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Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19

Posted from National Association of School Psychologists Families across the country are adapting to the evolving changes in daily life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Most schools, places of public gathering, and nonessential businesses are closed, and parents and other caregivers are faced with helping their families adjust to the new normal. This includes trying…

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Scouting Tech: Online Conferencing Tools for Virtual Meetings

Cubmaster Rebekah, of Look Wider Still, wrote an informative piece about Scouting online. (source) We’re navigating some seriously uncharted territory right now, trying to find ways to maintain some normalcy and keep the kids from physically turning into the Fortnite character they’re obsessively playing. It’s been pleasantly surprising to witness the outpouring of knowledge and…

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Nominate a Deserving Scouter Today for the District Recognition Dinner!

Each year, the District gathers to celebrate and recognize the parents and leaders who make Scouting so successful. It’a  great evening of fun and entertainment that celebrates the best work being done in our units. The 2020 District Recognition Dinner will be held Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 6:30PM, at the Minnetonka Community Center,14600 Minnetonka…

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Welcome to District “M”

WELCOME to District “M” – I have to admit that that sounds a little like something straight out of James Bond. Your unit is one of the 66 units that compose this new district. As part of the re-alignment of district boundaries by the Council, I have been assigned to serve as the District Executive…

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2020 Adult Leader Recognition Dinner and Nomination Forms

2020 Adult Leader Recognition Nomination Forms and District Recognition Dinner Registration   Nomination Forms District Award of Merit Position Specific Awards Glowing Ember Award   EVENT TIME AND LOCATION Dinner Registration Dinner Flyer The 2020 District Recognition Dinner will be held Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 6:30PM, at the Minnetonka Community Center,14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka,…

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Northern Star Scouting’s Units First initiative – New District Map

Northern Star Scouting’s Units First initiative took another step forward after several months of planning and input from Scouters across our districts and council committees. On December 18 the Board of Directors approved an initial map of public School Districts contained within the 25 counties of Northern Star, changing the boundaries and the names of all of…

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ACTION REQUIRED Background Check Disclosures and Authorization & FAQs

To Our Volunteer Leaders in Lake Minnetonka District Earlier this week, every registered Adult Leader in the Boy Scouts of America should have received an email message, or will receive an email message, from the National BSA Email, boyscoutsofamerica@email.scouting.org (You may view the online version of the message). We need your assistance to complete, collect,…

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Philmont by the numbers

  Summer 2019 has been a record-breaking year for Philmont in terms of numbers. In order to show just how massive the Summer 2019 season has been, several departments around Base Camp have shared their numbers. Through the raw data, it’s possible to finally put the season into perspective. First, the participants. While the numbers…

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