Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Welcome to Dan Patch District

Want to join Scouts but not sure what Pack, Troop or Crew or other options are close or right for you. Then go here Adventure is Calling and see what options there are. There are programs for both boys and girls. For more information about these programs go to the NorthernStar Council website, click Here.

University of Scouting Fall 2016 

Bat Week Click Here 




Roundtable is the first Thursday of every month.  Find out what is going on in the District, get trained, and get new ideas. The meetings begin at 7:30pm then breakout into smaller sessions.  

Remember to come early for Meet, Greet and Eat at 7:00. Official meeting begins at 7:30.

Christ the King Lutheran Church

8600 Fremont Ave S
Bloomington, MN
In case you need it here is the Map

At the March Round Table, Wayne Boeger (Pack 239) was awarded the James E West award. Congratulations!

Wayne Boeger (Pack 239) was awarded the James E West award

In case you missed announcements from the last round table you can view the PDF of them Here

Dan Patch Growl

List of Upcoming Events

  • October 11th Eagle Preview, 7PM sharp  
  • District Training October 13th at 7 PM, there will be Cub Leader training offered along with Youth Protection and Merit Councilor training at Christ the King church.
  • Venturing - Area 1 Event, October 14th to the 16th. For the flyer click HERE
  • November 3rd, Round Table
  • Monster Jam 2016 at US Bank Stadium. Click to get all the information including how to get discount prices. 
  • Dan Patch Growl

    Camping Information

    Cub Scout Camping

    • Reservations are open now at
    • Camp Stearns will be all new this summer, just in time for Cub camp. Several projects including a new program facility, jumping pillow and splash pads are nearing completion. Don't miss your chance to be one of the first campers. 

    Boy Scout Camping

    • Summer camp reservations are open for 2017. Units can reserve their same campsite during their same week from January 1 until May 1. After May 5th reservations are open to first come first serve basis. Go to or to check availability.
    • June 3rd to the 5th are Tomahawk and Many Point work parties.
    • April 1st at high noon, the Many Point and Tomahawk High Adventure registrations open. 
    • April 15th the $25 deposits are due. 
    • TSR full payment is dew on June 1st. New this year.

    Base Camp

    • Base Camp has a new and improved youth program catalog complete with updated lock-in and Blue and Gold packages. The catalog can be found on the youth tab at

    High Adventure

    • The 2017 Council Philmont Contingent will be July 1st to the 13th 2017, and is estimated at $1,475 per person. Registration will be available in March 2016.  


National Jamboree runs from July 19 to July 28, 2017

SCOUTS: Registration is now open for the 2017 National Jamboree. Though it may seem ways off, the journey to the ultimate Scouting experience begins today! 2017 will be here before you know it. Fortunately for you, you have the opportunity to be a part of one of the best Council Contingents in the country.

The National Jamboree runs from July 19 to July 28, 2017. The Northern Star Council Contingent will be leaving on Saturday July 15th, 2017 and spend 2-3 days touring our Nation’s Capital prior to the National Jamboree.

If you want to register or learn more on your own, check out this link from Northern Star Council:

If you are interested in attending the 2017 National Jamboree, or have questions about the Jamboree and think you might be interested, send an email to Shawn Neri at Shawn is one of the Northern Star Council’s Scoutmasters for the 2017 National Jamboree and is more than happy to answer any questions that you may have. Shawn will have a National Jamboree information table at the March roundtable.

Don't miss this scouting experience of a lifetime. Guarantee your spot by registering today.

New Boy Scout Rank Advancement Requirements

You can get the new requirements Here

Eagle Ideas

Do you have a Scout that doesn't know what they want to do for their Eagle Project. Take a look here to find the answers. 

Cub Scout Activities

Cub Scout Learning Library

See pictures from recent activities by some of the Cub Scout Packs from Dan Patch

See the latest files for Cub Scouts and Leader awards HERE. This includes the new NSC Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award for Cub Scouts and Cub Scout leaders.

Boy Scout Activities 

See pictures from recent activities by some of the Boy Scout Troops from Dan Patch  

Venture Activities

See pictures from recent activities by some of the  Venturing Crews from Dan Patch.   

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