– News for Cub Scouts

Rethinking the Blue and Gold Banquet

By Mark Ray Photographs by Michael Roytek From the January-February 2019 issue of Scouting magazine Cub Scout Activities, Cub Scout Corner, Cub Scouts, Magazine, Videos Way back in 1952, The Boy Scout Encyclopedia — yes, there really was such a book — included this description of the pack blue and gold dinner: “Often the mothers…

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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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NOMINATE A WORTHY VOLUNTEER The Silver Beaver is a national award presented by the local council; it is the highest honor a local council may bestow upon a volunteer. The award is limited to adults 21 years of age or older. The award consists of a certificate, a formal Silver Beaver emblem on a ribbon,…

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ACTION REQUIRED Background Check Disclosures and Authorization & FAQs

To Our Volunteer Leaders in Lake Minnetonka District Earlier this week, every registered Adult Leader in the Boy Scouts of America should have received an email message, or will receive an email message, from the National BSA Email, (You may view the online version of the message). We need your assistance to complete, collect,…

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