Category: Council-wide News

Earn the Scouting @ Home Award

The Mount Baker Council is offering a special commemorative award to remember this unique time in Scouting and the world.   All youth and adults will have the ability to earn this patch which will be sold exclusively through the Mount Baker Council Trading Post. To earn the patch complete the activities in the Council provided […]

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Can You Help During This Unusual Time?

Dear Friends and Family of Scouting, We hope you and your family are healthy. We are writing to you as the Mount Baker Council urgently needs your help. Scouting has never been more important to our youth and communities. We are committed to the mission . . . actively planning service projects and our character-building […]

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Camp Cards Are Here

The Mount Baker 2020 Camp Cards are here! Let’s use this opportunity to test our online sales skills. These cards hold great value, especially the restaurants that have take-out and delivery. Who doesn’t want a discount on their pizza while stuck at home?! And with most vendors, the new expiration date of March 2021 allows for plenty of […]

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BSA Advancement Amid Covid-19

From the National Boy Scouts of America. Cub Scouting/Scouts BSA/Venturing/Sea Scouting Rank Advancement and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) The following questions regarding advancement have arisen as we deal with closures, cancellations, or other issues caused by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Although there are difficulties and constraints, advancement can continue. Youth, parents, and leaders should […]

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COVID-19 Update: Information regarding our Council Service Centers

April 03, 2020 Update – Council Service Centers and Trading Posts are closed through May 4th. March 26, 2020 Update – Council Service Centers and Trading Posts are closed through April 8th. March 17, 2020    Dear Mount Baker Council friends,    Our Council leadership has previously written you of cancellations of council and district Scouting programs […]

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COVID-19 Update from the Council

March 13, 2020 Announcement Dear Scouting Family,  As always, your safety and the safety of all our members, volunteers, and employees is our top priority. We know there are questions and concerns about how COVID-19, commonly known as the novel coronavirus, could affect local Scouting programs in Mount Baker Council. Please know that we are […]

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Recurring Giving with Text-to-Give

Did you know about the Mount Baker Council Text to give program?  It is an easy and quick way to make an FOS donation with a credit card!  Fast and easy way to support Mount Baker Scouting!    So how does it work?  It is just filling out a form.   A Simple Three-Step Process:    Text […]

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Trails-End Scholarship Program – Discountinued

Trails End Popcorn is Phasing out the Scholarship program   If your Scout Sold $2500 or more in popcorn in 2019, they have until March 31,2020 to enroll in the Trails end Scholarship Program.  After that date there will be no more applications accepted.  Those who are registered will be able to add to their accounts […]

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Set Your 2020 Vision on Wood Badge

Now that you have completed your position-specific training for your Scouting role, it’s time to take your knowledge to the next level. Wood Badge is a 6-day advanced leadership training course. Held over 2 separate weekends in September and October, Wood Badge offers leadership skills training that benefits your unit and all of Scouting, increases […]

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Safety Moment – Prohibited Activities

The other day I heard about a unit driving around in ATV’s. Pictures were shared on their Facebook page. It looked fun, they were wearing proper gear…but something didn’t seem right. I looked in the recent copy of Safe Guide For Scouting. Sure enough, ATV usage is prohibited on the unit level activity.   Did you […]

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