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Sycamore District Fall Camporee
Set up your tent, build your fire, and hold on tight, as we ramp up to 88 miles per hour for our time-traveling adventure Camporee! That’s right, Sycamore District scouting…
Religious Retreat – All God’s Wonder
Please join us for a weekend of fellowship and Duty to God. Activities are planned for your youth throughout the weekend. Patches and all food is included.
Camp Lowden Improvement Days
Head out to camp to help with projects/improvements and enjoy the beautiful outdoors! We have ONE more day coming up...10/16 when we need your help.
2021 Fall Conclave (Order of the Arrow)
Come out to Camp Lowden August 13th through the 15th for cheerful service alongside your fellow Arrowmen! This special celebration recognizes those Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and…
From Kindergarten to age 20, boy or girl, there’s a program for you to have fun, be adventurous, and practice the values of leadership and service.
Welcome to SCOUTING! We look forward to working together with your family to raise leaders of character who will shape our future in a positive way.
Become a Volunteer
Help lead a Scout unit, work with other adults on a specific topic, or just tell us your interests and we’ll find an opportunity that works for you.
News and Announcements
Featured information from Blackhawk Area Council and Boy Scouts of America.
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…
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…
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,…
A collection of links and frequently accessed pages.
- 10/21/21: Blackhawk Area Council Annual Business & Board Meeting 2021
- 10/22/21: Fall Camp 2021 - Wanchanagi & White Eagle District
- 10/22/21: SYC - 2021 Fall Camporee
- 10/28/21: SYC Commissioner's Meeting
- 10/29/21: BALOO Training--October 2021
- 10/29/21: IOLS October 2021
- 11/3/21: Wetassa District Committee/Commissioner meeting
- 11/3/21: Arrowhead District Committee/Commissioner meeting
- 11/4/21: 2021 Rockford Legacy of Service Awards Luncheon