October Exploring Updates
It is Fall Open House time for many of our Exploring Posts!
Please contact us right away with times/dates and we will send a
staff person or a member of our Service Team to support your recruitment efforts!
Explorers: Now is the time to start thinking about applying for one of three
Northern Star Council Exploring Scholarships!
- Allan G. Lee Scholarship: Awarded to two Northern Star Law Enforcement
Explorers annually in the amount of $1,000.00 each.
- Willy Lee Bjorge Scholarship: Awarded to two Northern Star Explorers
in any discipline annually in the amount of $1,000.00 each.
- Northern Star Exploring Scholarship, awarded annually to a Northern
Star Explorer in the amount of $1,000.00.
Please contact Brian Swerine, Northern Star Exploring Director for application
There are also a number of National Exploring Scholarships available, please visit
www.exploring.org for details and application information.
Welcome new (and returning) Exploring Service Team members!
Dina Boie: Service Team Chair. Dina brings years of experience in all aspects of
Scouting and Youth Development. Professionally, Dina is a Nurse & Paramedic and
she currently works in the Health-care industry.
Andrea Paulet: Service Team Member. Andrea has been involved in Exploring for
many years as a youth and as an Adult Advisor. Professionally Andrea serves
as the Communications Director for a Charter School in the Twin Cities.
John Laswell: Service Team Member. John also brings years of Scouting and
Exploring experience to the team! John is trained as an Engineer and has
served as an Exploring Advisor.
Sara Klaes: Service Team Member. Sara began as an Explorer and currently serves
as an Advisor for the Law Enforcement Exploring Post in the City of Plymouth.
Call for articles!
Each month we would like to recognize an Explorer and an Exploring Post
doing great things in their communities! Please send your stories, articles
and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org for possible inclusion in a future
edition of the Northern Star Council e-Navigator or on the www.explornow.org
website or on our Northern Star Exploring Facebook Page!
National LFL News
The National LFL office has recently undergone some reorganization. These moves
will in no way impact our service to our Northern Star Scouting/Exploring
Units, Youth or Schools. Any questions can be addressed to Brian Swerine, email@example.com,
612-261-2336 (O), 612-236-7475 (C)