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Ahoy! Set Sail for Cub Scout Summer Camp

We are excited to announce that all of our 2017 Cub Summer Camp information is updated. Please visit the Cub Scout Camping Promotions page on the council website.   Get your Scouts excited about Summer Camp! Online you will find a bunch of resources to help you promote Cub Scout Summer Camp programs to your…

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Summer Camp for Cub Scouts

Get your Cub Scout outdoors for some fun and adventure this summer There are many fantastic opportunities for you and your son during the summer months. We host both day and overnight events for all age levels. Launch Into Cub Scouting Summer Camp Video What are the Summer Camp options? You have the opportunity to…

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Boy Scout retention: Four things you can do so they’ll stick around

If you recruit new Boy Scouts into your troop without a plan for retaining your existing members, you’re just spinning your wheels. Help Boy Scouts get the most out of this life-changing organization with a program that keeps them coming back week after week. Boy Scout retention requires a long-term plan where adult leaders and youth leaders work together to…

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You’re not dreaming: Camping actually does help you sleep better

On a magazine assignment last summer, I joined Troop 7031 from Flagstaff, Ariz., on a canoe trip through Yellowstone National Park. (Shameless plug: Find my story in the May 2017 Boys’ Life and May-June 2017 Scouting!) The first day of paddling was the longest, and we arrived at camp exhausted. We set up tents, hung up bear bags and heated up dinner.…

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FISH N’ FRY CAMPOREE – May 5-7, 2017

Spring Camporee 2017 Save The Date! Webelos Encouraged to Attend Join us at the new Tonkawa Lodge for another great Spring Camporee. Be sure to reserve the weekend of May 5-7, 2017 when Lake Minnetonka District will take over Camp Sterns for an epic fishing event!  Most people do not realize that the Lake Caroline…

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Take a Sneak Peek at the 2017 National Jamboree Program

Are you heading to the 2017 National Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve? If so, you’ll get a chance to experience some of the most extensive, engaging programming available in one location. The Summit Program Leadership Action Team, known affectionately as SPLAT, has devised a slate of programs in five distinct areas that will ensure all…

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Go Weekend Camping at Stearns

Plenty To Do At Stearns We know that outdoor adventures will keep you happy and engaged in Scouting. Luckily, planning an adventure is easy at Stearns Scout Camp What Opportunities are Available? With 1,200 acres of land, five lakes, and two creeks, Stearns is the perfect location for your next weekend adventure. Customize your experience…

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