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2014 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 88.27 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)827-5294, our Friends of Scouting chairman

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Online Registration now available for Rum River Disc Golf Donation Helpers
It is not too late to sign up to help get a Disc Golf Course donated to Rum River Scout Camp.
 
Read the details below for more information.
 
We now have an on line registration site where you can pick your time slots. We have 30-40 volunteers lined up, but need many, many more.
 
If you can spend a day in the great outdoors, watching a rousing game for Disc Golf, this is for you. Dates are July 22-25.
 
Lunch, water, munchies and a tee shirt are provided. Most of all, we can get a Disc Golf course donated to Rum River Scout Camp.
 
Scouts (14 and older), Adults and non scouters are all invited to help. Make it a family event!
 
Click here to sign up for a 1/2 day or a full day. 
 
 
Here are the locations where help is needed: 
  • Kaposia Park -2800 70th Street East South St Paul MN 55075
  • Kenwood Trails Disc Golf Course - 19455 Kenwood Trail Lakeville MN 55044
  • The Valley Disc Golf Course - 2800 70th Street Inver Grove Heights MN 55076
  • Oakwood Park - 7851 and Harkness Avenue Cottage Grove MN 55016
  • Bryant Lake Park - 6800 Rowland Rd Eden Prairie MN 55344 
 
Thank you very, very much!
 
The Sitler Family
 
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Can you help get a disc golf course at Rum River Scout Camp?
 
Rozalinda Sitler and her husband David have been active scouters for over 10 years. When David passed away unexpectedly in February her family decided to try and put up a disc golf course at Rum River Scout Camp in his memory.
 
This would be something that would benefit both scouts and those who work with them for years to come. 
 
Mike Snelson, tournament director of the 2014 Professional Disc Golf Association Amateur World Championships proposed a way to reach this goal by gathering volunteers to help with a tournament being held at various parks throughout the community from July 22-25, 2014. 
 
If we can come up with enough volunteers to cover the 360 4-hour shifts at the 5 courses, the tournament, through corporate sponsorship and personal dedication, will provide: 
  • An 18-hole design geared specifically for boy scouts, at the Rum River Boy Scout Camp in Ramsey ($2000 value) 
  • 18 Discraft Chainstar 24-chain targets, (each valued at $353 + freight, or $7200) 
  • Personalized attention to assist in proper installation of targets and tee pads 
 This is a total of almost $10,000 in labor and materials!!!
 
The tournament will provide:
  • Lunch if the volunteer is a double-round, all-day assistant 
  • Water, munchies and tournament tee shirt for the volunteers 
We, the scouting community, will provide:  
  • Boy Scouts (14 and older, younger if a parent stays with the scout) or other volunteers, 10 per course, per round (two rounds per day), to assist with spotting shots during the event, water checks, tee sign placement, or other duties as apparent or assigned 
  • Transportation for personnel to and from courses Please consider volunteering some time to this event.  
This is is a wonderful opportunity for the community to pull together and leave a legacy for all future scouts. 
 
Please contact Rozalinda Sitler about volunteering at rgsitler@gmail.com 
 
Thanks-Rozalinda  
 

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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