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2021 SCOUTING FOR FOOD WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING

Scouting for Food is our council’s largest service project to the community and provides over 130,000 pounds of food to local food shelves.  Our coordinated 2020 effort was postponed due to COVID-19, but the Activities and Civic Service Committee has published the information below for units that are willing and able to assist with collection…

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2021 FORT SNELLING NATIONAL CEMETERY WREATH CLEAN-UP – Open to Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR COVID-19 PROTOCOLS Started by the legacy Kaposia Chapter of the Totanhan Nakaha Lodge, the annual Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Wreath Clean-up is one of the largest service projects undertaken in Northern Star Scouting each year. Held the first Saturday in February (this year, Saturday February 6, 2021), the project consists of removing…

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2019 NORTHERN STAR COUNCIL HORNADAY RECIPIENTS

Scouts, do you know your conservation-oriented service project may also count towards a Hornaday Award? Hornaday Awards for youth include the badge, and bronze and silver medals. See more at the Scouting.org website by searching for Hornaday. In 2019, one Scout from our Council, Gavin Svensson of Troop 3469 in Bloomington MN, received the youth Hornaday…

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SCOUTING SERVICE IN-PLACE — April 24th – May 4th

SCOUTING IS SERVICE, ESPECIALLY NOW. Scouting is service, especially now.  Join Northern Star Scoutings’ Service In Place campaign between April 24th and May 4th. Clean up a local park, write thank-you notes for medical professionals, or adopt a local storm drain.  Any service can count!  Need ideas?  Our Scouting at home website has lots. Projects…

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