Lakes District

Serving Minnesota Counties of Douglas, Pope, Stevens, Swift, Grant & Traverse

District Leadership

District Chair Adrian Panther (720) 308-4567
District Commissioner Michael Denke (320) 491-8381
District Executive Andrew Moore (320) 766-9784
Director of Field Service Darin Steindl (701) 499-0646


Monthly Leader Meetings

District Committee - 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria. 

Adult Leader Roundtables - 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria.

Eagle Scout Process Contacts:

Eagle Project Approvals - Tim Gehring (320) 760-7273

Eagle Scout Board of Review Scheduling - Mike Henning (320) 491-9095

Local Mailing Address

Northern Lights Council, BSA
P.O. Box 1131
Alexandria, MN 56308

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Lakes District 4 News for Fall - September, October, November 2018.
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Unit Charter Renewal and Youth Protection Training
As we begin the annual Unit Charter Renewal Campaign, it is important to note that current Youth Protection Training will be required for all leader renewals at the time the online charter renewal is completed. What this means is, if a unit has a leader that is not current in Youth Protection Training, the unit will not be able to finish the online charter renewal.

Youth Protection Training
Youth Protection Training (YPT) is required for all adult leaders at the time of registration. Paper applications from new leaders must be accompanied by a Youth Protection Training completion certificate, which must be filed with the application.  Go to  to take the Training. to take the Training.

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