Activities (Scouts)

2020 Pinewood Derby Rules Released

The Pinewood Derby Rules for 2020 should be used by anyone who participates in the Lake Minnetonka District Pinewood Derby Finals or in the Council Pinewood Derby Finals. And finally, remember the No. 1 rule of a Pinewood Derby is that it’s supposed to be fun. While you should always strive to do your best, don’t…

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GREY WOLF – OUR COUNCIL’S NATIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING (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…

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Have you always wanted to go to Philmont Scout Ranch? The Council Contingent we offer is a great opportunity. WHAT IS A COUNCIL CONTINGENT? A contingent is a large group made up of youth and adults from multiple troops and crews throughout the council. A contingent also prepares for the extensive trip together and travels…

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Lake Minnetonka 2020 Winter Camporee

February 14-16, 2020 Lake Minnetonka Winter Camporee 2020 Rum River Scout Camp 15659 St Francis Blvd Ramsey, Minnesota 55303 Price per Person – $25.00 This will be a fantastic event you won’t want to miss! This is a lumberjack themed event, so dress and cook appropriately. In other words, lots of plaid, stocking caps, boots,lots…

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Winter Camporee 2020 – February 14-16, 2020!

Lake Minnetonka Winter Camporee 2020 @ Rum River Scout Camp! Grab this Promotional Flyer for your Troop meeting! This is a Lumberjack themed event, so dress and cook appropriately.  In other words, lots of plaid, stocking caps, boots,lots of hearty stews (All Troops will be given sweet potato’s to add in their dish) and yummy…

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Beyond the Ashes

On May 31, 2018 the Ute Park Fire began close to the Philmont Scout Ranch property line near Cimarroncita. Over the next few weeks, brave firefighters fought this and several other wildfires around the ranch. the 2018 Ute Park Fire damaged over 27,000 acres of Philmont. Philmont is committed to the recovery of the land…

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Spring 2020 BB Gun & Archery Rangemaster Training

BSA requires all Cub Scout shooting sports (including Cub Scout archery, BB guns, wrist rockets/slingshots, catapults or rockets) to be supervised by a BSA certified range master. Get trained so you can run your Scouting Unit’s ranges at our Council Camps!  Pre-registration required – limited to 20 individuals per class. “Archery and bb gun shooting are…

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