Thursday, February 26, 2015
District Leadership

District Executive

James McCalvy

District Commissioner

Sandra Muench

District Chair
Paul Kaus

District Vice Chair
Troy Billings

District Webmaster

Dan McNulty

Service Area

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

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. 
Heads UP Venturing Crews: Information has been posting on the Venturing Crews Index (leftside), located towards the bottom. Click on it for current info. 
THIS SUNDAY - Pancake Breakfast, March 1st, 2015. Time: 8:30 - Noon:
Price: $8 a ticket, 4 and under are free. Put on by Troop 339 and Pack 339. Place: Prior Lake VFW, 16306 Main Avenue Southeast, Prior Lake, MN 55372. All are welcome 

To Donate, Click HERE.


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.

Klondike Derby – Gold Rush - Sat. Feb. 28th - Sun. Mar. 1st, 2015: ** Helpful Hints** - Click HERE.
Flyer - Click HERE.
Registration - Click HERE.
Cub Scout Activity Day: Saturday, March 14th, 2015, 8:30 - 12 Noon.
Twin Oaks Middle School, 15860 Fish Point Road Southeast, Prior Lake, MN 55372
Council Recognition Dinner - Saturday, March 21st, 2015
Base Camp:

"Cheerful Service"
Please join us as Northern Star Council Recognizes and thanks all Scouting volunteers, and celebrates those Individuals and Districts who have distinguished themselves during this past year. Please join us as we honor our 2015 Class of Silver Beaver Honorees, as well as the Journey to Excellence and Eagle Scout Scholarship recipients. Reception 5:45 Dinner and Program 6:30.  More Info. Click HERE. 
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. 
Spring 2015 University of Scouting will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2014:
From 8:30AM - 4:30PM at Lakeville South High School. 21135 Jacquard Avenue, Lakeville, MN 55044. 
Webelos Woods - Friday, April 24th, through Sunday, April 26th, 2015. For Flyer, Click HERE. 
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
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 
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
*Join The New Prairie Lakes District Facebook Group*. Neat!!!
Click HERE
Polar Cubs at Phillippo (Cannon Falls, MN), and Rum River (Anoka, MN):

Get outside this winter and experience the magic of Polar Cubs day camp. We guarantee there is no better way to spend a day outside during a Minnesota Winter. A one day experience filled with plenty of fun, adventure, activity and advancement
opportunities. Hot lunch will be provided in the camp dining hall for everyone. Your day will include activities such as sledding, winter nature, games, snow obstacle course and learning how to keep warm and dry. For Flyer, Click HERE.
Discounts For Scouts - Scout Day/Night Activities Calendar:
Click Here for more information. 
Afton Alps Ski Resort 'Community Discount Days' for Scouts, groups of 10 or more.
Wednesday December 17, Saturday December 20, Friday January 9, Wednesday January 21, Saturday January 24, Sunday February 8, Wednesday February 11, Friday February 20, Saturday February 28, Sunday March 1 (Subject to change), Wednesday March 4 (Subject to change). Note: Make sure to click on the link and read all the details. Click HERE.
Scout Discount Nights At Welch Village Ski Area:
A Special Saturday Night just for your club or troop. Please call our group sales office, at ext 125, for reservations. Hold your club meeting before you go skiing or snowboard. Saturday nights 4PM - 10 PM
Dec 13th, Jan 10th, Feb 7th, March 7th
Cost: --$39 includes your lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental and a beginner lesson.  Lessons are available for beginners who are 11 years of age or older. Please let our group sales office know if anyone in your club plans to take a lesson. Lesson begins at 5:00pm sharp! Click Here for on-line registration. Your reservation is not complete until we reply to you. Reservations Required. More Info. Click HERE.

Prairie Lakes District Planning Calendar 2015-16.  Click HERE. 
*Outstanding Cub Scout Leader Award.doc
*Glowing Ember Award.doc
*Distinguished Leadership Award.doc

Uploaded. Click HERE 
*Scouting from NSC, Video - For FOS Presentations: Click HERE 
**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
*New File Uploaded: Eagle Preview Presentation-October_2014.pdf
Click HERE.
2015 Ripley Rendezvous Flyer-1:  Click HERE for more information. 
Polar Cubs Day Camp – Phillippo Scout Reservation. Registration is now open!
Saturdays and Sundays, Jan 10th - Mar. 8th, 2014.
For more information, Click HERE.

CAMPING - A Great Way to Have Fun in Scouting:
See 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.

*JTE 2.0 Checklist Examples*: Program Planning, Budget Planning, & Communication Planning:
Has been upload to the Resources index - Helpful Forms and Documents area. 
updated: 2/26/15 
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