A Guide to Virtual Cub Scouting!

Is your unit working through how to meet during the COVID-19 Pandemic? Are you struggling with keeping you boys and girls involved in Cub Scouting over the summer? A Guide to Virtual Cub Scouting, a booklet developed by our District, can be downloaded here: A Guide to Virtual Cub Scouting.  This does not contain all…

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Summer Recruitment tip: NextDoor & Adventure is Calling

Several Packs have reported success using NextDoor to promote Pack events, fundraisers and recruitment!  Help your community know about the great things going on in Cub Scouting! Visit our online training videos to learn more about this hyper-local social media platform. is Northern Star’s online registration platform.  This July, find your Pack and make…

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Cub Scout Fall Recruitment

With all the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, everyone is wondering about Fall Recruitment. While there are many questions that cannot be answered at this time, pending decisions yet to be made by the Governor and other State leaders, our District is committed to working together to recruit many new Cub Scouts this…

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Bring-A-Friend events are one of the best ways to recruit!

Recruitment time for Scouts can be a stressful time for leaders trying to either gain more youth into your unit. Many of the promotions involved flyers to send into the schools, or postings in the community. Some have had success with school fairs or other events in the community, but that often requires a school…

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Advancement during COVID-19: Official details about Eagle extensions and more

The BSA has a message to young people concerned that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will prevent them from completing Eagle Scout rank requirements before their 18th birthday: Don’t worry; we’ve got your back. During this unprecedented interruption to Scouting nationwide, the BSA has released new guidance on advancement during COVID-19. This includes: Time extensions for…

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Lake Minnetonka – Annual Recognition Dinner 2019 – Award Winners, Photos, and Biographies

Lake Minnetonka – Annual Recognition Dinner 2019 – Award Winners, Photos, and Biographies Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Wayzata Country Club, Wayzata Our Volunteers Are Super Heroes! The Lake Minnetonka District held their 2019 District Dinner and Recognition event on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the Wayzata Country Club. The friendship and fellowship of…

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