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2022 Holiday Auction & Dinner

Mark your calendars! The Annual Holiday Auction and Dinner returns this year on December 17 at the Holiday Inn Ballroom.

Support our local council and celebrate another great year of scouting in the Northland by joining us for dinner and bidding on great items.

The event will run from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

The Auction is now LIVE!

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Leader Training

Every youth deserves a trained leader. Attend this in person training and learn about the positions and responsibilities of the Cub Scout/Scout BSA leader positions and become a trained leader.

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training

Scouts BSA Leader Specific Training

Scout Hockey Night

One council and two great opportunities to see your favorite hockey teams play.

UMD Bulldogs

Bemidji State

Wood Badge 2023

Wood Badge is returning to the Voyageurs Area Council in 2023.  Wood Badge is the premium adult training open to all registered adult leaders from Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scouts.   Join other leaders from across the council over two weekends in Northern Minnesota.  Participants will learn skills like listening, communicating, conflict management, project planning and leading change.  Click on the link below to register for VAC Wood Badge 2023.

Wood Badge Participant Registration

Wood Badge Staff Registration 

VAC Polo

Do you ever struggle to get ready for Scouting events that don’t require full Class A uniform? These polos are perfect for any Scouting Event! They come in a comfortable wicking material and we have size Small to 6xl. Please use the order form to place your order today.

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Time to Re-Charter!

Online Charter Renewal is now open and ready for units to complete their 2023 renewal. Here are just a few suggestions to help with making it a smooth process.

  1. Start with a roster check of the unit membership to make sure that everyone who is active is on the roster. Also check to make sure addresses and phone numbers are current. Make sure that all new recruits are on the roster. If not, do a roster update to pull them in.
  2. Make sure that your Key 3 leadership is correct. The Key 3 are the only ones who can work on the roster so make sure the correct people are registered in those positions.
  3. Make sure that all adult leaders are current with their YPT for the 2023 year.

The Key 3 should have received an email with this information and more to start the process. If you are a Key 3 member of your unit and have not received the email please reach out to Susan Meyer at susan.meyer@scouting.org.

The Voyageurs Area Council is a voluntary association of individuals, including representatives of organizations chartered by the Boy Scouts of America, whose purpose it is to promote the Scouting Program within 13 counties in Northeastern Minnesota, 4 counties in Northern Wisconsin, and Gogebic County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Scout Me In – Cub Scouts

 

Scout Me In – Scouts BSA

Cub Scout Program

Youth Ages
6-10

Scouts BSA Program

Youth Ages
11-17

Venturing Program

Youth Ages
14-20

Exploring Program

Youth Ages
14-20

Sea Scouting Program

Youth Ages
14-20

WAYS YOU CAN HELP

VOLUNTEER

Volunteering with Scouting is as rewarding to them as it is meaningful to the kids. Watching kids grow is one thing — leading them through the process is a whole new experience altogether.

GIVE

With your Investment in Character contribution, you will have a profound impact on America. More youth will experience the program that will further instill values and character in their moral fiber. Your gift truly will have a direct impact on our world. Imagine if all of our leaders today lived their lives according to the Scout Oath and Law.