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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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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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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