Northern Star Scouting - Chain Saw Safety Training

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
Hulings Center
6202 Bloomington Rd
Fort Snelling, Minnesota 55111
Phone: 612-261-2300
When & Where
Multiple sessions to choose from
KSC Chain Saw Safety Training November 11, 2017
Kiwanis Scout Camp
Saturday 11-11-2017 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Past
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PSR Chainsaw Safety Training April 21, 2018
Phillippo Scout Reservation
Saturday 04-21-2018 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Past
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SSC Chainsaw Safety Training, September 22, 2018
Stearns Scout Camp
Saturday 09-22-2018 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Past
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