Serving the North Central counties of North Dakota including: Rolette, Bottineau, Renville, Burke, Mountrail, Ward, McHenry, Pierce, Benson, Mclean and Wells.
District 11 Leadership
Asst. Director of Field Service
Minot Scout Office
Northern Lights Council
Boy Scouts of America
615 South Broadway
Minot, ND 58701
District Volunteer Recognition Banquet
Friends of Scouting
Family Friends of Scouting is the annual giving campaign of the Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America. Through Friends of Scouting businesses, families and individuals develop tomorrow’s leaders by investing in the youth of our community. The annual Friends of Scouting campaign provides a critical portion of the funds needed to deliver the best Scouting programs and activities!
Our Family FOS campaign has started. If your unit has not signed up for a presentation please contact the Scout office or Scott Beede.
Thank you Scott Beede for leading the charge as our Family FOS Chair.
Western Spring Camporee
Join us May 31 - June 2 at Heart Butte Scout Reservation located just 15 miles south of Glen Ullin, ND. Enjoy our scenic lakefront property nestled on the South shores of Lake Tschida. Camp will be run on Mountain Time.
Learn survival skills, shelter building, first aid, fire starting, water purification, emergency food prep, and other wilderness survival tactics. Also, hone your skills fishing and steady your aim at our shooting sports stations.
Want to earn a merit badge? Sign up for either Chess or Game Design (limit 20 per merit badge).
Wilderness First Aid Training will be offered (separate event registration)
Scout BSA Leader Specific Training will be Friday night. When registering adults please make the appropriate selection.
Information on Western Spring Camporee follow the links below
Summer Resident Camp
Each summer Camp Wilderness hosts 1,000 Scouts plus their adult leaders over the course of 6 sessions of week long summer camp. Scouts will be able to work on advancements, challenge their skills and abilities, and make new friends in an outdoor environment.
2019 Week Long Summer Camp Sessions
Session 1 June 16-22, 2019
Session 2 June 23-29, 2019
Session 3 June 30 - July 6, 2019
Session 4 July 7-13, 2019
Session 5 July 14-20, 2019
Session 6 July 21-27, 2019
Update your BeAScout pin today, so future Scouting families can find your Units
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.
|Camp Grafton Merit Badge Weekend|
The annual merit badge weekend at Camp Grafton gives each youth the opportunity to experience life at the base and to work on a merit badge. All Scouts BSA youth are invited to join us on the weekend of April 26-28th at Camp Grafton. Event Registration must be completed online at https://scoutingevent.com/429-25961 The cost is Youth - $50 Adults - $40 Registration opens on Monday, Feb. 4th at noon and closes at midnight on Wednesday, April 24, however it typically fills in the first week or so.
Scouts can earn the following merit badges:
Please review the calendar or flyer to get full details and to register: https://scoutingevent.com/429-25961
|Contact: Paul Zent, 701-426-9912|
|Scouting for Food March 16 - 23, 2019|
Scouting for Food is the largest community service food drive in our area involving Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturers and Explorers.
Your unit should participate in the Council's Scouting for Food community service project. Let your community know about this service project that helps restock the shelves of your local community food banks. Let's all work together across the Council and make this year’s effort even more successful than last year’s and collect more than 85,000 pounds of food across the Northern Lights Council!
Tips for a successful Scouting for Food:
Thank you for your unit’s participation in this very important community service project. If you have questions contact your local District Scouting for Food Coordinator or District Executive.