Category: General


Rockford Sporting Clays For Scouting

Rockford Sporting Clays For Scouting

Published on June 23rd, 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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Crystal Lake Scout Shop

Crystal Lake Scout Shop

Published on June 17th, 2022

It’s saddens our hearts to announce the closure of the Crystal Lake Scout Shop effective July 31st. Due to the nature of the BSA restructuring and the unknown time we would be in possession of this property we wanted to ensure ample time to prepare. You will be able to continue to make Scout Shop […]

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First Aid Meet

First Aid Meet

Published on May 17th, 2022

Patrols will navigate through several blended stations focusing on First Aid teaching, demonstrations, and scenarios.

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Grant Pilgrimage 2022

Grant Pilgrimage 2022

Published on April 17th, 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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Weird Science Day Camps

Weird Science Day Camps

Published on March 30th, 2022

Experience the family-friendly Cub Scout program. Participate in a variety of activities such as archery, nature hike, STEM, wood-working, games, songs and more.   You can attend 1 or all of the Day Camps offered throughout the area! Open to all youth including non-registered Scout families. JUNE 6/7 – 6/10 | Hamilton Sundstrand Park (2288 […]

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Camp Lowden Sporting Clays Days

Camp Lowden Sporting Clays Days

Published on March 30th, 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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Scouts BSA Canyon Camp 2022

Scouts BSA Canyon Camp 2022

Published on March 25th, 2022

Don’t think it’s too early to register for Summer Camp! Explore new Merit Badges including Exploration and Citizenship in Society, and new OWL activities in a revamped adventure schedule!

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Cub Scout • Webelos  • AOL Overnight Camps

Cub Scout • Webelos • AOL Overnight Camps

Published on March 23rd, 2022

Camp Lowden Cub Scouts • Webelos For Cub Scouts of all ranks… fun and activities plus progress on their Adventures. This Cub Scout Overnight Camp is for all Scouts entering 1st grade and older in the fall. Dates: July 22-24 Location: Camp Lowden, near Oregon, IL Fee: Scouts $85 by 6/1 or $110 AFTER 6/1 […]

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Gladiators of Scouting 2022

Gladiators of Scouting 2022

Published on March 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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Friends of Scouting

Friends of Scouting

Published on January 18th, 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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