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Exciting Things in the News for Gateway Area Council:

September 2021

Cub Scouts inviting new families to join

Fall Cub Scouts sign up for area schools


August 2021

Local scout gives back to organization that once helped him


July 2021

Camp Send-a-Kid Allows Kids to Experience Rite of Passage


June 2021

Scouts BSA hold wilderness first aid training at Camp Decorah

Scouts hold open house for girls

Girls have Boy Scouts of America evening of adventure at Camp Decorah


May 2021

Scouts collect almost a ton of donations for Scouting for Food project


February 2021

Houston (MN) Teen Set to Soar as One of the Nation’s First Female Eagle Scouts

Girls from Scouts BSA Troops learn life skills at Camp Decorah event


January 2021

Good Works:  Scouting continues during the Pandemic

June 2020

Local boy scout helps build new school garden


May 2020

Summer Camp Changes


February 2020

Annual Merit Badge Day for Local Scouts


October 2019

Troop 168 of Onalaska honors 4 Eagle Scouts


August 2019

Scouts Help WAFER Food Pantry


April 2019

44 Eagle Scouts Recognized


March 2019 

Local girls participate in Boy Scouts


February 2019

New Scout Executive, Joe Carlson

Badge of Honor - Teen going for highest scout awards to follow in parents' foot steps

Two local scouts awarded Eagle rank


September 2018

Family Fun Zone offers alcohol-free alternative for Maple Leaf Parade


June 2018

View this CNN video.  Bridging the Divide:  Being a Scout helped him find his identity. Now he's helping other immigrants do the same,  


October 2017

Learn more about Family Scouting 


March 2017

Law Enforcement Career Exploring in the news:  La Crosse Central Student saves choking friend


March 2016

Gateway Area Council ranked 8th in the nation