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Accessing your Weekly Membership/Recharter Reports – How-To Guide

Last week, Unit Committee Chairs and Unit Leaders (Cubmasters, Scoutmaster, Advisors) should have received an email regarding accessing their unit’s current membership report for the 2021-2022 Scouting Year (copied below). Trusted users can log into Scouting Events at any time to view your unit’s current membership report for the 2021-2022 Scouting year. Some unit leaders have followed up…

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Cub Scout Recruitment Materials — Handouts, Social Media tools, Fishing Pole Unboxing, and more!

Northern Star Council has created several great images and videos that you can use to promote your Facebook, NextDoor, Twitter, or on your website! Request free Bookmarks, Table Toppers, Posters, and Yard Signs   Social Media Kit – Images created or Facebook, Twitter, and Next Door!   Cub Scout Promotion Video (35 sec)    …

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Northern Star Scouting at the Minnesota State Fair, August 26 – September 6, 2021

We need you! Northern Star Scouting is looking for energetic volunteers to help represent the Scouting program at Northern Star Scouting’s booth during the Minnesota State Fair. There are still details to be released from the Minnesota State Fair regarding this year’s event, but we are starting our call for volunteers early. To indicate your interest in…

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2021 Pack Recruitment Guidebook Now Available!!

Cub Scouters and Membership Team members – it’s time to start thinking about RECRUITMENT!   We’ve got a GREAT BIG campaign planned called Catch the Fun!  This year, EVERY CUB SCOUT will get a fishing pole!   That’s right! New AND Returning Cubs will get their own Zebco fishing pole!   See the attached guide on ideas…

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NORTHERN STAR YOUTH MEMBERSHIP FEES WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED

Despite the recent National BSA membership fee increase announcement, the Northern Star youth membership fee will remain unchanged, honoring our commitment to keep it steady for three years when introduced last year. It will cover the new National BSA increase, as well as absorb the $25 National BSA new Scout joining fee as part of…

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BSA 2021 National Annual Meeting Fireside Chat: Safety

As part of the 2021 BSA National Annual Meeting, the organization held multiple Fireside Chat virtual meetings on a series of key topics. These included Safety, Membership Growth, Female Board Leadership, and Governance. Safety was the topic for the first of these meetings. Safety The safety-focused Fireside Chat featured a discussion on the new S.A.F.E.…

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Annual Registration for the 2021-2022 Scouting year is open July 1st!

Scouts and Scouters – it’s time to start thinking about your annual registration! Beginning last year, Northern Star Scouting’s registration “year” was moved to match the School year – September – August. Along with this move, the process for registration was moved to an online system where families register directly with the council. Beginning July…

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