Posts by Allan Arntson

Burger Burn Special Request for UCs

07/30/18 Unit Commissioners: I am requesting that ALL Unit Commissioners plan to attend the August Roundtable on August 2, 2018. This is the famed “Burger Burn”, a free diner event (with RSVP registration, The emphasis of the roundtable is Year-Round Recruiting, School Night for Scouting logistics, Popcorn fundraising in units, JTE details, and a…

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JTE Guideposts 2 and 3 are due August 31, 2018

Dear Unit Leaders and Unit Commissioners, We are in the final month of JTE 2.0 for Guideposts 2 and 3, which must be successfully completed by August 31, 2018 in order to count towards JTE. Information on the guideposts and how to prepare for them can be found in the “2018-2019 Planning Calendar and Resource Guide” supplied…

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Unit Commissioners To-Do’s for July and August

07/11/18 Dear Unit Commissioners, As the summer months continue on, I need your help with a few items.All units should be working toward completing JTE Guideposts 2 and 3, Program and Budget Planning and Communications plans. Please keep in contact with your units as they work towards completing these tasks. When the tasks are…

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“Burger Burn” – August 2, 2018 Roundtable

Adult Scout Leaders and Parents: The Burger Burn – August Roundtable – will be held at Parker’s Lake Park Picnic Pavilion and playground on August 2, 2018. Many announcements have been transmitted to all District Leaders and Adults with all of the details. See the previous Sunday blasts or the following link. This is…

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June Roundtable scheduled for June 7, 2018

The next District Roundtable will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Wayzata Community Church at 7 p.m. There will not be a Roundtable in May because of the District Recognition Dinner. As a change from previous years, we will have a Roundtable in June. The reason is the need to bring additional recruitment…

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JTE Guidepost 1 deadline fast approaching

Dear Commissioners, We are now into the final few weeks where we work with our units on the 2018 JTE Guidepost 1, Review and Reflect, which is to be completed by April 30, 2018. The latest JTE information is posted on our District website at First, become familiar with the 2 Unit Commissioners guides;…

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JTE Guidepost 1 should be completed by April 30, 2018

Only 15 out of 66 units in the District have been logged as completed Guidepost 1 as of today. Unit Commissioners and Unit Leaders should schedule and meet to Review and Reflect on the unit’s past and planned program, if not already done. Unit Commissioners are reminded to log completed Guideposts into the JTE 2.0…

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Guidepost 1 – Review and Reflect – Due Apr 31, 2018

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 2018 JTE Guidepost 1, Review and Reflect, which is to be completed by April 30, 2018. Unit Commissioners will be contacting each unit to set up a date and…

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Consider writing a nomination and submit it online

Dear Unit Commissioners, The annual District Recognition Dinner on May 3, 2018 is fast approaching and the deadline for nominations is April 15. If you are aware of any unit leaders that are worthy of being nominated for any of the many awards, please write the nomination and submit it online using the button below…

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