News & Activities


Gladiators of Scouting 2022

Gladiators of Scouting 2022

Published on August 14th, 2022

Registration is NOW OPEN! Participate in awesome challenges, interactive stations, and static displays. Cub Scout packs will be able to camp at this event!

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Fall Family Camp 2022 at Lowden

Fall Family Camp 2022 at Lowden

Published on August 13th, 2022

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

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2022 Sporting Clays For Scouting

2022 Sporting Clays For Scouting

Published on August 12th, 2022

This year, for the first time, we are offering a premier Friday afternoon flight, followed by a steak dinner and drinks. Friday’s flight begins at 2pm. As in years past, there are two Saturday flights.

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44th Annual Kiwanis Woodcutter’s Ball/Workday

44th Annual Kiwanis Woodcutter’s Ball/Workday

Published on August 11th, 2022

This annual workday at Canyon Camp has the primary focus of preparing the camp for the winter camping season.  

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Religious Retreat – God Bless America

Religious Retreat – God Bless America

Published on August 10th, 2022

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.

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Camp Lowden Sporting Clays Days

Camp Lowden Sporting Clays Days

Published on August 9th, 2022

First Saturday of EVERY month starting in May through November. Come out in a group or as an individual. Course is made up of report pairs and true pairs that will engage a first-time shooter and challenge any experienced shooter.

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2022 McHenry Legacy of Service

2022 McHenry Legacy of Service

Published on August 8th, 2022

The McHenry Legacy of Service Award is received by individuals and organizations within McHenry County that make a significant impact in the McHenry County Community through volunteer service or advocacy.  This year, the committee elected to focus on recognizing veterans and those who work to serve them. Recipients are selected and are honored at the […]

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2022/23 Blackhawk Area Council OKPIK Training

2022/23 Blackhawk Area Council OKPIK Training

Published on August 8th, 2022

This program covers the preparation and techniques needed to ensure a successful, safe, and fun cold weather camping experience. 

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Friends of Scouting

Friends of Scouting

Published on August 7th, 2022

FOS, or Friends of Scouting, is the council-level annual giving campaign. In most councils, Friends of Scouting represents the council’s largest source of income.

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Membership & Recruitment Videos

Membership & Recruitment Videos

Published on July 18th, 2022

Check out these videos for recruitment tips! TYSON’S TOP 10 RECRUITING SUCCESSES THE POWER OF THE SCHOOL TALK MAKE YOUR RECRUITMENT SOCIAL   HOW A PRO CAN HELP

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