Author: Kurt K.


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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Unit Charter Renewal Information

Unit Charter Renewal Information

Published on September 20th, 2022

If at any time you are experiencing difficulty completing your Charter Renewal, please contact the Council Office at 815.397.0210 and you will be connected with your local staff member for assistance. Ready to get started? Internet Rechartering How do we access Online Rechartering? Click here for Internet Advancement to access rechartering. You must be a […]

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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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