over Camp Sterns for an epic fishing event!  Most people do not realize that the…

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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

Journey To Excellence

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Upcoming Events

  1. Training Committee

    March 28 @ 12:00 AM
  2. Activities Committee

    March 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  3. Law Enforcement Exploring Academy

    April 1 @ 8:30 AM - April 2 @ 5:00 PM
  4. 2017 Older Scout Program Reservations open for Boy Scout Camps

    April 1 @ 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  5. Exploring Board of Directors

    April 5 @ 12:00 AM
  6. Roundtable Meeting

    April 6 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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    Hold Your JTE Guidepost 1 REVIEW AND REFLECT MEETING by April 30, 2017!

    By Allan Arntson | March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Hold Your JTE Guidepost 1 REVIEW AND REFLECT MEETING by April 30, 2017! Greetings Unit Commissioners! Five Unit Commissioners have reported back that six units have successfully completed Journey to Excellence 2.0 (JTE) Guidepost 1. THANK YOU for your efforts!!!! That leaves only 59 units to go before April 30, 2017. I am asking all…

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    Scouting for Food – April 23-30, 2017

    By Scott Janke | February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Because A Scout is Helpful Update: Door Hangers  Door Hangers are available this year by contacting Scott Janke  at Scott.Janke@lmdbsa.org  or picking them up at the February or March rountable. The number of door hangers is limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Use the link at the bottom of this page…

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    District Pinewood Derby Finals – Apr 8, 2017 – Information and Registration

    By Bob Henry | January 7, 2017 | Comments Off on District Pinewood Derby Finals – Apr 8, 2017 – Information and Registration

      District Pinewood Derby Finals Saturday, April 8, 2017 Hosted by Pack 206 and the Wayzata Community Church Bring A Friend to the Race! Event Flyer (all the details) Pinewood Derby Rules 2017 Offical Pinewood Derby Patch Contest Must Read Articles Video: A Den 9 Special Report Watch a Pinewood Derby kit go from tree…

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    2016 Merit Badge Rankings unveiled: These were the most and least popular

    By Bryan Wendell | March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Scouts and Scouters, meet your repeat champion: the First Aid merit badge. After losing its top spot to the Cooking merit badge in 2014, First Aid retook the crown in 2015 and defended its title in 2016. That means more Scouts earned the First Aid merit badge in 2016 than any other badge. It was something…

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    Scouting gets high approval rating from four cabinet secretaries

    By Bryan Wendell | March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Four meetings with cabinet secretaries yielded four strong responses to Scouting and the ways in which it prepares young people for life. It’s safe to say that, thanks to the 10 terrific Report to the Nation delegates who represent 2.3 million outstanding youth participants nationwide, the BSA’s approval rating is high. John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security “I stand before…

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    Unit FOS Status Thermometers and Tools For Presenters

    By Herb Miller | January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

    2017 Family Friends of Scouting Materials Tools for Presenters and Status Thermometers Now Available Welcome to the Family Friends of Scouting (FFOS) campaign page. Listed on the page you will find the following information. Unit Goal Status District Thermometer Tools for Presenters You will find the tools for unit leaders and presenters to complete and manage…

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    Order of the Arrow – Information for All Arrowmen – Mar 12-26, 2017

    By Brett Schneider | March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

    March 12-26, 2017 Unit Election Completion – The 2017 OA election window closes on April 15th. Troop elections should be in full swing. Paperwork is due to Brett Schneider by April 16th to meet my deadline for submitting to the lodge. You can bring them to the April roundtable or call to make other arrangements.…

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    Scout Leader Specific Training at April Roundtable

    By Donna Larson | March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

    April 6, 2017 at 7:00PM Don’t miss the opportunity to get trained in your position at the April 6th district roundtable held at the Minnetonka Community Center. JTE 2.0 requires leaders to be trained in their position by October 15th. All the training you need as a Cub Scout leader will be offered starting at…

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    2017 Adult Leader Recognition Nomination Forms and District Recognition Dinner Registration

    By Scott Janke | February 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Make plans now to attend our District Recognition Dinner on May 4, 2017, at Wayzata Country Club (WCC), where we will present this year’s District Award of Merit class, along with our position-specific and Spark Plug awards. DINNER Reservations will open now. Spouses, family and friends are invited to attend! Nominations for you to recognize…

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    Now This Is How You Promote Scouting for Food

    By Nathan Johnson | March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

    When the Scouts of the San Diego-Imperial Council wanted to inform the members of their community that it was time for the annual Scouting for Food drive, they did what a lot of Scouts around the country do – they contacted their local media.k Getting the media involved is a great way to make sure the message…

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    FISH N’ FRY CAMPOREE – Registration Now Open – May 5-7, 2017

    By Daron Meyer | March 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Spring Camporee 2017 Registration Now Open Webelos Encouraged to Attend Informational Flyer Join us at the new Tonkawa Lodge for another great Spring Camporee. Be sure to reserve the weekend of May 5-7, 2017 when Lake Minnetonka District will take over Camp Sterns for an epic fishing event!  Most people do not realize that the…

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    Spring University of Scouting – Apr 22, 2017

    By Northern Star Council | March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

    New Leader Discount! Saturday, April 22, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lakeville South High School What is University of Scouting? Our University of Scouting is a fun-filled, hands-on, experience-laden opportunity to network with other Scouters, and is truly a learning adventure for new or experienced Scouters. The University of Scouting gives you the opportunity…

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