Tuesday, March 31, 2015
 
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District Leadership

District Executive

James McCalvy - Key 4

District Commissioner

Sandra Muench - Key 4

District Chair
Paul Kaus - Key 4

District Vice Chair
Troy Billings - Key 4

District Webmaster

Dan McNulty

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Service Area

Coates, Farmington, Hampton, Lakeville, Prior Lake, Randolph, and Rosemount

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Announcements
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Welcome to the BSA - Prairie Lakes District

Come join us for scouting fellowship and training at Roundtable.
Roundtable is normally held at 7:00 PM on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, from August through May unless otherwise noted on the District Calendar.

Training sessions (if offered) usually begin at 6:00 PM.

Messiah Lutheran Church
16725 Highview Ave in Lakeville, MN. 
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Looking to get involved in the Prairie Lakes District?
We are looking for passionate Scouters to join the commissioner staff and the district committee.  Contact a member of the Key 4 to discuss the possibility of getting involved at the district level. 
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Stay informed - Join Us On The Prairie Lakes District Facebook Group.
There is a very active group participating in discussion here, come join us.
Click HERE.
 
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 We're Now Over The Halfway Point. To Donate, Please Click HERE.

 
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Announcements 
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Calendar:
Make sure to scroll down towards the bottom of the webpage and view upcoming events posted to the calendar.
 
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Heads UP Venturing Crews
Information has been posting on the Venturing Crews Index (leftside), located towards the bottom.  Click on it for current info. 
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Check out the pictures from the Farmington Community Expo. Below, a photo of some of the BSA Prairie Lakes volunteers working a display table at the event. Photo - Kim Shannon. Click HERE to view.


 
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Upcoming Events / Activities 
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Pinewood Derby - Saturday, April 11th, 2015:

McGuire Middle School, 21220 Holyoke Avenue, Lakeville, MN 55044. Times for the weigh in and race times will be forthcoming. Lions and Tigers will start the weigh in at 8AM. For Event Flyer, Click HERE.

 
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Spring 2015 University of Scouting will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2014: More Information, Click HERE. From 8:30AM - 4:30PM at Lakeville South High School. 21135 Jacquard Avenue, Lakeville, MN 55044.


 
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Webelos Woods - Friday, April 24th, through Sunday, April 26th, 2015: For Flyer, Click HERE. Registration, Click HERE.
 
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Ripley Rendezvous at Camp Ripley: May 15th - May 17th, 2015:
Regional Camping weekend. Hosted by Central MN Region. Troops, Crews, Explorers welcome. For Flyer, Click HERE. For Facebook Group on the event, Click Here.

 
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District Dinner - The "Outing in ScOUTING" With Prairie Lakes.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Registrations begins at 6:00pm, Social Hour at 6:00pm, Dinner served at 6:30pm.
Crystal Lake Golf Course, 16725 Innsbrook Drive, Lakeville, MN 55044.
Registrations are due by May 10th. All registrations received on time will be eligible to win a tent. 2014 Eagle Scouts - $15, Youth under 18 - $15, Scouters, Spouses & Parents - $25, At the Door - $30.

All Prairie Lakes Scouters and their families are encouraged to attend.
Friends, Fellowship, Recognition of your peers (Glowing Embers, Distinguished Leadership, District Award of Merit, Lifesaving Award of Merit, Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor Class of 2015 and Ceturion Recipinets) and District Achievements! More information and to Register, Click HERE.

Any questions can be answered by Julie and Steve Young at  651-315-6030 or julie.a.nitti@gmail.com
 
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Gathering Of Eagles, Thursday June 11, 2015. Event starts at 6:45pm:
Please join us at the 2015 Gathering of Eagles Alumni event.
TCF Bank Stadium, DQ Club Room.
Adults $36, Youth $24. Class of 2014 Eagle Scouts are free.
The Gathering of Eagles event is the annual Scouting alumni event where we recognize youth and adult Eagle Scouts for outstanding service to their community. This year’s keynote speaker is Assistant U of MN Football Coach Matt Limegrover. Flyer, Click HERE. To Register, Click HERE.
Please see the attached flyer for more details or to register by mail.
Bill Anderson-Horecka, Development Director, Northern Star Council, BSA | direct: 651-254-9146. 393 Marshall Avenue | Saint Paul MN 55102. main: 763-231-7201 | fax: 763-231-7202.
 
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Northern Star Council Pinewood Derby - Saturday, June 6th, 2015:
Packs, mark your calendars so you do not miss this great time for your Pinewood Derby Winners. Location will be announced at a later date. Questions? Contact David Lovett @(651) 254-9122, or dlovett@nsbsa.org
 
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23rd World Scout Jamboree: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - through Saturday , August 8, 2015.
Scouts and Adult Leaders. Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan.
Cost: $5,750 for Leaders & Participants
Lifetime experience and FUN!! Last chance to register. Website, Click HERE. To Register, Click HERE.
 
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Discounts For Scouts 
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Northern Star Council - Calendar - Discounts For Scouts:
Click Here for more information. 
 
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Misc. Information 
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Prairie Lakes District Planning Calendar 2015-16:  Click HERE. 
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*Outstanding Cub Scout Leader Award.doc
*Glowing Ember Award.doc
*Distinguished Leadership Award.doc

Uploaded. Click HERE
 
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*Scouting from NSC, Video - For FOS Presentations: Click HERE 
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**New Files Uploaded: Ten Ring Training and Merit Badge Classes:
Click HERE for Ten Ring Training 2015 pdf.
Click HERE for Ten Ring Merit Badge Classes 2015 pdf.
 
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2015 Ripley Rendezvous Flyer-1:  Click HERE for more information. 
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CAMPING - A Great Way to Have Fun in Scouting:
See 
goscouting.org which is your link to sign-up Cubs Scouts for camp today.  Follow the link to eight great different camp experiences for all Cub Scouts.

 
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*JTE 2.0 Checklist Examples*: Program Planning, Budget Planning, & Communication Planning:
Has been upload to the Resources index - Helpful Forms and Documents area. 
 
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