North Star District  Newsletter
March 2016
District

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

TUESDAY March 8th at 7 p.m.
Big Rock: STEM
Den and Pack Program Material - Cheerful/Strike Up The Band
Scouts - Troop Guide & Instructor Roles - Climbing & Rappelling

TUESDAY April at 7 p.m.
Big Rock: Leadership Transitions
Den and Pack Program Material - Kind/My Animal Friends
Scouts - Integrating STEM into Troop Programs


More info about Roundtable on our site. 


Save the Date!
Leader Specific - April 9th
 Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills  - April 15/16
BALOO training for Cubs - April 15 & 16

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

Our four Silver Beaver recipients were: 
Tony Cervantes, Larry Simon, Sandra Barnum, Tessa Beach

Congratulations and Thank You for all you have done for the Scouting Program!




Report my service hours?
How do I do that?  

First, you will need to download and print the instructions so you can follow along.

Second, in the registration page, you will be prompted to put both your unit ID# and your unit number. Your unit ID# is different than you unit number. The unit ID# comes from council office. We have a list on our District website. 


Go to our HOW DO I DO THAT page on our District site for all the info you need.

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.


We need you!  We are in need of District members
We meet every first Tuesday at 5160 Ln. Mt. Building at 7p.m.  If you would like to be involved on the district level please come to this meeting.

The District has the following committees ...Relations, Technology/Communications, Membership, Finance, Training, Camp Promotions, Activities & CVc Srve, Advancement/Recognition, Roundtable, District Commissioners.

To view our North Star District Organization Chart click HERE.  Also available on our District site.

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!

 

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.

We are starting to post the new Eagle Scouts on our District Page. Check it out!

 


FACEBOOK

We have been working hard to update our Facebook page with information you need NOW.  

LIKE us today! 
North Star District, Las Vegas Area Council
Council
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.

Helping Scout units earn their way to camp!
Camp Card 
Sales

February 24 - May 31  - Return CAMP CARD and money to council office and check out more Camp Cards. For 50% commission.

April 13 - Last day to turn in CAMP CARDS sales to be eligible for top ten sellers prizes and scholarship. Check out more CAMP CARDS for 50% commission only.

May 31 - LAST DAY to turn in CAMP CARDS and money to receive full 50% commission. Must be turned in to Council Office by 5:00 PM.

Every Scout Deserves To Go To Camp
Council #1 Top Seller will receive an $500 VISA Gift Card.  

150 CARD CLUB PARTY- Wet N Wild Theme Park - Saturday, May 21, 2016
Check out the Camp Card Guide Book for more info.

Pack 99's Scout Expo Booth 2008 -1st Place Winner
SCOUT EXPO
It's your journey...live it!
April 22-24

Sign up early for your Scout Booth & save money on camping HERE
You will receive a $2 discount per person for camping, if your unit has signed up for a booth on or before April 1, 2016.


PATCH CONTEST
Mega Scout Expo is hosting a patch contest for 2016. Any adult or scout is eligible to design the patch. Get out your pencils and your creativity. (MORE

Merit Badge Online Registration
Webelos Walk Registration


Volunteers:  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 the Council website at http://lvacbsa.org/activities/mega-scout-expo/ 
Don't miss the links on the left side of the page.






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.


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
 

Del Web

A new session has been added! 
July 3-9, 2016 

STAFF IS NEEDED!.  You can sign up for two weeks at a time if needed.  Scout Masters again here is another opportunity for Scouts looking for leadership positions.