Posts by Nira Rajan

Why recognizing Leaders is an important part of YOUR program

Training for adult leaders is about one thing – improving the experience for the youth in the Pack, Troop, or Crew, you work with. Adult leaders who are trained are more confident, know what resources are available, and provide a higher quality program. Recognizing those leaders who have continued their training accomplishes three key objectives:…

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Scoutmaster/Asst Scoutmaster Specific and IOLS Training – April 25-26, 2020

Scoutmaster/ Assistant Scoutmaster Specific and IOLS Training – IN JUST ONE WEEKEND!!! Northern Star Scouting is hosting another exciting Outdoor Leadership training session April 25-26, 2020. Our courses always fill up quickly, so please sign up early and don’t miss this excellent training opportunity. In addition to fulfilling the training requirements for Scoutmasters & Assistant Scoutmasters, this course is…

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Sign-up now for Fall Wood Badge!

Fall 2020 Wood Badge Sign up now for the  2020 Fall Wood Badge Course being held at Stearns Scout Camp on September 11-13 and October 3-4, 2020.  You must attend both weekends.  The Course Orientation is August 12, 2020.  Please plan  to attend. Cost is $250 with a $100 deposit required.  The balance is due by July 1,…

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GREY WOLF – OUR COUNCIL’S NATIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING (NYLT). The course is designed around a model troop/crew’s month. The unit is led by a youth staff trained to provide counseling and mentoring. Adult leadership is present, but the unit is run by the well-trained youth staff. Youth completing the course return to their units…

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Newly Registered Cub Leaders! Get 50% off at University of Scouting

If you just registered as a Cub Scout Leader (first registered in June 2019 – Oct 2019) you can get 50% off University of Scouting Training! New Cub Scout Leaders need to register for either:  Cub Scout Leader Position-specific Required Training – ALL Positions     -OR- Have already taken Cub Scout Leader Position training and…

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Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation — offered this Oct 19th

Northern Star Scouting is offering BALOO training for Cub Scout leaders from all districts this fall! NOTE: Training will no longer be offered at University of Scouting, because the new BALOO program requires an overnight camping trip. When: Saturday, October 19,  2019 9 AM through Sunday, October 20, 2019 11 AM Cost: $30 per person…

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New Bigger Better BALOO Training – Classroom/ Outdoors Training – May 31-Jun 1, 2019 – OPEN TO ADULTS OUTSIDE THE DISTRICT

Cub Scouts love camping! Whether it’s a pack overnight, Webelos camping, camping at a district event, or being a part of one of our council camps, Cub Scouts enjoy getting outdoors, games, telling stories and songs around the campfire, and of course roasting marshmallows. Make sure and BE PREPARED for cub camping by taking Basic…

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2019 Spring University of Scouting – ONE OF THE LARGEST TRAINING EVENTS IN THE COUNTRY – April 13, 2019

ONE OF THE LARGEST TRAINING EVENTS ANYWHERE The University of Scouting is a fun-filled, hands-on opportunity to network and learn with over 500 Scouters. This one-day supplemental training event was created for all Cub Scout, Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Sea Scout leaders, and Scouts BSA, Venturing, or Sea Scout youth regardless of experience. The University…

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