Northern Star Scouting – BSA TRAILHEAD AWARD

The Trailhead Award acknowledges a Scout’s  outstanding accomplishments and completion of Cub   Scouts and commends a youth as he or she stands at the Trailhead path of Scouts BSA—the next great adventure in Scouting. The Trailhead Award recognizes those Webelos Scouts who have gone above and beyond their Arrow of Light requirements and have a strong start on their Scouts BSA adventure. The…

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Twas the Night Before Training

Twas the night before training at Rum River Camp Julie was tenting, the weather was damp Mark seasoned the ovens, smearing oil with care Dreaming of cobbler which soon would be there The leaders were quickly unloading their packs Dave mentioned spasms might knot up their backs Steve loosened his woggle and took off his…

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Make sure you’ve renewed your Youth Protection training – many leaders training expires this fall!

True youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. The BSA has adopted the following policies for the safety and well-being of its members. These policies primarily protect youth members; however, they also serve to protect adult leaders. All parents and caregivers should understand that our leaders are to abide…

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Dronetech 2019 – Registrations Are Filling Fast, Sign-up Today – Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venture Scouts – June 8, 2019

DRONETECH 2019 Northland Aerospace and The Pathfinder Project are hosting DRONETECH 2019, the most significant STEM event of its kind at the TeamBuilding Center Saturday, June 8th . . . and you’re invited! This event is for Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturers, and their families, providing hands-on experiences to a variety of sophisticated technologies. For Scouts…

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Eagle Scouts among this year’s NFL draft class

David Montgomery credits what he learned in Scouting with leading him to this year’s NFL draft. Last week, he was drafted by the Chicago Bears. “To become an Eagle Scout was an experience I needed for me in my life that brought me here to this point and also influenced my mindset and the way…

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What leaders need to know regarding media speculation about the BSA’s financial situation

News broke this week speculating on the financial situation of the Boy Scouts of America, including a suggestion that the organization may be considering the option of bankruptcy. While that headline sounds startling, here’s the reality: Scouts, parents and adult volunteers can (and should) keep on enjoying the same great Scouting program uninterrupted. On Wednesday,…

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