Category: Council-wide News

Temporary Transition Rules for Girls Joining Troops

On February 1, 2019, the Boy Scouts of America will begin admitting girls into Scouts BSA. One of the characteristics of Scouting—for over a hundred years—is that no matter when you join, however long you stay, or the rank you attain, the Scouting experience prepares you for life. And for some, the pinnacle of their […]

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Merit Badge Clinics at Cabelas

Cabela’s is sponsoring a number of Merit Badge clinics during the month of September.  Please contact Michelle at Cabelas to sign-up. Cabela’s is excited to partner with Boy Scouts of America! During the month of September Cabela’s will host teaching sessions for the following Merit Badges- Fishing Merit Badge, Rifle Shooting Merit Badge, and Fish […]

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Stampede is coming!

  Stampede Flyer 2018 Time for a Stampede October 20, 2018 9:00am to 4:00pm Lunch from Noon to 1:00pm $2 for a hot dog lunch Shelter Building Orienteering (map and compass) BB, archery, and sling shot ranges Campfire and s’mores Fishing (bring your own pole) … and much, much more! Come for an hour Come […]

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Rich Szymanski Retires

Retirement of Rich Szymanski    The Mount Baker Council team will be losing the talents of our Program Director, effective on September 30, 2018. After a long career of service, I have the honor, privilege and personal regret to announce Rich Szymanski’s retirement from the Boy Scouts of America and his position as part of […]

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Insurance Recovery Fee Statement

Insurance Recovery Fee Statement Starting in 2019 with the unit charter renewals (completed in December 2018), our Council will be making a necessary change to the insurance recovery fees. This will not come into effect until charter renewal time, but to help our units “Be Prepared!” here is what will be different:  The insurance fee […]

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World Jamboree Informational Meeting

What is World Scout Jamboree? Who can attend? What is the cost? What is the time commitment to attend World Scout Jamboree? Want to meet the Contingent Jamboree Leaders? All these questions and more will be answered during our World Scout Jamboree Promotional Meeting. August 14, 2018 7:00pm Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints […]

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2019 Scout Summer Camp Reservations

Reservations for the 2019 Scout Summer Camp at Fire Mountain are now open! In 2019 we will be offering 6 weeks of Scout Camp Fun. July 7 – 13 July 14 – 20 July 22 – 27 (Monday start) July 28 – August 3 August 4 – August 10** August 11 – August 17** **Discount […]

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Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Grant

This year when our Cub Scouts attend Day Camp they will have brand new archery targets to hone the skills with.  In past years, the Day Camps had less than adequate archery targets.  They were so bad that it was difficult for our Cub Scouts to even get an arrow to stick in. Thanks to […]

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New Fire Mountain Staff Shower House Comes to Life!

THE NEW FIRE MOUNTAIN STAFF SHOWER HOUSE COMES TO LIFE! The Properties Committee was challenged to find a mason to construct our new staff shower house at Fire Mountain.  As many of may know the building trades are extremely busy.   Many thanks to Garret Shaffer at Northbound Masonry out of Sedro-Woolley for taking our small, […]

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Cub Scout Day Camp

Camp Theme: Are you ready for some adventurous fun with your Cub Scout friends?  Join the “Cub Scout Passport To Adventure” this summer for a Day Camp filled with fun and discovery!  Scouts will spend the week building memories, experiencing cool hands-on STEM activities, and enjoying the outdoors! Camp Staff: There is no paid staff […]

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