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District Committee Training and Key 4 Meeting – Jun 12, 2019 6:30-8:00PM

The District Committee Training Workshop meets the basic need of “new” members of the District Committee.  The workshop also results in a well-coordinated and dedicated group of Scouters committed to achieving the mission of the council and its districts.  The workshop also helps initiate a working relationship between council and district personnel. This meeting will…

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NEW AT MANY POINT AND TOMAHAWK IN 2019!

ALWAYS INNOVATING! Our Scout BSA camps, Tomahawk and Many Point, are always creating new and exciting programs and improvements. This summer these are some one the new things you can expect: NEW AT BOTH CAMPS Tarantulas, Beard Dragons, and Snakes in the Nature Center Eagle’s Nest program gives older Scouts the opportunity to independently work…

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NEW SUSTAINABILITY COURSES AT UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING

University of Scouting this month will have tons of courses to take – and among these courses is something new: an arc of three courses about sustainability. Why is sustainability important? Special reports by a United Nations panel (October 2018) and the U.S. Government Fourth Climate Assessment (November 2018) stated that if we continue our…

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A GREAT NIGHT AT THE 2019 COUNCIL RECOGNITION DINNER

ON MARCH 23 Hundreds of Scouters gathered on March 23 for the annual Council Recognition Dinner at the Golden Valley Country Club to celebrate our 15 Silver Beaver recipients and 7 Eagle Scout Scholarship recipients. We were also able to highlight some of the other awards given out throughout the year through various committees, activities,…

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April Family Scouting Update

FAMILY SCOUTING IS ALIVE AND STRONG IN OUR NORTHERN STAR SCOUTING PROGRAMS! Cub Scout packs have been offering co-ed opportunities for over a year now, and we have a Scouts BSA troop for young women in nearly every district! Forms, tools and resources to help your decision making are available on a new page on…

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APRIL IS YOUTH PROTECTION MONTH

April is the month to promote Youth Protection Training to all adults who are planning to attend summer camp with your unit. Adults accompanying units on activities who are present at the activity for 72 hours or more, must be Youth Protection Trained and officially registered with the BSA. The 72 hours need not be…

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Counselor In Training Available – BE A COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT) – Many Point Scout Camp – Jun 16-20 or Jul 14-Aug 17, 2019

BE A COUNSELOR IN TRAINING The Counselor in Training (CIT) program at Many Point Scout Camp has been designed to develop the future staff members for Many Point and to provide personal development for Scouts. Many Point has been continually rated as one of the top camps in the nation. This outstanding record is due…

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