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UPDATE ON NATIONAL BSA RESTRUCTURING COMMUNICATIONS

A MESSAGE TO NORTHERN STAR SCOUTING VOLUNTEERS You may have received or may soon receive a legal notice from Omni Agent Solutions and the National Council, Boy Scouts of America regarding the national organization’s Chapter Eleven bankruptcy. This is a requirement of the bankruptcy code as part of the process of reorganizing. Over the coming…

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ARE SUMMER OUTINGS OK?

Many of you have questions about how to conduct outings within BSA guidelines during the pandemic. As you plan, first check out Scout Unit Trip Planning Tips to ensure you are meeting basic Scouting guidelines.  Second, please check for regular updates to the Council’s COVID-19 page. Look for the brown tab labeled Unit Meetings, Activities & Outings. Q:…

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COVID19 AND NORTHERN STAR UNIT MEETINGS & ACTIVITIES

6/09/2020 – Group meeting size restrictions have been updated, on the Unit Meeting and Activities tab As of 6/9, Northern Star Scouting has updated the guidance for Unit Meetings and activities. Units can meet for den meetings, patrol meetings, service projects, or outings in groups of 25 or less in an outdoor space, or 10…

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Pack Leader Virtual Meeting – Tuesday, June 16th at 7pm

Join us on Tuesday, June 16, at 7:00 pm for the June District Pack Leaders Virtual Gathering. Make sure to attend this gathering and learn more about the upcoming Fall Recruitment plan, materials, and more information you need to know to welcome new Scouts to your Pack! Pack Recruitment Chairs, Den Leaders, Cubmasters, Committee Chairs…

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A SPECIAL SCOUT EXECUTIVE’S MINUTE

BY JOHN ANDREWS There are needless and tragic deaths that occur across America every day. George Floyd’s death, and the arrest of a law enforcement officer on charges of his murder is the newest, and perhaps most powerful national symbol of this terrible reality to date. We mourn this, and through Scouting’s values and curriculum…

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Northern Star Scout Shops opening June 2nd

The Twin Cities Scout Shops and Base Camp Customer Service Desk for Drop-offs/Pick-ups will open within safety guidelines on Tuesday, June 2. The Base Camp Customer Service Desk will be open from 8 AM – 5 PM The Base Camp Scout Shop will be open Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 5 PM and…

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