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NEW ‘Webelos Experience in the Woods’

REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE! This brand new opportunity  is for 4th and 5th graders to learn what Scouts BSA is all about, meet other Scouts from 6 districts, do things that Cub Scouts cannot, and have fun. The event is scheduled for Nov 1-3 at Stearns Scout Camp. Over the weekend, Webelos Scouts will form patrols…

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Be a part of the Northern Star Council Scouts BSA Community!

Announcing — A new Facebook group for Scouts BSA Leaders, Volunteers, and Parents! This group is intended to be a resource for anyone involved in the Northern Star Scouts BSA program. This is the place to share ideas, programs, activities, training and provide resources to Scouts BSA leaders and families. We encourage others who are…

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Be a part of the Northern Star Council Cub Scout Community!

Announcing — A new Facebook group for Cub Scout Leaders, Volunteers, and Parents! This group is intended to be a resource for anyone involved in the Northern Star Cub Scout program. This is the place to share ideas, programs, activities, training and provide resources to Cub Scout leaders and families. We encourage others who are…

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Cub Scout Parent Orientation Guide now available!

You have the Scouts – so what do you do with the parents? The parent orientation is a vital step in the recruiting process and should take place after your back-to-school night, your unit’s recruitment event, and School Night for Scouting.  Parent orientations serve as the opportunity to provide an introduction into Scouting and your…

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The Bell Museum welcomes Scouting Groups!

The Bell Museum welcomes all Scouting groups!  Discounted museum admission (includes the Minnesota Journeys exhibits on the second floor, the Touch & See Lab and Collections Cove, and special exhibition galleries) is available for groups of 15 or more.  For an additional fee, Planetarium shows are also available. A minimum group size of 15 or…

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Lake Minnetonka Setting the Pace

Girl Climbing

Lake Minnetonka is setting the pace with seven Scouts BSA troops for girls started since February 1 of this year. Congratulations to Troop 5174 (Chaska), Troop 5283 (Wayzata), Troop 5330 (Chanhassen), Troop 5424 (Excelsior), Troop 5570 (Plymouth), Troop 5571 (Mound), and Troop 5589 (Victoria)! More than 50 girls are currently registered in these troops which…

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Free Pocket Knife AND Recruiter Strip!

ATTENTION BOY SCOUTS: Recruit a friend and you and your friend receive a FREE POCKET KNIFE and recruiter strip! Offer expires 12/31/19 Scoutmasters, we ask that you hold an open house joining opportunity in support of this effort. Joining youth must be brand new to Scouting; youth crossing over from Cub Scouts do not count towards this promotion.…

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District Membership Status 2019

District Membership Status 2019 – What can you do to move the Thermometers Higher? It’s Time to Plan for Unit Recruitment It’s that time of year for packs, troops, crews, and teams to plan for unit recruitment. Each unit needs to reach out into the community and invite new youth members and adult leaders to…

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April Family Scouting Update

FAMILY SCOUTING IS ALIVE AND STRONG IN OUR NORTHERN STAR SCOUTING PROGRAMS! Cub Scout packs have been offering co-ed opportunities for over a year now, and we have a Scouts BSA troop for young women in nearly every district! Forms, tools and resources to help your decision making are available on a new page on…

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