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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.


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Northwest District Email Announcements

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

Register for Events HERE!

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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..." 
VENTURING SHINDIG MAY 18-20TH REGISTRATION IS LIVE! - Friday, April 13, 2018
Great news, NSC Venturers: registration is open now for Shindig! Register here: https://scoutingevent.com/250-venturing2018shindig read more ...
STATE FAIR NEEDS VOLUNTEERS! - Thursday, April 12, 2018
Scouting at the State Fair! https://scoutingevent.com/250-2018statefairvolunteer read more ...
NORTHERN STAR COUNCIL PINEWOOD DERBY FOR ALL IS JUNE 2ND - Friday, April 6, 2018
https://scoutingevent.com/250-2018PinewoodDerby read more ...
UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING IS APRIL 21ST - Friday, April 6, 2018
https://scoutingevent.com/250-spring2018uos read more ...
NORTHWEST DISTRICT PINEWOOD DERBY - Friday, April 6, 2018
https://scoutingevent.com/250-nwpinewoodderby2018 read more ...
WEBELOS WOODS MAY 4TH THRU MAY 6TH - Friday, April 6, 2018
https://scoutingevent.com/250-nw2018ww read more ...
BSA ANNUAL HEALTH AND MEDICAL FORMS - Friday, April 6, 2018
https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/ahmr/ read more ...
NORTHWEST DISTRICT VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION DINNER APRIL 26TH - Friday, April 6, 2018
https://scoutingevent.com/250-nwdistrictrecognitiondinner2018 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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VENTURING SHINDIG REGISTRATION IS OPEN! - Friday, April 13, 2018
Great news, NSC Venturers: registration is open now for Shindig! Register here: https://scoutingevent.com/250-venturing2018shindig Invite friends for a fun-filled weekend of food, friends, Ranger-themed activities, and more! $20 per person, Stearns Scout Camp, May 18-20 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 ...
APRIL 2018 ROUNDTABLE ANNOUNCEMENTS ARE HERE! - Thursday, April 12, 2018
The announcements for the April 2018 Roundtable are now posted online. read more ...
APRIL 2018 ROUNDTABLE AGENDA IS ONLINE - Thursday, April 12, 2018
The Agenda for the April 2018 Roundtable is now online. read more ...
NORTHERN STAR COUNCIL PINEWOOD DERBY REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR JUNE 2ND - Friday, April 6, 2018
https://scoutingevent.com/250-2018PinewoodDerby read more ...
PINEWOOD DERBY 2018 DISTRICT INFORMATION IS HERE! - Thursday, April 5, 2018
The Northwest District Pinewood Derby will be Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Roseville Lutheran Church (GYM) 1215 Roselawn Avenue West Roseville, MN 55113. If you have any questions, please contact Paul Soulia Pinewood Derby Chair at 612-860-0183 or psoulia@hotmail.com read more ...
REGISTER FOR THE DISTRICT VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION NOW! - Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Register for the April 26th District Dinner thru this link: https://scoutingevent.com/250-nwdistrictrecognitiondinner2018 read more ...
WEBELOS WOODS 2018 PAGE IS CORRECTED - Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The NWD website committee just found out that the old Webelos Woods page from 2017 was still showing up. It has now been updated with 2018 information.  read more ...
SCHOOL NIGHT FOR SCOUTING TRAINING INFO - Thursday, March 29, 2018
The 2018 School Night for Scouting will be September 20th, 2018 from 6-7PM. Please click "read more" for the PDF flier about training oppurtunities. read more ...
WEBELOS WOODS 2018 REGISTRATION IS WORKING - Thursday, March 15, 2018
https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-nw2018ww read more ...
SCOUTING FOR FOOD DOOR HANGERS WILL BE AT MARCH ROUNDTABLESCOUTING FOR FOOD DOOR HANGERS WILL BE AT MARCH ROUNDTABLE - Friday, March 2, 2018
Pick up the April 28th Scouting for Food Door Hangers beginning at the March 8th Roundtable. 
REGISTRATION LINK FOR SPRING UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING 2018REGISTRATION LINK FOR SPRING UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING 2018 - Friday, March 2, 2018
REGISTER TODAY at https://scoutingevent.com/250-spring2018uos read more ...
SPRING UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING CLASS CATALOG IS HERESPRING UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING CLASS CATALOG IS HERE - Friday, March 2, 2018
Look for more info on the Northern Star Council website and in the NWD eHangFiles read more ...
CUB SCOUT SUMMER CAMP RESERVATIONS OPEN MARCH 1ST - Thursday, March 1, 2018
Cub Scout Summer Camp Reservations open March 1st 
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PACKS THAT MADE THEIR MEMBERSHIP GOAL! - Thursday, February 8, 2018
A big CONGRATULATIONS to the Packs that made their 2017 new member recruitment goal:
Pack 525
They received 2 tickets for each registered Scout to the Crayola Experience (at MOA).

Packs that made their 2017 new member recruitment s-t-r-e-t-c-h goal:
Pack 186
Pack 266
Pack 297
Pack 904
They received 4 tickets for each registered Scout to the Crayola Experience. 
NORTHWEST DISTRICT PINEWOOD DERBY IS MAY 19TH - Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The Northwest District Pinewood Derby will be May 19th at Roseville Lutheran Church. More details soon. 
2018 PINEWOOD DERBY RULES FOR THE NORTHERN STAR COUNCIL ARE HERE - Friday, February 2, 2018
The latest rules for the June 2nd Pinewood Derby Race for the Northern Star Council are now posted on the District Facebook Group page, the District website eHangfiles, and if you click "read more" 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! 
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 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!  
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