In the table below there are links and basic information about upcoming events. Events that will be included are:

  • Camporees
  • Merit Badge events
  • Service Project opportunities

If you don’t see what you are looking for, try one of these pages:

Upcoming Council and District Events

Scouts BSA Summer CampSeven sessions are available at Camp Wilderness near Park Rapids, MN.June 20 – August 7, 2021
Cub Scout Adventure Camp at Heart Butte Scout ReservationOne session is available at Heart Butte Scout Reservation in Western ND.June 25-28, 2021
Cub Scout Adventure Camp at Butler Wilderness OutpostSix sessions are available at Butler Wilderness Outpost at Camp Wilderness near Park Rapids, MN.July 5-26, 2021
Cub Scout Day Camps & Twilight CampsTwelve sessions are available at locations around the council.June 7 – July 29, 2021
Medora Service ProjectThe Scouts will provide volunteer service each day involving flag raising and lowering ceremonies and participating in other community service projects as needed. Includes free admission to Medora Musical and more. 27 sessions available.June 9 – September 9 ,2021
Sporting Clays Fun ShootEnjoy an afternoon of Sporting Clays, food, fun & excitement while supporting the Northern Lights CouncilJuly 29, 2021
27th Annual Western North Dakota Boy Scout Golf ClassicEnjoy an afternoon of gold, food & fellowship while supporting the Northern Lights CouncilAugust 2, 2021
Scout Night with the Bismarck LarksEnjoy a baseball game with your family and other Scouts. Purchase tickets online and use promo Code: BSAAugust 5, 2021
Scout Night with the Minot Sabre DogsEnjoy a baseball game with your family and other Scouts. Contact Carleton Borden for more informationAugust 7, 2021
Camp Wilderness 75th Anniversary WeekendVisit Camp Wilderness for a weekend of fun activities and help us celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Camp Wilderness and the 15th Anniversary of the Butler Wilderness Outpost. Download the promo flyer here.August 20-22, 2021
Camp Grafton Merit Badge WeekendJoin us for a unique and fun Merit Badge weekend with the National Guard at Fort Grafton!September 10-12, 2021


How to Record a Unit Activity Using Internet Advancement (IA)

Knowledge Base Article (step by step instructions

Unit Leaders, Unit Key 3, Unit Advancement Chairs and Key 3 Delegates are each invited to create and approve unit activities, each containing many participants. Reports are available for providing quick summaries of unit and individual progress over time.

For full access to enter activities for everyone in the unit and to approve activities, you must be the unit leader, Chartering Organization Representative or Committee Chair of your unit on your official roster (not just in Scoutbook.) If not one of these three, you will need to be designated in Organization Security Manager at as a Key 3 Delegate or an Advancement Chair by someone holding one of the three positions above. To make such a delegation, see the guide here. For more on Organization Security Manager see:

Other Activities and Events