Category: Council-wide News

November Key 3 Articles

From my chairs in Everett and Bellingham, I can see through the window that the pace of the world is steadily increasing as the holidays approach.  It is always one of my favorite times of the year. Not so much because of food, gifts and merriment, but significantly because – in my work in helping […]

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Why Scouting Matters

A follow-up to Steven Davis’ thoughts from the October Mountain Echo.   As Steven so well described, “Scouting matters.”   It matters to each of us for different reasons, and we all have our own stories to tell.  Reflecting on these stories can help us remain involved in Scouting over time and/or help us later on […]

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Safety Moment – Hypothermia

Hypothermia    With winter just around the corner, we suggest going over Hypothermia (and First Aid for it) with your Scouts this month.    Hypothermia is an abnormally low body temperature that is dangerous, and potentially fatal if not properly cared for. Hypothermia most often occurs when individuals are exposed to extremely cold temperatures for extended periods of time. […]

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More Scouts Equal More Fun

Denise Lesniak SR VP Membership   “More Scouts equal more fun,” is not a new phrase. You have probably heard that many times before. A den of seven (or more) Scouts brings lots of fun and energy to the program! With Join Nights and Join Nights Part 2 behind us, there is still time to build up your […]

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November 2019 Properties Report

Fire Mountain Scout Camp  What Project is up next?  With the completion of the new Staff Shower House and the Fire Eagle’s Nest (Staff and training building) we have moved our time, energy, and resources to the new Ranger’s Shop.  The building can be seen as you drive into camp on your right hand side […]

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2021 National Jamboree

Summit Bechtel Reserve July 21-30, 2021   Calling All Scouts and Scouters   Do you want to be a part of this once in a lifetime event? The 2021 National Jamboree will be the highlight of your Scouting Career. Mount Baker Council has started the organization of Troops to attend the 2021 National Jamboree for both […]

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#GivingTuesday 2019

Mount Baker Council is excited to again be a part of #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.   In the wake of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it is continuously important to remember our duty to others. We can carry that momentum of being thankful from […]

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How to give our families another opportunity to have their son and/or daughter join Cub Scouts

“On no, we missed it!”   Parents across the country may be having this realization right now. Others may have attended a local sign-up night but didn’t register. Others may have expressed interest through our beascout.org website. These families deserve a second chance to join our life-changing program.    Host a Second-chance Recruitment Event   […]

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National Exploring Fee Increase – FAQs

Q:  Why are the fees increasing now? A:  While costs increase every year, the Boy Scouts of America has worked to keep the annual membership fee as low as possible to make Scouting available to as many young people as possible by subsidizing core costs, including liability insurance we must carry to cover all official […]

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