Every year, thousands of organizations lose money — Are your Unit’s financials in shape?

Every year, thousands of non-profit organizations lose money thru disorganized finances, borrowing by volunteers and/or just simple embezzlement and theft. Watch the newspapers for a few months. You will start seeing the incidents. Protect your organization by adopting some of the below suggestions. Why does this happen? Volunteers are focused on fulfilling a need and…

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If you’re looking to purchase, donate, or receive a good condition, used uniform, we can help. The goal of the Northern Star Uniform Exchange is to see that every Scout has a uniform. If you can’t afford our donation suggestions, please let us know and we’ll take care of you! PURCHASE UNIFORMS at discounted prices…

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Member Recruiting Update from Northern Star Scouting!

Application Approvals: With the new online registration system, Pack leaders play a critical role!  When a new family registers online, an email gets sent to the Committee Chair on file for approval.  Until that approval comes to the registrars, the new scout isn’t officially a Scout.  Quick responses to those approval emails are critical!  If…

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Troop 589 starts the year strong!

On the weekend of September 18-20, 2020, Troop 589 from Victoria, MN, started their new scouting year off strong with an epic “Skills & Bike” campout. After months of planning protocols to camp during COVID and successfully attending Many Point Scout Camp in July 2020, the Scouts of Troop 589 kicked off the 2020-2021 Scouting…

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Recruiting Theme: Little Free Library

A great idea from District L: put some JoinCubs.Org bookmarks in every Little Free Library in your area! LFLs are like leave-a-penny / take-a-penny cups, but for Books!  There’s a world-wide map of ‘official’ locations here.  What a great fit for our promotional bookmarks! If you need some bookmarks, let your DE know and we’ll…

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Recruiting is in full swing for Packs and Troops!

Did you know that District M has the largest youth membership in Northern Star Council? Our youth membership currently stands at 2166! Our goal is to have 2500 youth enrolled by June 30, 2021. This is larger than some BSA Councils.   There is no question that these are challenging days for all our packs…

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