Posts by Vicki Jurek

Are you hosting a Peer Recruiting Event this fall?

One of the best ways to recruit new Scouts is ‘peer-to-peer’. When a Scout brings a friend to a scouting event (e.g., pack or den meeting, troop campout, lock-in, pinewood derby, field trip, etc), they both have fun! It’s a fantastic introduction to Scouts for the youth and their parents. Cub Scouts — Which of…

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Let’s keep our Membership Growing!

Great job to all of the Scouts and Scouters who have welcomed new Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA members this month! In just the past week alone, there have been over 100 new applications to join Scouting! Thank you for welcoming more kids to have a Scoutlook on Life   Now’s the time to build…

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Duke of Edinburgh Award Leader Training @ Univ of Scouting

An Internationally Recognized Achievement Founded in 1956 by HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading youth development award with over a million-youth participating in over 140 countries. It is now available to ALL youth aged 14 to 24. The Award is an exciting self-development program focusing on creating global…

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You Did It! Congrats on a Great School Night for Scouting!

Thank you to all of our Packs for a great School Night for Scouting! Over 140 new Cub Scouts have already joined Scouting in the Lake Minnetonka District. These youth now have a chance to experience all the benefits of Scouting!   What’s Next?  Now is not the time to slow down – let’s continue…

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NEW ‘Webelos Experience in the Woods’

REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE! This brand new opportunity  is for 4th and 5th graders to learn what Scouts BSA is all about, meet other Scouts from 6 districts, do things that Cub Scouts cannot, and have fun. The event is scheduled for Nov 1-3 at Stearns Scout Camp. Over the weekend, Webelos Scouts will form patrols…

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Pack Open Houses – a GREAT way to Recruit!

The State Fair is done which means school has start for most kids today in Minnesota. School Open Houses are where our top recruiting units are seeing the most foot traffic in promoting our Cub Scout packs!What we have found successfully working in the units that are being successful in recruiting is having a bright…

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School Night for Scouting is fast approaching on Thursday September 19th, 6-7pm at all Elementary Schools. Open houses are behind us, now being out in your School for School Night for Scouting, being visible and talking about how much fun Scouting is, is key to your pack’s recruitment. Use the Media resources to help promote…

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NEW Cub Scouts can attend Cub Scout Fall Day Camp for FREE!

WHAT IS FALL DAY CAMP? Fall Day Camp is a half-day opportunity for all Cub Scouts and their families to kick off the school year with a fun experience. New Scouts and parents get to participate in activities like Archery, BB Guns, GaGa Ball, and games while learning about the year-round camping opportunities Scouting offers.…

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