Sunday, April 20, 2014
 

Welcome to Dan Patch District

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Roundtable is the first Thursday of every month.  The meetings begin at 7:30pm then breakout into smaller sessions.  Check out our Schedule to see what will be covered.  2013-2014 roundtable topics.pdf

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

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Announcements

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Are You Campin' with Sasquatch?

Remember, it's not too late to sign up for Cub Scout Camp and the most fun you will have all summer!  For more information or to sign up for Cub Scout Camp check out the Cub Scout Camping website!  You can also track where Sasquatch has been and watch the latest videos!

The Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

The Outstanding Eagle Scout Award is a new National award presented to an adult Scouter who is an Eagle Scout for their distinguished service to Scouting youth and their community.  The recipient is chosen based on their outstanding service.  Click here for the requirements and the nomination form if you would like to learn more or to nominate someone.

Eagle Trail Campout

Venture Crew 390 is hosting an Eagle rank advancement camp out April 4-6, 2014.  Check out the flier for more information.

Leave No Trace Trainer Course

A Leave No Trace Trainer Course will be offered at Phillippo Scout Camp May 2nd-4th.Check out the brochure for more info.

Lowe's Grants for Life Scouts

Lowe's is happy to announce that they have increased the number of Lowe’s Grants/$100 Gift Cards that they are awarding to Life Scouts.The information and application link located here http://www.scouting.org/trailtoeagle.aspx. This is a time sensitive application as projects for 2013 – 2014 must be completed by April 30, 2014.Please promote these in your unit and email, your application to Rita Johnson at rjohnson@northernstarbsa.org.

Hornaday Award

Here is a great resource for information on the Hornaday Award.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Pinewood Derby

Congratulations to all of the Scouts that qualified for the council race!  Here are the results for the 2014 Dan Patch Pinewood Derby: Overall Standings, Lions, Tigers, Wolf, Bear, Webelos I, Webelos II.

District Award Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for awards to be presented at our District Dinner.  All the information needed to make a nomination can be found here.  Nominations are also being accepted for the District Popcorn Chair of the Year Award, this form can be found here.  All nominations need to be submitted to Deb Grazzini at Dan.Patch.Advance@gmail.com by April 3, 2014

Dan Patch District Dinner

The Dan Patch District Dinner will be Friday, April 25, 2014.  Registration begins at 6:15 pm with dinner starting at 7:00 pm, the awards ceremony will follow at  8:00 pm. This year our District Dinner will be held at the Richfield Bloomington Eagles club #3208, 9152 Old Cedar Ave S, Bloomington, MN 5542, just off of Old Cedar Avenue South & East Old Shakopee Road.  Cost is$20 per person, to register go to https://scoutingevent.com?DP2014Dinner.  For information or to volunteer contact Deb Grazzini at Dan.Patch.Advance@gmail.com / 612-508-5425.

Spring Camporee

Our Zombie Apocalypse Spring Camporee Will be May 2nd through 4th at Phillippo Scout reservation.  Cost is $20.00 per person, to register go to https://scoutingevent.com?DP2014SpringCamp.  For more information check out the flier here!

Webelos Woods

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!  Cost is $20 per scout and $10 per parent, to register go to https://scoutingevent.com?DP2014WebWoods.  For more information check out the flier!

All Things Aquatic Week at Many Point

This will be held July 12-19 at Many Point and is open to participants over they age of 15.  During the week, the Scouts will earn their Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, BSA Lifeguard certification, kayaking BSA, Boardsailing BSA, and motorboating merit badge.  We also do an off site river Kayaking day trip with class 2 and 3 rapids.  We have a lot to do to earn all of these certifications so we are wet alot and often work long days from breakfast until 10 pm typically.  This is a highly focused intensive fun week at camp.  Space is limited to 16 participants, you can find the registration form here.

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