Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Cub Scout
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Weekend Camping
Northern Star Council Camping

Welcome to the camping website of the Northern Star Council. This site is here to provide quick access to the key information on all things Northern Star Camping and Camp Programs. If we missed something, please let us know-- email us, and we'll take a look. Not a Scout yet?

Northern Star Camping offers a wide variety of outdoor opportunities to support your Scouting programs. Be sure to check them all out.

Weather Hotline Update

All  weekend camps are open. All Council run programs (Snow Base, North Wind & Polar Cubs) at Tomahawk,Rum River, Phillippo and Stearns are open. Please be aware that programs may be modified to fit the weather conditions.  Should any council program be canceled an email will be sent to the person who made the registration. 

All our properties have severe weather policies in place, storm shelters and trained staff.  For more information on our severe weather policies please visit or call 651-254-9134   This message was updated on February 21, 2017.


Program Status 
Snow Base (Tomahawk)                          Open
Base Camp Programs Open
Polar Cubs (PSR/RR/FCA/Stearns) Open
North Wind (Stearns) Open
Many Point Scout Camp NA
Weekend Camping Status
Fred C. Andersen Open
Kiwanis Open 
Phillippo Open
Rum River Open
Stearns Open


Why Attend Our Camp?
  • Location is close to home
  • It supports our local council
  • Active support from camp masters/ranger
  • Resources available – tools, equipment (canoes)
  • Facilities and programs provided
  • Familiarity/tradition
  • Safe (standards held, safety, accreditation)
  • Scout oriented
  • Designed for scouters
  • Cost effective – value
  • Competition = less within our council vs outside


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