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


District 11 Leadership

District Chairman
District Commissioner
(805) 757-1744
District Executive
Carleton Borden
(701) 566-0231
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



Scouting Monthly Info & Question webinar

Join us the 1st Thursday, for the virtural sessions from what we previously called Roundtable.

Council leadership is planning on continuing these online monthlyopportunites, so keep checking this page for more details about upcoming subjects that will be covered.


Unit Program Planning Fair (In-Person Meeting)

Saturday, May 1, 2021

The Big 4 Scout Camp, 900 54th St. NW, Minot, ND 58701 (at the Tomahawk Pavillion)

Who Should Attend?

Every Unit should send at least 1-2 representatives to the May Unit Program Planning Meeting
Cub Leaders, Scouts BSA Leaders, Venture Crew Leaders, interested Parents, Scouts

The Tomahawk District Unit Program Planning Fair is an in person event to help your unit plan for the next 6 months. We will have extra supplies for out of district leaders to get information as well.


  • New Big 4 Scout Camp Use Procedures
  • Spring Camporee
  • Spring Webelos-Ree
  • Fall Popcorn sign up
  • Fall Recruitment planning
  • Fall Camporee
  • District Recognition Dinner
  • Upcoming For All Trainings
    • Short-Term Camp Administration Regulations
    • Wood Badge
  • Upcoming Scouts BSA Specific Trainings
    • IOLS (Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills)
    • BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation)
    • NYLT (for Scouts BSA, Venturers, & Sea Scouts)
  • Upcoming Cub Scout Events
    • Day Camp 2021
    • Twilight Camp 2021
    • Cub Resident Camp @ Heart Butte 2021
    • Cub Resident Camp @ Butler Outpost 2021
  • Upcoming Scouts BSA & Venturing Specific Events:
    • Western Districts Spring Camporee
    • Tomahawk Fall Camporee
  • Merit Badge Counselors
    • Camp Wilderness Camp Scouts BSA 2021
    • Boundary Waters 2021
    • Philmont Trek 2021
    • NYLT 2021
    • Florida Sea Base Scuba Adventure 2022

Merit Badge Midway

Great Plains District presents - Spring Merit Badge Midway in Williston ND

April 17, 2021

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Early Bird $10 per scout register by 3/20/21

Regular Price $15 per scout

For More Information


Misty Falcon 


Spring Camporee 2021

Discover the Treasure

Big 4, Minot ND

June 4 to June 6, 2021

More Information


Scouts BSA, Venturers, Explorers, Sea Scouts

Cost $30 (Before May 15)

Cost $45.00 (After May 15)


Webelos/Arrow of Light – Saturday Day Only

Cost $30 (Before May 15)

Cost $45.00 (After May 15)



Spring Recruitment: The Tomahawk March to Summer Camp. When Are Your Units Meeting in May? 

Spring Recruitment is not over. We have a plan for a final recruitment drive before the end of the school year. We need to know when and where you are meeting in May. Let our District Executive know so that he can include your information the advertising and promotional material. For more information


Order Free Placemats for Blue & Gold Banquet

The council is making available free placemats for Packs to use during the Blue & Gold Banquet. The placemats have information about camp opportunities for Cub Scouts in 2021.




Click on the image for Day Camp information!



Scouting For Food: Click here for: Unit Sign Up & Door Hanger Request



Youth Protection Training

Having an unexpired Youth Protection Training certificate is required for all registered leaders before they will be able to renew their BSA membership. Youth Protection Training is good for two years. This training is available online through

Youth Protection Champions: Your registration as Youth Protection Trainers has expired. If you would like to renew your status as a Champion of Youth Protection in Tomahawk let District Executive Carleton Borden know and we will make the training/resources available to you to continue your great leadership in Tomahawk. 

Does your unit want a Youth Protection Training but not sure about your internet access? Schedule with our District Youth Protection Champions to schedule a time and place.


Next District Youth Protection in-person training May 1 2021 @ Big 4 Scout Camp


Tomahawk District FOS Score Card

Is your unit listed as having their presentation date? Are you close to goal?

Speak with Family FOS Chair Michael Couse to schedule your presentation.



Presentation Date



Pack 4037 4/17/2021 $200.00  
Pack 4403 4/25/2021 $1,040.00  
Pack 4412 3/21/2021 $800.00 $935.00
Pack 4416 2/6/2021 $560.00 $1,140.00
Pack 4419 1/24/2021 $250.00 $180.00
Pack 4425 2/22/2021 $280.00 $365.00
Pack 4432 3/22/2021 $800.00 $280.00
Pack 4435 3/6/2021 $800.00 $1,290.00
Pack 4457 4/26/2021 $320.00  
Pack 4528 1/30/2021 $840.00 $685.00
Pack 4534 May 2021 $760.00  
Troop 0071   $250.00  
Troop 0425 1/5/2021 $640.00 $1,965.00
Troop 1411 1/5/2021 $1,400.00 $1,740.00
Troop 1416   $320.00  
Troop 1433 2/15/2021 $1,840.00 $2,440.00
Troop 1437 3/13/2021 $250.00 $200.00
Troop 1528 4/5/2021 $280.00  
Troop 1534 4/11/2021 $250.00  
Troop 5401 2/16/2021 $680.00 $1,380.00


9752 2/15/2021 $250.00 $0.00


Misc. News

  • April 11 - Magic City Pack 4419 invites you to their Roosevelt Zoo Clean Up Day.
  • April 17, 7:30 pm - Tomahawk District Silver Beaver Recognition for  our very own Diana Rommel.
  • April 17, 8:00 pm - Come out to Big 4 and celebrate with the original C1-429-19-1 Tomahawk District Wood Badge participants for their completion of their Wood Badge course.  Ceremony before OA events thinking around 8:00 pm. For More Information contact Brian White
  • April 17, 8:30 pm - Chapter 11 Order of the Arrow invites current Ordeal Arrow members to the Brotherhood Work Weekend @ Big 4 For More Information on the Order of the Arrow plans contact  OA Chapter 11 Advisor Evan Halden  






The Tomahawk District and the NODAK Speedway Present:

The 2021 Pinewood Derby District Races

April 17 - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Magic City Car Show

All Seasons Arena, 2005 E. Burdick Expressway, Minot ND 58701

$5.00 Per person at the Gate

Scouts and Scout Leaders in Uniform Free

Cub Scouts bring your 2021 Pinewood Derby Car to race against other Cub Scouts. Older Scouts, Parents, Leaders... Bring your own pinewood derby cars for the Outlaw Races (following the Cub Races)

Prizes for:

  • Best Scout Theme
  • Best Race Car Theme
  • Best in Show
  • Top 3 for each Cub Rank
  • Top 3 Overall
  • AND Outlaw Top 3

Click Here for more information or contact District Executive Carleton Borden (701) 566-0231




Merit Badge Counselor Registration

For information about registering to teach a merit badge or to renew as a Merit Badge Counselor, visit the Advancement web page.



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