Activity Category: Events


Continuous Fire 2023…Honoring Scout Week!

Continuous Fire 2023…Honoring Scout Week!

Published on October 17th, 2022

Come join us for our annual Continuous Fire display in honor of Scout Week and the Boy Scouts of America anniversary. The entire week of Feb 5-11, 2023. All Scout units and families in and around council are welcome!

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Grant Pilgrimage 2023

Grant Pilgrimage 2023

Published on October 16th, 2022

Over 4000 Scouts and Scouters arrive in Galena, IL to take in a historic trail hike, visit Grant’s home and many other historic sites of national prominence. Participants can interact with impersonators of the original 9 Generals of Galena, take in a Civil War skirmish on the banks of the Galena River as well as visit the Civil War encampment to see how soldiers lived. Other interesting sites and activities include numerous museums, shops, parks, patch trading, a blacksmith shop, a woodcarver, a potter, and fur trader.

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Wood Badge Dinner

Wood Badge Dinner

Published on October 16th, 2022

The Wood Badge Dinner, Auction & Trivia Night Grab your Scout friends and come out for a night of food and fun as we test your trivia knowledge while you reunite with old friends and make new ones for a great cause. Join us on Saturday April 22nd at Cherry Valley Fire Station 2 located […]

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Annie Oakley Shooting Event

Annie Oakley Shooting Event

Published on October 15th, 2022

Mark your calendars…June 2nd and 3rd Come out to Camp Lowden to be introduced to the different firearms on the range to be prepared for camp this summer! The purpose of this event is to orientate all female and male Scouts BSA youth and leaders on firing range procedures, gun handling safety and some good […]

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Blackhawk Area Council Annual Golf Outing

Blackhawk Area Council Annual Golf Outing

Published on September 22nd, 2022

Start your weekend with some fun & food on the fairway! When: Friday, May 19th  |  Where: Swanhills Golf Course – 2600 Gustafson Rd, Belvidere, IL Golfer Registration: 12 PM / Shotgun Start: 1 PM Each golfer receives lunch and dinner 2 Carts provided per foursome Corporate exposure to Business and Community Leaders across northern IL […]

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Lowden Adventures 2023

Lowden Adventures 2023

Published on September 21st, 2022

Choose your own Adventures at Camp Lowden Lowden Summer Adventures returns for another year with open programming for Scouts of all ages. Choose your own adventures at Camp Lowden makes it easy to maximize the achievements of each Troop, Pack, and Scout. Merit Badges, Cub Scout Shooting Sports, ATV training, and more. Scouts and units […]

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