North Star District   Newsletter
February 2017

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

March Roundtable will be held March 14th at 7 p.m.

2016-2017 Training Schedule

** Saturday Leader Specific Trainings are from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
** Friday - Saturday Outdoor Leader Skills Training is overnight from 4 p.m. - 3 p.m.
** Tuesday evening Leader Specific Trainings are done in 2-hour sections and require you to attend both  sessions to receive full credit for being trained.
** Register for all trainings online at (If there is not a registration link available yet, please check back we update often)

March 2017
14 (Tue. Roundtable)-Leader Specific Training

April 2017
15 (Sat.)-Leader Specific Training
28-29 (Fri.-Sat.)- Outdoor Leaders Training
More training information is on our website at

District AWARDS
The District Dinner is in MARCH.    

This years District Awards of Merit go to.....drum roll....
Joseph Alvarado                T340
Bill Carpenter                     T340
Dean Ludwig                      T702
Mary Ludwig                       P/T702
Douglas Nebeker               T/C161
LaMar Noorda                    T710
Jason Wasden                   T390
Jeff Welte                            T555

We are so thankful for all your hard work and service in the North Start District!
The District Dinner will be held March 11th.
Learn More


Lowaneu Chapter Order of the Arrow meeting will now be held on every 3rd Thursday of the month at...Questions contact Chris Peterson at


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 Bob Eastmond at

We post the new Eagle Scouts on our District Page. Check it out!

Blue and Gold Placemats for Sale

The theme for the 2017 Day Camps is "Bug Hunting" and the placemats will reflect that theme.

You can also order your placemats via  email or by calling the receptionist at  (702) 968-8111. We will need to know your name, unit number, the date of your Blue and Gold Banquet and the total number of placemats you need.
Placemats can be picked up from the Reception Desk at the Donald W. Reynolds Scouting Resource Center.

Cub Scout Day Camp

Cub day camp is organized by the council and is a one-to-five day program for Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts. Day camp does not include overnight activities, but can be conducted during the morning, afternoon, and evening hours. Day camps are based on themes and include fun activities in nature, shooting sports, games, aquatics, and crafts. Day camp is lots of fun! 

How can I participate as a parent?
Parents are needed to make every camp a big success! Enjoy the Day Camp with your Cub Scout. Unit leaders and parents will be asked to guide dens as leaders at camp.



Camp Card Kick Off
February 22nd at 6:30pm 

The Mega Scout Expo and Camp Card Kick Off will be 
February 22, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. (Food will be served at 6:00 p.m.) 
at the Donald W. Reynolds Scouting Resource Center.  

Saturday April 22 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs 

 From merit badges to sword fighting and camping in between! Our Friday evening opening ceremonies will be new and exciting. The Merit Badge Midway will again offer an "independent" table for those scouts that have completed the requirements and need only to turn in work. The Webelos Walk will offer new activities and requirements. It's gonna be awesome!

Register for WEBELOS WALK NOW!
Is your Webelo behind?  Do they want to earn extra electives? Each class is around 3 hours.  The instructors are great!  Let us know if you would like to teach a class by contacting Rachel Conner 702-672-9237 or
Each Activity Badge will be $7.50 per class if registered by March 27th. 
March 28th through April 14th, the cost increases to $15 per Activity Badge. 
Online Webelos Walk Registration will close on April 14th. No Walk-INS!

If your unit signs up for a booth at the Mega Scout Expo before April 1st and participates at Expo, your unit will receive a $2 per person camping discount after Scout Expo.

Sign up to run a BOOTH
Deadline for Registering for a Booth is April 14th.  
The Booth and event areas are open on Saturday, April 22nd, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
There are tons of booth ideas on the signup page.

Register for Booth Events

Mega Scout Expo Supporting Opportunities
This is a great family community event with a lot of Activities, Scouting, Food, Car Show and much more.  With the support of businesses from the community we are able to make this a Event possible for the families.  Please look over the Commercial Booth form and support this Event.

2017 Las Vegas Area Council Annual Dinner Recognition Banquet
Saturday, March 4, 2017 Dinner-6:30 p.m. 
Sam's Town Ballroom $40.00/person

 Each year the Las Vegas Area Council recognizes the unselfish, grass-roots service of its volunteers at an annual dinner in their honor. Twenty key volunteers who have greatly contributed to our ability to expand Scouting across all segments of our society receive the Silver Beaver Award at this event.

Your participation in this dinner will pay special tribute to these deserving Scouters and will underscore the importance of the Scouting program as our council continues a proud history of service to this community. 

Congratulations and Thank You to the following Scouters in our District 
who will be awarded a Silver Beaver at this dinner for their service to the Scouts. 

Erin Martin
Rachel Conner
Mike Contreras
Chris Turek
Rob Reed
Rodger Troth

Oasis Valley - Beatty, NV

Oh What fun was had.   

Modifications to Cub Scout Requirements

The BSA just released changes to the new Cub Program Requirements. There were many that could not do all the requirements in the given time so they have made some adjustments.  

Here is a link to a PDF that shows the changes...

Here is a link to an article about the change if interested...

Visit our website today.

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!