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Veteran Scouters and Museum Members

Do you want to share old Scouting stories with your peers or younger like-minded 15-year volunteers of Scouting or the museum? Do you want to find out who will be the next Skunk of the Year?

Join us on Saturday, June 6, at Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp just across the river from Stillwater for the museum's annual reunion. Become a Skunk of the Order of the Odor. If you were affiliated with Boy Scouting or Girl Scouting or the North Star Museum for at least 15 years, and are a current member of the Museum, you can join this exclusive club. Even if you don't meet this length of service, but are interested in listing to old-timers reminisce, sign up to attend. Cost is $13.00 per person.

To RSVP, fill out and send this form to the museum or contact Stephanie Weiger at 651-748-2880 or

For those of you interested in nominating the next Skunk of the Year, the application deadline has been extended to Monday, May 25. Click here to review requirements and fill out the application.

A Tremendous Thank You to ...

A Call to History attendees! Your participation in this new annual event on April 29 yielded great results. 113 people attended the event and committed to over $30,000 in support. If you were unable to attend, here's a summary of the event. Do you want to visit the museum? Please contact Executive Director Claudia Nicholson at If you want to make a gift to the museum, please click here.

S'mores with Juliette

A quarterly celebration of Girl Scout sisterhood, S'mores with Juliette is an event where Girl Scouts gather at the museum for skills, crafts and fun! "Juliette" herself is not present but her spirit of adventure sure is! Below are the dates for this beloved event for 2015. Attend one or attend them all, each S'mores with Juliette event is themed for a specific activity and treat. (It's not always "s'mores.")

- August 7: S'mores - Sing along the Girl Scout way - with s'mores and sisterhood

- October 30: S'mores - Juliette's Birthday party - Victorian parlor games and birthday cake!

These events are held 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Cost is $6 per person and you must RSVP to Stephanie Weiger at

Come join the fun - as a troop or as a family - all are welcome!

Compass North Points to the North Star Museum!

There's never been a better time to become a member of the North Star Museum of Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting.

Whether you are a Boy Scout, Girl Scout, an alum, a troop or pack leader, a Scout Executive, or just a fan of local history, the North Star Museum is sure to be your new favorite destination for 2015!

See remarkable exhibits filled with stories of adventure. Artifacts of bygone days in Scouting will stir the memories in your heart. And innovative programs, leadership opportunities, and service projects are all waiting for you at North Star Museum.

As a member, receive valuable discounts to programs, events, and gift shop; invitations to "members only" events; priority booking on special receptions and events! Troop and pack memberships are also offered to units, and include discounts to program activities.

Join the Museum today! Receive your handsome membership compass pin and a "thank you" gift from us. Your benefits begin immediately -- so, don't wait!

Let your compass point the way to the North Star Museum! Values kept here!

For more information, check out the Membership page.

Overnight at the Museum – A Customized Overnight Lock-in for Your Troop or Pack!

From Cub Scouts to Daisies to Cadettes, and everything in between, our customized Overnight Camp in adventure is a wonderful opportunity for Cub Packs and Girl Scout Troops of all ages! You can choose to do a Journey, a merit badge, belt loops, or service projects. Or, Just enjoy a fun-filled overnight of Boy Scout/Girl Scout activities, such as scavenger hunts, bonfire with s'mores, arts and crafts, Pinewood Derby, and movies! You sleep in the gallery and wake to a pancake breakfast and MORE fun activities.

An absolute bargain at just $50 per person (with $100 deposit and minimum of 15 people) and a GREAT way for troops and families to bond and have fun! (And this is a great event for little campers who are camping for the first time!) Boys, check out this flyer; and girls, check out this flyer for additional details.

Contact Shirley at to get on the list.

Club Bruce

“Club Bruce,” our NEW Jr. Museum Membership for kids is a big hit! Any child up to 11 years old can join, and it's just $35 a year.

Kids love the Bruce the Moose Adventure Pack with a reflective backpack, water bottle, moose plush, and compass/whistle/flashlight!

Parents love the membership benefits like discounts on merchandise in the gift shop, discounts on programs and meetings, and invitations to members only events!

BOTH kids and parents will love the quarterly newsletter, “Moose News”, that goes out to all Club Bruce members with information about moose and other Minnesota wildlife, the environment, events at the museum, milestones in Scouting history, etc. Click here to see the Spring issue.

And here’s something REALLY COOL. We are sharing a percentage of the proceeds from all Club Bruce memberships with the Moose Research Project of the Minnesota DNR. This is a team of researchers committed to saving our Minnesota moose and trying to discover why the Minnesota populations of moose are dropping.

Club Bruce is a great educational tool for parents, teachers and Scout leaders, and also makes a wonderful gift for that special kid or little Boy Scout or Girl Scout!

Be a part of the adventure! Join Club Bruce TODAY! Contact Shirley (Bruce’s assistant!) at

Tell Us What You'd Like to See

We have some great ideas for 2015 programs, events, memberships, etc. However, we'd like to know some of your ideas.

Email Executive Director Claudia Nicholson ( with any ideas you'd like to see at the Museum in 2015.



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Coming Soon


June 6, 2015
Veteran Scouter Reunion
Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp


June 16, 2015
Volunteer Appreciation Night

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