Serving the North Central counties of North Dakota including: Rolette, Bottineau, Renville, Burke, Mountrail, Ward, McHenry, Pierce, Benson and Wells.

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District Chairman
(701) 240-1733
District Commissioner
District Executive
(701) 409-0393 cell
Asst. Director of Field Service
(701) 223-7204


Minot Scout Office
Northern Lights Council
Boy Scouts of America
615 South Broadway
Minot, ND 58701
Phone: 701-839-2260


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New District Executive

We are pleased to announce that Lacy Britt has been selected as the District Executive for the Tomahawk district.

Lacy’s primary responsibility will be fulfilling the mission of Scouting through leadership and guidance of all district operations, including; volunteer engagement, membership recruitment, community and family fundraising, new unit sales, fiscal management of activity budgets and program support in the Tomahawk District.

Lacy is a veteran of the United States Air Force, with 21 years of leadership experience in nuclear maintenance.  He has experience in training, scheduling, human relations, budgeting and program management.  Lacy has an Associates Degree in Munition Maintenance Systems Technology, and a Bachelor of General Studies from American Military University.  Lacy is an Eagle Scout from the Minot area, and has served as an Assistant Scoutmaster for a local troop.

Join us in congratulating Lacy as he works with Rob Gilkerson, and the Tomahawk District team to grow the Scouting programs across the area.  Lacy will be joining the Northern Lights Council on November 16, 2018.

Tomahawk District 11 News for Fall - September, October, November 2018.

Check out the news to find out what's happening across the Tomahawk District. Click here!

Youth Protection Training

The Northern Lights Council will be conducting Youth Protection Training via video conference (Go to Meeting) in September and October. As previously announced, a NEW Youth Protection Training course is required for all registered leaders before they will be able to renew their BSA membership later this year. The current Youth Protection Training certificate (from the old course) expired on October 1, 2018.

Download the Youth Protection Training flyer for dates and times of upcoming training sessions for people that want to become certified to conduct the new Youth Protection Training or just to complete the training for yourself.

Unit Charter Renewal and Youth Protection Training

As we begin the annual Unit Charter Renewal Campaign, it is important to note that current Youth Protection Training will be required for all leader renewals at the time the online charter renewal is completed. What this means is, if a unit has a leader that is not current in Youth Protection Training, the unit will not be able to finish the online charter renewal.

Cub Scout Leader Position-Specific Training

Leader Position- Specific training courses are being offered across the Council from September 13 - December 5. Download the training flyer with schedule here.

Update your BeAScout pin today, so future Scouting families can find your Unit!

BeAScout.Org is a powerful tool to help parents find your unit. But, it only works if they are able to get the right information about your Unit.  First impressions are everything, so it is important to keep your BeAScout pin up-to date. Find out how to update your BeAScout pin here.

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