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Popcorn Training for Adults

Popcorn Training for Adults
Neighborhood meeting in August

Popcorn training for Unit Popcorn Kernels and any other adults interested will be held at the Neighborhood Meetings in August.  Kernels are welcome to attend any districts meeting, so please choose the date that works best for you.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
     Cedar Valley Neighborhood Meeting:  Austin Labor Center (316 4th Avenue NE) in Austin beginning at 6:30pm
     Great Bend Neighborhood Meeting:  Center for Scouting in Mankato beginning at 6:30pm; Zoom option will be offered
     Southern Trails Neighborhood Meeting:  Austin Labor Center(316 4th Avenue NE) in Austin beginning at 6:30pm

Thursday, August 4, 2022
     River Valley Neighborhood Meeting:  First Lutheran Church dining room (1114 Travers Road) in St. Peter beginning at 7-8pm

Monday, August 8, 2022
     Buffalo Prairie Neighborhood Meeting:  Scout Building at the Waseca Fairgrounds  7-8pm

Thursday,  August 11, 2022
     North Star Neighborhood Meeting:  Cedar Point Scout Camp in Fairmont beginning at 6:30pm
     Gneiss Neighborhood Meeting:  Our Saviors Lutheran Church  1400 South State Street New Ulm   6:30-7:30pm

This training is required to advance on the Popcorn Commission Climb.

Questions please contact Beth Clymer at bclymer69@yahoo.com

Registration is needed for this event and is open until Sunday, July 31, 2022.

 

Get Hooked On Fishing!
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Riverside Park, New Ulm, MN
4-7pm
No cost
Registration for this event is not needed; just arrive!

It’s Fishing, Food, Fun and Prizes all for FREE!

Join us at the 24th annual Youth Free Fishing Contest!  This event is sponsored by the New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen’s Club.

The event runs from 4-7pm at the Riverside Park (101 South Front Street) in New Ulm. 

Nightcrawlers are provided but bring your own fishing gear!  They will have a very limited number of fishing poles available to borrow, first come first served.

Those ages 15 and under do not need a MN fishing license.  16 and above will be asked to show their current license.

Ages for this event are “old enough to hold a fishing pole” to age 18.

Questions or to volunteer your time, please contact Jim Hulke at 507-276-4438.

Popcorn Kickoff!

Popcorn Kickoff and Youth Training
Saturday, August 20, 2022
Norseland Scout Camp
1pm – 4pm

Let’s get together to celebrate popcorn!  It’s that time of year to begin making plans for Popcorn 2022.

Youth training will be lots of fun.  Gone are the days of classroom seminars for kids!  We have moved on to a fun and games individualized approach to popcorn training.

 

Much like what we did at Expo 2021, we will have a question/answer at each game.  Listen and Learn then play the game!   Games are appropriate for and will differ by age brackets.  Some of the games in the plan for the event are:

  • Minute To Win It style games
  • Backyard Bass Fishing game
  • Corn Hole
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Water Rescue
  • Raingutter Regatta
  • The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
  • Pool Noodle Hockey

There is no cost to attend this fun time.  Youth attendance at this event is part of your unit’s Commission Climb. 

Each person on property must complete a Health Form parts A/B  Health Form AB fillable updated 4-5-22

Registration will be open until Thursday, August 18, 2022.

Questions please contact Beth Clymer at bclymer69@yahoo.com

Scouting Palooza!  Fall Camp-o-ree

Scouting Palooza Fall Camp-o-ree
Friday, September 16 – Sunday, September 18, 2022
5:30 pm Friday – 9 am Sunday
Norseland Scout Camp
$18 per Scout    $13 per Adult
Webelos (grade 4), Arrow of Light Scouts (grade 5) and all Scouts BSA are invited

It’s time to kick off a new season of Scouting with a Scouting Palooza event!  Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts will be participating alongside of Scouts BSA!

Friday Night

The fun begins Friday night.  Please eat before you arrive at Camp Norseland any time after 5:30pm.  All Webelos/AOL’s will be acting as one big “Troop”.  While parents are always welcome to attend, for this event they are not required.  The Pack is responsible for the two-deep leadership, however.  This leadership can be filled by combining Packs together.   Scouts will have time to set up their campsite before the movie and cracker barrel begin at 8pm.  Activity uniform is dress code for Friday night.  Webelos/AOL’s are welcome to camp with a Scout BSA troop or camp as part of their Webelos/AOL “troop”.  Either option is fine.

Saturday

Saturday morning enjoy breakfast, provided by the unit, at your campsite.  Around 7:30am all Scouts (Webelos, AOL’s and Scouts BSA), will travel to South Central College located in upper North Mankato (1920 Lee Blvd).  Units are responsible for transporting Scouts to the school.  If you need assistance, please contact Lisa Vasquez with your information so carpooling can be set up.

Check in begins at 8am at South Central College. 

For Webelos and AOL’s, your adventures run from 9am-Noon and 1-4 pm at South Central.  You will be choosing one adventure in the morning and one for the afternoon during the registration process. 

During Webelos/AOL adventures we are asking adults to act as two deep leadership in each room.

Lunch will be provided at South Central for all.  Lunch will be divided into two shifts: Noon-12:30pm and 12:30-1pm.  While one shift is eating, the other will be receiving a tour of the campus.

At 4pm everyone will travel back to Norseland for some free time.  A camp wide meal will be served in the meadow area at 6pm followed by chapel at 7:15pm.  A camp wide fire begins at 7:45 followed by friendship fires.  Units are asked to provide treats during friendship fire time.

Each person is asked to bring their own mess kit for dinner on Saturday night.  Also on Saturday night, each unit is asked to have a skit and/or song prepared for the camp wide fire.

Dress code Saturday, until after camp wide fire, is Field Uniform                                                                   

Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts Adventures

At Southe Central, while the older Scouts are working on merit badges, Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts will be working on different adventures.

In the morning Webelos/AOL’s can choose between “Build a Better World” or “Game Design”.  The afternoon gives the choices of “Engineer” or “Aware and Care”.  Please select your adventure during the registration process.

Webelos/AOL’s will also be asked during registration, if they will be camping with a troop or as part of the Webelos/AOL’s “troop”.  Either option is fine.

What to Bring

Each participant is responsible for
     Tenting gear (Webelos/AOL’s please contact Lisa if you are in need of tent)
     Cot and sleeping bag
     Flashlight
     Change of clothes
     Personal hygiene items
     Jacket
     Closed to shoes
     Rain gear (if applicable)
     Field Uniform
     Activity Uniform
     Mess Kit
     Water Bottle
     Prepared Skit or Song (as a group)
     Health Form parts AB  Health Form AB fillable updated 4-5-22

Sunday Morning

Everyone is welcome to head home once their site is cleaned.  Final checkout time is 9am.

Final Notes

Cost for this event is $18 per Scout (plus additional merit badge fees when applicable) and $13 for adults.
Meals provided Friday night cracker barrel, Saturday lunch and dinner.
All particpiants need a Health Form parts A/B

The first 150 people (adults and youth) to register for this event will receive a free gift!
Registration date stamped through Black Pug determines recipients 

Registration is open until Sunday, September 5, 2022.  After this date you may still attend but must register through Lisa. 

Questions please contact Lisa Vasquez at 262-893-3474 or vasquezl12505@gmail.com   

Many thanks to South Central College for their assistance with this event.  it is greatly appreciated.