– Cub Scout Activities

Turn Almost Anything Into a Recruitment Event!

Be sure to download the latest Turn Almost Anything into a Recruitment Event booklet, created just for the Packs and Troops in District M. This handout of best practices, tools, and tips is a great resource throughout the year for leaders, both new and old, to build recruiting into your events.  

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Summer Recruitment tip: yard sign it up! 

  Did your local festival get cancelled?  Is your Pack missing out on its usual parade promotion?  Drive some local awareness and visibility with yard signs! Yard signs are available at the BaseCamp office.  Order yours here!  They’re free! Some Packs have turned yard sign placement into a family event!  Set a day for each…

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Summer Reading with Cub Scouts

Ah, summer. When the glass of iced lemonade sweats chilled droplets of water next to the dog-eared pages of a paperback novel blowing in the breeze that gently sways the porch swing overlooking the winding creek through a field of sun-soaked, bright green grass. Not quite how your summer days look? Not to worry, the takeaway here is…

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Unit Meeting Guidelines (updated 5/29/20)

Units can meet for den meetings, patrol meetings, service projects, or outings in groups of ten or less per state guidelines. All other state guidelines with regard to social distancing and sanitizing should also be observed. For guidance we are following the detailed recommendations that can be found here for reference:   For…

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District Pack Leaders Virtual Gathering – Tuesday, May 26th

Plan to join the Pack Leaders Virtual Gathering on Tuesday, May 26, at 7:00 pm. Among other things, we will be discussing Fall Recruitment and the Annual Membership Registration/Renewal. This Gathering is for any leaders from your pack and is not confined to Cubmaster or Committee Chair. Please pass along the logon information below as…

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ALL IN-PERSON SCOUTING MEETINGS, ACTIVITIES AND CAMPS SUSPENDED FOR GROUPS OF MORE THAN 10 (5/15/2020) Northern Star Scouting will take a small step away from Scouting at Home, and toward in-person den, patrol, and any group gatherings as of Monday, May 18. Per the Governor of Minnesota’s orders, and without conflict with state standards in Wisconsin, groups of…

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