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Advisor: Mark Wilbur
VERY Important Request: This web site can only be as "Up to Date" as the people submiting information for posting.
If information is not submited to us electronically (MS Word, e-mail, etc.)
and in a timely manner, then we cannot post it!
Web Page Disclaimer:
The purpose of this webpage is not to compete with the www.stlbsa.org page!
This is intended to merely be a 'supplement' that is more accessible for our
volunteers to post information. Our web page and the STLBSA web page are maintained
by different groups with different levels of response time; so, we encourage you to check BOTH web pages!
Summit Corps 2011
Summit Corps, a project similar to Arrow Corps 5 where participants will
be working on trails at the new Bechtel Summit, the location for the new permanent Jamboree site in West Virgina.
In between the work, there will be a lot of fun activities for your enjoyment.
And you also get the honor of being some of the first Scouts to be at the Summit.
For more information, go to this website:
The cost is estimated to be around $250 (plus transportation)
For more information on the Summit see
Too see all of the information mentioned at the August Chapter Meeting, go to the OA News Page.
2010 Silver Beaver Recipients
Northstar would like to congratulate Sue Lindstrom, Kirk Richter, and Charles Seris for being a recipient of the 2010 Silver Beaver award.
The Silver Beaver Award is the highest award that a council can award to an adult volunteer.
Sue Lindstrom, Kirk Richter, and Charles Seris will be recieving their award at Scout Quest 100 on Saturday during the Annual Meeting and Recognition Dinner at the Saint Louis Zoo's Living World.
New OA Vigil Members
North Star had Five (5) OA members recieve their nomination for the Vigil Honor at the Winter Fellowship Banquet.
Samuel K. Kost,
Stephen H. Ludwig,
James A. Sholtis,
Bryan J. Peters, and
Robert C. Engemann.
Cermonial Teams Meetings
Ceremonial Teams meet every monday at Parker Road Babtist Church at 7pm.
2009-2010 Chapter Officers and Chairmen
The 2009-2010 Chapter Officers and Chairmen picture is updated.
Click on the OA News link on the left to see the picture.
2009-2010 OA Officers and Chairman Roster Updated
The 2009-2010 OA officers and chairman roster has been updated.
Click OA Chairman roster on the left.
2010 Centenial Year Events and Info
-2010 National Jamboree
2010 marks the 100th anniversary of scouting and whats a better way to celebrate that an by attending the 2010 National Jamboree in Ft. A.P. Hill Virginia.
The dates are July 26-Aug 4 and the price is $2,000.00 dollars. Greater St. Louis Area Council has only 30 spots available so if you wish to go you must get your appication in now.
Click here if you would like to see the specially designed and recently released council patch design for GSLAC.
-Scout Quest 100
Scout Quest will be June 4-6, 2010.
-North Star Escape 2010
The North Star Escape will be on April 10 and 11 2010.
2009-2010 Program Guide
Click here if you would like a digital copy of the 2009-2010 Program Guide.
Congratulations Steve Rechtien
North Star would like to congradulate Steve Rechtien on anchieving the silver beaver award.
The Silver Beaver Award is the highest honor a Boy Scout council can bestow on an adult volunteer leader.
Steve recieved his award at Council's Annual Meeting and Recognition Dinner on May 28 at the St. Charles Convention Center.
If you have any good pictures of Northstar events and would like to share them, please contact the webmaster at nswebmaster[at]rocketmail.com so that they may be used in future slide shows and other purposes.
Northstar Polaris Award Recipients
At the Northstar District Dinner, we had five scouters recieve the highest award that a district may give.
We would like to congradulate (from left to right) Rob Kissner, Steven Francis, Margaret Lickenbrock, Mike Kavanaugh and Forrest "Butch" Hammond.
The Next Roundtable meeting will be held on February 4th 2010.
Northstar Roundtable are the first Thursday of the month August throught June.
The meetings start at 7:00PM and they are located at:
Florissant Presbyterian Church
660 Charbonier Rd.
Florissant, MO 63031
Click here for a map
North Star now has a discussion forum!
Yes, we have finally gotten a discussion forum online! This forum can be used
to discuss topics like:
Order of the Arrow
Hiking and Camping locations
Uniform and gear swap
Are Troop Meetings Boring?
and almost any Scouting related topic you wish!
Unfortunately hack-ers have been a problem for some other Scouting units and Districts.
To improve our chances of better youth protection, the URL is NOT going to be published.
To gain access the URL has been mentioned at Roundtables, other meetings, word of mouth
or it can be e-mailed to you.
This page last updated on: 1/16/2014
A Brief Look Ahead
at Calendar Events:
The events in this area have
been disable at the request
of our District Executive.
Past Roundtable Notes
Past Roundtable Notes
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