North Star District
Newsletter
January 2016

Roundtable
Every 2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m. 
5160 W. Lone Mountain Rd 


TUESDAY January 12th at 7 p.m.
Big Rock: Recruiting Commissioners
Den and Pack Program Material - Trustworthy/The Great Race
Scouts - Leadership Within the Community - First Aid

TUESDAY February 9th at 7 p.m.
Big Rock: Unit to Unit
Den and Pack Program Material - Friendly/Friends Near and Far
Scouts - Tough Scout Challenge - Citizenship


More info on Roundtable on our site. 


GET TRAINED!

Leader Specific
January 23 at Highland Hills Stake Center
flyer 
 
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills 
January 29 & 30, 2016 - flyer

BALOO training for Cubs
January 30, 2016 - flyer


More training information is on our website at http://northstar.lvacbsa.org/training/


Big Horn Klondike

January 22-23, 2016
At McWilliams Campground 
(Mt. Charleston)
Last day to register is 1/19/2016. 


LVAC
Mountain Man Rendezvous

Feb. 5-7, 2016
Oasis Valley - Beatty, Nevada
Tall tales, fun, food, competition, education, camping and a whole lot of strange people will make this a memorable and exciting weekend for Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, and Seaships.
 
$20 a person if registered and payed by January 11Register Now


FOS Presenter Training &
Community Unit FOS Kickoff Meeting
 Thursday, January 14 at 7 p.m.
at the LDS church building 7401 Smoke Ranch Drive

This is for Community Unit Leaders and FOS presenters


District Award of Merit

Nominations need to be turned in Ray or Sue Jacobson no later than January 26, 2016 (new extended date).  
The awards will be presented at a dinner on February 20, 2016.  More information on our District website at http://northstar.lvacbsa.org/


2016 Camp Card Sign Ups

Sign up by February 17th 
online HERE

 
The Kick-off is 
February 24th at 6:30 p.m.
at Donald W. Reynolds Scouting Resource 
Center, 7220 S Paradise Road, LV 89119

It's your journey...live it!
Scout Expo will be here soon and we need your help!

We are preparing now for another great Scout Expo at Floyd Lamb in April 2016.  We are in need of Webelos Teachers & Merit Badge Counselors.  We are also offering classes on Sunday for both Webelos Walk and Merit Badge Midway this year.

Please contact Rachel Conner for Webelos Walk and 
Tessa Beach for Merit Badge Midway.

For more info go to our website at http://northstar.lvacbsa.org/

An all day adult leader learning experience with over 100 classes to choose from. You pick the ones that you want to attend. Cost is $25, but you can save $5 by registering by February 15th. Check out the list of classes you can take here.

Changes in the Boy Scout Program.  We have info that will help the transition.

Check out our website for more info at http://northstar.lvacbsa.org/
 

Wood Badge
Wood Badge is Scouting's premier training course. Baden-Powell designed it so that Scouters could learn, in as practical a way possible, the skills and methods of Scouting. It is first and foremost, learning by doing.

Spring Course
May 5-7 and May 19-21, 2016 at Kimball Scout Reservation

Summer Course
Aug 8-13, 2016 at Del Webb Adventure Base
 

Cub Scout DAY CAMP 
Come enjoy camp fun and new adventures as we go "Under The Big Top". 

For a full list of upcoming day camp dates and to sign up go HERE.


Visit our website today.
northstar.lvacbsa.org

Have questions about training...when and where?  View a list of Scouters that have been recognized for their outstanding service or photos of recent events.  We have so much info on our site. Check it out!


We are in need of Unit Commissioners

Job description:  The unit commissioner is the connecting link in the chain between the troop and the pack. Often, the same unit commissioner will serve both a pack and troop in the same community.
 
For more information contact Rob Reed.

 

District Eagle Boards of Review are every 3rd Tuesday of each month at the LDS church building on Lone Mountain. If any one has questions about them please contact Kris Alexander at kristopher.w.alexander@gmail.com.

 


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