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This document is a resource, not to used in lieu of previous documents regarding policies and procedures.

Update on Covid-19 (6.26.20)

This addendum is for units that are participating in overnight camping on their own at a facility that is not part of the Voyageurs Area Council.

Update on Covid-19 (6.15.20)

The second phase relates directly to “in person” meetings facilitated by Cub Scout Packs.

Update on Covid-19 Property Use (6.5.20)

The Council proposes a re-opening date of the properties to be July 1, 2020. The rules and regulations addressed here are relative to that re-opening date and will be in force until such official communication from the Council changes or updates those rules.

Update on Covid-19 (5.29.20)

Here is an update on step 3 on June 1 for our Troops, Crews, and Ships to start to meet again safely.

Update on Covid-19 (5.22.20)

Here is an update as we work towards step 2 next week and a plan to get to step 3 on June 1 for our units to start to meet again safely.

Update on Covid-19 (5.14.20)

Voyageurs Area Council has prepared a plan for re-opening the business of the Council and re-starting programs in local units.

Update on Covid-19 (4.3.2020)

We are hearing that it may be inevitable that the school systems of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota may be closed for the remainder of the school year. We are learning in new and unusual ways how to participate together in “distance learning” and community activities. I believe that many Scouts BSA Troops and Cub Scout Packs have been on the forefront of that activity and innovation.

Update on Covid-19 (3.27.2020)

Given that the governors of all three states that we serve, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan have ordered that all non-essential business close and the people stay home – we are going to go to the next step here at the Voyageurs Area Council.

Changes to upcoming events due to Covid-19 (3.20.2020)

Here is an update to the previously published page.

Update on Covid-19 (3.19.2020)

The Voyageurs Area Council is moving to the next step of preparation and social distancing amid ongoing issues with the Coronavirus. Starting Monday, March 23, the Council Service Center will not be open to walk-in traffic at least through April 4. Work in the building on committee or unit issues, or with any member of the staff, will be by appointment only.

Changes to upcoming events due to Covid-19 (3.18.2020)

The council has determined that the following events, activities, and meetings will be either postponed, cancelled, or conducted in a virtual/ teleconference manner. These are subject to change given the urgency to get this information distributed, not all committees were contacted. As we know more we will publish updates.

Update on Covid-19 (3.16.2020)

With new information coming out daily and even hourly, we have decided to close all unit programs from “in-person” contact. Scout Troops, Cub Scout Packs, Venturing Crews, Sea Scout Ships, and Exploring Posts are instructed to cancel all “in-person” meetings and events. These activities should be conducted in the virtual world at least until the time that schools reopen.

Update on Covid-19 (3.13.2020)

The Voyageurs Area Council is monitoring developments regarding Covid-19, and we want to provide you with the latest guidance based on currently available information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and State and County Health Departments. This information may change as updated research and facts become available.

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