Posts by Northern Star Council

National BSA Files Chapter 11 — Northern Star Is Separately Incorporated and Financially Sound

National BSA Files Chapter 11 Northern Star Is Separately Incorporated and Financially Sound Posted February 18, 2020 The financial restructuring announced today is limited to the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America organization. Northern Star Scouting is separately incorporated, financially sound and will continue to keep Scouting strong for youth in our area.…

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Family Winterfest: Winter Adventure 2020 – March 1st

Family Winterfest: Winter Adventure Chill out at Phillippo Scout Reservation Come for a half day of winter activities in the  morning and a  free showing of Disney’s Frozen II after lunch. 9:30am-12:15pm Open activities: Snow tubing Sled chutes Kick sleds Outdoor games 12:15pm-1:10pm Lunch: Bring your own or register for hot lunch. 1:15pm- 3:15pm Free…

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Family Winterfest: Snow Dogs 2020 – Feb 16th

Family Winterfest: Snow Dogs Phillippo Scout Reservation is going to the dogs Sunday, February 16th, 2020! Come for a half day of winter activities in the morning and a free showing of a Disney movie after lunch. $15 Youth / $10 Adult OR $50 for the entire family (must live in same household, does not…

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What are Blue and Gold placemats? Northern Star Scouting offers these 11 x 17 placemats for your Pack to set tables at your banquet for the youth. Each unit is allotted their first 100 placemats at no cost. If you are in need of additional placemats, you may purchase them in increments of an additional…

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The Council Recognition Dinner is a yearly event to honor the wonderful volunteers whose efforts make Scouting happen. At the event, we have a plated dinner and recognize the Silver Beaver Award recipients for the year. Additionally, the Council Recognition Dinner will include the presentation of a handful of Eagle Scout scholarships, as well as…

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Have you always wanted to go to Philmont Scout Ranch? The Council Contingent we offer is a great opportunity. WHAT IS A COUNCIL CONTINGENT? A contingent is a large group made up of youth and adults from multiple troops and crews throughout the council. A contingent also prepares for the extensive trip together and travels…

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Northern Star Scouting’s Units First initiative – New District Map

Northern Star Scouting’s Units First initiative took another step forward after several months of planning and input from Scouters across our districts and council committees. On December 18 the Board of Directors approved an initial map of public School Districts contained within the 25 counties of Northern Star, changing the boundaries and the names of all of…

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INSPIRATION, RECOGNITION AND DONATIONS TOPPING $1.2 MILLION Nearly 900 supporters attended our 2019 Million Dollar Day for Scouting – two breakfasts within a 25 hour period designed to raise $1 million to launch the 2020 Friends of Scouting Campaign. Participants saw a snapshot of Scouting’s influence as they shared fellowship and made their 2020 contributions.…

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Spring 2020 BB Gun & Archery Rangemaster Training

BSA requires all Cub Scout shooting sports (including Cub Scout archery, BB guns, wrist rockets/slingshots, catapults or rockets) to be supervised by a BSA certified range master. Get trained so you can run your Scouting Unit’s ranges at our Council Camps!  Pre-registration required – limited to 20 individuals per class. “Archery and bb gun shooting are…

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