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Scouts BSA Preparedness Day
Come out and learn how to be prepared for an emergency. Activities will cover requirements from the Emergency Preparedness and First Aid merit badges.
IOLS (Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills) training helps leaders gain confidence in their ability to influence growth in positive ways to achieve the purposes of the Boy Scouts of America.
Camp Lowden Improvement Days
Head out to camp to help with projects/improvements and enjoy the beautiful outdoors! We have a few days coming up when we need your help.
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.
On behalf of the Blackhawk Area Council and the Sporting Clays for Scouting Committee, we would like to thank sponsors, participants and volunteers.
One family weekend left...Where did the summer go! Enjoy camping, shooting sports, scout skills, climbing, games, and more!
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…
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…
Harness the Power of a Dragon and test your Scout skills and spirit during Wanchanagi and White Eagle districts Fall Camp 2021. Open to all Scouts BSA and Venturing, youth…
A collection of links and frequently accessed pages.
- 9/23/21: SYC Commissioner's Meeting
- 9/25/21: Scouts BSA Fun Day - Preparedness 2021
- 10/1/21: IOLS TRAINING - October 2021
- 10/2/21: Sporting Clays @ Lowden October 2, 2021
- 10/6/21: Wetassa District Committee/Commissioner meeting
- 10/6/21: Arrowhead District Committee/Commissioner meeting
- 10/7/21: SYC Committee Meetings
- 10/7/21: WAN District Committee Meeting
- 10/7/21: District Meeting White Eagle