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The North Star District serves more than 3,200 registered Scouts including:

  • Cub Scouts (ages 7-10 or 1st-5th grades)
  • Boy Scout (ages 11-18)
  • Varsity Scouts (ages 14-18)
  • Venture Scouts (co-ed programming available for youth ages 14-21).

The North Star District serves 193 Scout Units chartered to 64 chartering organizations at several schools, parent organizations, Nellis Air Force Base, and to several local community churches. The District serves boys within the following zip codes:  89143, 89131, 89130, 89032, 89031, 89081, 89084, 89033, 89086, 89030, 89115

Use – find a Scout unit near you: click here.

Put Your Unit on the Map at!


See a map of the district with traditionally sponsored unit locations below:

2014-15 BSA-LVAC bighorn & nortstar



Every 2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m.
5160 W. Lone Mountain Rd 

Roundtable is Where Inspiring Leaders Share Ideas – Where Will YOU BE?

More Roundtable info…



October 13, 2016 (Roundtable)
(For all Scouting Units in the North Star District)
5160 W. Lone Mountin Rd.
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Must Be There From Each Unit And Zone
Unit: Committee Chair, Charter Organization Rep Zone: Asst. District Commissioner, Unit Commissioners
Units Will
Gets tips and trained on best practices. Get support. Receive charter packet, turn-in date, time, and location.

Assistant District Commissioner this flyer is for you! – Click Here
(a charter turn-in night schedule is included)



District Eagle Boards of Review

Every 3rd Tuesday of each month at the LDS church building on Lone Mountain.
If any one has questions about them please contact Kris Alexander at


Do you know a Scouter who is always there to help at your unit, District events and Council activities?   A person active with youth, a church and within the community?   Somebody you appreciate and think should be recognized by the Las Vegas Area Council.  This is your chance!

More information click here.

2015-2016 Recruitment Schedule

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Upcoming Events

Leader Specific Training

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Next District training is October 24, 2015



We are in need of Unit Commissioners
Job description:  The unit commissioner is the connecting link in the chain between the troop and the pack. Often, the same unit commissioner will serve both a pack and troop in the same community.

For more information contact Rob Reed.


Scouting For Food
Kick Off TH October 29th at 6:30 p.m.
Donald W. Reynolds
Scouting Resource Center
7220 S. Paradise Road
Scouting for Food Collection
will be on November 21, 2015.


Get Out and Go Camping This Year!

Camping is a hallmark of a Boy Scout’s experience. As a leader have you ever wondered….where are good places to camp around Las Vegas? Wonder no more!

Click here for a list of more than 26 camping spots nearby, compiled by some of our very own Scoutmasters. Need another resource? Click here. Take a picture on your next camping trip and post it to our facebook page North Star District, Las Vegas Area Council.


Cub Scout Day Camp

2016 Cub Scout Day Camp Calendar
(Dates are on the second page of the flyer)
Don’t miss out on an opportunity to send your boys to one of our Council’s exciting Cub Day Camps.


North Start District Organization Chart

(updated Aug 2015)

 Graham-Allen_smScouters Minute

Graham Allen, North Star

Scouting prepares young people for life, while teaching timeless values and having a ton of fun. I will always remember attending the 1997 National Boy Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. There I mixed with 30,000 other Scouts and volunteer leaders for an adventure of a lifetime that taught me Scouting skills, reinforced values, provided me an opportunity to overcame personal challenges, and grow as an individual.

What Scouting adventure are you involved with today or looking forward to in the future? Get involved today as a leader (stop wading in the Scouting stream – jump in and start swimming!), run the program as provided by the BSA, and participate in local Council and National events. If you do this, you and your Scouts will experience adventures today with memories that will last a lifetime.

Scouting questions or concerns?
Graham Allen – District Director


–          Oct 13                   Re-charter Training / Roundtable (see Flyer)

–          November          Charter Turn-In Dates (see Flyer)

–          Nov 3                    District Committee Mtg

–          Nov 10                  Roundtable

–          Nov 21                  Scouting for Food


Las Vegas Area Council Calendar


Stay in the KNOW


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New Cub Scout Program

A new Cub Scout program launched June 1, 2015. It is more fun, excitement, and simplified. Be at Roundtable for latest updates, to get trained, and to purchase new Cub Scout materials. Be prepared: click here to see program updates and resources.

Past Event Recognition

Mega Scout Expo

Thank you all who participated in another successful Mega Scout Expo. Expo included camping, merit badges, a Webelos walk, booths, evening shows, a car show, great food, and much more! We had over 750 families and Scouts camping from North Star District, representing more than 20 Units.

Congratulations to Pack 560 for the top booth at Expo – showing how, and letting Scouts participate in making their own ice cream with salt, sugar and cream in a Rubbermaid! Be sure to join us next year at Mega Scout Expo!


Do you need Merit Badge Counselor Information?Merit Badges
Scouts need to contact the unit leader to get the list of Counselors.

We need more counselors! Sign up today!
Please contact Sue Jacobson,