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Pack 283 – Wayzata Pack Updates Logo To Accommodate Girls

Pack 283 is excited to launch their new logo! The update to the brand identity for Pack 283 in Wayzata, Minnesota (designed by Sussner Design Company) is intended to represent the fun, vibrant and adventurous spirit of the Pack. And now that Pack 283 is inclusive to girls and boys, the new logo and colors…

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Counselor In Training Available – BE A COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT) – Many Point Scout Camp – Jun 16-20 or Jul 14-Aug 17, 2019

BE A COUNSELOR IN TRAINING The Counselor in Training (CIT) program at Many Point Scout Camp has been designed to develop the future staff members for Many Point and to provide personal development for Scouts. Many Point has been continually rated as one of the top camps in the nation. This outstanding record is due…

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Troop 283 – Annual Pancake Breakfast – THIS MORNING! – Wayzata Community Church – Mar 17, 2019 8-12PM

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Pinewood Derby Fest 2019 – Ridgedale Center – An Absolute Success!

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, the Pinewood Derby Fest happened throughout Ridgedale Center, which included not only the District Pinewood Derby Finals for Lake Minnetonka and Mustang Districts, but it also included actives and crafts, displays, and giveaways. The Pinewood Derby Fest was one of the district’s Join Scouting Events! The archery booths, climbing wall, music DJ’s,…

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2019 OLDER SCOUT (13+) PROGRAM AT MANY POINT AND TOMAHAWK

Campers 13 and older (or entering 8th grade) can participate in special activities that will keep challenging them even through their 7th summer at camp. These are available to both Boy Scouts and Ventures and are offered on top of the traditional camp program. They can be stand alone activities or you can bundle packages…

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CHECK OUT DISCOVERY DAY CAMP IN 2019!

LOOKING FOR A WEEK LONG DAY CAMP PROGRAM FOR YOUR KIDS? Looking for a week long day camp program for your kids? Well look no further! Discovery Day Camp is a 5 day program open to ALL youth in Kindergarten – 8th grade. We will be offering this program multiple weeks this summer at 5…

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Scout Days at Valleyfair – May 31- June 1, 2019 – Bring Your Family and non-Scout Friends!

Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, May 31 – June 1, 2019 $29.00 + tax per person Join us for Scout Days at Valleyfair where tickets will be specially priced for all Scouts, their families, and their non-scout friends. With more than 75 rides and attractions, Valleyfair is the Twin Cities’ amusement park, where your next family adventure…

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Happy New Year! Scoutbook is now free for Scouts and Scout units

Fellow Scouters, 2019 is off to a great start. Scoutbook, the Boy Scouts of America’s online tool for managing and tracking Scouting advancement, is now completely, totally, 100 percent free. The change became official today — Jan. 1, 2019. Longtime users know how Scoutbook makes it easy (and fun!) for Scouts, parents and leaders to track…

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Experience Everything Scouting Has to Offer – Video

The Boy Scouts of America delivers values-driven programs to build character and leadership skills in youth. See all we do to get young people Prepared. For Life.  

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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…

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2019 Many Point and Tomahawk Reservations Are Now Open

2019 Many Point and Tomahawk Reservations are open. All the remaining sites are available for anyone to reserve. MANY POINT SCOUT CAMP Many Point is a top notch Scout camp in Northern Minnesota known for being mission driven, providing quality service, and innovation.       TOMAHAWK SCOUT RESERVATION Located in beautiful Western Wisconsin, Tomahawk…

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Upcoming Bring-A-Friend Events

  One of the best ways to recruit new Cub Scouts is ‘peer-to-peer’. When a Scout brings a friend to a scouting event (e.g., pack or den meeting, pinewood derby, field trip, etc), they both have fun! It’s a fantastic introduction to Cub Scouts for the boys and their parents. When a Scout brings a…

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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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Family Friends of Scouting

By Sally Jensen | March 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Family Friends of Scouting

Family Friends of Scouting Check Your Unit’s Goal Status – District Thermometer – Tools For Presenters Here you will find the tools for unit leaders and presenters to complete and manage your Unit’s FOS Campaign Unit Incentives:When units reach their goal by May 15, 2019, Packs and Wards will receive FREE Pinewood Derby cars. Troops,…

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Pack 283 – Wayzata Pack Updates Logo To Accommodate Girls

By Lake Minnetonka District BSA | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pack 283 is excited to launch their new logo! The update to the brand identity for Pack 283 in Wayzata, Minnesota (designed by Sussner Design Company) is intended to represent the fun, vibrant and adventurous spirit of the Pack. And now that Pack 283 is inclusive to girls and boys, the new logo and colors…

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2019 Adult Leader Recognition Nomination Forms and District Recognition Dinner Registration – View Number of Nominations Received!

By Lake Minnetonka District BSA | January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

2019 Adult Leader Recognition Nomination Forms and District Recognition Dinner Registration Nomination Forms District Award of Merit Position Specific Awards Glowing Ember Award *page down for number of nominations received EVENT TIME AND LOCATION Register to Attend the Recognition Awards Dinner (to be released) Dinner Flyer (to be released) The 2019 District Recognition Dinner will…

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Counselor In Training Available – BE A COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT) – Many Point Scout Camp – Jun 16-20 or Jul 14-Aug 17, 2019

By Northern Star Council | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

BE A COUNSELOR IN TRAINING The Counselor in Training (CIT) program at Many Point Scout Camp has been designed to develop the future staff members for Many Point and to provide personal development for Scouts. Many Point has been continually rated as one of the top camps in the nation. This outstanding record is due…

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Eagle Scout fights human trafficking in Cambodia

By Bryan Wendell | March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

James Havey discovered his passion for helping the downtrodden and underprivileged after a trip to Mexico in middle school. He went on a trip with a Christian ministry to volunteer in orphanages around Monterrey, Mexico. “It was on this first trip down to Monterrey that I saw what poverty can do to a family, and what…

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2019 Pinewood Derby Fest – Ridgedale Center – Photos and Statistics – Mar 16, 2019

By Lake Minnetonka District BSA | March 20, 2019 | Comments Off on 2019 Pinewood Derby Fest – Ridgedale Center – Photos and Statistics – Mar 16, 2019

2019 Pinewood Derby Fest – Ridgedale Center – Photos and Race Results – Mar 16, 2019 Alternative Viewing: View photos in SmugMug Gallery https://lmd-bsa.smugmug.com/Pinewood-Derby-Fest-2019/n-nxt4x6   About Scout Fest 02/19/2019 SCOUT FEST 2019 – RIDGEDALE CENTER – March 16, 2019 During the Pinewood Derby Finals, SCOUT FEST will be happening throughout Ridgedale Center for the whole family!  Scout Fest is…

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Pinewood Derby Fest 2019 – Ridgedale Center – An Absolute Success!

By Lake Minnetonka District BSA | March 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, the Pinewood Derby Fest happened throughout Ridgedale Center, which included not only the District Pinewood Derby Finals for Lake Minnetonka and Mustang Districts, but it also included actives and crafts, displays, and giveaways. The Pinewood Derby Fest was one of the district’s Join Scouting Events! The archery booths, climbing wall, music DJ’s,…

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Upcoming Camp Training Courses – Various Dates 2019

By Northern Star Council | March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Northern Star Council, through dedicated volunteers, offers multiple supplemental training courses throughout the year. In 2019 the following courses will be offered. For further information and to register, please click the link. BSA Archery at Kiwanis Scout Reservation –  April 6, 2019 https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-Spring2019BBArcheryTrainings BSA BB Rangemaster at Kiwanis Scout Resrvation – April 6, 2019 https://scoutingevent.com/250-Spring2019BBArcheryTrainings…

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Guidepost 1 – Review and Reflect – Due Apr 30, 2019

By Nick Fasching | March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dear Unit Leaders and Unit Commissioners, We are now at that time of year where Unit Leaders and their Unit Commissioners work together to complete the 2019 JTE Guidepost 1, Review and Reflect, which is to be completed by April 30, 2019. Unit Commissioners will be contacting each unit to set up a date and time to meet…

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A report of the BSA’s 2018 accomplishments is now in the congressional record

By Bryan Wendell | March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cheryl Johnson (in red), the Clerk of the House, and Julie Adams, Secretary of the Senate, receive the official report. They’re wearing limited-edition Scout Me In neckerchiefs presented by the delegates. If you camped, participated in a service project or earned a merit badge in 2018, your accomplishments are now part of the congressional record.…

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Eagle Preview Meeting – Ridgedale Library – Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 7:00PM

By Charlie Jones | March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

NOTE: Meeting Location – Ridgedale Public Library Please join the Lake Minnetonka District Advancement Committee  for our Eagle Scout Preview meeting on April  25, 2019, beginning at 7:00PM at the Ridgedale Public Library, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN  55305 (map). This meeting is designed to provide Life Scouts, their parents, and their adult leader with…

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Take the Trashtag Challenge, the latest viral craze that’s perfectly suited for Scouting

By Bryan Wendell | March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Finally, a viral challenge Scouts can fully endorse. It’s called the Trashtag Challenge, and it’s inspiring people on social media to pick up trash and share that good deed on Twitter or Instagram. The concept of picking up trash, even if it’s not yours, should seem familiar. Scouts have been leaving outdoor spaces better than they…

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Spring Camporee 2019 – LEAVE NO TRACE – BIKE CAMPOREE – May 3-5, 2019 – Informational Flyer Now Available!

By Lake Minnetonka District BSA | January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Join us for Spring Camporee 2019 at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve in Rockford, Minnesota where attendees can ride their bikes throughout the park on the extensive bike trails, or hike on the various walking paths. The focus of the camporee will be to understand what are the seven principles of ‘Leave No Trace’, participate in…

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Upcoming Bring-A-Friend Events

By Vicki Jurek | February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

  One of the best ways to recruit new Cub Scouts is ‘peer-to-peer’. When a Scout brings a friend to a scouting event (e.g., pack or den meeting, pinewood derby, field trip, etc), they both have fun! It’s a fantastic introduction to Cub Scouts for the boys and their parents. When a Scout brings a…

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