Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Welcome to the Crow River District Website

Crow River District is located in Central Minnesota, on the west border of the Twin Cities suburbs, and is located in part or full of Meeker, McCleod, Carver, Renville and Wright Counties.

Cities and towns with scouting units include Albertville, Annandale, Buffalo, Clearwater, Cokato, Darwin, Dassel, Delano, Eden Valley, Glencoe, Hector, Howard Lake, Hutchinson, Kimball, Lester Prairie, Maple Lake, Monticello, Montrose, Norwood, Rockford, Saint Michael, South Haven, Waverly, and Winsted,  

The district is also the home of the beautiful Stearns Scout Camp, near Fairhaven, Minn.

To find a Pack, Troop or Crew near year, visit

First Call for Help:

Position  Name Phone Email
District Chair Jerry Carter 763.412.6597
District Commissioner JT Hargreaves 763.439.5772
Community Friends of Scouting Chair Richard Crummy 763.367.0254
Family Friends of Scouting Chair Kevin Dietz 320.510.2309
Activities Chair Melissa Portz 612.590.3453
Advancement Chair Greg Youmans 612.597.3637
Training Chair David McNamara 612.201.2034
Popcorn Chair Dan Wilmot 763.656.9189
Order of the Arrow Advisor Roger Miller 763.295.3506
District Webmaster David McNamara 612.201.2034
Roundtable Commissioner Jim Cooper 763.742.9393


2017 Pinewood Derby

2017 Pinewood Derby will be held in Winstead, on April 29th.  See the attached flyer for details.

Registration is now available:

Rules for participating in the derby can be found here.

BALOO training is also being offered at the event.

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Archery and Rifle Shooting Merit Badges

See the attached flyer regarding the Archery and Rifle Shooting Merit Badges being offered by Ten Ring.  The Archery Merit Badge is being offered January 22nd and 29th, and the Rifle Shooting Merit Badge is being offered April 29th and May 6th.  Visit for registration.

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Wood Badge

   Every Scout deserves trained leaders. Wood Badge, the highest Adult Leader Training in Scouting, provides leaders with an in-depth and well-rounded understanding of the aims, methods, and principles of Scouting.

Come to Wood Badge Breakfast!  Prospective Wood Badge Participants come and enjoy a FREE BREAKFAST and learn about how Wood Badge could help you and your unit.

Door prizes include two partial course scholarships to upcoming courses.

2017 Fall Course

Tom O'Mara
Stearns Scout Camp

September 15-17 2017 &
October 13-15 2017
7:30 AM Friday – 5:00 PM Sunday

2018 Winter Course

David Eisenbrandt
Kiwanis Scout Camp

January 26-28 2018 & 
February 23-25 2018
7:30 AM Friday – 5:00 PM Sunday

Click here for an application and more contact information

Take your Scouting to the NEXT level.


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