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Pre-K Days at Base Camp are on a Roll

New Theme Each Event Base Camp hosts regular Pre-K Events. Our Program Director David Donovan has a background in Pre-K education and puts together awesome activities! Here’s a picture of David in his natural habitat.   What Kind of Themes? Keeping nature and the seasons in mind, we have had a bunch of different Pre-K…

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Get Your Free 2017-2018 Calendar

The 2017-2018 Calendar and Resource Guide As the Steve Miller Band said, “Time keeps on slippin into the future” so we’ve got an updated and refreshed 2017-2018 Resource Calendar and Guide for all our units! More Than a Calendar This book is much more than just a bunch of dates though. Included are a variety…

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First Annual St. Paul Chief’s Cup

Saturday, March 18 marked the first St. Paul Police Department Police Explorers Chief’s Cup Competition at Flint Hills Training Center in Rosemount. The TEAM competition consisted of Uniform Inspection Police Knowledge Exam Practical Scenarios Domestic Crisis Search & Arrest White Collar Crime Traffic Stops 24 3-4 person teams competed. The Cup was awarded to the…

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Congratulations to the 2017 Eagle Scout Scholarship Recipients

Great Work Eagles On behalf of the Northern Star Council’s Eagle Scout Scholarship Committee, Board of Directors, staff and the many financial supporters of the Eagle Scout Scholarship program, congratulations to the recipients of the Northern Star Council 2017 Eagle Scout Scholarship. Last year, we saw 792 young men achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.…

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Preparing for Summer Camp Starts Here!

Registration is Open Older Scout and Merit Badge Program sign up is now open on the Summer Camp Management System (SCMS). Summer Camp Management System (SCMS) Older Scout Registration Timeline We are currently in the request phase. All requests for older Scout programs (not merit badges) submitted by noon on April 14th will be sorted by…

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Unique Spot for Eagle Court of Honor

By Northern Star Museum of Scouting Spring at North Star Museum of Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting is the season for Eagle Courts of Honor. For whatever reason, more new Eagles seem to finish their work, project, Scoutmaster conference, and board of review in time to have a Spring court of honor. The Museum has…

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Please Help Send A Scout to Camp

Camp Scholarships for Scouts Remember your first summer camp? The fresh air, making new friends, the stories you came home with, and still tell today? Camp is a lifelong experience and we need your help to make sure more youth come home with camp stories. Scouts go to camp year round—during the sunny weeks of…

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2017 Council Recognition Dinner

A Great Night of Recognizing Our Top Volunteers Over 300 Scouting volunteers, family members and friends attended the Northern Star Council Recognition Dinner at Golden Valley Country Club on Saturday, March 18. Thank you to our Council Recognition Dinner Committee and our Council Silver Beaver Selections Committee for their time and energy to orchestrate the…

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2017 New at Many Point and Tomahawk

It’s All Good These new programs are coming to your favorite summer camp locations, Many Point Amazing Pace Day Program Sports featuring Bubbleball Soccer and Climbing Outpost Sportsman’s Outpost Real life Battleship’s and three more Aqua-Trampolines at our beaches Outdoorskills revamp Drones added to Moviemaking Tomahawk Expansion of Explore Program Sporting Arrows Pump Track Expansion…

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A Day of Drones and Fun at Base Camp – May 20, 2017

Drones, Computers, and Fun Northland Aerospace and Pathfinder will host a special STEM event at Base Camp Saturday, May 20th, and you’re invited! Each Boy Scout will choose a specific discipline for the day from some of the coolest technologies available anywhere, including Drone Building, Geospatial Imagery Analysis, and some incredible surprises you won’t want…

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