Posts by Northern Star Council


PIONEERING A NEW FRONTIER—SAVE THE DATE! Join your fellow troops and crews from across Northern Star Scouting for a weekend of competition, Scout skills, and fellowship during our four Fall Camporee weekends. Fall Camporees are an excellent opportunity for your unit to demonstrate proficiency in Scout skills and teamwork. Each Fall Camporee event is open to…

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SCOUTING SERVICE IN-PLACE — April 24th – May 4th

SCOUTING IS SERVICE, ESPECIALLY NOW. Scouting is service, especially now.  Join Northern Star Scoutings’ Service In Place campaign between April 24th and May 4th. Clean up a local park, write thank-you notes for medical professionals, or adopt a local storm drain.  Any service can count!  Need ideas?  Our Scouting at home website has lots. Projects…

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Northern Star Council – New Communications

The new Council Communications Committee has established a monthly schedule of targeted emails designed to provide information and resources for our units. They are being sent as follows: eNavigator is sent on the first of every month. Northern Starlight – Cub Scouting is sent during the first full week Northern Starlight – Scouts BSA/Venturing is…

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April’s Den Meeting – Adventure Bingo!

Den Leaders – Looking for what to do with your Den? Have your Cub Scouts complete the activities with the help of a parent or family member. Be sure to take pictures as you go! When you get a BINGO, the parent for the Scout can email the pictures for the activities and finished BINGO…

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30 Day Nova Challenge

The Boy Scouts of America developed the STEM Nova Awards program to excite and expand a sense of wonder in our Scouts. By working with an adult counselor or mentor, the various modules allow them to explore the basic principles of STEM and discover how fun and fascinating STEM can be. The Supernova awards are…

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Calling all Merit Badge Counselors!

We need you to teach Merit Badges online. Go to, and click on the, “Online Scouting Classes,” tab. Then click on the, “Submit Your Virtual Merit Badge Class,” button. The council can help with registration, and let me know if you need help with using online video meetings. I’ll show you how.

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Summer Camp COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update 3/23/20 As you know, all of our camps and ‘in-person’ Scouting operations were suspended when Minnesota and Wisconsin closed schools and extra-curricular activities. We’re eagerly looking forward to when we can resume normal operations. At this point we continue to plan accordingly for the successful opening and operation of our camps this summer…

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Northern Star Council – Scouting from Home

Dear Scouts, Families and Leaders, We are living in unprecedented times! As our communities learn to deal with the daily changes brought on by the COVID-19 virus, Scouting remains committed to our key mission: to be a positive influence for 100% of the families in the communities we serve. Scouting is still happening! While in-person…

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