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News and Announcements

Featured information from Blackhawk Area Council and Boy Scouts of America.

Silver Beaver Award

October 12th, 2021

Have you nominated a Scouter for the Silver Beaver Award? It is the highest Award a local Council can bestow on one of its Adult Volunteers who have made an…

Camp Lowden Sporting Clays Days

October 11th, 2021

Come out in a group or as an individual to experience our beautiful sporting clays course made up of report pairs and true pairs that will engage a first-time shooter…

2021/22 Blackhawk Area Council OKPIK Training

October 6th, 2021

Blackhawk Area Council announces Okpik, Cold Weather Camping Training, for registered scouters and mature scouts (ages 14 and up). This program covers the preparation and techniques needed to ensure a successful,…

Advanced Training Courses

Opportunites for Youth and Adults to Become Better Leaders

2021 Program and Funding Partners

Making an Investment in the Youth of the Blackhawk Area Council