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BASE CAMP OPEN CLIMB

NO RESERVATION REQUIRED, FIRST TUESDAY EVERY MONTH! Grab your friends and drop into Base Camp for open climbing sessions! Try all 16 challenging routes of our one-of-a-kind, indoor climbing wall, ranging in height from 26 to 32 feet. Each one accurately replicates the natural features found among the St. Croix River Bluffs near Taylors Falls!…

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BE COOL, COME TO WINTER CAMP! Registration is Now Open!!

CAMPING ON THE NEXT LEVEL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION SNOW BASE NORTH WIND Introductory Program: Teaching youth how to stay warm. Spend the day outside playing games and developing winter camping skills. Participants sleep inside both nights. (Recommended for 5th and 6th graders)  Snow Huskies $67 Experience $62 Next Level: Participants Sleep outside testingtheir skills constructing winter…

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Base Camp Pre-K Days!

Base Camp Pre-K Days Fun and active programs for youth ages 2-5 and an adult. Each month features a seasonal theme with activities that include free play, story time, craft project, and a nature hike with games.  All sessions run from 9 am to 12:00 noon. $10 per child each day or $32 if you sign up for…

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2019 KERFOOT SCOUT-A-PALOOZA FIRST TIME SUCCESS!

During two Sundays this past October, 180 Scouts and Scouters participated in the first partnership between Kerfoot Canopy Tour and Northern Star Scouting. The first Kerfoot Scout-A-Palooza featured special rate access to the Kerfoot Aerial High Ropes Park in Henderson, Minnesota. Unlike a standard high ropes course, the Kerfoot Aerial High Ropes Park is a…

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2020 SILVER BEAVER NOMINATIONS DUE

NOMINATE A WORTHY VOLUNTEER The Silver Beaver is a national award presented by the local council; it is the highest honor a local council may bestow upon a volunteer. The award is limited to adults 21 years of age or older. The award consists of a certificate, a formal Silver Beaver emblem on a ribbon,…

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50 YOUTH TRAVELED THE METRO FOR URBAN ADVENTURE 2019

This year’s VOA Urban Adventure was attending by over 50 youth making up 7 teams. These teams enjoyed a beautiful day traveling around the Metro area and utilizing multiple forms of transportation, including over 46 miles traveled on the light rail. We had over 300 photos submitted and 268 waypoints completed. Team “Trees” took first…

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BSA Membership Fee to Increase, Rechartering Delayed, Additional Hard Copy Authorizations Required

(Reposted from Northern Star Council eNavigator:  http://www.northernstar.org/news/bsa-membership-fee-to-increase ) We want to share some recently released information from the National BSA organization. We were informed in late September that the national member registration fee will likely be increased for 2020. Although we have not been informed what the new fee will be or of the full…

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CHECK OUT SPECIAL PROGRAMS AT WEEKEND CAMP

For of our metro area camps have created a special event schedule for all those who are camping with us in the coming months. Before making your next weekend camping reservation at one of our great locations, check out the events below. 10/19/19:  Orienteering Skills & Contest Day at Rum River Jamboree on the Air…

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