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2020 Adult Leader Recognition Dinner and Nomination Forms

2020 Adult Leader Recognition Nomination Forms and District Recognition Dinner Registration   Nomination Forms District Award of Merit Position Specific Awards Glowing Ember Award   EVENT TIME AND LOCATION Dinner Registration Dinner Flyer The 2020 District Recognition Dinner will be held Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 6:30PM, at the Minnetonka Community Center,14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka,…

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January 15th is the Deadline for Applications for the Northern Star Scouting Eagle Scout Scholarship

Northern Star Scouting Eagle Scout Scholarship Each year, between 20 and 25 Eagle Scouts are selected to receive scholarships. Awarded annually and reviewed by committee, the process is rigorous and competitive. Online Applications open Oct 15 and close Jan 15 of the following year. A partial list of eligibility requirements are: Applicant was registered in…

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2020 Wood Badge Breakfast – Saturday, Jan 11th at 8am

Enjoy a morning of Wood Badge fellowship! Join us as we welcome new participants, meet the staffs for upcoming courses, reunite with fellow patrol and course members, and meet new friends. $15 for Wood Badgers Free for prospective attendees to upcoming Wood Badge courses Proceeds from Wood Badge Breakfast will go to support Northern Star…

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Northern Star Scouting’s Units First initiative – New District Map

Northern Star Scouting’s Units First initiative took another step forward after several months of planning and input from Scouters across our districts and council committees. On December 18 the Board of Directors approved an initial map of public School Districts contained within the 25 counties of Northern Star, changing the boundaries and the names of all of…

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BSA Names Roger C. Mosby as new CEO and President

Dear BSA Volunteers and Scouting Ambassadors, I am happy to let you know that earlier this evening, the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America named Roger C. Mosby as the organization’s CEO and President after a focused search, which was initiated when former CEO and President Michael B. Surbaugh retired after a…

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AN AMAZING MILLION DOLLAR DAY FOR SCOUTING

INSPIRATION, RECOGNITION AND DONATIONS TOPPING $1.2 MILLION Nearly 900 supporters attended our 2019 Million Dollar Day for Scouting – two breakfasts within a 25 hour period designed to raise $1 million to launch the 2020 Friends of Scouting Campaign. Participants saw a snapshot of Scouting’s influence as they shared fellowship and made their 2020 contributions.…

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Northern Star Scouting – Putting Units First

Scouting happens where we deliver our life-changing programs to young people. That’s in our units – Packs, Troops, Crews, Ships and Posts. Supporting those units effectively and efficiently is our primary mission. That’s why Northern Star Scouting is launching the Units First initiative, beginning January 1, 2020, following several months’ work by a variety of…

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