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Scouts Attended the Eagle Project Preview Meeting on April 18, 2017

Life Scouts, Star Scouts, their parents, and Scouters turned out for the Eagle Project Preview Meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2017, at the Ridgedale Public Library. New Advancement Subcommittee member, Charlie Jones from Troop 409 (pictured below), walked the through the do’s and don’ts of an Eagle project, provided helpful tips, and outlined expectations. The Eagle…

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First Annual St. Paul Chief’s Cup

Saturday, March 18 marked the first St. Paul Police Department Police Explorers Chief’s Cup Competition at Flint Hills Training Center in Rosemount. The TEAM competition consisted of Uniform Inspection Police Knowledge Exam Practical Scenarios Domestic Crisis Search & Arrest White Collar Crime Traffic Stops 24 3-4 person teams competed. The Cup was awarded to the…

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Congratulations to the 2017 Eagle Scout Scholarship Recipients

Great Work Eagles On behalf of the Northern Star Council’s Eagle Scout Scholarship Committee, Board of Directors, staff and the many financial supporters of the Eagle Scout Scholarship program, congratulations to the recipients of the Northern Star Council 2017 Eagle Scout Scholarship. Last year, we saw 792 young men achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.…

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The three-pot method: This is how to wash dishes at a campsite

Wash, sanitize, rinse. With the three-step dishwashing system, you can finish camp dishes in no time. That means you’re back to having fun faster. Here’s how to wash dishes at a campsite, courtesy of the BSA Fieldbook (pages 91-92). What you’ll need A dishwashing spot that’s at least 200 feet from any sources of water Hot water (Pro…

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Preparing for Summer Camp Starts Here!

Registration is Open Older Scout and Merit Badge Program sign up is now open on the Summer Camp Management System (SCMS). Summer Camp Management System (SCMS) Older Scout Registration Timeline We are currently in the request phase. All requests for older Scout programs (not merit badges) submitted by noon on April 14th will be sorted by…

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BSA to open out-of-this-world high-adventure base in 2019

Fifty years — to the day — after an Eagle Scout was the first human to set foot on the moon, the Boy Scouts of America will create a permanent high-adventure base there. Tranquility High Adventure Base — the fifth jewel in BSA’s high-adventure crown — will open July 20, 2019. It’ll be tough to top the…

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