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A GREAT YEAR IN THE BOOKS FOR GREY WOLF NYLT!

WHAT’S NEXT? Grey Wolf, our council’s National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) conference is now complete and was extremely successful! Scouts from over 220 different troops and crews participated in Grey Wolf NYLT, each spending a week learning critical leadership skills while playing games, listening to presentations and spending time together in their assigned patrols. Over…

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LEADERSHIP CENTER GRAND OPENING

YOU’RE INVITED Celebrate the opening of the new Leadership Center at our Base Camp Campus Open House and Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This unique urban program center and Scouting headquarters offers team building and leadership training opportunities for all youth. Take part in a series of…

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Urban Adventure 2018 – Saturday, Sep 15, 2018

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! Teams will be made up of Venturers…

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WE’RE OPEN! OUR MOVE TO BASE CAMP

OFFICES IN THE LEADERSHIP CENTER Overview Important Dates FAQ For the first time since two councils merged to form Northern Star, all of our operations will be based out of one building – the new Leadership Center located at Base Camp! Our staff and operations will be moving there this summer. NOW OPEN! We had…

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CUB SUMMER CAMP – ALL PROGRAMS NOW OPEN

SUMMER is the time of  warmer weather and longer days, but it is also time to register your family for Cub Scout Summer Camp! This year you can look forward to classic activities such as swimming, archery and campfire programs along with some new activities including 3Doodlers and Paddle Boats! REGISTRATION FOR ALL PROGRAMS IS…

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CATHOLIC AWARDS COUNSELOR TRAINING – VARIOUS DATES

ACCS COUNSELOR TRAINING Do you need to complete your training to facilitate Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII sessions? Do you need to recertify your training? Do you want to learn more about Religious Emblem courses for Catholic scouts and crew members? Saturday, August 18, 2018 10 AM-Noon Church of the Epiphany, Coon Rapids…

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WOOD BADGE TRAINING IN HIGH DEMAND

SIGN UP EARLY Wood Badge is a six-day training that provides leaders the opportunity to learn about Scouting, use the patrol method, develop an individual vision and gain tools that apply to all areas of life. As a participant in the course, you experience Scouting from a youth perspective and gain a sense of the…

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2018 SCOUTING FOR UNIFORMS – July 1-31, 2018

PILGRIM DRY CLEANERS HEADS EFFORT TO HELP SCOUTS IN NEED Wearing a uniform is an important part of the Scouting experience. Unfortunately, there are Scouts whose families have limited resources, making it difficult to purchase one. To help bridge this gap, Pilgrim Dry Cleaners is holding the 11th Annual Scouting for Uniforms – a community-wide…

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CLAY MEWES EARNS EVERY MERIT BADGE

A HARDWORKING SCOUT Clay Mewes might be called a completionist. When he join Cub Scouts, he had to earn all 20 pins for example. Naturally, when he joined Boy Scouts, he had to earn all the merit badges. The problem is, that’s a slightly larger goal – 6 times larger! “I knew I wanted to…

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