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Northwest - Do Your Best!

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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: www.northernstarbsa.org.


Northwest District Email Announcements

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Sign-up for the District's email distribution list here.  

Join Scouting now by clicking on the word "Scouting" below

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Adventure is Calling

Register for Events HERE!

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OA FALL FELLOWSHIP - Monday, September 17, 2018
OA Fall Fellowship for Scouts and Scouters in the Order of the Arrow. Register at: https://scoutingevent.com/250-OAFALLFellowship2018 read more ...
THIS NEW SECTION IS ONE STOP SHOPPING FOR EVENT REGISTRATION LINKS - Friday, April 13, 2018
IN THIS SECTION, PLEASE FIND THE LINKS TO UPCOMING EVENTS. IF THE LINK DOES NOT SHOW, PLEASE CLICK "read more..." 
BSA ANNUAL HEALTH AND MEDICAL FORMS - Friday, April 6, 2018
https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/ahmr/ read more ...

Add Your Event to Calendar 2.0 thru this Google Form

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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 NWDEvent@gmail.com. Even if you don't have all the details determined, it is helpful to get the word out.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1jKLaP2MN7wdTkpNBRoplFSgIwhoxM_YdO-oQqBx43gI/edit 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 NWDEvent@gmail.com

Scouting Survey Says...

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Scouter Alicia Tillman of the Great Rivers District in the Northern Star Council did a couple great surveys: "Cub Scout Visibility Survey" and "Boy Scout Troop Selection Survey." Look for the file in the "eHangFiles" section of this website and on the Northwest District Facebook Group. Thanks for sharing Alicia!

Calendar 2.0 of the Northwest District

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Announcements, News Bites, Quick Info, Hot Tips,

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ST PAUL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SPONSORS MERIT BADGE DAYST PAUL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SPONSORS MERIT BADGE DAY - Thursday, October 11, 2018
St Paul Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a NWD Merit Badge Day 
2018 FALL CAMPOREE LEADER'S GUIDE IS HERE! - Monday, September 17, 2018
It's true! read more ...
OA FALL FELLOWSHIP EVENT FLYER - Monday, September 17, 2018
It's here!  read more ...
LOOKING FOR MORE INFO ABOUT TROOP ANNUAL PLANNING? - Thursday, April 12, 2018
Looking for more info about Troop Annual Planning? Follow this link: https://www.scouting.org/programs/boy-scouts/planning/ read more ...
LOOKING FOR MORE INFO ABOUT PACK ANNUAL PLANNING? - Thursday, April 12, 2018
Looking for more info about Pack Annual Planning? Follow this link: https://www.scouting.org/programs/cub-scouts/leaders/pack-committee-resources/unit-program-planning-tools/ read more ...
SCOUT SURVEY SAYS... - Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Scouter Alicia Tillman of the Great Rivers District in the Northern Star Council did a couple great surveys: "Cub Scout Visibility Survey" and "Boy Scout Troop Selection Survey." Look for the file in the "eHangFiles" section of this page. Thanks for sharing Alicia! 
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 NWDEvent@gmail.com 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 NWDEvent@gmail.com and tell us all about it!  

District Operating Committee Responsibilities

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Are you looking to volunteer at the district-level, or would you like to know about the responsibilities of the district's operating committees?  If so, the following document covers the functions that each of our Northwest District operating committees provides for the Scouts and units of our district.  

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