Rechartering deadline is December 15, 2018

Thank you to all units that have turned in their recharter packets so far. We checked all submitted packets and found very few errors. THANKS, and GOOD JOB. Unit Leaders should be finishing up with their recharter packets and can turn in their completed packets to their Unit Commissioner or to Jim Bollback at any…

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SAFETY MOMENT There is magic to camping in winter. It is one of the most challenging outdoor adventures. However, potentially extreme weather conditions, cold temperatures, and unique hazards associated with outdoor winter activities require careful planning to ensure safety. Go here to learn more about winter activity safety: Scouting has quite a library of “Safety…

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Three Qs: Troop 589 is for all adventurous youth

Published in Chanhassen Villager – unsie zuege   The Boy Scouts of America organization now welcomes girls to its traditionally male scouting program. In 2019, Boy Scouts will be renamed Scouts BSA, open to both boys and girls ages 11-18. Local girls and boys will be able to learn about Scouts BSA from 4-6 p.m., Sunday,…

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Over 400 Scouts, Scouting volunteers and Scouting partners from around the council participated in the 2018 Fall University of Scouting held at Saint Paul College on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The training extravaganza had classes for everyone! Leader specific trainings, BALOO, ScoutBook, Outdoor Cooking, STEM, and Scouts BSA training classes were certainly some of the…

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Neil Armstrong’s Scout hat, Silver Buffalo Award among items to be sold by Heritage Auctions

A collection of memorabilia from Neil Armstrong’s time in Scouting, including his Boy Scout hat, Silver Buffalo Award and a variety of Scout patches, will be auctioned off this week in Dallas. The Scouting artifacts are part of the Armstrong Family Collection, presented by Heritage Auctions and Neil Armstrong’s sons, Mark and Rick. The pre-auction…

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4 Holiday Gift Giving Ideas for Your Scout

Sponsored post courtesy of Victorinox Swiss Army “The Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book shows you how to carve useful and whimsical objects in just a few minutes using nothing more than an original Swiss Army Knife and a twig. Whether you’re relaxing by a campfire or just looking for a way to de-stress on…

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