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Make sure you’ve renewed your Youth Protection training – many leaders training expires this fall!

True youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. The BSA has adopted the following policies for the safety and well-being of its members. These policies primarily protect youth members; however, they also serve to protect adult leaders. All parents and caregivers should understand that our leaders are to abide…

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Register Today for the District M Virtual Roundable on Oct 13th

District M Virtual Roundtable For Pack and Troop Leaders Tuesday, October 13, 7:00 PM Hosted by Geoff Gruba, District Unit Growth Coordinator   Special Feature: Welcoming New Families with Anthony Burger                                                                       And Much More . . . .   Register below to receive the zoom meeting information via email.

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Recruiting is in full swing for Packs and Troops!

Did you know that District M has the largest youth membership in Northern Star Council? Our youth membership currently stands at 2166! Our goal is to have 2500 youth enrolled by June 30, 2021. This is larger than some BSA Councils.   There is no question that these are challenging days for all our packs…

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Updated!! Annual Unit Recharter FAQ

** Q. I’m not receiving the weekly emails — how do I get the Membership Charter Report? A. Email our District Exec, Jim Bollback jbollback@northernstar.org and he can send you a report   **Q. Do I need to turn in the Blue (Charter Org Approval Form) and Gold (Charter Partner Agreement) Forms A. Yes, these…

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Free Facebook Geofencing for our units this fall!

The BSA will be providing Facebook Geofencing capabilities for our units this fall. If you have a specific event that you want to promote, please send the name of the event, your unit number, and the date, time, and location of the event to our District Executive, Jim Bollback (jbollback@northernstarbsa.org). You need to allow about…

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Cub Scout Fall Recruitment

“Some days it feels like I have run out of the energy needed to keep things going virtually!” Perhaps you share this sentiment expressed by one of our pack leaders. It has been a challenging season. You deserve a huge “Thank You!” for all your efforts to hold things together. As we approach the traditional…

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District M – Pack and Troop Leader Gatherings this coming Week! Join us for an open discussion and more information!

All Leaders – Scoutmasters, Den Leaders, Committee Members, Assistant Scoutmasters, Membership Chairs and more — should join us for the leader meetings for Pack and Troop leaders this coming week! Hear important updates and get your questions answered in this virtual meeting! Make sure you register in the link below or email Jim Bollback jbollback@northernstar.org…

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