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    This is the site of the Jewish Committee on Scouting in Minnesota.

    Mission Statement
    It is our mission to promote Scouting within the Jewish Community; to be the informative authority for the Council on Jewish Scouting, Jewish Holidays, and practices; and to provide Scouting opportunities for Jewish youth.


    Goals and Objectives

    ·        To elect from the Jewish Committee on Scouting the Relationship Chair for Northern Star Council to sit on the Relationship Committee of the Council.

    ·        To inform and provide leadership to the Jewish community about programs of Scouting.

    ·        To have a positive impact throughout the Jewish Community in the Northern Star Council Area.

    ·        To develop and identify funding sources for the furtherance of Jewish Scouting for Kosher food; religious emblems and workbooks; and, scout scholarships.

    ·        To ensure that any unit sponsored by a Jewish Organization, Temple or Congregation has a representative on this committee.


    Action Steps


    ·        To make scouting available to all Jewish Youth.

    ·        To establish a Jewish sponsored Cub Scout Pack in St. Paul, a Venture crew within the Twin Cities, and maintain a full range of Scouting activities within the Jewish Community.

    ·        To speak to every Congregation within the Northern Star Council area.

    ·        To have Kosher food at every encampment.

    ·        To promote the achievement of the Jewish Emblems Awards program in Northern Star Council.