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Volunteer Recognition Dinner - April 28th, 2017 - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Volunteer Recognition Dinner read more ...
Webelos Woods coming in May - Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Join us for Webelos Woods. 

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The Northwest District 2014 Fall Camporee will be held 10/10-10/12. - Thursday, October 2, 2014

Boy Scouts are invited to come camp with their Troop and experience a fun weekend focused on the Search and Rescue merit badge! Webelos Scouts are invited  out for the day on Saturday to participate as well. Registration and additional information can be found here: Register herewww.scoutingevent.com?nwfallcamporee

 
18th ANNUAL NORTHWEST DISTRICT ICE FISHING CONTEST 2015 - Tuesday, January 6, 2015

18th ANNUAL NORTHWEST DISTRICT ICE FISHING CONTEST 2015

SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2015 1:00 - 4:00 P.M.
BAD WEATHER DATE - SATURDAY, February 7, 2015
SNAIL LAKE REGIONAL PARK - SHOREVIEW SWIMMING BEACH AREA

AWARDS: FIRST FISH, SMALLEST FISH, BIGGEST FISH, MOST FISH, BIGGEST FISH(OPEN)

THE FIRST 200 SCOUTS REGISTERED WILL RECEIVE AN EVENT PATCH, AN ICE FISHING STICK, HOOKS, BAIT AND A PRIZE.  THIS IS A GREAT TIME TO GIVE ICE FISHING A TRY, AS EVERYTHING IS PROVIDED FOR YOU.  ALL HOLES WILL BE DRILLED PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CONTEST.  

 
Northwest District Wali-Ga-Zu - Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Northwest District Wali-Ga-Zu

The Northwest District will hold its annual Wali-Ga-Zu scout skills challenge 
on two successive Monday nights, February 23 or March 2, 2015 (your choice), 
at St. John the Evangelist School in Little Canada 

Wali-Ga-Zu is an inter-troop and inter-patrol Scout skills activity, to promote learning, practicing, and demonstrating basic Scout skills, including Tripod Building (Lashing), First Aid (knowledge and skill demonstration), Nature Identification (this year is constellations), Map and Compass Symbols, and Knot Tying.

 
2015 Northwest District Pinewood Derby - Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The 2015 Northwest District Pinewood Derby (hosted by Pack 297)

Date:           April 18, 2015 

Time:          9:00 am -3:00pm   ( expected completion 2:00 pm or earlier ) 

Location:    Roseville Lutheran Church (1215 Roselawn Ave West, Roseville, Minnesota 55113

 

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The Northwest Activities Committee provides district-wide events that units can add to their unit's program. We provide Cub Scout unit events and Boy Scout/Venture unit level events. Each event is program level designed. The District Activities Committee also works with Council Activities and Civic Service Committee on Council-wide events.

District events are managed by the District Activities Committee with the help of district units. The Activities Committee also works with other district committees to help them present their program features at district events. A prime example is the District Dinner. All district committees have a part of this events put on by the District Activities Committee.

Fall Events

  • Fall Camporee                 - October 
  • Merit Badge Saturday - A day of merit badge sessions to help Boy Scouts on their path to advancement.
  • Eagle Expo - An opportunity for potential Eagle candidates, their leaders, and their families to learn more about the Eagle process.
  • Webelos Activity Day - Webelos Scouts are invited out for the day to complete up to four activity pins! 

Winter Events

  • Klondike Derby - The Klondike Derby be a fun winter sled race, driven by Scouts and powered by Scouts!
    It’s a one‐day event of Scouting fun that is a mixture of competitive spirit and outdoor fellowship
  • Wali-Ga-Zu - A Northwest tradition, Wali-Ga-Zu is an inter-troop and inter-patrol Scout skills activity, to promote learning, practicing and demonstrating basic Scout skills. The basic Scout skills covered include: tripod building, first aid, nature identification, map and compass symbols, and knot tying. 

Spring Events

  • Merit Badge Saturday - A day of merit badge sessions to help Boy Scouts on their path to advancement.
  • District Pinewood Derby - Top Cub Scout Pack pinewood derby Scouts compete to win a spot in the Council Pinewood Derby.
  • Northwest Volunteer Recognition Dinner
  • Scouting for Food
  • Webelos Woods
  • Eagle Expo - An opportunity for potential Eagle candidates, their leaders, and their families to learn more about the Eagle process.

Northwest does not sponsor summer events. That's the season for troops and crews to spend time in summer camp or on High Adventures. Summer is when packs arrange Cub Camp participation or other summer activities to earn the Summertime Pack Award.

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