Northern Light

SofA Northern Light Dist

Welcome to the Northern Light District Page! Scouting is thriving here at the northern-most section of the Spirit of Adventure Council, where we are truly blessed to have an incredible community of active and enthusiastic adult volunteers and Scouters. Join us on our journey to provide one-in-a-lifetime growth and learning opportunities for our youth, and share in the magic we get to experience every day!

Have questions? See our volunteer staff contact list below, for answers regarding Unit Service, the Eagle Scout process, local Scouting activities, and more!

Interested in learning more about upcoming District and Council-level activities? Be sure to see our Full Council Calendar for all events! Like our Facebook Page!

Please join our Mailing List for weekly updates and info.

Already involved? Check out our Leader Resources for a variety of links and materials designed to make your lives easier!

Please contact the appropriate person in your district for any questions regarding District activities or events. 

Upcoming Events

Monthly Events: 

Roundtable: 2nd Monday of the month (September - August) at 7pm at Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King St., Groveland, MA. Contact [email protected]

Eagle Boards of Review: 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Market Street Baptist Church in Amesbury at 7:00-8:30pm. Contact [email protected]

Operations Meetings (Committee & Commissioner Staff): 1st Monday of the month via Zoom. Contact [email protected] (District Committee) & [email protected]   (Commissioner Staff)

Life to Eagle Conferences: As needed, on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Market Street Baptist Church in Amesbury.  Registration in advance for this event is required.  Contact [email protected] to register.

District Pinewood Derby - March 23

BALOO Training - May 4-5

Northern Light District Committee

If contact information for a particular District Volunteer is not listed, please reach out to s[email protected] for individual information.

Name Position  Email
Harvey Ing District Chair [email protected]
Paul Taylor District Commissioner [email protected]
Greg Korzeb  Training Chair  [email protected]
Paul Taylor Activities Chair  [email protected]
Open Membership Chair
Josh Huston Advancement Chair  [email protected]
Josh Huston Eagle Project Approval  [email protected]
Scott Hellen  Special Needs and Disability Chair  [email protected]
Open Camp Promotion – Cub Scout
Earl Svendsen Nominating Chair  [email protected]
Dan Logan  Roundtable Commissioner-  Cub Scouts [email protected]
James Venetsanakos Roundtable Commissioner- Scouts BSA   [email protected]

Northern Light District Commissioner Staff


Name Position  Email
Paul Taylor District Commissioner [email protected]
Earl Svendsen Assistant District Commissioner [email protected]
Charles Bruderer Assistant District Commissioner [email protected]
Scott Hellen Assistant District Commissioner [email protected]
Andy Pinard  Assistant District Commissioner [email protected]
Dawn Breen Unit Commissioner [email protected]
Jeff Keeton Unit Commissioner [email protected]
Susan Robinson Unit Commissioner [email protected]
Laurie Suda Administrative Commissioner [email protected]
Dan Logan Roundtable Commissioner - Cub Scouts [email protected]
James Venetsanakos Unit Commissioner & Roundtable Commissioner- Scouts BSA [email protected]
Paul Taylor Roundtable Commissioner [email protected]

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