Posts by Northern Star Council

Time Extensions for Eagle Scout, Summit and Quartermaster Awards Due to COVID-19

Normally granted only in rare circumstances, the BSA and its local councils will allow extensions for Life Scouts needing more time to finish their Eagle Scout requirements. The authority for councils to grant this extension is effective immediately and continues through Sept. 30, 2020. Extensions are also available for Venturers needing to finish Summit Award…

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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! MINECRAFT CAMP! Come join the fun at Camp Pinewood on Sept. 12

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! MINECRAFT CAMP! Come join the fun at Camp Pinewood on Sept. 12, where we have even more fun attractions at our virtual Scout camp. Register NOW! Last time this event filled up in less than a day. NEW AT CAMP: – Waterslide! – Action Archery! – Climbing Wall! – Railcar…

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Twin Cities Live visits Northern Star Scouting Camp!

At the start of our 7th week of offering day camps to our community we were visited by Twin Cities Live.  Over the summer you’ve heard us note that camps are essential because our kids need relationship building, connections, leadership experiences and a tie to the outdoors.  You also know that our council’s vision is…

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Each year $25,000 in scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors in Northern Star Scouting. Endowed scholarships include Camp Staff, Technical School, Southeast Asian Scout and more. Applications are available online starting November 1, 2020 and close January 15, 2021. 2021 EAGLE SCOUT SCHOLARSHIP QUALIFICATIONS Applicant earned their Eagle Scout Award with Northern Star…

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Popcorn Sale Materials are HERE!!

Northern Star Council Be Prepared. For Crunchtime. is Northern Star Council’s plan to help your unit have ONE fundraiser this year. Our trained popcorn staff and volunteers will help your unit plan and execute the best and most efficient fundraiser your unit has ever had. This fall’s popcorn sale looks to be the best ever…

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A UNIT PROGRAM PARTNER – ONE FOR EACH FAMILY For our new Scouting year, we have a new tool!  Copies of a 16-page, full color 2020-2021 Program Catalog for ALL your member households can be picked up at the August Program Kick-Offs. They contain brief descriptions, identified by season and Scouting program, of the major…

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For years, School Night for Scouting has been a large component of Northern Star’s recruitment strategy.  Pack and District volunteers covered every elementary school in the council on a single night, and our marketing encouraged families to “go to your local elementary school” to meet unit leaders and sign up. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Summer Camp Q&A – Sunday, 7/12 @ 7pm

Many Point Scout Camp – Sunday, 7/12 @ 7pm Camping Director Evan will talk about how our first week went, and be available to answer questions written into the comments section of the event. Whether you’re coming later this season or your unit cancelled but might want to still come to Many Point, join us…

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New Pack Promotion Video!!

Northern Star Scouting has created this new promotional video that Packs can use to promote Cub Scouts on Facebook Nextdoor Twitter Website Click to share more on your social media feed! <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe>

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