Have you always wanted to go to Philmont Scout Ranch? The Council Contingent we offer is a great opportunity. WHAT IS A COUNCIL CONTINGENT? A contingent is a large group made up of youth and adults from multiple troops and crews throughout the council. A contingent also prepares for the extensive trip together and travels…

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Lake Minnetonka 2020 Winter Camporee

February 14-16, 2020 Lake Minnetonka Winter Camporee 2020 Rum River Scout Camp 15659 St Francis Blvd Ramsey, Minnesota 55303 Price per Person – $25.00 This will be a fantastic event you won’t want to miss! This is a lumberjack themed event, so dress and cook appropriately. In other words, lots of plaid, stocking caps, boots,lots…

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Winter Camporee 2020 – February 14-16, 2020!

Lake Minnetonka Winter Camporee 2020 @ Rum River Scout Camp! Grab this Promotional Flyer for your Troop meeting! This is a Lumberjack themed event, so dress and cook appropriately.  In other words, lots of plaid, stocking caps, boots,lots of hearty stews (All Troops will be given sweet potato’s to add in their dish) and yummy…

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Beyond the Ashes

On May 31, 2018 the Ute Park Fire began close to the Philmont Scout Ranch property line near Cimarroncita. Over the next few weeks, brave firefighters fought this and several other wildfires around the ranch. the 2018 Ute Park Fire damaged over 27,000 acres of Philmont. Philmont is committed to the recovery of the land…

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Scout Shop Tips: Choose the best tent for you and your adventure

Kate Matthews, who authors the Living the Scout Life blog, shares some camping advice from the Scout Shop, the official retailer of the Boy Scouts of America, in this installment of “Scout Shop Tips.” Let’s be honest here: finding the perfect tent can be a bit overwhelming. I remember looking on website after website and…

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BE COOL, COME TO WINTER CAMP! Registration is Now Open!!

CAMPING ON THE NEXT LEVEL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION SNOW BASE NORTH WIND Introductory Program: Teaching youth how to stay warm. Spend the day outside playing games and developing winter camping skills. Participants sleep inside both nights. (Recommended for 5th and 6th graders)  Snow Huskies $67 Experience $62 Next Level: Participants Sleep outside testingtheir skills constructing winter…

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Polar Cub Registration Now Open!

Think camp is just for the summer? Think again! Polar Cubs is one of the largest Cub Scout Day Camp programs in the country and it’s happening at a camp near you. This single day program is filled with classic winter activities as well as some unique Scouting adventures. Don’t miss your chance to be…

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Boys’ Life Wants to Tell YOUR Story

Do your Scouts want to land on the same pages as some of the most famous Scouts of all time? Here’s their chance! Whether you’re carving out the adventure of a lifetime in a snow-filled wonderland or staying warm by spending time with seniors in a retirement home, tell us about the unit outings you…

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