Category: Council-wide News

Friends of the NRA Foundation Awards Grant

If you are up at Fire Mountain this summer you may see some work going on at the north side of the Archery Range.  The Council is building a new dedicated BB-Gun Range.  The new range will look like a

Series Reflection – Why Do You Teach Youth How to Shoot?

After completing my 5-article series exploring the fundamentals of shooting – and how they can correspond with goal setting and project management – I was reflecting on it and decided I needed one more article to really finish it out.

News from Sikhs Mox Lamonti Lodge – May 2019

Brothers, as we push into spring, Sikhs Mox Lamonti Lodge would like to provide information regarding our plans leading into the summer and recap a few of our recent events.   Most recently, members gathered at Fire Mountain to attend our

What is a Safety Moment?

What is a Safety Moment?  It just takes a moment to make your Pack, Troop or Crew a little bit safer. Every meeting or activity should include some type of Safety Moment…and it’s easy by using the resources of the

Exciting Things are Happening with Membership

Cub Scout Day Camp is a great program for recruiting!  As you register new Scouts into your units (and get those future kindergartners signed up) – encourage your Scouts, both boys and girls, to attend Cub Scout Day Camp.  What

How to Submit a Unit Money Earning Application

So your unit wants to make some money? Here’s what you need to do to get approval from the Boy Scouts of America.  Submit a UNIT MONEY-EARNING APPLICATION   Applications are not required for council-coordinated money earning projects such as popcorn

What it Really Takes to Sustain Units

By: Sue Simmons, National Commissioner Service, Starting and Sustaining Units Chair  “What is really needed to sustain units?” That question has many answers: great program; active adults and parents; active youth; a recruitment plan; a succession plan; use of the

Safety Moment – Planning a Safe Campout

As the winter months come to a close, many units are preparing for upcoming campouts. Here are some reminders you can share with your youth leaders when they plan your units next campout.  SUMMARY   Camping is a long-honored tradition for

Council Annual Business Meeting

The Annual Business Meeting of the Mount Baker Council, Boy Scouts of America  Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7:30 am  Stillaguamish Senior Center 18308 Smokey Point Boulevard – several blocks north of 172nd   Arlington, WA 98223-7825  This will serve as

Why do you teach youth how to shoot – Follow-Through

The 5th article in the series This is the last installment of my five fundamentals of shooting and how they relate to goal setting and project management, two things required to earn the Eagle Scout rank. This final topic will