Polaris ATV trails at the Summit Bechtel Reserve are full of thrilling twists and turns

Dan Moore, a volunteer in the BSA’s Montana Council, has seen his share of first-rate trails for all-terrain vehicles. He even helped build five miles of ATV trails at a Scout camp in Montana. All this experience means that if you want to get Moore’s heart racing these days, your ATV trail better be world class. Well, ladies and gentlemen, start your…

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Lake Minnetonka District Needs You!!!

Are you a Wood Badge candidate looking for a ticket item? Roundtable! Are you just finishing a position in a troop or a pack and need a place to share all of your accumulated knowledge? Roundtable! Are you an individual that just needs to do more? Roundtable! Monthly District roundtable meetings are a very important…

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Eagle Scout Helps Save Ranch from Danger of Fire

When a massive fire threatened to destroy his family’s ranch, an Eagle Scout’s quick thinking and commitment to be prepared helped protect the ranch from the danger of fire.  For his efforts, he earned the Medal of Merit from the Boy Scouts of America. Matt received the Medal of Merit (photo: Todd Dickson, Mountain View Telegraph)…

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2017 SPOOKY-REE – Oct 13-15, 2017 🗓 🗺

A SCARY GOOD TIME Come to Stearns Scout Camp for a Spooky-good time. We’ll scare your socks off while you play games, eat candy, learn camp skills, and have fun. Don’t forget to bring a costume! WHO CAN GO? Cub Scouts, siblings, parents, and monsters are all welcome to attend. Please note, Vampires must bring…

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Scout Escaped Civil War in Syria

As a child in Syria, Sami J. spent his time as a Syrian Boy Scout in the city of Aleppo, participating in typical Scouting activities and enjoying his days. As stability in Syria began deteriorating, Sami’s family made the difficult decision to leave their home and move to the United States. He was in 8th grade at…

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Everyone who drives Scouts should take this free online training course

Accidents are quite rare in Scouting. But when one does occur, it probably didn’t happen while camping. It likely didn’t involve backpacking, canoeing or climbing, either. The majority of Scouting accidents happen on the way to or from Scouting activities. They happen on the road. As a Scout leader responsible for driving Scouts or Venturers to Scouting activities, you should do…

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