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
(701) 240-1733
District Commissioner
 
 
District Executive
(701) 409-0393
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

District Volunteer Recognition Banquet

Register Here


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

Western Spring Camporee 

Wilderness First Aid


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

Register Here


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.

"The Tomahawk" District Newsletter

January 2019

February 2019

News / Current Events

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:

Merit Badge       Participation Limit
Plumbing 14
Home Repairs 14
Orienteering 14
Cooking 24
Fire safety 14

Please review the calendar or flyer to get full details and to register: https://scoutingevent.com/429-25961 

Contact: Paul Zent, 701-426-9912
Posted: 2019-01-31
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:

  • Mark Scouting for Food Dates on your Unit's Calendar 
    Saturday, March 16 - Door Hanger Distribution Day
    Saturday, March 23 – Scouting for Food Collection Day
     
  •  Register your Unit to participate by completing:  Scouting for Food Unit Registration Form. 
     
  •  Identify one or more adults in your Scout unit who will coordinate your unit’s participation in Scouting for Food.
     
  • Attend your district Roundtable to pick up Scouting for Food door hangers.
     
  • Record your Scouting for Food community service hours here. Scouting for Food is a service project that helps your unit meet is goals for Journey to Excellence.
     
  • Have fun!  Take pictures. The Scouting for Food community service project is the perfect opportunity to let your community know about your unit.  Leave a unit flyer or thank you note with the door hangers, take pictures and submit them to your local newspaper.
     

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.

Posted: 2019-01-23

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