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2015 Family Friends of Scouting Campaign

As we kick off this year's Friends of Scouting campaign, look back at all of the wonderful activities your son or daughter were able to do because of scouting and your support. Help make this year's campaign a success. As of today, we are 15.79 percent of the way towards our Family Friends of Scouting goal.

This number reflects only the Family portion of the Northern Lights District Friends of Scouting goal. There is also a community goal where we ask local businesses to help support scouting. The community goal is not reflected here. If you know of some contacts in the community we can approach for support, please contact Chip Chapin (612)963-0049, our Friends of Scouting chairman

Curious on where your unit stands on their individual goal? If you are a registered user of the Unit Toolbox, you can see where you stand by accessing the Unit Toolbox.

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Merit Badge Madness rescheduled to March 28th

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Boy Scout Merit Badge Madness day has been moved to March 28th. Same location, Maple Grove Junior High. More information to come.

Newest District Scout-in-training and end-of-year thoughts

The newest addition to the NLD family slipped in just before Christmas: Carrick Joseph Gabiou was born to our Senior DE, Michael Gabiou and his wife Chelsie, at 11:50am on Dec 24th. 8lbs 1.5oz and 20 inches for those of you who love statistics… All are doing well!

This has been an exciting and challenging year for the Movement, and I want to express my deep thanks to each of you who helped with the District's successes during 2014. We all know just how hard it is to sustain enthusiasm and consistently deliver quality program and leadership - and you all helped do just that for the District. Again, my thanks for all your efforts!

2015 is almost here, and with it the opportunity to make the District stronger and better. I look forward to working with you in the upcoming year, as we help all our Unit volunteers make their Packs, Troops, and Crews the very best they can be. We know the positive impact that Scouting has on our youth members, and in particular how much stronger their adult lives will be with a prolonged stay in the Program. Your dedication to the Movement shows in everything you do for the District, and in the lifelong positive experiences you help make possible for all our Cubs, Scouts, and Venturers. 


Yours in Scouting,
Chris Sandberg
Northern Lights District Chair


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This site is always being worked on. Please email me at Doug Farmer (763)424-6424 if there are any changes in those items, if you have any content you would like to see on any of the pages listed, or any new pages you would like to see added. I hope this site becomes a resource for all scouts and scouters. To accomplish that, I need help from everyone in the district. District leaders, Unit leaders and scouts themselves. Any item you wish to see on this site, please forward to me. Also, send me Unit information, leader information, Unit web sites to link to, any photos, with events, captions etc. Send the information to  Doug Farmer (763)424-6424 Thanks