Category: Council-wide News

New Member Coordinators – An Important Role

By: Denise Lesniak, Vice President of Membership MBC Membership Committee (Virtual) New Member Coordinators New Member Coordinators (NMC) have an important role in all of our units.  NMC’s assist with recruiting new scouts; and also help new families as they join your unit.  This may be taking place in person (following social distancing guidelines) or […]

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March Message from the Key 3

By: Kevin Nichols, Scout Executive I want to thank all of our Scouters for all the good they do for our youth, especially during these uncertain times in the past year.   Our youth look to you as positive role models and representatives of a caring, giving community, especially as you have set the bar for […]

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Mount Baker Council – Healthy Washington – Scouting Update

Updated: February 01, 2021 The Mount Baker Council is reaching out to our Units, Charter Organizations, and other stakeholders to share our understanding and interpretation of the new “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” Plan. We believe that the new plan will have significant impacts on the outdoor program and daily operations of our units […]

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Spring into Recruiting Season

From MBC Membership Committee  February 2021   Spring is just around the corner and hopefully more group interactions for our Scouts.  It’s the perfect time for your unit to work on retention, recruiting and reach back.     Start by reviewing your program calendar.  How are virtual meetings going?  What are innovative ways to keep your scouts engaged?  These […]

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Fire Mountain Scout Camp and Phased Reopening

With the release of the Healthy Washington plan from the Governor’s office, we are pleased to share the following guidelines for the re-opening of Fire Mountain for Unit activities. Camp is located in the North Region of the Healthy Washington Plan, and will follow the Phase Restrictions of that region. Please note that groups using […]

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December Scouting at Home

The Scouting @ Home Committee has been hard at work creating fun activities and ideas to help our Scouts “Scout On”.  The Mount Baker Council website has many resources to help your unit be successful.  Check out the Monthly Scouting @ Home Themes for recommended monthly themes.  From monthly meeting resources to awards and merit […]

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End of the Year Trading Post Sale

The Mount Baker Council Trading Post is having a Year-End Clearance sale in the Trading Post! Find that perfect gift for the Scouting person in your life. Download the flyer

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Boy Scouts of America | Bar Date and Claims Update

Dear Scouting Family — As the national organization reaches a significant moment in its bankruptcy case, the Mount Baker Council wants our Scouting community to know that we share in the Boy Scouts of America’s heartfelt support for victims of past abuse in Scouting. Tens of thousands of individuals submitted claims in advance of the […]

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Message from the Key 3 – Recharter in 2020

Charter Renewal 2020By: Ed Reger, Council Commissioner I look back at articles I wrote in December 2019 and February 2020 and where we are now in Mount Baker and Scouting throughout the Country.  It is nothing like we expected it to be.  It has been, and still is, a year of significant impacts and has […]

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Safety Moment: Where to find Resources

Let’s start at the very basics! Do you know where to find up-to-the-minute safety information for Scouts and Scouters? The scouting.org website. Take time to become familiar with all the safety information under Scouting Safely to help all of us keep Scouts safe.     GENERAL INFORMATION –  Check out these sections of the Scouting Safely page:  Scouting Safely […]

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