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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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Take a Sneak Peek at the 2017 National Jamboree Program

Are you heading to the 2017 National Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve? If so, you’ll get a chance to experience some of the most extensive, engaging programming available in one location. The Summit Program Leadership Action Team, known affectionately as SPLAT, has devised a slate of programs in five distinct areas that will ensure all…

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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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2017 Winter Camporee – Arctic Blast – February 10-12, 2017 – Competition Results and Photos

On recent February weekend that seemed more like early spring over 150 Scouts and Scouters from Lake Minnetonka District, as well as guests from other districts, converged on the brand new Tonkawa Lodge at Camp Stearns for our annual Winter Camporee.  Along with beautiful weather and enjoying the great facilities (it still has that new…

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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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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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March Roundtable – WHAT TO EXPECT – Mar 2, 2017

What to expect at this month’s Roundtable Meeting The monthly District Roundtable meeting provides an information and training forum for adults involved as leaders in the Scouting program. Parents and children are welcome to attend. These meetings allow attendees from all parts of the Scouting program to: Discuss topics of interest, both formally and informally…

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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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    February 28 @ 12:00 AM
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    February 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  3. 2017 Cub Scout Summer Camp Reservations Open

    March 1 @ 12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  4. Exploring Board of Directors

    March 1 @ 12:00 AM
  5. Commissioner Meeting

    March 2 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  6. Roundtable Meeting

    March 2 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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    Scouts Help Fight Hunger with Scouting for Food

    By Newsroom Blog | February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Scouting for Food takes place in communities all across the United States. Scouts who participate often go into neighborhoods to collect food items that they then distribute to local food pantries and other charitable organizations that help to fight hunger. Scouts around the nation are Scouting for Food to provide for those in need. (photo:…

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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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    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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    Top 5 merit badges for when you find 7 Earth-size planets 40 light years away

    By Bryan Wendell | February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

    So astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets around a nearby star, huh? We’re officially one step closer to finding extraterrestrial life — or picking out the next planet for humans once we’re sick of this one. Or both. Either way, it’s likely Scouts will be involved. After all, at least two-thirds of all astronauts have been Scouts. Plus, those…

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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 – Feb 26 – Mar 12, 2017

    By Brett Schneider | February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

    February 19 -26, 2017 Unit Election REMINDER – The 2017 OA election season is now through April 15th. Troop elections should be in full swing. Paperwork is due to Brett Schneider by April 16th. You can bring them to roundtable or call to make other arrangements. March Chapter Meeting – Pizza and Game Night –…

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    Weekend Camp at Phillippo

    By Northern Star Council | February 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Phillippo is your destination Looking for a weekend of fun? Phillippo Scout Reservation is where you want to go. Phillippo is 498 acres of rolling hills and fields, nestled on the south side of Lake Byllesby, which offers Troops, Packs, and Venture Crews. Opportunities to camp in a large variety of campsites, from camping in…

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    March Roundtable – WHAT TO EXPECT – Mar 2, 2017

    By Roundtable Committee | February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

    What to expect at this month’s Roundtable Meeting The monthly District Roundtable meeting provides an information and training forum for adults involved as leaders in the Scouting program. Parents and children are welcome to attend. These meetings allow attendees from all parts of the Scouting program to: Discuss topics of interest, both formally and informally…

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    LDS Commissioner Orientation, a free online training module, now available

    By Bryan Wendell | February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

    If you’re a commissioner assigned to an LDS unit, this could be the most important 13 minutes of your week. LDS Commissioner Orientation, a new training module for commissioners who work with LDS units, is now online. In the free online training, LDS commissioners will learn about their role and responsibilities — all with the goal of helping ensure the…

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

    By Daron Meyer | February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Spring Camporee 2017 Save The Date! Webelos Encouraged to Attend 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 Lake Caroline…

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

    By Sandy Werts | February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

    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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