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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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Upcoming Bring-A-Friend Events

One of the best ways to recruit new Cub Scouts is ‘peer-to-peer’. When a Scout brings a friend to a scouting event (e.g., pack or den meeting, pinewood derby, field trip, etc), they both have fun! It’s a fantastic introduction to Cub Scouts for the boys and their parents. When a Scout brings a non-Scout…

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MOBILE ARCHERY RANGES AVAILABLE TO SHOWCASE SCOUTING

RESERVE ONE FOR A MAJOR COMMUNITY FESTIVAL OR EVENT We’ve got some really exciting resources available to serve as a new member recruitment tool while helping increase Scouting’s visibility and image. Archery is one of our most popular camp activities and these commercial, specially branded inflatable ranges can give festival goers a taste of Scouting.…

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