North Star District   Newsletter
January 2018
District


Welcome
Shawn McFarland
as our new
District Executive.  


Every 2nd Tuesday at 7- 8:30 p.m. 
5160 W. Lone Mountain Rd 
   
January 9th at 7 p.m. 

  If you know of anyone in your units that may be interested in helping teach at Roundtable please have them get in touch with Larry Simon

If you have any needs for an order brought to Roundtable, please contact Josh at the trading post by Tuesday at 2 p.m.

 
It's that time again!
Time to nominate that
Awesome, Outstanding,
Wonderful, Amazing 
Deadline for nominations is March 1, 2018
Leader Specific Training is
 always available online at my.scouting.org
 
More training information is on our website at http://northstar.lvacbsa.org/training/













January
District Roundtable     Jan 9
Eagle Board     Jan 16
Council Annual Business Meeting (CORs)     Jan 18
Wood Badge Association Dinner     Jan 19
University of Scouting     Jan 20
2018 Commissioner/Key 3 Conference     Jan 25
Scout Night Out at Blue Man Group     Jan 27

February
District Committee Meeting     Feb 6
Mountain Man Rendezvous     Feb 9-11
District Roundtable     February 13
Scouters Cup     Feb 9 & 10
Mountain Man     Feb 9-11
Eagle Board     Feb 20
District Commissioners Meeting     Feb 22

March
Scout Night with Vegas Golden Knights     March 2
Council Annual Recognition Dinner     March 3
District Committee Meeting     March 6
District Roundtable     March 13
Eagle Board     March 
Camp Card Kick-off     March 14
District Commissioners Meeting      March





December Eagle Scouts: 

Posted on our District Website
 
View the list of newest Eagle Scouts monthly on our District website at http://northstar.lvacbsa.org/
 

District Eagle Boards of Review are every 3rd Tuesday of each month at the LDS church building on Lone Mountain. If any one has questions about them please contact  Jerry Wiese h is contact info is Cell:  702-845-3311 or  jerrywiese2@aol.com
 

CUBS - This info is for you!

February Pack Meeting: Cheerful - ABRACADABRA!   
Cub Scouts love to amaze and to be amazed. Discover the magic this month as your pack dazzles the audience and spreads cheer by sharing magic tricks.

BLUE & GOLD:   Most Cub Scouts celebrate Scouting Anniversary Week in February with a "birthday party" called the blue and gold banquet. In nearly all packs, the blue and gold banquet is the highlight of the year. It brings families together for an evening of fun and cheer. It's often the pack meeting for February.

March Pack Meeting:  Trustworthy - CUB SCOUT INVESTIGATORS
What happened to the cookie from the cookie jar? Everyone loves a mystery. This month, solve mysteries and become Cub Scout investigators-the most dependable detectives!


 

Lowaneu Chapter Order of the Arrow meetings are held on every 3rd Thursday of the month at...Questions contact Chris Peterson at  chris@troop555.us

 

DID YOU KNOW we have over 389 Merit Badge Counselors registered?

This is GREAT!  Thanks to all who Volunteer to teach our Scouts.  If you would like to be a counselor you will need to fill out an application online. 

Leaders and Parents:  You can use SCOUTBOOK to find a Merit Badge Counselor OR contact Sue Jacobson if you have any questions.

Council


UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING
 January 20, 2018

University of Scouting is a Scout leaders learning adventure.  It is an action packed, fun filled day of supplemental training where you choose the sessions you want to take.
Class Sessions are designed to help leaders improve their skills and increase their knowledge in their chosen program area.  Some examples include: planning fun pack meetings, dutch oven cooking, advancement,  den chief, teaching crafts, games, starting units, and much more.

Register Now


2018 Commissioner/Key 3 Conference

Who:  All Commissioners and Key 3 Members

When:  Thursday, January 25, 2018

Where:  Donald W. Reynolds Scouting Resource Center 

What:  For the second year in a row, we are excited to have our National Commissioner of the Boy Scouts of America, Charles Dahlquist, instruct and inspire us.

Come in your Scout Uniform and be prepared for a great training session and some fun!




Scout Night out at
Blue Man Group
 January 27, 2018

Need to register by January 10th
Scouters Cup at  Lee Canyon
February 9th & 10th

Are you ready for adventure? Do you love to experience the outdoors and to get into the snow? If you do...then come support the Las Vegas Area Council and join us at Lee Canyon for a great weekend of ski and snowboard racing at the  7th Annual Scouters' Cup !


Golden Knights Scout Night
Friday, March 2

All scouts in attendance will receive
a Vegas Golden Knights Scout Patch
February 9th - 11th

Open to all Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers & Seaships

$20 per person if paid by January 16, 2018
$25 per person if paid after January 16, 2018
$35 per person at the door

January 12 - 13 Service Project

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Mountain Man Staff Meeting at 6 p.m.
Informational Leaders Meeting at 7 p.m.
at the Scout Office

You get to pick your camp spot early if you Volunteer.


Scout Expo
April 27 - 29, 2018

New Location at
Craig Ranch Park

The Mega Scout Expo and Camp Card Kick Off
will be March 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Food will be served at 6:00 p.m.
at the Donald W. Reynolds Scouting Resource Center.

Visit our website today.
northstar.lvacbsa.org

Have questions about training...when and where?  View a list of Scouters that have been recognized for their outstanding service or  photos of recent events.  We have so much info on our site. Check it out!