cub scouts

Wearing a uniform is a memorable part of the Scouting experience, yet many families cannot afford to purchase one. To help meet that challenge, Pilgrim Cleaners, with one of its locations in Elk River, is hosting its seventh annual communitywide used uniform collection campaign during the month of July. Northern Star Council appreciates all who [...]

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Scouts and their parents planted trees in Elk River recently. They planted 20 trees at Orono Park and 80 trees at Meadowview Heights Park, according to Gina Hugo, resource conservationist at Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District. Participating in the effort were packs 90, 98 and 111, troops 90, 99, and 111 and Venture Crew [...]

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Parents of young boys face a lot of choices in after-school activities. Boys want to have fun, while parents want them to learn positive values and skills that will last a lifetime. If your boy is in first through fifth grade, Cub Scouting may be exactly what you are both looking for. Generations of American [...]

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Pilgrim Dry Cleaners is getting ready for its fifth annual Scouting for Uniforms campaign to provide uniforms for disadvantaged youth in the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts. Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers uniforms will be distributed to youth who could otherwise not afford one. The Northern Star Council serves young people in [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Two new races are zipping into Zimmerman for Wild West Days this year. Reading Frenzy BookShop is sponsoring turtle races in the parking lot Saturday, May 26 after the Wild West Days parade, from 3–5 p.m. “It should be a lot of fun,” Sheri Olson, owner of Reading Frenzy said. [...]

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by Briana Sutherland Contributing writer The Easter bunny may have had some help this year while stopping by Prairie Park in Otsego for the annual Easter egg hunt on March 30. The event, hosted by Parks and Recreation along with the local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, kept everyone busy all morning long. “We plan [...]

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The 23rd annual Elk River Community Christmas holiday dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 25 at the Elk River American Legion, 525 Railroad Dr.. The dinner will be served by Elk River Cub and Boy Scouts, Elk River Girl Scouts and the community of Elk River. For more information or to [...]

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Parents of young boys face a lot of choices in after-school activities. Boys want to have fun, while parents want them to learn positive values and skills that will last a lifetime. If your boy is in first through fifth grade, Cub Scouting may be exactly what you are both looking for, according to Nathen [...]

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