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2021 Rockford Sporting Clays For Scouting Video

2021 Rockford Sporting Clays For Scouting Video

Published on September 16th, 2021

On behalf of the Blackhawk Area Council and the Sporting Clays for Scouting Committee, we would like to thank sponsors, participants and volunteers. 

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Rifle and Shotgun Merit Badges

Rifle and Shotgun Merit Badges

Published on September 15th, 2021

1st Timers & Experienced Shooters Are Welcome! Come out for a day of shooting and earn your rifle merit badge, shotgun merit badge, or just for some range time to shoot for rifle or shotgun!   Saturday, September 18 10am to 4pm WHAT TO BRING: BSA Health form parts A&B; which can be found by CLICKING […]

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IOLS Training

IOLS Training

Published on September 15th, 2021

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.

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Family Camp 2021

Family Camp 2021

Published on September 15th, 2021

One family weekend left…Where did the summer go!
Enjoy camping, shooting sports, scout skills, climbing, games, and more!

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Camp Lowden Sporting Clays Days

Camp Lowden Sporting Clays Days

Published on September 15th, 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 and challenge any experienced shooter nestled in a beautiful forest setting.

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Scouts BSA Preparedness Day

Scouts BSA Preparedness Day

Published on August 26th, 2021

Come out and learn how to be prepared for an emergency. Activities will cover requirements from the Emergency Preparedness and First Aid merit badges.

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Cub Scout STEM Day

Cub Scout STEM Day

Published on August 26th, 2021

Kids love to explore and use their creativity. Come out for a day of STEM-related activities and Cub Scout fun. Current Scouts, bring a friend to learn about the Cub Scout program. Non-Scouts, come out and sample the Cub Scout program. 

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Sycamore District Fall Camporee

Sycamore District Fall Camporee

Published on August 26th, 2021

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 is going Back to Camping. All Scouts BSA Troops and Venturing youth are welcome, with day activities (Saturday) for our Cub Scouts.

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Sycamore District Cub Outing

Sycamore District Cub Outing

Published on August 26th, 2021

Cub Scout Fun Day for all Cub Scouts! This is not Day Camp, but rather another opportunity for Cub Scouts to enjoy the Outdoors.

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Welding Merit Badge 2021

Welding Merit Badge 2021

Published on August 26th, 2021

Ever want to create really useful or artistic things using fire? You will learn how to safely use welding tools to create tools or make repairs!

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