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MILLION DOLLAR DAY FOR SCOUTING REACHES A RECORD $1.1 MILLION

TWO BREAKFASTS OFFER INSPIRATION, RECOGNITION AND FELLOWSHIP Nearly 900 supporters attended our 2018 Million Dollar Day for Scouting – two breakfasts within a 25 hour period designed to raise $1 million to launch the 2019 Friends of Scouting Campaign. Participants saw a snapshot of Scouting’s influence as they shared fellowship and made their 2019 contributions.…

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WANTED! HELPFUL Venturers, Explorers, Boy Scouts, Scout leaders and parents! for the Ron Schara’s St. Paul Kids’ fishing clinic – Various Dates

(Other Community Service Opportunities) A few hundred kids participate on both Saturday and Sunday.  This event takes place during the Minnesota Sportsmen’s Show at the St. Paul River Center.  Volunteers helping out with the clinics will get into the show FREE of charge.  Saturday, January 12th, 10:00 – 1:00  Sunday, January 13st, 11:30 – 2:30…

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WINTER ACTIVITY SAFETY

SAFETY MOMENT There is magic to camping in winter. It is one of the most challenging outdoor adventures. However, potentially extreme weather conditions, cold temperatures, and unique hazards associated with outdoor winter activities require careful planning to ensure safety. Go here to learn more about winter activity safety: https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/safety-moments/winter-activity/ Scouting has quite a library of “Safety…

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2019 GREY WOLF NYLT

The course is designed around a model troop/crew’s month. The unit is led by a youth staff trained to provide counseling and mentoring. Adult leadership is present, but the unit is run by the well-trained youth staff. Youth completing the course return to their units ready to lead and more excited for Scouting. A one-week…

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WINTER CAMPING FOR ALL IN 2019 – Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturing

CUBS, SCOUTS BSA, AND VENTURING! CUB SCOUTS Cubs Scouts can take advantage of the nationally-acclaimed Polar Cubs program; the largest Cub Scout winter program in the country! Available at four locations Single day program Activities like sled chutes, tubing, leather branding and winter games Every weekend in January and February Learn More About Polar Cubs SCOUTS…

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FALL 2018 UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING WAS A GREAT WAY TO SPEND THE DAY

Over 400 Scouts, Scouting volunteers and Scouting partners from around the council participated in the 2018 Fall University of Scouting held at Saint Paul College on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The training extravaganza had classes for everyone! Leader specific trainings, BALOO, ScoutBook, Outdoor Cooking, STEM, and Scouts BSA training classes were certainly some of the…

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6,000 YOUTH PARTICIPANTS AT 2018 STATE FAIR

12 DAYS OF FUN We had a pretty exciting year at the Minnesota State Fair! Our Adventure Summit booth had nearly 6,000 youth participants, and over 1,000 who said they were interested in joining Scouts! RAIN OR SHINE Our Scout booth is a pretty unique place at the State Fair. Not only is it an…

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