Thursday, May 05, 2016



Welcome to the Rolling Hills District web page.  Rolling Hills is the first Quality District of the Northern Star Council.  Rolling hills serves communities in Scott, Rice, and Le Sueur Counties in Minnesota.

 This website depends on Scouters for feedback and content, so if you if you would like to contribute to the website, please contact the webmaster using the feedback page.


District Dinner Information
Posted 03/08/2016

District Dinner details have been finalized.  The dinner will occur on Thursday, May 12 at Trondhjem Lutheran Church in Lonsdale.

For more information about the dinner, go here:

To register go here:

The dinner recognizes outstanding adults and youth in our district.  In order to do that, we will need some nominations for the outstanding adults.  Here are the nomination forms:

District Hot Spark Award:  This award recognizes an outstanding adult leader at the unit.  Nomination form here.

Charter Partner of the Year Award:  This award recognizes an outstanding charter partner in our district.  Nomination form here.

District Award of Merit:  This award recognizes an outstanding adult leader for their service to the district.  Nomination form here

Nomination forms are due to Scott Pelava by April 14.

Rolling Hills Makes Gold in Journey to Excellence!
Posted 02/04/2016

Congratulations to all of you in Rolling Hills District in achieving Gold at the district level for Journey to Excellence.  

Happy New Year!
Posted 01/02/2016

Since Northern Star Council launched a newly redesigned and refreshed website on New Year's Eve, Rolling Hills has released an improved website.  It is easier to read, simpler in layout and number of pages, and has old and redundant content removed to make it easier to find things.  Let us know what you think using the feedback page!

Scouting Works!
Posted 12/22/2015

The National Office released the results of a study performed by Tuft's University that showed how scouting really works.  Here's a quick summary of the results.

The full study is available here.

Roundtable on Thursday, December 10!
Posted 12/07/2015

Don't forget that this Thursday is the last roundtable for 2015!

Here's some information about the content:  Roundtable Flyer

OA Fishing Derby Announcement
Posted 11/12/2015

 The Rolling Hills Fishing Derby sponsored by Order of the Arrow is gearing up!  Learn more by viewing the flyer here.  Online registration will be coming soon!

Budget and Communication plans due at August Roundtable
Posted 06/02/2015

Don't forget that units should be finalizing their budget and communication plans and have them turned in at the August Roundtable.  If there are questions, please contact District Chair Dan Collins. 

Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Expos
Posted 05/12/2015

Since its inception in 2003, Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Expos has welcomed Boy and Girl Scouts and their leaders to our shows with discount tickets for family members and FREE ADMISSION for any Scout or leader wearing his/her uniform.

Repticon returns to Minneapolis on May 23 & 24, 2015 for another fun-filled and highly educational event, suitable for all ages.

As always, we invite all of our Boy and Girl Scout troops and their families to join us for a great celebration of all things reptilian and amphibian. We also have invertebrates, spiders, furry critters and more!

Please distribute the attached ticket-discount coupon to every troop in your district for distribution to the families in their troops. Each can print as many tickets as they need so the entire family can come out to enjoy this great event.

For more information about the show, please click HERE. Our webpage will tell you all about the show time, place, activities, and ticket prices.

We look forward to seeing you all there.

To read the flyer, click here.


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Special Needs Scouts


Do you have a Cub Scout or Boy Scout with special needs?  Find out what tools are available to you within Northern Star Council.  Also find out what the awards and advancement policies are for special needs scouts.  Click on the link below to be taken Northern Star Council's section on special needs scouts.

Special Needs Scouts


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