Serving Douglas, Pope, Stevens, Swift, Grant & Traverse counties in Minnesota.
District 4 Leadership
|District Chair||Adrian Panther||(720) 308-4567|
|District Commissioner||Michael Denke||(320) 491-8381|
|District Executive||Brenda Thomson||(320) 760-5605|
|Field Director (East Team)||Thomas Huether||(406) 780-0690|
Eagle Scout Process Contacts:
Eagle Project Approvals - Tim Gehring (320) 760-7273
Eagle Scout Board of Review Scheduling - Mike Henning (320) 491-9095
Local Mailing Address
Northern Lights Council, BSA
P.O. Box 1131
Alexandria, MN 56308
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Roundtable for Cub Scout & Scouts BSA Leaders
Commissioner Staff Meeting
Go to Meeting connection information: computer access, or (Toll Free): (866) 899-4679, access code 374-457-573.
Become a Youth Protection Training Champion
Registered Scout leaders that have an unexpired YPT certificate can become a certified YPT Champion by completing an additional training course conducted by our Council YPT Champion, John Bisbee.
The course is conducted online using a video conferencing platform.
By completing this additional course, YPT Champions may then conduct in-person training sessions for other leaders. After completion of the training, participants will receive:
Two training sessions have been conducted in 2020 and additional sessions will be posted here as they are scheduled.
Register and we will send you the Go to Meeting connection information the day before the meeting.
Order of the Arrow - Chapter 4
Are your scouts looking for the next thing in their scouting path? Order of the Arrow is a great way to get more involved in scouting and community service. Greater Leadership opportunities exist, more opportunities for growth, greater ability to travel, and a better way to create friendships throughout the Council. For more information contact, Chapter Advisor Brian Ramey.
New District Executive
It is our pleasure to announce that Brenda Thomson has been selected as the District Executive for Lakes district, effective March 16, 2020.
Brenda’s primary responsibility will be fulfilling the mission of Scouting through volunteer engagement, membership recruitment, community and family fundraising, new unit sales, fiscal management of activity budgets and program support in the central portion of the district.
Brenda is a graduate of Southwest MN State University and has most recently worked for Runestone Learning Center and Alexandria United Methodist Church. Brenda has also been involved in Scouting in the Lakes district for the past 17 years, serving as a Cub Scout leader, Scouts BSA leader and Order of the Arrow Advisor.
Please join us in congratulating Brenda as works with Lakes district volunteers to grow the Scouting programs across the area.