Nap on Safely: Five steps toward achieving the optimal camp snooze

Good news, Scout leaders. You now have the perfect response when someone catches you snoozing at camp (or, um, the office?). Just tell them afternoon naps are recommended by the BSA’s Health and Safety team. And that you ensured adequate adult supervision before letting your eyelids fall. A 26-minute afternoon nap, enjoyed some time between…

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The BSA wants to know: How do you define ‘adventure’?

Ask 12 people this question, and you’ll get a dozen different answers: What does “adventure” mean to you? To find out, the BSA isn’t consulting a dictionary. And it’s not asking a mere 12 people. It wants to hear from as many Scouts, Scouters and prospective Scouting families as possible. Why the need to define “adventure”? After…

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District Pinewood Derby Finals – Saturday, Apr 14, 2018

All Scouts Are Welcome to Race! Saturday, April 14, 2018 Hosted by Pack 283 and the Wayzata Community Church Sponsored by Village Chevrolet The date is set for the district’s 2018 pinewood derby finals!  Wayzata Community Church and Pack 283 will again play host to our derby on April 14, 2018. This event is open…

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Check Out the New “Scouting” Mobile App!

BSA’s Information Technology Group, along with many volunteer beta testers, are excited to announce the new Scouting mobile app, which is now available for both iPhone and Android devices. You can search for “Scouting BSA,” or click these direct links to download from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Scouting makes it easier than ever for youth and…

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Congratulations To Our Units Who Have Met Their FOS Campaign Goals

We are half way through our FOS campaign with $23,262 raised! Our thermometer is slowing rising. 28/46 units have completed their FOS presentations! Congratulations to five of our Units who have met their FOS Campaign Goals! Thank you for your hard work in completing your campaign! Pack 327 – 231.1% Pack 477 – 194.3%  Pack 429 –…

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NEW VIDEOS AND TRAINING Lake Minetonka Distict will be offering training classes prior to the October 1, 2018 deadline. The Boy Scouts of America’s updated Youth Protection Training is mandatory for all registered adult leaders in all BSA programs. Other adults participating in Scouting are strongly encouraged to take this one-hour online training. The prior…

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