Chain Saw Safety Training

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Chainsaw Safety Training

Northern Star Council is offering Chainsaw Safety Training on several dates, different camp locations.  Chainsaw training is required if you are planning to operate a chainsaw on Northern Star Council camp properties. Events such as Conclaves and Alumni Work Weekends benefit from trained volunteers. Cutting is always done at the discretion of the Camp Ranger and/or council staff.


OSHA Required Equipment: Helmet with screen face shield, Ear protection, Chainsaw chaps and Chainsaw boots.

You will need to have your own chain saw, fuel, bar oil and safety gear. 

Council Required Equipment: Safety glasses and work gloves.

* The council has a limited number of chainsaw boots available for use.

** The camp has a few extra helmets and chaps available for use.


Kiwanis Scout Camp:  November 11, 2017

Phillippo Scout Camp: April 21, 2018

Stearns Scout Camp: September 22, 2018

All Classes will run the same at all locations. 

Check in starts at 8:00 a.m. - Class starts promptly at 9:00 a.m. bring a bag lunch, the day will end at about 4:00 p.m.

Each session is limited to 20 participants each.

Note: We do encourage you to purchase all of your own safety equipment. Safety equipment should always be used when cutting on your own or at camps. Always think SAFETY.

This is open to adults 21 years of age and older.

David Denn
Kiwanis Scout Camp Manager
Scott Franzmeier
Caretaker - Kiwanis Scout Camp
Don Benson
Ranger Phillippo Scout Reservation
Anthony Hensel
Ranger - Stearns Scout Camp
Jennifer Nutter
Camping Assistant
Hulings Center
393 Marshall Ave
St. Paul, Minnesota 55102
Phone: 763-231-7201
When & Where
Multiple sessions to choose from

PSR Chainsaw Safety Training April 21, 2018

Saturday 04-21-2018 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Phillippo Scout Reservation
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Coords: 44.503907, -92.974367
30654 32nd Ave Way
Cannon Falls, Minnesota 55009
Phone: 507-263-4324

SSC Chainsaw Safety Training, September 22, 2018

Saturday 09-22-2018 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Stearns Scout Camp
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Coords: 45.326052, -94.17959
3303 County Rd 44
South Haven, Minnesota 55382

KSC Chain Saw Safety Training November 11, 2017
Saturday 11-11-2017 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Past
Kiwanis Scout Camp
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Coords: 45.179211, -92.762936
15987 St Croix Trail N
Marine on the St. Croix, Minnesota 55047