Serving Wilkin, Otter Tail, Douglas, Pope, Stevens, Swift, Grant and Traverse counties in Minnesota and Richland County in North Dakota.

District Leadership

District Chair Adrian Panther (720) 308-4567
District Commissioner Michael Denke (320) 491-8381
District Executive Brenda Thomson (320) 760-5605
Field Director (East Team) Thomas Huether (406) 780-0690


Mailing Address

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

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Monthly Meetings

District Unit Serivce Team Meeting

1st Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm
Click here for the Zoom Meeting Link 

Council Led Scout Monthly Update Meeting

1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm
Click here to register for the webinar meeting.


Eagle Scout Process Contacts

Eagle Projects and Boards of Review (North) - Ivan Maas (701) 899-1087

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

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

Life to Eagle Process


Order Free Placemats for Blue & Gold Banquet

The council is making available free placemats for Packs to use during the Blue & Gold Banquet. The placemats have information about camp opportunities for Cub Scouts in 2021.




Click on the image for Day Camp information!




District Banquet Nominations Due April 30, 2021

We are rescheduling the District Banquet to May 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Do you know someone who you feel should be recognized for their dedication to the program? Check out the list of Awards and submit the nominations to Brenda by April 30th.

Standard Nomination Form or District Award of Merit nomination form.



Merit Badge Counselor Registration

For information about registering to teach a merit badge or to renew as a Merit Badge Counselor, visit the Advancement web page.



Order of the Arrow

Are your scouts looking for the next thing in their scouting path? Order of the Arrow is a great way to get more involved in scouting and community service. Great leadership opportunities exist, more opportunities for growth, greater ability to travel, and a better way to create friendships throughout the Council.

Election time is upon us, contact one of the advisors to schedule your unit election: Chapter 4 Advisor, Brian Ramey or Chapter 3 Advisor, Doug Hansen.



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