Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Welcome to Dan Patch District

Weather Alert 

Due to the weather on Tuesday, our meeting that evening was cancelled. Due to the importance of this meeting reviewing 2015 JTE status, setting goals for 2016 JTE, and district calendar planning for the council’s calendar publication, we will reschedule these meetings for same time and place, TUESDAY, February 9th, 2016. 

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.    


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

If you ever wonder what Round Table looks like see below.

Round Table Round Table

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

Next roundtable is March 3rd 2016. 


From the Scout Shop






All Cubs look forward to an annual patch for their collection!

$1.49 each



List of Upcoming Events


  • 2/27 Donaldson Merit Badge Madness ( it is live click Here for more information)
  • 3/5 Klondike Derby (need a new troop to host)
  • 3/12 District Pinewood Derby
  • 3/19 Northern Star Council Dinner at the Golden Valley Country Club
  • 4/28 Scouting for Food
  • 5/5 District Dinner Scouters Recognition and Awards (See below for nomination forms)
  • 5/6 - 5/8 Spring Camporee (please help to organize this event)
  • 6/4 - 6/5 Webelos Woods




Scouters Recognition and Awards

Do you have that great Scouter or Adviser in Troop or Crew? Let them know how much you appreciate their effort. Nominate them for the Dan Patch District Dinner. Here is the outline for Dan Patch awards and the form you use to nominate them. 

Now is the time to sign up for Cub Scout summer camp.

Here is a great video about summer camp. This is a great way to introduce the Cubs to camping and what Boy Scout camping is all about. 

New Boy Scout Rank Advancement Requirements

You can get the new requirements Here 

Buck Hill Tubing Day

Our Annual Dan Patch Buck Hill Tubing Day will be January 18, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Buck Hill Tubing area in Burnsville.  The night will include two hours of tubing with your Dan Patch friends, hot cocoa, and an awesome patch!  Mark your calendars now for this fun event, more details will be available at roundtable, and e-mailed out to unit leadership.  Robin Kutz ( is the contact for this event. (click HERE for more information)

Donaldson Company Merit Badge Madness

Here is a unique opportunity to learn and earn a variety of vocational merit badges from experts in the field at Donaldson Company, a Fortune 1000 global manufacturing company headquartered on Bloomington, Minnesota.  This is a hands-on “merit badge madness” event sponsored by Donaldson and taking place at the Donaldson Headquarters, where scouts will have the opportunity to learn at actual laboratories, workroom and offices where these trades are practiced every day.  Earn one or two merit badges in a small group setting.  This event will take place on February 27th, 2016. (watch Here for more information)

Cub Scout Activities

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

Boy Scout Activities 

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

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