Friday, December 15, 2017

Northwest - Do Your Best!


Northwest District is part of the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Northwest District is comprised of the communities of Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, Roseville, Shoreview, and the western panhandle of Maplewood.

Please check the council website first for any questions:

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Northwest District Email Announcements


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Add Your Event to Calendar 2.0 thru this Google Form

Do you have an event you want publicized? Please follow the link below (or copy and paste the link) and fill out the Google Form. If you prefer, you can also email the details to Even if you don't have all the details determined, it is helpful to get the word out. If the link is broken, or you prefer to directly e-mail your event details, this is the information we are looking for: Name of Event: A short phrase that sums it up. Time of Event: Exact day and start and end time? Does this event repeat (monthly, yearly, etc.)? Place of Event: Name of place? Exact address of event? Are GPS coordinates if available? Event Description: A paragraph or three that explains every detail of the event, including the "Why" Registration Info: How does a person register? Include sign up dates, methods, and deadlines. Contact Info: Info that can be public with name and email and maybe phone number. Weblink: Any weblinks help your event by giving people more information. Pictures or Graphics Available: Pictures really help promote your event!!! Please e-mail this information to

Calendar 2.0 of the Northwest District


Announcements, News Bites, Quick Info, Hot Tips,


Our thanks to an alert reader that pointed out the broken link, it is now fixed. 

WALI-GA-ZU 2018 FISH FLASH CARDS PDF - Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Please click the "read more" to download the Fish Identification flash card PDF for Wali-Ga-Zu 2018. read more ...
WALI-GA-ZU 2018 WILL BE FEBRUARY 19TH OF 2018 - Monday, November 6, 2017
The Northwest District Wali-Ga-Zu is an inter-troop and inter-patrol Scout Skills Challenge, to promote learning, practicing, and demonstrating basic Scout Skills, including Tripod Building (Lashing), First Aid (knowledge and skill demonstration), Nature Identification (this year is fish), Map and Compass Symbols, and Knot Tying. Please email Dick Thomalla to register or ask questions: The registration deadline is February 15th, 2018 and the event is February 19, 2018. read more ...
UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING SUCCESS - Thursday, November 2, 2017

Many Scouters from NWD attended the recent U of S. And, the FFOS Presenter training had more Scouters from NWD than any other district in the Council. Congrats to us!

MERIT BADGE DAY SUCCESS! - Friday, October 6, 2017
The September 30th Northwest District Merit Badge Day offered 6 different Merit Badges to 38 different Scouts and 74 Merit Badges were earned! Way to go! A big thanks to all the Merit Badge Counselors and other Scouters that made this happen. 
ADD YOUR DISTRICT EVENT TO CALENDAR 2.0 - Monday, September 25, 2017
Do you have an event you think the Northwest District Community should know about? Add it to the Calendar 2.0 and District Facebook Page. Click on the Google Form link below or copy and paste it. You can also email your information too. read more ...
Check out the Northwest District Facebook Page! - Monday, August 14, 2017
If you haven't joined yet, please check out the Northwest District Facebook Page read more ...
The New Northwest District Calendar 2.0 is online! - Friday, August 11, 2017
Look on the Home page for a small version of the Calendar 2.0 and a larger version of it on the Calendar 2.0 tab. This is a public Google Calendar.  
Add YOUR Event to the Northwest District Calendar - Friday, August 11, 2017
Do you have an event or know about an event that you think should be on the Northwest District Calendar? Please e-mail and tell us all about it!  
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