Posts by Jeff Pastir

Twas the Night Before Training

Twas the night before training at Rum River Camp Julie was tenting, the weather was damp Mark seasoned the ovens, smearing oil with care Dreaming of cobbler which soon would be there The leaders were quickly unloading their packs Dave mentioned spasms might knot up their backs Steve loosened his woggle and took off his…

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Send Us Your Halloween Drawings For Display on the District Website

Help celebrate Halloween by having your parents EMAIL US a Halloween drawing or a picture of you wearing your favorite Halloween costume. Then, during the week before Halloween, we’ll show your work on the district website. Drawings from previous years! ‘BOO!’ By Lindsay brother of Sam P283 Cub Scout ‘Midnight Fire’  by Mark P537 Cub Scout  Mark also wishes his…

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David Olson Selected as a 2017 Silver Beaver Award Recipient – Northern Star Council BSA

(previous Silver Beaver recipients) David Olson, one of Lake Minnetonka District’s unit commissioners, was named a 2017 Silver Beaver Award recipient in Northern Star Council. David was heavily involved as a unit volunteer for Troop 570 in Plymouth.  He served as a merit badge counselor, camping coordinator, and assistant Scoutmaster.  He also revamped their unit…

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Auld Lang Syne – Robert Burns

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot and days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne, We’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet For auld lang syne We twa hae run aboot the braes And pou’d the gowans fine; we’ve…

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How the Grinch Stole Scouting

All the Scouts down in Scoutville Liked Scouting a lot The Grinch north of Scoutville Most certainly did not It could be fishing in Many Point Lake Or juicy peach cobbler made ready to bake It might be training or any old reason He hated Scouting no matter the season He hated lashing with neat…

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Central Region Venturing Newsletter – September 2017

The September 2017 edition of the Central Point, the Central Region Venturing newsletter, written by the Central Region’s Venturing Officers is now available on our website at  Articles this month include: Back to School and Recruitment 20 Stories to Celebrate 20 Years Activity Planning Tool Venturing at PTC All About Online Registration Venturing Scholarships The…

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Wayzata Troop 283 Pancake Breakfast – Feb 12, 2017

You are invited to attend and enjoy a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 8:30-12:30PM at Wayzata Community Church. The cost is $6 per person OR $24.00 for a family of four or more. No need to preregister. Invite your family and friends and show up with your appetite. Proceeds are…

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