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Ahoy! Set Sail for Cub Scout Summer Camp

We are excited to announce that all of our 2017 Cub Summer Camp information is updated. Please visit the Cub Scout Camping Promotions page on the council website.   Get your Scouts excited about Summer Camp! Online you will find a bunch of resources to help you promote Cub Scout Summer Camp programs to your…

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Summer Camp for Cub Scouts

Get your Cub Scout outdoors for some fun and adventure this summer There are many fantastic opportunities for you and your son during the summer months. We host both day and overnight events for all age levels. Launch Into Cub Scouting Summer Camp Video What are the Summer Camp options? You have the opportunity to…

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Order of the Arrow – Indian Winter 2017

Indian Winter is your opportunity as Arrowmen across the section to participate in focus areas including American Indian crafts and OA Inductions and Ceremonies.  Learning about proper ceremony regalia. Host Lodge Naguonabe with Totanhan & Pa-Hin Lodges at Parker Scout Camp, Brainerd, Minnesota.  There will be indoor housing, meals, training, recreational opportunities and much more.…

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You’re not dreaming: Camping actually does help you sleep better

On a magazine assignment last summer, I joined Troop 7031 from Flagstaff, Ariz., on a canoe trip through Yellowstone National Park. (Shameless plug: Find my story in the May 2017 Boys’ Life and May-June 2017 Scouting!) The first day of paddling was the longest, and we arrived at camp exhausted. We set up tents, hung up bear bags and heated up dinner.…

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Scouting for Food – April 23-30, 2017

Because A Scout is Helpful Update: Door Hangers  Door Hangers are available this year by contacting Scott Janke  at Scott.Janke@lmdbsa.org  or picking them up at the February or March rountable. The number of door hangers is limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Use the link at the bottom of this page…

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Scout Planning Worksheet is a new tool to help Scouts perfect planning skills

When planning an Eagle Scout service project, you have to identify a goal, recruit a team, plan transportation, purchase materials, consider safety and plot each step. It’s a lot of work. So much, in fact, that in an ideal world the Eagle project wouldn’t be a Scout’s first experience with formal, documented project planning. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to…

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