Category: Council-wide News

Wilderness & Remote First Aid Training

Wilderness  &  Remote  First  Aid Training Mount Baker Council is offering a 16-hour Wilderness and Remote First Aid course that is certified by the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI). This course meets the wilderness first aid requirement for units trekking at national high adventure bases (Philmont, Sea Base, Northern Tier and The Summit) and […]

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BALOO Training-Fall 2017

BALOO Training-Fall 2017 Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation for Cub Leaders Saturday, November 11th 2017 8:00 am-5:00 pm Fire Mountain Scout Reservation   Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a one-day training event that introduces leaders and parents to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping. Participants who […]

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Online Registration is Live – What you need to know

Online registration is live for the Mount Baker Council. Prospective parents now have the ability to submit an application, and pay registration fees, online. Please review the guidelines in these slides to make sure you have everything ready for your recruiting events. Unit Key 3 positions – Cubmasters / Scoutmasters / Venture Advisors / Skippers […]

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2017 Membership Fee Increase

2017 Membership Fee Increase The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. To do this — while delivering the nation’s foremost youth development program — the BSA must […]

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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Training

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Outdoor skills are critical to the success of the Scouting program, and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills will provide leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start a program right. This course is required training for Scoutmasters, assistant Scoutmasters, Varsity Coaches and assistant Varsity Coaches. The skills […]

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Mount Baker Council Centennial Summit Dinner and Auction

Join the Mount Baker Council for our Centennial Summit Dinner and Auction! Saturday, September 30, 2017 Tulalip Resort Hotel and Spa 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd Tulalip, WA 98271 This auction aims to exceed $100,000 in celebration of the Mount Baker Councils 100 years of delivering character building programs in Northwest Washington. Individual Seats are $125 […]

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LDS-Sponsored Venture Crews and Varsity Teams Membership Transfers

In May 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced it was no longer utilizing the Venturing and Varsity programs of the Boy Scouts of America effective December 31, 2017. To facilitate this transition, the Young Men’s General President of the LDS Church approved the transfer of age-eligible young men from LDS-chartered Venturing […]

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2018 Summer Camp Reservations Are Open

The Beach!  The Food!  The Lake! The Zip Line! There are so many reasons to join us at Fire Mountain for Summer Camp. Troop Reservations for the 2018 Summer Camp are being accepted. Reservation Form The fun doesn’t stop at Fire Mountain

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University of Scouting – Registration is Live

University of Scouting October 28, 2017     |    Haller Middle School     |     8:15am to 4:15pm Registration opens at 7:30am Child Care closes at 4:30pm Register Online To register you will need to create an individual account. Registration fee before October 9th – $20.00 Registration fee after October 9th – $30.00 Child Care – $10.00 per child You […]

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June/July Mountain Echo

Did you receive the June/July version of the Mountain Echo?  The Echo is full of Council information, a list of our newest Eagle Scouts, training information, and a message from our Key 3.  Reading the Echo is one of the best ways to stay informed. In this issue don’t miss the announcement for the Centennial Day […]

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