North Star Membership

Plan a Great Program for your Scouts!

For Pack and Troop Planning, please make sure to have the Ideal Year of Scouting at your fingertips! This is a great guide for planning your program year.

https://www.hoac-bsa.org/ideal-year-of-scouting

Recruitment

Recruitment is a year-long endeavor, and the North Star District is committed to assisting packs recruit the right youth and adult volunteers for their units. To learn about the 2020 Cub Scout recruitment plans and what you can do to help promote your Cub Pack, please click HERE.For additional information, contact the District Membership Chairman, Marjorie Manzo

The Heart of America Council is glad to help our packs find new members, and offers a variety of resources and amenities to help with recruitment. If you would like to have the Council assist in Springtime recruitment for your pack, please fill out the information below:

 



 
 

Webelos Transition

Webelos Den Leaders, Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, and Unit Commissioners all play a key role in Webelos to Scout Transition.  Your goal should be to cross over 100% of your Webelos to a Boy Scout Troop.

Webelos to Scout Transition Guide: A resource for Webelos parents, Den Leaders, Cubmasters, and Scoutmasters to assist in Webelos to Scout transition.

Venturing

Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 years of age OR 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade and under 21 years of age. Venturing's purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.

If you have any questions about venturing, would like to join a crew or start one of your own, please contact Tanner Fuson at the Council Service Center.

William D. Boyce New Unit Organizer Award

If you help start a new Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, or Venturing Crew, you can earn the William D. Boyce New Unit Organizer Award.  For more information, contact District Membership Chairman, Marjorie Manzo.

Scouts with Disabilities

The basic premise of Scouting for youth with disabilities and special needs is that they want most to participate like other youth — and Scouting gives them that opportunity. Scouting is flexible and ensures that every youth does their best! To get more information, please click HERE.