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Please check your email to make sure you are receiving all communication from Scouts.            If you haven’t heard from us – you should have 😊  If our emails are going to junk/spam you should be able to select and change our designation.  We have a lot of information going out and you want to stay in the loop!



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Approve Applications on My.Scouting Mobile App!

National 08/27/2019

Unit Leaders can now approve online applications in the Mobile app. Download the latest MyScouting app update at Google Play Store or the App Store. A previous release allowed leaders to take action on leads in the Mobile app.

Merit Badge University November 2 – Registration is Now Open!

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Registration is now open for 2019 University of Scouting!  Share with all leaders and interested Scouters.  This is a great opportunity for training and fellowship!  Don’t miss out!

The 11th Annual Central Indiana Merit Badge University, will be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Greenfield-Central Junior High School, Greenfield, IN.  Two Saturday sessions are planned (8:00-11:30am and 2:00-5:30pm). 

If you are a Merit Badge Counselor, or would like to become one, and you would be willing to lead a class or two at the upcoming Central Indiana Merit Badge University please contact Laura (see contact info below) so that we can work with you and add your merit badge course to the schedule.  This is a wonderful opportunity to share your expertise and knowledge with youth involved in Scouting! 

2019 UoS Catalog

Brickyard 400 Scout Fun

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September 6-8, 2019 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, IN

Scouts and their families will have three options to choose from:

Friday, September 6 & Saturday, September 7 Package – Includes Friday night camping/parking, Saturday Penthouse reserved seat, $5 IMS retail discount voucher and Monday morning Track Lap (enjoy the thrill of driving your personal vehicle or riding your motorcycle around the oval at IMS).
– Scouts ages 16 and Under | $15
– Adults ages 17+ | $35

Saturday, September 7 Package – Includes Penthouse reserved seat, parking, $5 IMS retail discount voucher and Monday morning Track Lap
– Scouts ages 16 and Under | $10
– Adults ages 17+ | $20

Sunday, September 8 Package – Includes Turn 3 reserved seat, parking, $5 IMS retail discount voucher and Sunday morning Track Walk (fans can walk on the front stretch of the race track just hours before the green flag).
– Scouts ages 16 and Under | $10
– Adults ages 17+ | $30

**Click the link to register –
For the flyer, click here and for the leader’s guide, click here

For questions, please contact Kellie Leeman at 317-492-6700.

CANCELED – NS District Cub Day – Sept. 14

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The North Star District’s Cub Day at Holiday Park has been canceled.  However, please feel free to check out Holiday Park with your Cub Scouts on  your own and take a hike, check out their cub scout meetings that they offer, and enjoy a day in nature 🙂

August Eagle Board of Review Report

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scoutmaster-bucky-scout-rank-requirements-eagle-FHIMic-clipartThe following scouts were approved for their Eagle Ranks at their Boards of Review in August, 2019.

Jason Carr Troop 804.  His Eagle Project was to create a butterfly garden at the Lions Park in Zionsville.

Cater Lake Troop 358.  His Eagle Project was to create a Gaga ball pit for the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville.

September 12 Round Table

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Plan to join us for the September 12 Roundtable!  Exciting things are happening that you won’t want to miss!  7pm St Luke’s Lodge


Cub Scout Roundtable : Introduction to Cub Scout Leader Training – Hacks and Hints and How To’s   flyer here NS Roundtable Sept 2019  

Boy Scout Roundtable – Units come show cookingus how it is done!  Cast Iron?  Dutch Oven?Favorite Dessert?  Food and Fellowship at it’s best!  more information here NS District BSA Roundtable – campfire cooking

Eagle Scout and Venture Crew Help Needed for Fall Camporee

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Venture Crew members and Eagle Scouts are needed to help run and score event stations at the Fall Camporee Oct. 25-27 at Ransburg. The Camporee theme is “High Adventure Base Grand Slam”. These staff will receive Camporee t-shirts, meals and lodging. Interested Crew members and Eagle Scouts should contact Crew 125 Advisor Monica Nelson at as soon as possible.

More information provided  here – Call Out NS Fall Camporeee

Sign up your Troop to Help at Cub Registration Night ASAP!

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It is that time of year again where the local Cub Scouts Packs are needing for assistance at their events.

There are a few open houses that the packs do not have the manpower to place volunteers at multiple schools on the same night. Can you help promote Scouts to young families?

Also, on registration night, they are needing Troops to assist the new scouts with building a race car, similar to the catapults in the recent past. The packs would like to have 2 deep leadership and 2+ scouts.

Please review the signup and help were you and/or your troop can!

Yours in Scouting,

Jenny Beyer

NorthStar District Commissioner