Saturday, November 01, 2014

Great Rivers District Roundtable

Please come to our Roundtable for new ideas and learn what's new in the District. Bring someone that has never attended before and they will receive a Great Rivers District patch and you will too for bringing them.

Roundtable meets on the first Thursday of the month, September through May. January and April conflicts move roundtable to the 2nd Thursday of the month. Please follow THIS LINK for directions.

  • 7:00 – Breakouts
  • 8:00 – Announcements
  • 8:30 – Midway
The Cub Leader Breakouts at our 2014-2015 roundtables will cover Cub Scouting's Core Values and Themes as follows:


         Month      Core Value      Themes
September Responsibility   Dollars and Sense
October Citizenship   Give Goodwill
November Respect   Stars and Stripes
December Positive Attitude   Yes, I Can
January Resourcefulness   Litter to Glitter
February Compassion    Aware and Care
March Faith    Soaring the Skies
April Health and Fitness   Backyard Fun

Nov 14th - Silver Beaver Nominations due

CLICK HERE for the application to nominate one of your fellow scouters for the Silver Beaver award.


Nov 15 - JTE 2.0 and Unit Rechartering

The Journey To Excellence 2.0 (JTE2) is a series of guideposts intended to guide your program planning and delivery.  To learn more, click here.

An important step in your journey to deliver the best possible program is to recharter on-time (on or before 11/15/2014) so that all your members are registered and your unit insurance is renewed.  Contact your unit commissioner if you have questions.


Nov 15 - Super Training Day

Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 8260 4th St N, Oakdale, MN

CLICK HERE to register.   $7.50 per leader.  Lunch to be served.  Any questions, please contact:  Dave Peters at 651-307-4259 or 

  •  9:00 -  4:30 - Scoutmaster and Asst. Scoutmaster Specific
  •  9:00 -  2:30 - Troop Committee
  •  9:00 - 12:00 - Cubmaster and Asst. Cubmaster Specific
  •  9:00 - 12:00 - Pack Committee / Committee Chair
  •  9:00 - 12:00 - Den Leader Specific  
  •  9:00 -  2:30 - Chartered Organization Representative 
  •  9:00 -  4:00 - Venture Leader Specific
  • 12:30 -  1:15 - Youth Protection  -   NO CHARGE

Nov 21 - OA Fall Fellowship

Maple Grove Community Center -- Nov 21 8 PM - Nov 22 6 AM

This fall get ready for the most spectacular, amazing, incredible, event of the year. An action packed night filled with swimming, pizza, broom ball, magic, video games, movies, games, most importantly brotherhood. Come in a costume or just street clothes either way, here everyone is a hero.

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Jan 10 - OA 100th Anniversary Winter Banquet

Base Camp, 201 Bloomington Rd, Fort Snelling, MN

Open to All

Join us to celebrate the Order of the Arrow's Centennial Anniversary and our Lodge’s Servant Leaders.  Our featured guest speakers are: John Andrews and Brian Halloran.  Register here.


SAVE THE DATE - May 15-17 2015 - Ripley Rendezvous

Registration opens soon for the event May 15-17, 2015, at Camp Ripley near Little Falls, MN. Join Scouts and Venturers from the US and Canada for a fun and challenging weekend!

This is an area-wide event put on by the Central Minnesota Council.  On-line registration begins October 1, 2014. read more ...

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