Tuesday, February 9, 2016
 
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District Leadership

District Chair

Paul Kaus

District Chair-Elect

Troy Billings

District Commissioner

Sandy Muench

Asst. District Commissioner

George Strickland

District Executive

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Service Area

Lakeville

Farmington

Prior Lake

Rosemount

Randolph

Hampton

Coates

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Communications

Communications Chair

Clayton Lee

Web Manager

Dan McNulty

Public Relations

Clint Kennedy

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Welcome to the BSA - Prairie Lakes District

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TONIGHT - Roundtable, Tuesday, February 9th.
Messiah Lutheran Church, 16725 Highview Ave. Lakeville, MN 55044



Steak Fry Troop Fundraiser - Troop 118:
Saturday, Feb. 20th, 5-8 pm. Farmington VFW, 421 3rd Street.

Cost is $11. Tickets are available ahead of time or pay at the door.
Dinner includes steak, baked potato, salad, lemonade, and dessert. Tickets will also be available at the next Roundtable.
 
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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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Polar Cubs Makes Winter Fun
Sign up today for Polar Cubs at one of our four locations


Polar Cubs is the largest Cub Scout Day Camp in the Country, and you don't want to miss out. We'll do a ton of fun activities for the whole day. We'll go snow tubing, play with LEGO, play outdoor games, get dog sled rides (on select weekends for Webelos), drink hot cocoa, and more. Plus, you get lunch and nice warm buildings to heat up in. There are activities for all ages.

We have Polar Cubs in four locations throughout January, February, and March. The exact dates are all Saturdays and Sundays from January 9-10 through March 5-6 unless noted below. We run camp at:
Phillippo Scout Reservation (Cannon Falls, MN)
Rum River Scout Camp (Anoka, MN) no camp February 20-21 or March 5-6
Stearns Scout Camp (South Haven, MN) camp only held on March 5-6
Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp (Houlton, WI) camp only held on February 20-21

Upcoming Polar Cub weekends are on GoScouting.org
Pick one and register today! 2016 Dates - Click Here

 
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Lock-In Your Indoor Winter Fun at Base Camp
Don't let the cold slow you down, have fun at Base Camp.

Indoor Fun at Base CampBase Camp is a great place for a pack, troop, or crew lock-in. If your unit hasn't checked out Base Camp yet, now's your chance! Your Scouts can choose any two Base Camp programs, which run from 8 p.m. to midnight. Keep The Fun Going.

After the programs end, the real fun begins with a 20-foot projection screen for movies and 35,000 square feet of activity space for your Scouts to play (or sleep) on. You get all this, plus pizza and lemonade, for $25/youth and $8/adult, with a minimum of 20 participants. For more information, check out www.explorebasecamp.org/YouthPrograms 
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Rodeo-The World's Toughest Rodeo is coming to town, and we've got a special offer for Scouts.
When and Where: Februrary 5, 7:30 p.m. at the Xcel Energy Center

What Do Scouts Get: The special Scout offer includes a lower level ticket. Each Scout will also receive a rodeo patch and a chance to participate in "Cowboy Camp" before the rodeo, starting at 5:30 p.m. More details will be sent with the ticket. A portion of the proceeds will benefit our council.

Are You Ready for Some Excitement?
Fill out this form to get your tickets. They're just $17.00 per person.
http://www.northernstarbsa.org/UploadedFiles/file/eNavigator/2015December/Rodeo-Northern-Star-2016.pdf
 
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Have Some Winter Fun - Annual Overnight Winter Event - Ski/Snowboard

For more than a decade the Northern Star Council has held an overnight ski outing at Buck Hill in Lakeville, MN. We are changing things up and going to Powder Ridge and staying overnight at Camp Stearns through the North Winds Outfitter Program. Register for North Wind
https://scoutingevent.com/?NorthWind2016
 
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Discounts For Scouts 
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Northern Star Council - Calendar:
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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District Award Nomination Forms:
Outstanding Cub Scout Leader Award.doc - Click Here
Glowing Ember Award.doc -  Click Here
Distinguished Leader Award.doc - Click Here
 
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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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