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Let’s be blunt about pocket knife safety

A sharp blade can be a useful tool when setting up camp, fishing or cooking. It can also be dangerous when used carelessly. Policies vary among packs, troops, councils and camps when it comes to what blade types and lengths are allowed. The BSA sets no official standard on knife length. But there’s one rule…

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Troop’s brilliant approach to Friends of Scouting yielded a 37% boost in giving

Need a boost to your Friends of Scouting campaign? Look no further than your Scouts. Friends of Scouting, the council-level annual giving campaign, attracts the funds that help your council provide vital programs and services to Scouts and Venturers. It’s often a council’s largest source of income — money that goes toward life-changing experiences for young men and young…

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Scoutmaster Bucky Advancement Opportunities

Scoutmaster Bucky provides advancement opportunities for Boy Scouts in the areas of Merit Badges, Rank Requirements, and Training. Based out of Minneapolis-St Paul, Minnesota, the Scoutmaster Bucky program is open to ALL registered Boy Scouts of America scouting youth and adult leaders. Post expires on Saturday June 2nd, 2018 205

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WE HAD 6,558 STATE FAIR PARTICIPANTS

2017 WAS ANOTHER RECORD YEAR We had a pretty exciting year at theMinnesota State Fair! Our Adventure Summit booth had a record number of participants and most importantly, kids had a great time! RECORD NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS Our Scout booth is a pretty unique place at the State Fair. Not only is it an off-the-ground…

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LOTTERIES OPEN FOR 2019 HIGH ADVENTURE

LOTS TO DO 2019 may seem like a long time from now, but if your unit is planning to attend a High Adventure Base it’s not that far away! Starting to plan now will ensure you get the dates you need, and allow plenty of time to plan, fundraise and physically train for your trip.…

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2017 POPCORN SALE

SALE RUNS SEPT. 22-OCT. 29 “Prepared. For Crunchtime.” is Northern Star Council’s plan to help your unit have ONE fundraiser this year. Our trained popcorn staff and volunteers will help your unit plan and execute the best and most efficient fundraiser your unit has ever had. Last year Scouts earned over $1.3 MILLION for camping…

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JOIN THE 2018 PHILMONT CONTINGENT

AN EXPERIENCE FOR LIFE Have you always wanted to go to Philmont Scout Ranch? Read on for Logan’s experience at Philmont in 2017 and you’ll be rushing to sign up! “My name is Logan Alger, and I was the Crew Leader for Crew 702-P-08 [for the Northern Star Contingent, 2016]. Our crew consisted of a…

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