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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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Northern Star Scouting Launches Partnership Program for Educators

Northern Star Scouting recently launched a new site, Prepared for Learning http://www.preparedforlearning.org/   aimed at connecting and partnering with educators in our communities. Our overall goal is to increase our partnerships with our schools related to increased access to school open houses, distribution of paper fliers, support at school events like carnivals and community service opportunities.…

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Urban Adventure 2019 – Saturday, September 14, 2019

A social media-fueled adventure race around the Twin Cities! Use your map reading skills, knowledge of public transportation, smart phones and street smarts to help you get to different way points around the Twin Cities on the light rail. You will collect clues, take pictures, and troubleshoot along the way. WHERE? Meet at Fort Snelling…

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UPDATES COMING TO MOBILE ARCHERY EQUIPMENT RENTAL

Since 2017, Northern Star Scouting has operated five inflatable archery sets that units can check out for promoting recruitment at community events. Starting September 1st, 2019, some changes will be coming to the policies for the use of this equipment in an effort to improve user experience upkeep of the equipment:   A nominal fee…

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Volunteers Needed at ADVENTURE SUMMIT!

Hello everyone! We’re very low on volunteers for our ropes course at the Minnesota State Fair. Please spread the word to troops – all volunteers get a free ticket, t-shirt, and count as service hours. Taking even one 4-hour shift really helps! Volunteer for a Shift   REPRESENT SCOUTING AND VOLUNTEER WITH US AT THE…

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2019 WAS A GREYT YEAR FOR GREY WOLF

Over 310 Scouts from Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scouts completed Northern Star Scouting’s National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) program called Grey Wolf. 2019 had the largest number of Female participants ever with 28 completing the training (5 from Venturing and 23 from Scouts BSA). The four one-week sessions were facilitated by an amazing volunteer…

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