Monday, September 25, 2017

Eagle Expo Announcement
  • Who: Life Scouts, Star Scouts, Parents, Eagle Coaches and Scout Leaders
  • What: NorthernStar Council's Advancement Committee brings you the greatest info on Eagle Rank
  • When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017   7:00pm-8:30pm (signing in begins at 6:45pm)
  • Where: North Presbyterian Church - 2675 E. HWY 36 in North St. Paul, MN

    earn about the Life-to-Eagle Process!

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Training Reminders
  • IOLS Training will be October 6-7
  • Super Training will be October 17 and 24

2017 Fall Camporee
  • Please be sure to read the Leader Guide carefully to ensure a successful Fall Camporee event for your unit! 
  • In order to complete the Indian Lore MB requirements, your unit will be cooking 3 food items.  Recipes are in the Leader Guide; you will need to shop according to the number of Scouts attending. 
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Grey Wolf - National Youth Leadership Training
  • Grey Wolf is a one-week program held in June and July, it replicates the first three weeks of typical unit operations, including patrol leader's council meetings, troop/crew meetings, patrol meetings, and planning for a big event. Becoming a better leader is the theme, but many aspects apply to daily life.

Great Rivers Super Training Event
  • October 17th and 24th
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • $3.50 per person 
  • Guardian Angels Church - 8260 4th St. N. Oakdale, MN
  • Please register by Oct. 10th so that instructors can be secured. If registering after that date, please contact De Granstrom at (651)-485-4796 or at
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Need an OA identification number?
Come to round table to get your OA numbers and for answers about coming OA events and conclave !! 

Build Your Own Klondike Sled!
Date:  Saturday, July 15th
Location:   Woodbury United Methodist Church - 7465  Steepleview Rd, Woodbury, MN 55125
Build your Klondike Sled when the sun shines instead of when the snow flies! This sled can be built in a day, by Scouts, and can be easily taken apart and stored in much less space than a traditional sled. All parts, including skis, are included in the price. Patrols of up to 8 Scouts are ideal for racing and building. Troops may register for more than one sled, based on availability. There are only 36 sled kits available, so sign up early. 
RSVP via email to Jenny Veith:
Be sure to include a roster of participating scouts, troop number, district, and lead adult info. 
Registration fee of $32 per Sled / Patrol required
2-Deep Leadership required to participate
(Online Registration not available yet) 
(Leader packet to be posted in July)

Fall Camporee 2017
Save the date for the 2017 Great Rivers District Fall Camporee! 
Friday, October 6 thru Sunday, October 8
Location: Phillippo Scout Reservation, Upper Level. 
Enjoy a weekend of Scouting fun and adventure, sharpen your Scouting skills and learn about our local Native American heritage. 
Online registration starts in August. 
(Leader packet to be posted when registration starts)
Printable .pdf: Campo 2017 flyer.docx

Great Rivers Popcorn Sales