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Voyageur Trails District

Serving the Minnesota Counties of Polk, Marshall, Red Lake, Pennington, Kittson, and Roseau.

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Grand Forks Service Center

Northern Lights Council
Boy Scouts of America                     Phone: 701-775-3189
1701 Cherry Street                            Fax: 701-775-0862
Grand Forks, ND 58201                   Email:

Office Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00am to 3:30pm
Closed: Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Holidays        

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Voyageur Trails Area 2018 Summer News for June, July, August

Check out the news to find out what's happening across the Voyageur Trails District.

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 ....

Youth Protection Training ... New Policy from National

Effective September 1, 2017, Youth Protection Training (YPT) will be 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. Because completion of YPT is now required for all leaders at the time of registration,

Update your BeAScout pin today, so future Scouting families can find your Units

BeAScout.Org is a powerful tool to help parents find your unit. But, it only works if they are able to get the right information. First impressions are everything, so it is important to keep your BeAScout pin up-to date. Here's how you do it ...

Helpful Links for UnitsAnimated purple bouncing question mark picture moving

Program for Newer/Smaller Cub Scout Units
A program guide for units that are smaller and need help getting off the ground and are not able to meet as dens. Now with 2 years of program!

Are You Trained? (Training Help Link)
Struggling in your unit? That may be due to training. Check to see if you are officially trained.
Visit the Council Training Link

Advancement and Scouting Forms
National BSA FormsExternal Link  --  Cub Scout FormsExternal Link  --  Boy Scout ResourcesExternal Link 

Non official BSA Websites
MeritBadge.orgExternal Link     BoyscoutTrail.comExternal Link    USScouts.orgExternal Link
*These websites are not associated with the BSA or NLC, but have good information.

Guide to Safe ScoutingExternal Link
Age appropriate guidelines chart

Click here for Program Planning Resources.

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