Why recognizing Leaders is an important part of YOUR program

Training for adult leaders is about one thing – improving the experience for the youth in the Pack, Troop, or Crew, you work with. Adult leaders who are trained are more confident, know what resources are available, and provide a higher quality program. Recognizing those leaders who have continued their training accomplishes three key objectives:…

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Scoutmaster/Asst Scoutmaster Specific and IOLS Training – Sep 21 – 22, 2019

Scoutmaster/ Assistant Scoutmaster Specific and IOLS Training IN JUST ONE WEEKEND!!! Northern Star Scouting and Lake Minnetonka District are hosting another exciting Outdoor Leadership training session Sept 21 & 22, 2019. Our courses always fill up quickly, so please sign up early and don’t miss this excellent training opportunity. In addition to fulfilling the training…

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April is the month to promote Youth Protection Training to all adults who are planning to attend summer camp with your unit. Adults accompanying units on activities who are present at the activity for 72 hours or more, must be Youth Protection Trained and officially registered with the BSA. The 72 hours need not be…

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Counselor In Training Available – BE A COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT) – Many Point Scout Camp – Jun 16-20 or Jul 14-Aug 17, 2019

BE A COUNSELOR IN TRAINING The Counselor in Training (CIT) program at Many Point Scout Camp has been designed to develop the future staff members for Many Point and to provide personal development for Scouts. Many Point has been continually rated as one of the top camps in the nation. This outstanding record is due…

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Upcoming Camp Training Courses – Various Dates 2019

Northern Star Council, through dedicated volunteers, offers multiple supplemental training courses throughout the year. In 2019 the following courses will be offered. For further information and to register, please click the link. BSA Archery at Kiwanis Scout Reservation –  April 6, 2019 BSA BB Rangemaster at Kiwanis Scout Resrvation – April 6, 2019…

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Leave No Trace Trainer Course – 2019

The Trainer Course is an informative fun 2-day session on the ethics and practice of minimum impact recreation and travel. Course participants learn skills and teaching techniques through discussions and demos in a rustic outdoor setting. The course is for BSA adults and youth at least 14 years of age. When:   April 26-28, 2019 Where:   Stearns…

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The course is designed around a model troop/crew’s month. The unit is led by a youth staff trained to provide counseling and mentoring. Adult leadership is present, but the unit is run by the well-trained youth staff. Youth completing the course return to their units ready to lead and more excited for Scouting. A one-week…

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Over 400 Scouts, Scouting volunteers and Scouting partners from around the council participated in the 2018 Fall University of Scouting held at Saint Paul College on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The training extravaganza had classes for everyone! Leader specific trainings, BALOO, ScoutBook, Outdoor Cooking, STEM, and Scouts BSA training classes were certainly some of the…

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