– News for Cub Scouts

1 Billion Service Hours since 2012!

Congratulations! We are delighted to share that Scouts around the world have now delivered an incredible one billion hours of service, and that the hours you and your friends logged on helped the Movement reach this milestone two years earlier than expected! Scouts worldwide have been improving the lives of people in their local…

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OFFICES IN THE LEADERSHIP CENTER Overview Important Dates FAQ For the first time since two councils merged to form Northern Star, all of our operations will be based out of one building – the new Leadership Center located at Base Camp! Our staff and operations will be moving there this summer. Northern Star Scouting’s Base…

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How Summer Camp Prepares Scouts For Life

It’s a great time of year… thousands of Scouts and Scouters across the country are packing their gear and getting ready for some of the most action-packed, adventure-filled days of the year: summer camp, Scout style. This is a time for memory making, for meeting new friends, learning new skills and exploring the great outdoors.…

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Keeping your cool: Five tips for better Scouting in the heat

As temperatures climb to triple digits, it’s important for Scouts to remain prepared and safe as they set out on their next great summer adventure. For a quick refresher on how to keep cool this summer, I checked with Bev Singel, a registered nurse and the BSA’s health consultant. Here’s what she says: 1. Go…

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