VFW Scout of the Year Program

VFW Scout of the Year Program
Applications due March 1, 2020

Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States  awards three individuals who are:  Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank. 


Staff To Attend Training

Staff Training Days
Thursday, February 27 – Friday, February 28, 2020
Center For Scouting
Closed for business

Please mark your calendars for February 27-28, 2020, as the Center for Scouting will be closed.


OA Brotherhood Bash

Brotherhood Bash
Saturday, March 7 – Sunday, March 8, 2020
Oakland Lutheran Church, near Albert Lea
$8 per person online registration; $12 per person at the door

It’s time for the our annual BROTHERHOOD BASH!  This is the 8th annual event and we have lots of fun things planned.  


Introduction To Scoutbook

Introduction To Scoutbook
Thursday, March 5, 2020
6:30-7 p.m.
Online via Zoom

The Cedar Valley District will be hosting an online “Introduction to Scoutbook” session on Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 6:30-7p.m.


“Gold Rush” Klondike 2020

“Gold Rush” Klondike 2020
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Norseland Scout Camp
7am – 5pm
$20 per youth; $5 per adult

Catch Gold Rush Fever!  Transport yourself back to the days of the Gold Rush, where golden nuggets ruled and survival depended on your wisdom and knowledge.


Mad Bobber Ice Fishing Contest & Fishing Merit Badge Event

Mad Bobber Fishing Contest & Fishing Merit Badge
Saturday, February 1, 2020
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Duck Lake in Madison Lake, MN
$20 per person  $5 age 15 and under

Who says the Fishing merit badge has to be completed during the summer months?  It’s 2020 – A New Year – A New Decade – So let’s do the Fishing merit badge A New Way!