North Star District

 

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North Star District

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 BeAScout.org – find a Scout unit near you: click here.

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

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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.

 

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Upcoming Events

Leader Specific Training

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Join us July 11, 2015 for Leader Specific Training at 50 E. Azure Ave North Las Vegas, 89115. Training will be available for all key contact leaders (like Den Leaders, Boy Scout leaders), and committee members and unit commissioners. Click here for more details about the training and to register for the training. Thank you for being a leader in Scouting and we are looking forward to supporting you as you serve the youth of our community!

Next District training is September 19 (Leader Specific), September 18-19 (OLS) at Floyd Lamb Park.

2015 Program Launch

Get a jumpstart on your Unit’s annual calendar with dates and information that will be provided at the North Star District’s annual Program Launch. Tables, flyers, food, and information! 7-8 p.m. at 5160 W Lone Mountain Rd.

2015 Fall Camporee

Who: All Boy Scouts, Varsity Teams, Venturing Crews

Where: Floyd Lamb Park – Area 2

When: September 18-19 (Units who would like to camp over until the 20th and make it a full camping weekend are able to do so)

Why: Because it is going to be a blast.

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

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to send your boys to one of our Council’s exciting Cub Day Camps. Click here to learn more about our Cub Day Camps and to register.

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Roundtable

2015-04-14 19.11.052nd Tuesday each month, 7-8 p.m., 5160 W. Lone Mountain Rd.

Roundtable is for all adult Scout leaders. You will receive supplemental leadership training, get updates on events and activities, network with fellow Scout leaders, purchase Scout supplies, and attend breakout position specific classes.

Click here to see May’s Roundtable Announcements.

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

New Cub Scout Program

A new Cub Scout program will launch 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!

2015 North Star District Award of Merit Recipients

  • Gwen Gierhart
  • Chris Paulson
  • Chris Peterson
  • Richard Rawson
  • Dustin Schelin
  • Sandy Simon
  • John Steinman
  • Marjorie Stimson

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