North Star District  Newsletter
April 2016
District

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


TUESDAY April 12th at 7 p.m.
Big Rock: Leadership Transitions
Den and Pack Program Material - Kind/My Animal Friends
Scouts - Integrating STEM into Troop Programs
**We will also be talking about peer-to-peer recruitment for the Cub Scouts and be handing out peer-to-peer recruitment cards to start using in your neighborhoods.

Lowaneu Chapter Order of the Arrow meeting at 6:30 right before every Roundtable. Questions contact Chris Peterson at chris@troop555.us

TUESDAY May 10th - MOVED to May 12th at Council Office

**May Roundtable will be replaced by the Council program launch on Thursday, May 12th at the Council office. That will be the place to go to get all the dates and resources for planning your 2016-2017 Unit calendar.**

More info about Roundtable on our site. 


Save the Date!

 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/

Spring Recruitment

Is your Pack recruiting boys this spring? If not, it's not too late to start. Spring is the perfect time to recruit new boys into Scouting. Conduct neighborhood recruitments, invite boys to your April pack meeting, sign them up for Scouts and let them join in on your fun summer adventures this year including day camp and so much more! 


North Start District
Pinewood Derby
Photo Contest 
Show us your best pinewood Derby photos. 

Are you as excited about Pinewood Derby as we are? Share your favorite Pinewood Derby themed photo, and you'll be entered to win a prize! It's simple to enter: Find a great picture from your Pinewood Derby experience and email it to nicholewasden@gmail.com Make sure to include your pack number and contact info.  We will post the winner and runners-up on our district site.

HOW DO I DO THAT? 
Did you report your service hours?

Was the info we provided on our site helpful? We would like to know!  Let us know on Facebook.

What questions do you have that you would like to have answered? All the questions will be archived on our website.  Our first question was...I need to report my service hours but I don't know how to do that!  

Star Nursery
has eagle projects

I need more info on this! Learn More
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.

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!

 

Council

2017 National Jamboree
April 14th
5 - 8 p.m.

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


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.

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

**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.

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.