University of Scouting
The Northern Star Council University of Scouting will be April 18th from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at Lakeville South High School. This is a great opportunity to take required trainings as well as some fun classes. Youth classes are offered, so bring your Scouts along so they can enjoy the day as well! New this year is a Youth Leadership College for Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts. This is a great opportunity for Scouts to get short training sessions similar to Grey Wolf and Kodiak, so if you troop or crew is looking for better trained youth leaders, this is the day for you! You can find more information at http://training.northernstarbsa.org/info/UniversityOfScouting.aspx.
Dan Patch District Dinner
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our fellow volunteers! This evening will be filled with food, fun, fellowship, and awards. Each unit will recognize a Unit Jockey, so we hope to see all of you there! Registration is online at www.scoutingevent.com?dprecognitiondinner2015, and will be open until April 21, 2015 at midnight. For more information check out the flier! The award nomination forms are here: Dan Patch District Nomination Form-2015, Dan Patch District Of The Year Discription.
With the help of the Minnesota Astronomical Society Scouts will be able to look through the telescopes at the Onan Observatory located at the park. Scouts will be able to observe both the daytime and nighttime sky, can earn astronomy merit badge, and can enjoy some beautiful spring camping - the scouts will have exclusive use of the camping area. Each scout will get a glow in the dark Frisbee too! Registration is online at www.scoutingevent.com?dpspringcamporee2015. For more information check out the flier!
Webelos Woods is a great chance for Webelos to get a taste of Boy Scouting, while also having the opportunity to earn a variety of pins. Events last year included: completion of naturalist, forester, geologist and readyman pins, as well as completion on the outdoorsman pin for some. This year we plan on incorporating partial work on the Fitness and Sportsman pins as well! Registration is online at www.scoutingevent.com?dpwebeloswoods2015. For more information check out the flier!
Gathering of Eagles
Please join us June 11th at the 2015 Gathering of Eagles Alumni event. The Gathering of Eagles event is the annual Scouting alumni event where we recognize youth and adult Eagle Scouts for outstanding service to their community. This year’s keynote speaker is Assistant U of MN Football Coach Matt Limegrover. Register Online at: https://scoutingevent.com/?goe2015. Please see the attached flyer for more details or to register by mail.